Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Test Drive: Yutong TC9

Perhaps the biggest surprise in the midicoach market at Euro 6 has been the success of Yutong’s 35-seat TC9. Supplied by Pelican Bus and...

Test Drive: Irizar i6 integral 13.2m

Irizar UK grew the range of DAF-powered i6 integrals it sells here earlier in the year with the introduction of a 13.2m tri-axle. It...

Test Drive: Scania OmniExpress

Sometimes overshadowed by Scania's other coach offerings, the OmniExpress is a competent mid-range vehicle bodied in Finland by Lahden. Keenly priced and well specified,...

Test Drive: Moseley’s dark horse

Van Hool and Scania are both considered premium marques in their respective sectors, meaning that a coach combining the two should be a winner....

Test Drive: Irizar i6 integral Euro 6

Coaches with more than 500bhp on tap are rare on the UK's roads, and Irizar is one of the small group of manufacturers able...

Test Drive: Volvo B5TL MCV EvoSeti

The latest addition to the Euro 6 double-deck bus market is the EvoSeti from MCV, which is built on Volvo B5TL chassis and can...

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Atego UNVI Voyager GT

With Vario now but a distant memory, Mercedes-Benz's midicoach platform at Euro 6 is the Atego. Chassis were slow to arrive at bodybuilders, but...

Test Drive: Volvo B8R Sunsundegui SC5

Spanish coachbuilder Sunsundegui's partnership with Volvo has generated a reasonable volume of sales, but if interest so far is a guide, those numbers are...

Test Drive: Volvo B11R Plaxton Elite-i

The interdecker isn't suitable for all coach applications, but it is a very useful piece of kit if it fits your operation. That's the...

Test Drive: VDL Futura 2 Euro 6

There's much to be said for a coach that can be kept busy on a variety of work, and that is the case with...

CPT Cymru announces Chair and Vice-Chair of Bus Commission

Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director of First Bus Cymru, and Paul Dyer, Managing Director at Cardiff Bus, are to become Chair and Vice-Chair of the...