Sunday, October 17, 2021

Test Drive: Wrightbus StreetDeck

Wrightbus' integral StreetDeck double-decker was one of the stars of the show at Euro Bus Expo and includes a variety of design aspects that...

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Altas Tourline

Among manufacturers offering high-end Mercedes-Benz Sprinter-based minicoaches is Altas, with its Tourline. Tim Deakin test drives a top-spec, V6-equipped Tourline that been delivered to...

First Drive: Ford Transit Euro 6

For some jobs a simple and cost-effective vehicle is best, and for those looking for a minibus around the 17-passenger mark, the Ford Transit...

First Drive: Yutong Euro 6

Yutong arrived here in 2014, with the Chinese manufacturer's coaches supplied and supported by the established Pelican dealership, based in Castleford. Sales have beaten...

Test Drive: MAN RR4 Beulas Jewel

Beulas' presence in the UK is about to be reinvigorated thanks to its recent tie-up with the Moseley group. Topping the range is the...

Test Drive – Temsa Safari HD

Temsa's Safari HD is imported from Turkey by Arriva Bus and Coach and has found favour as a versatile, value-for-money vehicle. The example delivered...

Test Drive – Neoplan Tourliner

Neoplan's shock decision to cease production of its iconic Starliner leaves it with just one product in the UK market: the more workaday Tourliner....

Test Drive: Volvo B8RLE MCV Evolution

Electric Mobility, in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and eventually full-electric forms, may be the focus of Volvo's city bus range moving forward, but the manufacturer...

Test Drive – VDL Futura FHD-2

VDL's Futura 2 has a tough act to follow, with its predecessor having been the bedrock upon which more than one coach operator built...

Driving the Optare MetroDecker

Optare became the fourth manufacturer to enter the Euro 6 double-decker fray when it launched its MetroDecker in May. Following tweaking, the prototype was...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...