Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Test Drive – Irizar i4 Integral

Irizar's low-height i4 integral fulfils a variety of applications. It ticks boxes for a DDA-compliant interurban bus, a school coach, and a vehicle for...

Test Drive – Volvo 7900H

Hybrid bus purchases have so far been dominated by double-deckers. But single-decker diesel-electrics are available, and Volvo's 7900H has found some favour in this...

EVM Community low-floor

The low-floor minibus market is a niche one, limited to mobility work and a handful of scheduled bus services. The sector's newest entrant is...

Wrightbus StreetLite Micro Hybrid

The lightweight market is increasingly where the bus industry is turning for single-deck purchases. Manufacturers have reacted accordingly, and there is a variety of...

MAN 19.360/Beulas Spica C body

Wheelchair accessible coaches represent a niche part of the private hire and tour market. Runcorn-based Anthony's Travel has recently grown its presence in this...

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 519 EVM X-Clusive

The first Mercedes-Benz Sprinters at Euro 6 have recently arrived in the UK, and two of them carry bodywork by EVM. One of these...

Volvo 9700 Euro 6

Wholesale mechanical alterations come immediately to mind when Euro 6 vehicles are mentioned, but manufacturers are also making other changes for efficiency. Volvo has...

King Long XMQ6130

Competition is hotting up in the tri-axle coach market. There is no shortage of models from European manufacturers, and these were joined during 2012...

Scania OmniCity double decker

Although the Trident and B7TL dominate ex-London stock looking for new homes, once exhausted their places will be taken by other models. Among those will...

Scania Irizar i6 Euro 6

It's been a long time since the first proposals for Euro 6 were made, and with increases in chassis price that all manufacturers are...

Burnham underlines Manchester CAZ shift to non-charging

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has underlined his existing wish to see a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in the city region that does...