Tuesday, March 2, 2021
ADL H2.0 hydrogen double-decker bus platform

ADL announces H2.0 hydrogen double-decker bus platform

Alexander Dennis (ADL) is promising a zero-emission range of “up to 300 miles” for its next generation hydrogen fuel cell-electric integral double-decker bus. It...
Irizar i6 and i6S PSVAR retrofit work

Irizar i6 and i6S factory PSVAR retrofit work gathers pace

The first Irizar i6 and i6S coaches have returned to the UK after retrofit to PSVAR specification at the manufacturer’s factory in Spain as...
Roadmap in England requires more clarity for coach industry

Coach clarity call amid cautious England roadmap welcome

The coach industry has cautiously welcomed the government’s roadmap towards the removal of restrictions in England, but one trade body is seeking clarity on...
First Bus to trial Arrival electric bus

First Bus to trial Arrival battery-electric model in autumn

First Bus is to become the first operator to trial the Arrival battery-electric bus. The process will begin in the autumn and Arrival says...
UK battery electric bus market in 2020

UK third largest Western European electric bus market in 2020

The UK battery-electric bus market was the third largest in Western Europe in 2020, according to research carried out by Dutch consultancy Chatrou CME...
Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol Clean Air Zone set for October introduction

A small Class D Clean Air Zone (CAZ) is set to be introduced in Bristol city centre by the end of October under plans...
McGills electric buses order extended to 35

McGill’s extends electric buses order to 35; hydrogen to follow

McGill’s Group has announced a second order for battery-electric buses in another step on its move away from diesel. It takes to 35 the...
Zemo Partnership Logo

LowCVP renames to Zemo Partnership; net zero is new target

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced today that it is to change its name to the Zemo Partnership. The name change reflects...
McGill's Yutong E12 on trial

McGill’s starts diesel phase-out with electric Yutong order

McGill’s has placed an order with Pelican Bus and Coach for 22 Yutong E12 battery-electric buses. The operator says the order marks the beginning...
Scotland coach operators support fund opens

Scotland coach operators’ support fund opens for applications

The Scotland Coach Operators – COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund opened for applications on 16 February. It will close at 1700hrs on 23...

Sprint BRT construction work begins on A45 in West Midlands

Construction work has begun on bus lane and other priority infrastructure on the A45 in the West Midlands to support the £88m first phase...