Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Can hydrogen combustion in a bus setting work?

‘Hydrogen combustion in a bus setting: Can it work?’

Using hydrogen as a combustion fuel has been around for some time. Liquid hydrogen was used in rockets during the space race. Airbus is...
55 Yutong E12 electric buses being delivered to McGill's

Opportunity charging not to be missed on Yutong electric buses

Yutong battery-electric single-deck buses have garnered significant market share in England, Scotland and Wales. The E10 and E12 range counts big groups, independents and...
Wrightbus GB Kite Hydroliner at UTAC Millbrook

Wrightbus GB Kite platform: Redefining single-deck ZE range

Wrightbus reset the playing field for single-deck zero-emission bus range in September when it unveiled its modular GB Kite platform. Built first in hydrogen...
Used coach market showing some early signs of rebounding

Is the used coach market finally starting to rebound?

The used coach market was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A collapse in demand coupled to excess supply impacted values. But consensus among...
Diamond Bus battery electric retrofit MAN

Diamond Bus starts to place battery-electric retrofits into service

Rotala subsidiary Diamond Bus has begun to introduce its first zero-emission vehicles to the West Midlands as part of a five-bus battery-electric retrofit project...
GM Coachwork new factory near Newton Abbot

GM Coachwork opens new 67,000 sq ft manufacturing facility

GM Coachwork has opened a new 67,000 sq ft factory in Heathfield, near Newton Abbot. The multi-million-pound facility has come about thanks to strong...
McGill's Buses launches zero emission Yutong E12s

McGill’s ‘ready to invest’ in further zero-emission buses

McGill’s Buses has placed the first of its Yutong E12s into service in Renfrewshire and says that it is "ready to invest" to ensure...
Volvo BZL Electric double decker for Metroline

Volvo launches BZL Electric; UK demonstration to start soon

Volvo has launched its BZL Electric bus platform. The battery-electric chassis will be sold in both single- and double-deck format and it has been...
First Glasgow Caledonia depot electrification work

Work progresses on First Glasgow’s Caledonia electric shift

First Glasgow has completed the first phase of the electrification of its Caledonia depot with the installation of 11 dual cable 150kW Heliox charging...
BYD ADL Enviro400EV for Stourton Park & Ride

UK’s first solar-powered park and ride service launched in Stourton

The UK's first solar-powered park and ride service has been launched in Leeds, using five battery-electric Alexander Dennis (ADL) BYD Enviro400EV double deckers. The buses...

Post-accident motorway closures ‘must be cleared more quickly’

A coach operator has called on authorities to explore ways to reopen motorways more rapidly after they are subject to closure following an accident....