Saturday, September 18, 2021

Debut Irizar i3 bus order for Menzies Aviation

Employee transport specialist Menzies Aviation has ordered six Scania Irizar i3 buses, to be delivered at the end of the year. . They are the...

Chinese King Long looks at Italian move

King Long Italy is reported to be in the process of acquiring struggling Italian manufacturer, BredaMenarinibus, according to local press reports. . The Chinese will...

Majority of Stagecoach fleet now runs on biofuels

More than half of Stagecoach's English and Scottish fleet – 4,500 coaches and buses – now runs on a blend of 30% biofuel/70% mineral...

Scania brand safe as VW completes takeover

As Scania marks 50 years in the UK, the firm says that the completion of the takeover by VW – which also owns rival...

Nottingham Community Transport buys 20 more electric buses

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer has launched the latest milestone in Nottingham's electric bus project, at Queens Drive park-and-ride. . The electric network now extends to...

Spate of fires destroys five buses

Four separate fires in four days have claimed five buses. . During the early hours of Sunday (15 June), two 61-plate Stagecoach Scania/ADL Enviro400s parked...

Chinese-built Scania coach to be launched in the UK

The Scania Touring, the first models of which were launched across a number of European markets in 2009, is to be launched in the...

Wrights wins £2.5m grant as steps up export drive

Wrights Group has won 2.5m government funding for research and development (R&D) projects, to which the Ballymena firm is adding 14.3m of its own...

Kowloon Motor Bus to evaluate 146-passenger Wrightbus ‘decker

The first higher-capacity 12.8m Wrightbus double-decker has been delivered to Hong Kong operator, Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB). . On a Volvo B9TL Euro 5 tri-axle...

Lothian Buses goes for Wrightbus-bodied Volvo B5

Lothian Buses has ordered 25 Wrightbus Gemini 3 double deckers on Volvo's Euro 6 B5TL chassis, with Volvo's 4-cylinder 5.1 litre 240hp D5K engine...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...