Bus & Coach

21 May 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

UK’s bus market could be first vehicle sector to decarbonise, with more than four in 10 new single and double deckers now zero emission. National rollout currently uneven with almost half of all ZEV buses registered in 2023 going to

UK’s rollout of new buses, coaches and minibuses accelerates in first quarter, surging 74.6%. Minibus demand more than doubles, while single and double decker uptake rises 33.6% and 70.0% respectively. Zero emission demand rises by 22.9%, boosting access to mass

16 February 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

Demand for new buses, coaches and minibuses reaches highest level since the pandemic with 4,932 new units entering service in 2023. Market up 44.6% on previous year but remains -16.0% down on 2019. Sector leads UK’s Net Zero journey as

16 November 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

UK operator demand for new buses, coaches and minibuses more than doubles in Q3 2023, up 130.6%, with 1,739 vehicles joining Britain’s road transport network. Second successive quarter of growth with rising uptake of double and single deckers, up 214.4%

16 August 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new bus, coach and minibus market up 5.9% in Q2 2023, as 1,129 vehicles join Britain’s road transport network. Growth driven by surge in demand for double and single deckers, up 211.3% and 32.0% respectively, while demand for minibuses

UK demand for new buses and coaches declines slightly -0.6% in Q1 2023, some -39.7% below the pre-pandemic five-year average. Single and double deck bus and coach sectors rally, up 89.1% and 55.2% respectively, but falling minibus registrations and ongoing

11 May 2023 #Bus & Coach

Bus operator Go-Ahead unveiled commemorative buses in London and South West England to mark the coronation of Their Majesties Kings Charles III and Queen Camilla. In Devon, a red, white and blue Plymouth Citybus double-decker with festive bunting took to

Number of vehicles on UK roads grows 0.5% to reach record 40.7 million, with car ownership rising for first time since 2019. One in every 32 cars now comes with a plug with 1.1 million electric cars now in use,

16 February 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

Demand for new buses and coaches declines by -1.6% in 2022, with 3,411 units joining UK roads. Single-deck bus registrations grow 40.6%, but minibuses – the largest volume segment – fall by -13.2%. Despite growth from Q1 to Q3, a

16 November 2022 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

754 new buses and coaches join UK roads in Q3, down -11.6% year on year and marking 2022’s first quarter of decline. Registrations of minibuses, the largest segment by volume, fall -26.9% but new single and double deckers rise 13.2%

Update Newsletter