11 April 2024 #Bus and Coach

Equipmake has delivered 12 repowered Optare Versa single-deck electric buses to First York following a successful trial of an initial converted prototype vehicle. The buses feature Equipmake’s Zero-Emission Drivetrain (ZED) technology, which in this specification, includes a 274kWh capacity battery,

07 March 2024 #Bus and Coach

National Express has will be the UK’s first scheduled coach operator to trial Yutong’s new GTe14 tri-axle battery electric coach. Working in partnership with Pelican and Yutong, the country’s largest coach operator will launch the electric coach into service this

22 February 2024 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Reading Buses has ordered nine new Alexander Dennis Enviro400 City double-deckers, which the operator says offer the “next level” of comfort and class for customers. The buses, which feature coffee-shop style flooring and tables, glazed staircases, skylights, USB and wireless

26 October 2023 #Bus and Coach

Alexander Dennis is to deliver a fleet of 35 new Enviro400 double-deck low-emission buses to Go South Coast’s Morebus and Southern Vectis operating units. A total of 28 buses at Morebus are going into Bournemouth and Poole, offering additional seats

19 October 2023 #Bus and Coach

Kleanbus has begun a pilot scheme to electrify 18 of Edinburgh bus operator Lothian’s open-top mid-life diesel vehicles. The Volvo B5TL buses that will be used in the trial will be repowered with the modular electric platform from Kleanbus featuring

12 October 2023 #Bus and Coach

Rochdale bus manufacturer Mellor has won an order from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) for 21 of its low emission Strata vehicles that will operate in the city’s new Bee Network. Stagecoach has opted for four Strata Ultra buses –

05 October 2023 #Bus and Coach

Sightseeing company Big Bus Tours has signed an agreement that will repower 10 of its double decker open-top buses in London with Equipmake’s electric drivetrain technology. The vehicles involved are all Ankai double-deck sightseeing buses, with each to incorporate Equipmake’s

17 August 2023 #Bus and Coach

Transdev operator The Harrogate Bus Company has placed orders worth £21 million for 39 new buses as it converts its entire fleet in the town to fully electric power. The order includes 20 new Mercedes-Benz E-Citaro all-electric single deck buses,

10 August 2023 #Bus and Coach

Equipmake has partnered with bus service provider, Newport Transport, in a fleet deal to repower the operator’s double deck buses with its electric drivetrain technology for use on school and city routes. The eight buses scheduled for repowering consist of

26 July 2023 #Bus and Coach

The Confederation of Passenger Transport has set up a new taskforce to help rural bus services make a smooth and sustainable transition to zero emission technologies. Over the coming months, the Rural Zero Emission Buses Taskforce will explore decarbonisation challenges

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