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,

11 January 2024 #Bus and Coach

UK engineering specialist Equipmake has doubled its fleet repowering agreement with Big Bus Tours, extending the deal to a fleet of 20 vehicles. This follows on from an initial contract with the world’s largest sightseeing company –announced in September 2023

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

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

06 April 2023 #Bus and Coach

Equipmake has expanded its electrification offering to the coach sector, collaborating with London-based Westway Coaches to convert a proportion of its existing diesel vehicles to electric power. The conversion of the first vehicle, a Van Hool T917, has begun at

27 October 2022 #Bus and Coach

From Norfolk to Buenos Aires, a new electric bus powered by an Equipmake drivetrain is set to begin in-service trials following successful tests. Equipmake provided its Zero Emission Drivetrain for Argentine-Brazilian manufacturer Agrale’s new electric version of its single-deck MT17.0

06 October 2022 #Bus and Coach

First Bus has awarded a contract to repower specialist Equipmake to convert 12 of its older Optare Versa electric buses based in York. Conversion work with Equipmake’s Zero Emission Drivetrain is already underway on the first Versa, with the rest

The drive towards greater electrification of the world’s public transport seems to gather pace by the day. Barely a week goes by without another town, city or municipality somewhere in the world renewing their fleet to electric or alternatively fuelled

Later this week, Busworld Europe 2019, the world’s oldest and most famous bus and coach only exhibition, promises to be one of the most forward-looking events in its 48-year history. The need to reduce vehicle emissions, especially in urban areas,

11 September 2019 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

UK-based electrification company, Equipmake, has entered the final phase of testing on an all-new electric drivetrain for buses. Designed and developed in Norfolk, the company’s EBus chassis will power a new electric bus for Brazilian commercial vehicle maker, Agrale. The

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