Alternative Fuels - Articles and news items
Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis explains why it’s important to implement efficient and sustainable alternative fuels over the short, medium and long term.
Industry news • 8 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Project JIVE – Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe – has launched marking the large scale deployment of hydrogen fuel cell buses across Europe.
Industry news • 23 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A Midland Metro tram has travelled to Spain to be fitted with hi-tech batteries allowing it to run catenary-free in the UK from autumn this year.
Industry news • 18 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Operator FirstGroup has revealed an increase in its use of alternative fuels and latest-generation bus engines across the company’s fleet in 2016.
Industry news • 10 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A new report published by the UITP reveals an increasing number of cities in Europe and around the world are turning to electric buses to help reduce the public transport carbon footprint.
Industry news • 30 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Clean Hydrogen in European Cities (CHIC) – a fuel cell electric bus project – has launched a report intended to guide cities and bus fleet operators in understanding the reality of operating fuel cell buses.
Kevin O’Connor, Arriva’s Managing Director, UK Bus, explains why the bus industry needs to innovate in order to cut fuel consumption and help tackle climate change.
Industry news • 28 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Reading Buses is currently testing various vehicles and propulsion systems on its popular purple 17 route.
Industry news • 21 September 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Barcelona has welcomed two new electric articulated buses and a rapid-charging station within the framework of project ZeEUS.
Jakub Slavik, a consultant in transportation and public service management, takes a look at battery bus procurement and insists there is not a “one-size-fits-all” option…
Industry news • 26 July 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Reading Buses is to receive £1.7 million funding towards the cost of purchasing double deck biomethane buses.
Industry news • 23 June 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Dutch regional authorities have signed a Letter of Intent expressing their commitment for the upscaling of fuel cell electric buses during the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam.
In his latest blog for Eurotransport, Graham Ellis looks at alternative fuels for buses and finds out how board directors down to fleet engineers can reduce operating costs and improve the environmental credential of their vehicles.