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Alternative Fuels - Articles and news items

Fuel cell electric bus project report provides tool for cities & bus operators

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.

Double-decker hydrogen bus unveiled for London

Industry news  •  30 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled the world’s first double-decker hydrogen bus which will be trialled on the streets of London as part of a drive to phase out pure diesel buses.

Bus industry needs to accelerate innovation to save fuel – and to tackle climate change

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 November 2016  •  Kevin O’Connor, Managing Director, UK Bus, Arriva

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.

Reading Buses trials new bus types to speed up route

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.

Barcelona unveils two new electric buses and a rapid-charging station

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.

A battery bus – definitely not “one-size-fits-all”

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 August 2016  •  Jakub Slavik, consultant

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…

Reading Buses awarded £1.7m gas bus funding from government

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.

Dutch public transport authorities to upscale use of fuel cell electric 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.

Alternative fuels for buses

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  12 May 2016  •  Graham Ellis

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.

Taking the Alternate Journey

Transport Extra  •  22 April 2016  •  European Bus Forum

There are currently 70,000 urban buses serving a population of over 100 million inhabitants in 24 European countries and over the past 10 years the bus industry has been testing and investing in alternative fuels…

 

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