Bus & Coach - Articles and news items
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 • 16 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
The city of Värnamo in southern Sweden has placed an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses in order to create a sustainable public transport system.
29 June 2017, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Over 300 delegates from across Europe are expected to attend the 2017 edition of European Bus Forum. Eurotransport’s fifth annual bus dedicated conference will facilitate debate on operational strategy and vehicle specification for European bus operators and manufacturers. The conference brings together key stakeholders from bus operating companies, together with local authorities, Passenger Transport Executives and vehicle manufacturers, to present bus investment and development plans and case studies, and share best practice in delivering efficient and cost effective bus services…
Industry news • 14 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A new report published by Greener Journeys suggests improving local bus services in the UK would boost employment and improve income helping to reduce social deprivation.
Industry news • 9 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A bus service featuring wireless bus stop charging has begun operating in regular urban traffic in Södertälje, Sweden.
Industry news • 25 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
First Bus has announced the appointment of Phil Medlicott and Andrew Jarvis as its new Managing Directors for Greater Manchester and Glasgow.
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 • 7 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Results of a new study suggest over a 30-year period, a tramway system emits about half as much CO2 as a BRT system operated with diesel buses.
Belgrade’s new e-bus network; a global overview of the full-electric bus market; exploring wireless technology benefits on buses; development of the European Bus and Coach Passenger Rights regulation, creating a fair deal for Scotland’s bus users; and a look at the EBSF_2 project are all topics in our Bus Supplement…