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Scottish green buses get £3 million

Industry news  •  7 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced a further £3 million in funding towards the purchase of low carbon emission buses.

Government announces £7m fund for installation of green bus technology

Industry news  •  4 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced £7 million funding to fit nearly 450 buses in England with green bus technology in a drive to cut harmful emissions in towns and city centres.

Government launches £5 million Clean Bus Technology Fund 2015

Industry news  •  11 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Department for Transport has launched a £5 million Clean Bus Technology Fund 2015 bidding process enabling awarded local authorities to fit buses with emission-cutting technologies.

New fleet of fully electric buses for Park & Ride scheme

Industry news  •  20 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A new fleet of fully electric buses has been introduced at Monks Cross Park & Ride scheme in York following £566k of Green Bus Funding.

Cutting carbon from buses: new report finds progress but need to review incentives to encourage latest technology

Industry news  •  2 July 2014  •  LOWCVP

Current incentive mechanisms have been vital to the growth of the low carbon emission bus market according to a new report for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership…

Driving through the challenges

Issue 2 2012  •  25 April 2012  •  Les Warneford, Managing Director, Stagecoach UK Bus

The current difficulties in the economy are proving to be a major challenge for businesses of all kinds across the UK… and the bus industry is no different as we too face rising costs.

Increasing fuel bills and energy costs, as well as lower public sector investment in bus services, and cuts to the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) which were implemented in April 2012, mean bus operators face tough economic conditions.

Now, more than ever, it is crucial to recog – nise the contribution that buses make to our daily lives. The bus industry is vital to millions of people all over the country who rely on our services day in, day out. Bus services also play a key role in helping to deliver economic growth and in helping high streets in towns and cities across the country recover from the downturn.

At Stagecoach, our strategy has been to offer good value, greener, smarter bus travel. The result is that we have been able to attract people out of cars and help play our part in addressing the country’s climate change targets.

Green Bus Fund gets Go-Ahead Group driving energy further

Industry news, News  •  29 March 2012  •  Go-Ahead Group

Go-Ahead Group will be driving energy further with the arrival of another 45 hybrid buses…