Low Emissions - Articles and news items

Bristol gets first bio-gas bus powered by rotting food

Industry news  •  11 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

From August 2017, the people of Bristol will be able to catch a bus powered by bio methane, a renewable gas created from food scraps.

The world’s largest fleet of gas-fuelled double-decker buses is introduced

Industry news  •  11 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Nottingham is in the process of introducing the world’s largest fleet of double-deck dedicated gas-powered Scania buses into service.

DC government awards contract for 26 new clean diesel buses

Industry news  •  3 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

The government of the district of Columbia has awarded a contract for 26 New Flyer Xcelsior® clean diesel powered, 40ft heavy-duty buses.

Portuguese eco-friendly travel scheme could soon be trialled in Manchester

Industry news  •  26 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

People moving to Greater Manchester could be sent a sustainable travel ‘welcome pack’ by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

Stagecoach calls for tougher action on air quality

Industry news  •  7 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

As part of its Green Week campaign, the Stagecoach Group has called for tougher action on air quality to protect communities across Britain.

US Department of Transportation announces $55 million in funding for clean buses

Industry news  •  2 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The US Department of Transportation has announced the opportunity to apply for up to $55 million in competitive grant funding.

New fuel cell buses for Germany and South Tyrol

Industry news  •  30 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

Wuppertal based WSW mobil GmbH has tendered the procurement of 63 fuel cell buses for operation in Germany and South Tyrol.

Thau Agglo order two electric buses for France

Industry news  •  8 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

Two Solaris 8.9 electric buses have been ordered by transport operator, Thau Agglo for Frontignon in France.

Government publishes its Air Quality plan for consultation

Industry news  •  5 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

The government has published a draft plan to improve air quality by reducing nitrogen dioxide levels in the UK.

Bus service operators must look to the future

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 May 2017  •  Phil Bulman, Director and Transport Sector Specialist at Vendigital

Phil Bulman from Vendigital discusses what bus service operators must do in light of the government’s Air Quality Plan.

London Mayor announces plans for the Ultra Low Emission Zone

Industry news  •  4 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

London Mayor has announced proposals for the most-polluting vehicles to pay a daily charge to drive within central London.

Scania pledges to switch to fossil free electricity by 2020

Industry news  •  4 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Scania, has pledged to utilise fossil-free electricity wherever possible by 2020 and is developing energy-efficient transport solutions.

Madrid’s bus renewal programme takes a further step

Industry news  •  13 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Scania will deliver a further 160 gas city buses to the Spanish capital as part of Madrid’s complete bus renewal programme.

London mayor Sadiq Khan launches Low Emission Bus Zone‎

Industry news  •  9 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today delivered London’s first ever Low Emission Bus Zone in one of the most polluted areas of London: Putney High Street.

EVs: Supporting The Next Generation of Transport

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 March 2017  •  Keir Pimblett and Alex Underwood

Against a backdrop of health concerns due to pollution, the stage is set for the rise of Electric Vehicles as part of a country’s transport objective.