Scotland and Germany wait at the stop for 62 hydrogen buses

The low carbon public transport will be deployed in Aberdeen, Dundee, Cologne and Wuppertal

Indian Government plans methanol-powered bus launch

The scheme will start with two pilot projects in Assam and Maharashtra

London to host ‘Europe’s largest double-decker electric bus fleet’

Mayor Sadiq Khan said 68 of the new electric vehicles will be launched across the city next summer

All aboard! Electric buses to take the lead for EVs by 2030

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) suggests electric models will make up 84% of the global bus market by this time

All aboard the new electric bus in Leeds

A new zero-emission electric bus has been launched in the city of Leeds. Chinese bus manufacturer Yutong and British vehicle distributor Pelican Engineering Group have created the E10 city bus, which it claims is the first electric vehicle (EV) of its kind to be 10.8 metres long. The company has already deployed around 60,000 of its older-model electric […]

New £1.6m fund to drive Scottish emissions reductions

The Scottish Government has announced £1.6 million of funding to reduce emissions from buses. It is the first phase of the Bus Emissions Abatement Retrofit Programme (BEAR), an open competition delivered through the Energy Saving Trust. It will support bus operators with the financial costs associated with exhaust retrofit kits, which aims to reduce nitrogen […]

Hydrogen buses hit the roads across Chinese city

The first batch of mass-produced hydrogen-powered buses have been launched in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Co-developed by Wuhan Skywell New Energy Automotive Company and the Wuhan Tiger Fuel Cell Vehicle Company, the vehicles have a range of more than 450 kilometres, consuming only 5.2 kilograms of the gas every 100 kilometres. The 8.5-meter bus […]

London’s dirtiest buses in £86m retrofit

London’s most polluting buses are to be upgraded, cutting their emissions by up to 95%. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced around 5,000 buses will take part in the retrofit programme, bringing them up to the latest ultra-low Euro VI emissions standards. This is around half of the capital city’s existing fleet – by 2020 […]

Kosovo’s capital gets a green bus upgrade

Kosovo’s capital city has received a green upgrade in the form of new public transport. The arrival of the first 15 of Pristina’s new public buses marks the start of a new, more sustainable era for the city’s transport system. In June, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) loaned municipal transport firm Trafiku […]

New Low Emission Bus Zones for London

The Mayor of London has announced the introduction of 10 new Low Emission Bus Zones (LEBZ). Sadiq Khan says the move will see the most environmentally-friendly buses being used on the most highly polluted streets in the city to cut Nitrogen Oxide emissions by 84% across the selected routes. It brings the total number of planned LEBZ […]