‘Soot-free’ buses planned for 20 megacities

Four vehicle manufacturers are help cities adopt bus fleets equipped with “soot-free” technologies to tackle air pollution. BYD, Cummins, Scania and Volvo Buses have pledged to ensure soot-free engine technology is available for purchase in 20 megacities next year, including Bangkok, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Sao Paulo and Sydney. Soot-free technology is any engine that meets […]

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London trials first all-electric buses

ELN reporter Tom Grimwood heads to Waterloo to take a ride on London’s first all-electric buses.

London’s first all-electric buses begin trials at Waterloo

Hybrid and hydrogen powered buses have already been a familiar sight on London’s streets for several years but today for the first time they’re being joined all-electric models. Built by the Chinese firm BYD, two new ‘ebuses’ are first joining the 507 route and later the 521 to undergo trials in the Capital. The routes […]

First electric minicabs roll-out in London

London is set to have its first fleet of electric minicabs rolled out next year. Chinese car manufacturer BYD will supply GreenTomatoCars with 50 of its all-electric vehicles for trail use in London as part of a new agreement. Known as zero-direct-emission EVs,  they emits no harmful toxic emissions or greenhouse gases directly. Mayor of […]