Government offers £50m to create UK’s first all-electric bus town

Local authorities in England, outside London, are being invited to bid for funding to replace an entire city or town’s bus fleet to fully electric vehicles

EU bank provides €27.5m for electric and natural gas buses in Spain

It will support the modernisation of Grupo Ruiz’s fleet with the rollout of more than 170 cleaner buses

Birmingham Airport takes off with electric bus fleet

The project supports the airport’s goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2033

EU approves €115m loan to roll out electric buses in Rotterdam

Public transport provider RET will also use the financing to install charging infrastructure for the vehicles

ABB and Chinese firm team up to develop electric bus with ‘fastest charger’

The ‘flash’ charging system is claimed to be able to top up the battery ‘in just seconds’ while passengers get on and off the vehicle

Wales’ first electric bus hits Newport

It is one of 15 zero emission single deck buses ordered by Newport Transport, which are expected to be rolled out next year

Battery firm charges up £120m for electric bus fleets

Zenobe Energy is inviting local councils as well as bus and fleet operators to partner on projects

New £48m grant to put bus emissions into reverse gear

The funding will support the roll out of 263 new greener buses, taking the total number to 540

Picture of one of the first new electric buses leaving a bus garage in Shepherd's Bush.
New electric bus depot revved up in Shepherd’s Bush

It enable 36 new vehicles to charge overnight between 11pm and 6am

Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options