Belgium buys biggest green bus fleet in Europe

Belgium has invested in Europe’s largest ever electric-hybrid bus fleet. The cities of Charleroi and Namur have ordered a total of 90 Volvo 7900 buses as well as 12 charging stations. The buses use 60% less energy and produce up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions than regular diesel models. The recharging cycle only takes three to four minutes. Public […]

More than 50% of all buses were green in 2015

Green buses and coaches made up 53.5% of all new buses registered in the UK in 2015. That’s a threefold increase compared to 2014, according to data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The models registered had low emission Euro-VI technology, which captures 99% of soot particulates and “drastically” reduces emissions of […]