Liquid nitrogen bus puts a freeze on emissions

A new hybrid bus running on diesel and liquid nitrogen could slash emissions and improve fuel efficiency. The CE Power bus has been built by engineers at HORIBA MIRA as part of an Innovate UK consortium, which included Dearman, Coventry University and the Transport Research Laboratory alongside several other groups. Whilst driving at 20mph or below, the liquid nitrogen is […]

London to trial wirelessly charged hybrid buses

A new trial of plug-in hybrid buses that could be recharged wirelessly is to be launched in east London next year. The buses will be fitted with special technology that will enable the batteries to receive a charging boost while they wait at bus stops. Four of Transport for London’s (TfL) buses will operate from […]

China rolls out first hybrid buses

China launched its first hybrid buses with solar panels yesterday following its bid to cut carbon emissions and push the development of green technologies. The 22 buses rolled off an industrial park in the Qiqiar city in Heilongjiang, which was the province’s biggest new energy project with an investment of 2.1billion yuan (£210.5million). Company technicians […]