November 1, 2016The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has today launched the Low Emission Bus (LEB) Guide at the Euro Bus Expo 2016 (1-3 November, NEC, Birmingham).
August 4, 2014Electric flywheel systems, developed in motorsport, will be used in 500 buses to generate fuel savings of more than 20% at a significantly lower cost than battery hybrid alternatives.
November 29, 2012Optare plc has been crowned the winner of SMMT's 2012 Award for Automotive Innovation, for its Optare Versa EV the UK's first fully operational, full-sized, battery-powered electric bus.
September 25, 2012Wirelessly charged all-electric buses are to be introduced in Milton Keynes.
July 30, 2008
Hybrid buses are here, and the technology is being improved. The Wrightbus is powered by just a standard 2.4 litre diesel engine as used in the Ford Transit mated with a hybrid system.