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  • The zero-emission buses are for a project between Stagecoach and the Greater Cambridge Partnership, supporting an improvement in air quality in the city centre 

  • CEVA Logistics in the UK is using its Urban Distribution Hub at Dartford, Kent to undertake an electric vehicle trial for lorries delivering into central London.

  • Bus services across the country will be transformed with simpler fares, thousands of new buses, improved routes and higher frequencies.
  • The 'carrot and stick' must be used to encourage people to switch from cars, says Buses Minister, and local authorities must play their part by making tough political decisions
  • Due to the advanced manufacturing flexibility of the LEVC factory, it has been possible to build these verification prototypes on the same line, fully integrated with current TX production.

  • Local authorities can now apply to become the UK’s first all-electric bus town, setting the ‘gold-standard’ in public transport, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced today

  • In a bold move councillors are proposing to add an average of £1 per week onto householders' council tax bills to raise £3m a year for a Climate Action Fund, for the next 10 years.

  • Vehicle tracking specialist Quartix has been selected to provide tracking services at the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub) exhibition and conference in May. 

  • Body manufacturer NTM GB sells its two newest FUSO Canter-based refuse collection vehicles before it had even finished building them.
  • Incoming Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) President, Steve Whiteway, used his address at the trade association’s annual dinner to call for a national clean air fund for coaches.

  • Key industry influencers Leon Daniels OBE and Steve O’Neill have joined forces to provide strategic advice for keeping the transport industry on track, initially in four key business disciplines.

  • Following successful trials of a Hultsteins’ on-board electric generator, Buffaload Logistics have committed to fit the system to all of their tractor units, thereby eliminating diesel consumption and harmful emissions from their entire temperature-controlled trailer fleet.

  • Coatham Coaches switched to TruTac Tacho Analysis software to improve compliance control and driver awareness. Now, DVSA Earned Recognition is well within its sights

  • Debut for new Scania/ADL E400 City model, specifically designed for the route. Increased service frequency, bigger fleet in best UK-spec buses yet - with a £279,000 each price tag but low fares on inter-urban crucial cross-country link.
  • Real-time stock-control puts an end to missing pallets: Significant time savings and improved stock monitoring with new cross-docking app from Mandata

  • Go-Ahead is to deploy air-filtering buses in Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford, Brighton, Crawley/Gatwick and Plymouth by this summer. They strip pollutant particles from the air outside the bus, improving air quality and tackling pollution.

  • The largest single UK commercial electric van delivery to date, takes DPD's electric fleet to 450, with plans to exceed its 500 target by the end of 2020.

     

  • The Minister of State for the Future of Transport, George Freeman MP will be visiting the inaugural Innovation & Technology in Transport (ITT Hub) event which takes place in May this year.

  • Capable of running in zero-emission mode for at least 2.5km, the five-year agreement includes an initial firm order for 100 buses, with up to another 500 potentially to follow

  • First delivery of new 9.6m variant of the Enviro200EV model, a shorter wheelbase chassis to suit narrow, complex road network such as those on route 100.