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  • In contrast to the majority of vehicles at Busworld, that are left-hand drive, Caetano signalled its intent in the UK zero-emission bus market with the launch of a 10.7m, right-hand drive H2.City Gold hydrogen fuel-cell single-decker.

  • The PSA Group has confirmed that from 2020 the Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy models will be available as battery-electric van variants.

     

     

  • Volvo Group has created a new business sector - Volvo Autonomous Solutions - to accelerate the development, commercialisation and sales of autonomous transport solutions.

  • First Bus has engaged with Yutong and Zenobe in an exciting and innovative approach to vehicle electrification.

  • Volvo’s hybrid buses have been upgraded to drive silently and emission-free on electricity at higher speeds and cover longer distances than before.

  • For the first time, Volvo Buses is to offer a battery-electric articulated bus.

  • Scania used Busworld to show off its new-generation Citywide bus range - which now includes an opportunity-charging electric bus.

  • Equipmake has revealed the very latest version of its innovative electric bus platform – a new low floor chassis designed to make zero emission double-deckers more cost-effective

  • Dutch manufacturer Ebusco is using Busworld later this week to reveal its third-generation electric bus, claiming a range of up to 500km on one overnight charge.

  • A new firm, Moblyx, is launching apps that enable users to carry out inspections for a variety of vehicle types, with or without wireless connection.

  • Birmingham has become the latest city to consider a workplace parking levy, as it looks to deal with rising congestion and emissions.

  • Long referred to as the ultimate, classic and iconic van from the 1950s, the Morris J-type is making a triumphant comeback as the Morris JE.

  • Demand from environmentally conscious customers – such as blue-chip companies – is driving the demand for Yutong’s electric coach, says Richard Crump, MD of UK importer Pelican Engineering.

  • An ambitious plan to more than double the South East’s economy by 2050, create 5000,000 new jobs, reduce congestion, cut carbon emissions and boost air quality has been published.

  • Nottingham City Council (NCC) is backing a three-month trial of an electric bus in the city – using ultrafast super-capacitor charging technology – built by Belarus-based BKM Holding.

  • In a bid to increase the take-up of electric vans, Lex Autolease is offering operators the chance to test a Renault Kangoo Z.E. 33 electric van for up to two weeks.

  • Foretellix has developed a software language for identifying the vast number of scenarios that autonomous vehicles (AVs) will encounter, and that AV developers can use to track and verify safety performance of their vehicles in tests and simulations.

  • ITT Hub is delighted to be partnering Highways UK, the flagship event for, and about, roads for a modern connected Britain.

  • The new Eminox retrofit emissions solution for Mercedes-Benz Tourismo coaches, has today received official approval from the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme (CVRAS).

  • For the first time in the UK, members of the public were able to travel on a fully autonomous bus (Level 4), when Fusion Processing demonstrated its CAVstar system