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Scottish transport bill adds to pressure

Scottish transport bill adds to pressure

Bus franchising has been put firmly on the Scottish political agenda with reports that tra...

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Green agenda dominates at Busworld Kortrijk

Green agenda dominates at Busworld Kortrijk

There was plenty of environmental rhetoric at Busworld Kortrijk, but to be fair a lot of it was more than hot air...

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BYD meets challenge on electric deckers

BYD meets challenge on electric deckers

The launch of a full-electric double-deck bus for London at Busworld Kortrijk is BYD’s answer to Boris Johnson’s challenge two and a half years ago about the impossibility of such a product...

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Volvo wedded to an electric future

Volvo wedded to an electric future

A man who invokes Mother Earth in his pitch to sell electric buses is either just a slick orator or someone who has genuinely understood the need to tackle global warming and reduce air pollution...

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Scania bets the house on gas

Scania bets the house on gas

If there were an award for the company which has the most people with the word ‘sustainable’ in their job title, then Scania would win hands down, according to the line-up at its Busworld Kortrijk press conference, something which also demonstrated a welcome gender balance...

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Engineering the future

Engineering the future

Bus engineers are sometimes depicted as a conservative bunch (small ‘c’ of course), but there is plenty of evidence that they are often at the leading-edge of innovations...

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Strong year for Volvo

Strong year for Volvo

Volvo’s double-deck hybrid bus has proved to be one of the most successful hybrid products in the UK market and more than 800 of the model will be in operation in the UK by the end of this year, including 333 delivered to London in 2015 to date...

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