14 Aug 2020
London Bus Garage Becomes World's Largest Vehicle-to-Grid Site
A North London bus garage is set to become a 'virtual power station', generating electricity from buses when not in use. Following a transformation to garage nearly 100 new zero-emission electric buses, Northumberland Park is now one of the biggest electric bus facilities in Europe. The project, called Bus2Grid, is believed to be the world's largest vehicle-to-grid trial site.
2 Mar 2020
BAE to Power 600 Buses in Ireland with Electric Propulsion Systems
BAE Systems has been selected by Alexander Dennis Limited and the Republic of Ireland's National Transport Authority to supply up to 600 electric power and propulsion systems for its new fleet of buses in Ireland. The selection includes an initial order for 100 systems.
4 Feb 2020
600 Double Decker Plug in Hybrid Buses for Ireland
Alexander Dennis Limited has signed a framework agreement with the Republic of Ireland's National Transport Authority for the delivery of up to 600 Enviro400ER double deck hybrid buses, capable of running in zero emission mode for at least 2.5 kilometres. The agreement includes an initial firm order for 100 buses.
24 Oct 2019
Will Fuel Cells Succeed in Buses?
At the world's largest bus event, Busworld in Belgium in October 21-23 2019, Herald Ruijters of DG Move in the European Commission was very enthusiastic about fuel cell buses.
29 May 2019
Creating Bus Giants to Face the Chinese
IDTechEx Research Analyst Dr Peter Harrop looks into competitors in the Electric Bus industry in China
9 Nov 2017
A report from UITP-Busworld 2017
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition.
Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.
23 Apr 2012
120kW systems to power all electric solo bus
Enova Systems a developer of hybrid electric and all-electric drive systems and drive system components has delivered 4 incremental 120kW drive systems to Optare Plc for integration into their Solo Electric Bus.
5 Jan 2012
India buys more of the UK Electric Vehicle industry
They have a saying in India that the British Empire is coming back - only the headquarters will be in New Delhi this time.
31 May 2011
BAE Systems exceeds 3500 hybrid bus drive trains
BAE Systems says it has cumulatively delivered more than 3,500 units of its hybrid electric propulsion system called the HybriDrive series, netting it over $350 million and making it one of the most successful suppliers of subsystems in the history of the electric vehicle.
8 Oct 2010
Allison Transmission achieves strong city bus and hybrid bus sales
Nearly 14,000 Allison transmissions sold; hybrid sales exceed 1,300 in one year; Allison's global presence in new and developing markets grows as efficiency-driven operators choose Allison for their transit systems.
28 Jun 2010
BAE Systems gains Bus EV business
In 2009, BAE Systems reported sales of £22.4 billion (US$ 36.2 billion). BAE Systems is a global defence, security and aerospace company with approximately 107,000 employees worldwide.