Pandemic hits Daimler sales

Like many companies in the bus and coach manufacturing world, Daimler Buses‘ 2020 performance was significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. During the year, Daimler Buses sold 20,200 complete buses and chassis, almost 40% below the sales result of 2019. The manufacturer highlighted that the global bus markets recorded a significant decline of almost 40% […]

Cummins and Daimler form strategic partnership

Daimler Truck AG and engine manufacturer Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a global strategic partnership for medium duty engine systems. As part of the planned strategic partnership, Cummins will invest in the further development of medium duty engine systems for Daimler Trucks and Buses and the global production and delivery of medium […]

Budget: Go-Ahead urges more to support green transport

Go-Ahead Group has welcomed support for high streets announced in the Spring Budget. It will also be assessing whether the Chancellor’s super-deduction scheme can be used by transport companies to invest in green buses. Katy Taylor, Chief Strategy and Customer Officer at the Go-Ahead Group, said: “We will be looking carefully at the Chancellor’s super-deduction […]

First orders 22 BYD ADL Enviro200EV electrics

First Bus has ordered 22 BYD ADL Enviro200EV electric single deckers. The buses are part-funded by the first round of the Scottish Government’s Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme, which provided £4m, with £5m invested by First Glasgow. Scottish Power Energy Networks will also be providing over £300k in contributions to the project from their Green Economy Fund, […]


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