The next five years

Moderated by President, Stephen Telling, and attended by operators, manufacturers and suppliers from across the UK, UKCOA’s event covered a wide range of technical and regulatory challenges that the industry is facing now and in the immediate future. Welcoming UKCOA members and guests, MD Volvo Bus UK & Ireland, Domenico Bondi, expressed his admiration for […]

Where are you?

Vehicle tracking systems are already essential for some kinds of operation, but what if you don’t have a system installed at base, and occasionally need location sharing? Any Android phone or iPhone already has all you need to share your location with any other person. It’s easy to set up and can be timed for […]

Made to measure

Electric steering columns that provide ergonomic adjustability are common in the automotive sector but this technology is yet to make its debut in the commercial vehicle sector. Many manufacturers are interested in the concept, but it is up to technology suppliers to translate this vision into reality. The origins of the electric memory steering column […]

Heart of the community

Localism is key at Robinson Kimbolton. Based in the rural Cambridgeshire town of Kimbolton, the coach operator is at the heart of its local community, not just providing coaches but also running the local repair and service garage and a Budgens grocery store. Proprietor Charles Robinson tells B&CB that the facility the company runs from […]


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