Fifteen years ago few people outside China had heard of the Yutong brand and hardly anyone in the UK recognised its potential. Today, the company is among the biggest manufacturers of buses and coaches in the world producing a total of 67,268 units of all sizes in 2017, taking a 30% share of the Chinese […]
Five years is not a long time in this industry. However, it has proved enough time for Birmingham-based Bouden Coach Travel to grow its operations expansively; increasing its fleet size from a single minibus to what it is now, at 12 vehicles in total. Readers may have noticed the operator has appeared in the Fleet […]
Brighton-based The Big Lemon has achieved its target of gathering £405,000 funding for three Optare single-deckers ahead of deadline.
Around 20 operators attended the Higer ‘soft launch’ event, with two vehicles sold on the day. Held at its extensive facility in Dublin, it gave operators a first look at the new Euro 6 Super 9. The 35-seat vehicle is powered by a Cummins ISB6.7E5 300bhp engine coupled to an Allison T325R automatic gearbox with […]
DFT letter to local authorities
Caetano has unveiled its all-new Levante III – the coach synonymous with National Express – in an exclusive press preview. B&CB readers will get their chance to see it in the metal at Coach and Bus UK 2017 on 4 and 5 October, but here’s a sneak peek to whet your tastebuds. Take it from us, […]
Accommodation at Used Coach & Bus Live! Here are a selection of hotels and B&Bs close to Newark Showground. Ramada Resort Grantham Hotel Toll Bar Road, Marston, Grantham, Lincs Approximately 15 minutes drive from Newark Showground. Rooms from £55.00 per person, based on 2 people sharing, inclusive of full English Breakfast and complimentary use of […]
Stagecoach’s ‘Pledge to help’… Stagecoach has launched a new initiative to provide further support for bus passengers and staff with mental health conditions across the UK. The operator’s ‘Pledge to help’ scheme aims to improve the experiences of employees and customers with mental health problems, including enhanced training and awareness programmes and additional support for employees. […]