New Optare CEO

Optare Group Ltd has appointed Enrico Vassallo as its new CEO. Following his graduation in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Genoa, Vassallo joined the Iveco Group in 1996 and has since held a number of senior management positions covering purchasing, manufacturing, and overseas sales of commercial vehicles and components in Africa, Australasia and South […]

Buses boost employment and economy, says report

Buses could help cut youth unemployment and deliver a £1.4bn boost to the UK economy under proposals contained in a new report published by Greener Journeys, the sustainable travel campaign group supported by the UK’s major transport groups. Entitled ‘Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the next Parliament’, the document urges the Government to invest in […]

Busway dispute settled

A dispute over the cost of building the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway has been settled. The contractor, BAM Nuttall, has agreed to pay £33m back to Cambridgeshire County Council meaning the local authority will have paid the Busway builder £84.7m. The original price was £83.9m with BAM claiming that the construction had actually cost them £152.5m […]


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