Buses

Driven to deliver

Stagecoach’s engineering apprenticeship scheme has had a number of success stories over the years. Peter Jackson sat down with two of them: Stockport Fleet Engineer Ben Coghlan and Middleton Depot Engineer Jack Abbott

Buses

Engineering excellence

Life’s never boring for Engineering Manager Terry Absalom at Stagecoach’s Plumstead depot in London. Sure it can be hectic at times, but Terry wouldn’t have it any other way. He discusses his career and success […]

Buses

At your service

ZF Services UK has taken a careful look at how it best serves its end customers and is ready with a tailored offering that recognises the needs of bus and coach operators as Andy Izatt […]

Buses

2018 in review

2018 has been a huge year for the industry, from the announcement of autonomous vehicle trials, to the innovation and development of sustainable technologies for public transport. Madaline Dunn reflects on the biggest stories of […]

Coach News

Shifting times

Coach operators are benefiting from intense competition among both vertically-integrated and proprietary manufacturers to produce ever more sophisticated automated manual transmissions, but reports of the death of the automatic torque-converter transmission in coaches are premature […]

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Business

Scania invests in Corebon

Scania Growth Capital has invested SEK35m (£2.98m) in Corebon AB, a Swedish materials tech start-up that has developed a method for producing carbon fibre components. Corebon has invented what is described as the world’s fastest […]

Bus News

Engineering success

Karl Smith spoke to Angela Youngman about his role with Xelabus and the company’s operations Back in the 1980s, Karl Smith’s father discouraged him from following in his footsteps as a vehicle engineer. Instead, Karl […]