New partnership in Australia and New Zealand should strengthen Optare and Bonluck’s positions in those countries
National Express has posted its half-year results for 2018, which have shown revenue and profit growth across the board.
Social enterprise operator HCT Group has acquired South Yorkshire-based Powells Bus – its first commercial acquisition.
Flintshire County Council has voted in favour of reducing commercial bus operator funding, leaving just nine routes in the area which will be supported by public funding. Services in certain rural areas will be replaced […]
The Transport Select Committee (TSC) has launched a ‘wide-ranging’ inquiry into the bus market in England outside London. The inquiry, which has been dubbed ‘Health of the bus market,’ will consider the reliability of bus […]
Spanish bodybuilder Indcar has signed an agreement with EVM to build on its presence in Ireland; the joint venture will be known as Indcar Ireland. The new partnership is part of Indcar’s growth strategy in […]
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for International Trade), Graham Stuart, has visited Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer Optare in recognition of the company’s strong export growth. The Trade Minister said: “It’s fantastic to see the work of […]
Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, has announced a discounted bus travel scheme for apprentices. The announcement was made as part of a speech exploring the future of bus services in the city […]
Spanish firm CAF – which predominantly manufactures railway components, equipment and trains – has entered into a deal to acquire Polish bus manufacturer Solaris. As part of its ‘Strategic Plan’, CAF sees the acquisition of […]
Following last week’s story (CBW1349) on the operator’s financial results, more details have emerged about Stagecoach’s forthcoming vehicle orders for 2018/19. Of the 267 vehicles set to be added to the fleet over the remainder […]