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Nottingham City Transport has the world’s largest fleet of biogas-fuelled double-deckers, with 53 ADL-bodied biogas Scanias currently in service

The pressure on bus and coach operators to cut exhaust emissions is unrelenting. So how should they go about it? John Lewis considers the options

MAN is European market leader so far as gas buses are concerned and has been selling hybrid buses since 2010, says MAN Truck and Bus worldwide Chief Executive Officer, Joachim Drees. He is convinced however that pure electric buses are likely to dominate in the coming years, at least so far as big-city transport is concerned.

“Because cities want to go zero-emission, the only choice for urban buses in future will be electric drive – and that will certainly be the case from 2025 onwards,” he told transport journalists at a recent press conference in London. […]

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