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The Yutong TC9 is one of Pelican Bus and Coach’s success stories, but as Richard Sharman found out in a test drive just prior to the Covid-19 lockdown measures beginning, improvements have been made to recent TC9s and a new PSVAR version is now available

Under the guidance of Pelican Bus and Coach, Yutong is now very much an established vehicle brand in the UK and Ireland. There may still be operators out there who doubt the build quality and residuals, but these doubts are unfounded. The sales figures speak for themselves: last October the brand surpassed 500 vehicle sales in the UK and Ireland in just five years.

There is no doubt that Yutong is here to stay, and more operators are now turning to the brand to purchase new vehicles which are not only well built but offer value for money. The TC9 has taken the lead and carved its own market in the coach industry; over 300 units are now in service with UK and Irish operators.

Midi with a big coach look


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