Dawsonrentals has secured a ‘strategic partnership agreement’ with Optare, which includes a 50- bus order.
INDIA Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) is hoping to compete with Tata and Ashok Leyland with a new range of buses. The new range will complement the firm’s existing high-end Mercedes-Benz luxury buses already sold […]
Bus maker Alexander Dennis (ADL) has ended its brief skirmish with India’s Ashok Leyland for control of rival firm Optare. ADL, which is backed by Stagecoach founder and chief executive Sir Brian Souter, walked away […]
ADL considers a takeover after Optare refinancing agreement is announced Ashok Leyland has increased its stake in Optare plc to 75.1% as part of a refinancing agreement. Optare approved the deal conditional to the outcome […]
Optare has released its interim results for the sixth months ending June 30. Highlights include major investment in its Sherburn factory in North Yorkshire. Relocation to the facility began in August and is expected to […]
The first buses have begun rolling out of Optare’s new bus assembly plant at Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire. The inaugural vehicle to leave the plant was an Optare Versa for delivery to Go North East – one of […]