Taking charge of the electric bus revolution

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Pailton Engineering says its new bevel box has been developed with improved sealing capabilities

Transport accounts for almost a quarter of global carbon emissions, 4.7 million tonnes of which are emitted by buses. As the world begins investing in electric alternatives, Cy Wilkinson, Managing Director of steering system manufacturer Pailton Engineering, explains why bus manufacturers cannot dismiss quality engineering in favour of an eco-friendly fleet

Globally, there are around 386,000 fully electric buses in operation — and 99% of these are in China. The country is leading the green transport revolution, but mostly because it has to. China’s industrial zones are among the world’s most polluted areas, forcing its government to invest in low emission transport. China’s strategy for green transport is mirrored around the world, albeit on a smaller scale. […]

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