Nov 2, 2022 - 03:00 pm
ADL reveals new zero-emission bus range without BYD
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has expanded its range of zero-emission buses. The British bus manufacturer has now unveiled the electric Enviro400EV double-decker and the Enviro100EV midibus, as well as revealing a new generation of the hydrogen double-decker Enviro400FCEV.
Feb 18, 2022 - 02:53 pm
BYD-ADL to supply 130 electric buses for Coventry
The manufacturing partners BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) will build 130 electric double-decker buses for National Express and Zenobē. The vehicles are scheduled to enter service in the English town of Coventry in early 2023.
Jan 23, 2022 - 01:31 pm
National Express Coventry expects 130 electric double-deckers
National Express Coventry has ordered 130 electric double-decker buses to enter service in Coventry by early 2023. The order follows the city’s targets to go 100% electric by 2025. At present, charging infrastructure is being built at the depots and Pool Meadow bus station.
Dec 12, 2021 - 03:53 pm
Xplore Dundee takes delivery of a dozen electric double-deckers
The manufacturer alliance Alexander Dennis Limited and BYD has delivered twelve battery-electric double-deckers to the Scottish city of Dundee. Bus operator Xplore Dundee which belongs to the McGill’s Group will use the Enviro400EV buses on route 28, serving Dundee’s Lochee Road, which is the fourth most polluted street in Scotland.
Nov 2, 2021 - 04:15 pm
World leaders get the e-bus at COP26 in Glasgow
While the world looks to COP26 in Glasgow to turn the tides on catastrophic climate change, we look at change happening on the ground – the decarbonisation of public transport, a field where host nation UK and specifically Scotland may actually shine. Local manufacturers are building unique electric vehicles and are increasingly banking on both […]
Sep 26, 2021 - 06:56 pm
ADL & BYD delivered 5 electric double-deckers to Leeds
The manufacturer alliance Alexander Dennis Limited and BYD has delivered five BYD ADL Enviro400EV electric double-decker buses to West Yorkshire Combined Authority and bus operator First Bus – for the new Stourton Park&Ride service in Leeds.
Jun 17, 2021 - 03:15 pm
BYD-ADL scores largest e-bus order in the UK to date
The electric bus cooperation between BYD and ADL announces the largest order in the UK to date. The public transport operator, RATP Dev in London, ordered 195 new electric buses from BYD-ADL, including 127 double-deckers and 68 solo buses.
Mar 19, 2021 - 03:19 pm
First Bus orders electric double-deckers
Electric bus partners BYD and ADL have received another order from England. Operator First Bus has ordered five BYD ADL Enviro400EV all-electric double-decker buses for use in West Yorkshire.
Dec 22, 2020 - 08:06 pm
Ireland launches huge tender for electric double-deckers
Ireland’s national transport authority NTA published a tender for up to 800 all-electric double-decker buses for use in the country’s large cities, as well as on some town bus services. Buying is to start in the second half of 2022 over a period of five years.
Jul 14, 2020 - 02:52 pm
BYD & ADL to build double deckers for National Express
BYD and their British partner Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) are supplying a total of 29 fully electric Enviro400EV double-decker buses to bus operator National Express in the English West Midlands. The first 19 units have now gone into service in Birmingham.
Mar 16, 2020 - 08:21 pm
Stagecoach launches first e-double-deckers in Manchester
Stagecoach Manchester has launched 32 all-electric double-decker buses, the first to arrive in the Greater Manchester area. The fleet will serve the 111 and 43 routes connecting Manchester city centre and the airport as well as five hospitals and three universities.
Aug 9, 2019 - 01:19 pm
Alexander Dennis presents hybrid double-decker bus
The Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, which was recently taken over by North America’s largest bus manufacturer NFI Group, is expanding its range to include a double-decker with hybrid drive. The basis is the Enviro400EV, which is also on the road in London as a fully electric bus.
Jul 16, 2019 - 02:40 pm
Mendoza launches Argentina’s first electric bus fleet
A total of 18 electric buses have officially gone into operation in the Argentine city of Mendoza. Some of the vehicles are from the Chinese group BYD, which is expanding its dominant position in the electric bus market in Latin America.
Apr 1, 2019 - 08:28 pm
Liverpool receives 25 Alexander Dennis hydrogen buses
A project sponsored by the British government is to deploy up to 25 fuel cell buses in the Liverpool area. The first vehicles are expected to go into service in 2020. The project also includes the construction of a filling station at the BOC plant in St Helens that will supply hydrogen to industrial customers […]
Nov 5, 2018 - 02:54 pm
BYD presents mobile charging station for electric buses
China’s leading bus maker BYD and their British partner Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a new version of their Enviro200EV electric bus at the Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham. The 10 metre electric vehicle features an extra space big enough to fit a wheelchair but also a mobile charging station.
Aug 29, 2018 - 06:56 pm
Stagecoach to purchase e-buses for Manchester
The passenger transport operator Stagecoach has announced plans to acquire more than 100 electric double-deckers buses for the greater Manchester area. The first of the 105 new Enviro400 EV City buses will likely hit the roads in summer 2019.
Jun 20, 2018 - 02:51 pm
Electric double-decker buses coming to London
A whole pack of all-electric double-decker buses is coming to London. 68 of them are to arrive in summer 2019 and will electrify entire routes. They are being made by ADL, BYD and Optare and TfL says this will grow the fleet to 240 all-electric buses.