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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Changing market conditions have led bus manufacturer Optare and bus leasing firm Mistral to end their arrangement where Mistral had exclusive rights... continue
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Stockwatch
Apparently the gloomy days are now over. Recent media reports suggest that the market is rebounding from the credit crunch and investors can look... continue
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In brief
Transdev Yellow Buses has introduced the first of 11 new Optare Tempos on its 1A route between Bournemouth and Somerford. The vehicles feature... continue
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Stockwatch
After the good tidings of the last edition of Stockwatch with all of the major groups making significant progress on the market, this fortnight... continue
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Bus News
Bus builder Optare has announced that it is to make up to 160 of its permanent employees at its Blackburn factory redundant in the face of a slow... continue
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Stockwatch
Andrew Garnett
Well at last there is some good news. After a dismal performance in the last few months, all of our portfolio of transport stocks made significant... continue
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Bus News
Bus manufacturer Optare last week launched the Solo EV, what it claims is Britain’s first practical electric bus, at a demonstration event at... continue
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Stockwatch
It was another rocky fortnight on the markets with gains and losses in equal measure, however bus manufacturer Optare had a particularly tough time... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
On his appointment, Alexander Dennis chief executive Colin Robertson promised to continue the resurgence of the manufacturer and significantly expand... continue
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Stockwatch
The ever bleak economic picture means it was another gloomy fortnight for our portfolio of transport stocks, perhaps as a result of National... continue
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Business Comment
The news that Ballymena-based bus manufacturer Wrightbus is to make a significant proportion of its workforce redundant in the coming months makes... continue
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Bus News
London bus operator NCP Challenger has been forced to hire buses from rival operator Transdev due to delivery delays of new buses from bus builder... continue
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Stockwatch
The current state of the stock market does not inspire confidence, however the last fortnight saw something of a revival for a majority of listed... continue
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Stockwatch
Well after a fairly gloomy run of Stockwatch in recent times it would seem there was some New Year cheer for our portfolio of transport stocks. All... continue
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People
Optare has announced a restructuring of its commercial team that it says will help promote its sales across the UK and overseas. Glenn Saint will... continue
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Stockwatch
Things can only get better? Well they certainly didn’t over the past fortnight with some of the bumpiest trading that we’ve seen in... continue
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In brief
Stagecoach says it is helping consumers beat the credit crunch with the news that it is offering 10,000 free seats on its Megabus.com low-cost... continue
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Stockwatch
It was mixed fortnight on the stock market for our portfolio of transport stocks with gains and losses in equal measure, but with perhaps more losses... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
Andrew Brian, the chief executive of Blackburn-based bus manufacturer Optare, stepped down from his position citing “personal and family... continue
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