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Future: Issue Issue 14 30 Jul 2010

Comparative trial pits Solo EV against diesel equivalent

Warwickshire independent bus and coach operator Johnsons has launched a comparative trial between the battery electric Optare Solo EV and its conventional diesel-engined equivalent in a trial that is expected to yield valuable findings that could accelerate the introduction of cleaner buses to Britain’s roads.

The six-day trial, which began in late July in Stratford-upon-Avon and is being undertaken by Johnsons in partnership with Optare, Greenwatt Technology, local authorities and...

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