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Products & Services
New buses from manufacturer VDL have achieved claimed significant additional weight savings which reduce fuel consumption, so cutting costs and... continue
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Viewpoint
Libor Lochman
Energy  use in transport is currently far from being sustainable. Across Europe, energy consumption for passenger and freight transport has... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
We’re a pretty insular lot – us Brits that is. And I reckon we’re particularly insular in transport thinking, and how we make the... continue
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Projects
A range of innovative concepts have been emerging to provide rail based transport solutions for areas of low demand over short distances. The fruits... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Daniel Wright
The announcement by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) that it is to press ahead with a long-mooted pilot scheme to test the Tram-Train concept in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Daniel Wright
There was considerable media coverage earlier this year when the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders published its 2012 New Car CO2... continue
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Environment Lead Story
At Arriva’s UK bus division, a £1.5m programme is being initiated to reduce use of energy and utility resources. The programme has been... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Harrop
By 2021, the world’s automotive industry will be producing some eight million hybrid electric cars a year, according to industry expert Dr... continue
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Cover Story Detail
The vision of smart electric energy transfer to public transport vehicles in short bursts as they operate in urban areas may be close to being... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Smarter lighting across vehicles and premises has caught the attention of transport operators seeking to reduce costs as well as carbon... continue
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Cover Story
Daniel Wright
It is a win-win situation when the engineering, commercial and marketing departments of passenger transport organisations can find common cause in... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Public transport has long traded on its green credentials and the lower carbon emissions which attend to passenger journeys on buses, trains, trams,... continue
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Environment
US transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced $13.1m in federal funding for 11 innovative research and demonstration projects under the... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Within 10 years, most of the world’s buses will be electric (mainly hybrids), industry consultant Dr Peter Harrop told New Transit’s... continue
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Rail News
Nineteen projects have been given funding under the UK Technology Strategy Board’s  Accelerating Innovation in Rail collaborative R&D... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
We’ve commented before in New Transit about the ways in which the transport modes are coming together, with public transport increasingly seen... continue
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Bus News
Aberdeen is set to become home to one of the largest hydrogen bus fleets in Europe. The city council has agreed to support a European Union project,... continue
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Bus News
The Go-Ahead Group and Williams Hybrid Power (WHP), a subsidiary of Williams Grand Prix Engineering, have signed a ground-breaking agreement to... continue
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Bus News
Vantage Power, an EV powertrain specialist based in London have come up with a scheme for retro fitting hybrid power systems to buses to accelerate... continue
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Interview
James Dark
The early ‘Wild West’ days following UK bus industry deregulation are most often characterised as a period of destructive bus wars and... continue
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