Driverless Buses to launch on Edinburgh to Fife Route by 2021

Driverless Buses to launch on Edinburgh to Fife Route in 2020 In a 2020 trial, the world’s first full-sized fleet of self-driving buses will cross the Forth Road Bridge and run between Fife and Edinburgh. These buses hope to board passengers as early as 2021. According to UK Business secretary Greg Clark, “The UK is building on its automotive heritage and strengths to develop the new vehicles and technologies and from 2021 the public will get to experience the Continue reading

All-Weather Autonomous Shuttle Bus Faces Off Against Harsh Winter Conditions in Northern Finland

All-Weather Autonomous Shuttle Bus Faces Off Against Harsh Winter Conditions in Northern FinlandFinnish autonomous vehicle maker, Sensible 4, has teamed up with the Japanese retail company, Muji, to create a sleek new autonomous shuttle bus model called Gacha. The primary goal of the project is to design an autonomous vehicle that can withstand a range of environmental conditions. After its initial testing phase in the arctic climate of Lapland, Sensible 4 joined up with Continue reading

Go-Ahead Buses Work to Improve Air Quality

Go-Ahead Buses Work to Improve Air QualityUK transport company Go-Ahead is not only working to reduce the carbon footprint of its buses but is hoping to actually fight air pollution with them. The company believes that buses can be a possible “solution to the air quality program.” Go-Ahead’s prototype will have a rooftop filter designed by Pall Aerospace, which produces similar systems for planes and marine systems. Last month, the company unveiled Continue reading

The Majority of Surveyed Passengers Support Electric Buses

The Majority of Surveyed Passengers Support Electric BusesIn a survey conducted by Volvo, more than 1000 people around the UK were questioned to share their thoughts on transportation in the country. Participants included people who drive their own cars, bus passengers, rail passengers, taxi users, motorcyclists and pedestrians all over the age of 16, and they revealed their Continue reading

Volvo’s New Autonomous Electric Buses Will Arrive in Singapore in 2022

Volvo's New Autonomous Electric Buses Will Arrive in Singapore in 2022Although the Volvo company is renowned for its extensive experience in the field of autonomous vehicles, the company will be further expanding its scope by shifting towards public transport systems. The company is a world leader in manufacturing electric buses and has Continue reading

Ants and Bees, New Allies of Ecological Buses

Ants and Bees, New Allies of Ecological Buses
From record breaking heatwaves to sporadic weather conditions, it can seem that nature is looking for some retribution against humans for their contributions to climate change. Scientists have issued a series of warnings to the drastic consequences if carbon emissions are not reduced with more ecologically friendly Continue reading

Environmental objective 2030: reduce CO2 emissions by 40%

Environmental objective 2030: reduce CO2 emissions by 40%The European Commission (EC) recently presented the new objectives for the Clean Mobility Package Horizon 2030. It sets out the environmental objectives that affect the passenger transport sector and the legislative measures that should be applied to all new vehicles from the year 2025. Although all new vehicles Continue reading

Coffee Powered Buses in London

Coffee Powered Buses in LondonAfter waking up in the morning, many of us turn to a warm cup of coffee to overcome our grogginess and take on the day. It’s a part of many people’s morning routines, but in a few years’ time, it may be that buses get their morning coffee as well. Bio-bean, a British startup, has teamed up with Shell Corporation and Argent Energy to work on a Continue reading