28 Sep '12, 3pm

London makes huge hybrid bus order: will boast Europe’s largest fleet: Transport for London (TfL) has made a str...

Transport for London (TfL) has made a strong commitment to hybrid buses (pictured) – by approving a production order for 600 new buses to be introduced in the capital during the next four years. The order of 600 buses will represent a 200 per cent increase of the current hybrid bus fleet in London – which is already set to grow with 180 vehicles on order. When the final vehicles from this order are delivered in 2016, London will boast more than 1,000 hybrid buses: the largest fleet in all of Europe. It will also mark the completion of Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s pledge to introduce 600 of the vehicles by 2016 – they feature the iconic hop-on, hop-off rear platform. TfL has actually been trialling hybrid technology since 2006 – it is believed they offer fuel efficiency savings of 30 per cent; as well as reducing NOx emissions by 20 per cent. According to recent tests, t...

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gas2.org 28 Sep '12, 2pm

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enn.com 28 Sep '12, 2pm

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busandcoach.com 01 Oct '12, 1pm

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busandcoach.com 20 Sep '12, 3pm

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gbcsa.org.za 02 Oct '12, 7am

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 01 Oct '12, 5am

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eetimes.com 28 Sep '12, 12pm

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