29 May '13, 10am

Hybrids still rule, but other fuels gain - BusandCoach

Hybrids still rule, but other fuels gain - BusandCoach

The government has announced £12million of support for the purchase of 213 low-carbon buses under the fourth round of its Green Bus Fund. It brings to £87million the total spent in the four Green Bus Fund awards, which has supported the purchase of over 1,200 low-carbon buses in England. A further £8million of GBF4 cash has still to be awarded. As in previous GBF awards, most of the buses – 151 – will be diesel hybrids. But there will also be 31 battery-electric buses and 31 gas-powered buses. The government is paying up to half the cost difference between low-carbon diesel-hybrid and biomethane gas buses and their standard diesel equivalents. Local transport minister Norman Baker says: “Buses are an essential part of people’s day-to-day lives up and down the country and are a key tool for enabling economic growth. At the same time, we want this growth to be green, which i...

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