Britain's biggest bus depot goes green: First Bus kicks off electric retrofit of Glasgow hub

Cecilia Keating
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Two BYD ADL electric models have alreday been running in Glasgow for a year | Credit: First Glasgow
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Two BYD ADL electric models have alreday been running in Glasgow for a year | Credit: First Glasgow

First phase of project will support introduction of 22 electric buses on Glasgow streets ahead of the COP26 UN climate summit in November

Plans for the UK's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station have taken a major step forward, after transport firm First Bus revealed it has started work to install 162 charging units at its Glasgow...

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