'Europe's biggest ZEV bus market': SMMT hails record zero emission bus sales in 2023

Cecilia Keating
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A single-decker electric bus operated by Go-Ahead subsidiary Go North East in Newcastle | Credit: Go-Ahead
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A single-decker electric bus operated by Go-Ahead subsidiary Go North East in Newcastle | Credit: Go-Ahead

Over 1,100 zero emission buses entered service in the UK in 2023, according to the latest industry data

Nearly half of new buses bought in 2023 were zero emission, putting the UK at the forefront of Europe's electric bus market, new industry data has confirmed. End-of-year sales data for the UK's new...

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