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Manchester Airport flying high with Enviro200s in their fleet - 17th May 2013
“Operating 24/7 over the past nine months, our new Enviro200s have proved a great success, providing a remarkable performance that has impressed us hugely. We are absolutely delighted with them,” says Andy Willis, Transport Manager Buses, at Manchester Airport.
Twenty Enviro200s for McGill’s fleet - 8th May 2013
McGill’s Buses has taken delivery of 10 new ADL Enviro200s, with a further 10 in the pipeline for delivery in the autumn of this year.
More Enviro200s join Tates Travel fleet - 8th May 2013
Barnsley bus operator Tates Travel has added a further two ADL Envir0200s to its fleet.
Mid Wales Travel add more Enviro200s to their fleet - 8th May 2013
“Our customers are definitely benefitting from our standardisation of ADL Enviro200 midi buses in our fleet,” says Mel Evans, owner of Mid Wales Travel.
£40m boost for Arrive-and-Go technology as ADL gears up for “Virtual Electric” - 15th February 2013
As the industry races towards the latest green bus fund deadline (March 24) Alexander Dennis has confirmed that it has orders for 125 “Arrive-and-Go” hybrid vehicles in the production pipeline.
Enviro200s to join Nottingham City Transport fleet - 8th January 2013
ADL is to supply 10 Enviro200 midi buses to Nottingham City Transport. They will all go into service early in 2013
Newport Transport launches five new Enviro400 double deck buses featuring audio & visual destination announcements - 8th January 2013
Newport Transport is very proud to have launched five brand new Enviro400 double-deck buses at Chepstow Racecourse. The launch showcased all five of the new vehicles and was a sneak preview for the public transport industry before the buses were introduced on the road.
ADL moves into top gear with plans for all-new UK double deck that will “raise the bar”, pledges CEO - 14th November 2012
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) will continue to internationalise its business but will never lose sight of the fact that its core market – and home base – remains the UK. That was the pledge given by CEO Colin Robertson when he met with the media and announced that as part of this commitment ADL will bring to market a revolutionary, all-new double deck in late 2013/early 2014 to coincide with the introduction of Euro6 legislation.
Orders secured for 1,000 buses as ADL steps up the technology race - 6th November 2012
The British bus building industry was given a massive boost today when Scottish manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) announced that it has won orders for almost 1,000 vehicles, worth £220 million, all of which will be delivered in the next 18 months. ADL’s success is fuelled by two revolutionary new buses. The first is a ground-breaking, three-axle double deck for export markets that is lighter, more fuel efficient, easier to maintain – and can carry 135 passengers. It is known as the new generation Enviro500 and its launch is arguably the most successful of all-time, securing orders for over 530 from Hong Kong’s leading bus operators. Alongside this, in the UK market, ADL is set to introduce its next generation hybrid-electric bus.
New-generation Enviro500: Lighter, more fuel-efficient and set to raise the bar - 6th November 2012
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has unveiled its new-generation, three-axle Enviro500 double deck – and announced advance orders for more than 530. The stylish, new-look vehicle is lighter, more fuel-efficient and can carry 90 seated passengers. It has been designed specifically for the Asia Pacific market and 532 will be delivered to Hong Kong operators such as KMB, Long Win Bus, Citybus and MTRC during 2013 and early 2014.
West Coast Motors add another eight Enviro200s to Citybus fleet - 6th November 2012
Standardising on ADL Enviro200 midi buses is reaping benefits for customers and his business in general, says Colin Craig, Managing Director of West Coast Motors.
Reading Buses places major order for 19 ADL Enviro300 Scania gas-powered buses - 29th August 2012
In a move designed to reduce its carbon footprint and drive down operating costs Reading Buses is to invest £3.5m in a fleet of 19 gas-powered buses developed jointly by ADL and Scania.
Central role for ADL midi buses - 6th August 2012
West Midlands operator Central Buses has taken delivery of four new ADL Enviro200s to operate on upgraded routes 74a and 459 in the Black Country and routes 78 and 88 in North Birmingham.
Enviro400s sets the pace as Norfolk Green accelerates replacement programme - 13th July 2012
Two new double deck buses took to the streets of Norfolk as local transport company Norfolk Green stepped up its fleet replacement programme across the county.
Enviro200s join Grant Palmer fleet in Luton and Bedford - 13th July 2012
Family business Grant Palmer Limited has taken delivery of two new ADL Enviro200s to operate on routes in Luton, Flitwick, Clophill and Bedford.
Lift off for Prentice Coaches as they celebrate 21st birthday with new Enviro200s - 9th July 2012
Celebrating their 21st birthday, Prentice Coaches Ltd of Haddington have taken delivery of their first ADL Enviro200s. They will operate on established and new routes in East Lothian.
Award winning Reays strengthens City Hopper fleet with Enviro200s - 25th June 2012
Cumbria based Reays Coaches - the ‘Top Independent Operator’ in the 2011 UK Bus Awards - has introduced two ADL Enviro200s to its expanding bus services in Carlisle and placed orders for a further nine.
Yellow Buses go for Enviro200 - 13th June 2012
Bournemouth operator Yellow Buses has introduced a new ADL Enviro200 into its fleet to operate on local routes
No stopping the bus as ADL moves on from JV to Australian acquisition - 7th June 2012
Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer, Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), which just weeks ago signed a major joint venture deal in North America, stepped up its globalization programme today with the acquisition of Sydney-based Custom Coaches, one of Australia’s major bus manufacturers.
Green light for Enviro200s as Whitelaws focus on comfort, reliability and fuel efficiency - 8th June 2012
Whitelaws Coaches, of Stonehouse, has taken delivery of three ADL Enviro200s to operate on their extensive local services in South and North Lanarkshire. They form part of an order for eight, the remainder of which will be delivered shortly.
Plain sailing as Cumbrae Coaches opt for new Enviro300 - 7th June 2012
Independent operator Cumbrae Coaches has taken delivery of a new ADL Enviro300 single deck.
Z & S International choose new Enviro200s - 23rd May 2012
Z & S International has added two ADL Enviro200s to its 30-strong fleet to operate on its local routes in the Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Tring and Milton Keynes area.
JV signals move by bus giants to create new midi sector in North America - 8th May 2012
Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer - Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) – announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with New Flyer Industries Inc, North America’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses. The move signals the creation of a powerful new force in the USA and Canada and reinforces the intentions of both parties to diversify, grow and broaden their horizons.
Six of the Best! Sullivan Buses introduce more Enviro200s - 17th February 2012
Sullivan Buses has chosen six new Enviro200s to operate on their new TfL contract, Route 298, between Potters Bar and Arnos Grove.
West Coast Motors re-launches Citybus operation with 15 new Enviro200s - 9th February 2012
Glasgow Citybus has ordered another 15 Alexander Dennis Enviro200s to operate on its ever-increasing bus services, as it bids to standardise and modernise its fleet. Citybus is a subsidiary of West Coast Motors and operates a network of bus services in Glasgow’s north-west area.
Tates Travel introduce new Enviro200s - 7th February 2012
Barnsley bus operator Tates Travel Limited has introduced four new ADL Enviro200s to its fleet, all of which are operating on local routes.
59% Fuel savings with ADL Enviro400H hybrids - 19th January 2012
ADL is running a high profile advertising campaign to promote the suitability of ADL hybrid-electric buses for operators bidding for the current round of government Green Bus Funding. The ad highlights the exceptional real-life fuel savings achieved by Enviro400H hybrids and many other impressive facts that have made ADL hybrids the UK's most popular low carbon buses.
Withdrawal of possible offer for Optare plc - 29th December 2011
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Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) seeks information in order to consider whether or not it should make an offer for the entire issued share capital of Optare. Any offer would be in cash. Click here for full story - 28th December 2011
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Export wins boost ADL order book to record £350m - £100m flying start for new double deck - ADL bucks the trend with 110% growth - Further 20% increase expected in 2012 - Exports set to rise to 35% - 5th October 2011
Alexander Dennis Limited, Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer, confirmed today that it has won orders worth over £100m for 220 of ADL’s new-look Enviro500 to go into operation in Ottawa and Toronto. Speaking at the UK’s premier bus and coach show in Birmingham today, Colin Robertson, Chief Executive of ADL, said the new bus and its early sales success represented a “transformational step” for his company. He also revealed that ADL has won an order for another 40 Enviro200 midi buses that will add to the 118 they are already building and progressively delivering this year to NZ Bus, in Auckland, New Zealand.
Alexander Dennis unveils stylish new look for double deck range - 5th October 2011
Alexander Dennis has unveiled a stylish new look for its three-axle North American double deck range, coupled with news that it has won advance orders and options for 220 of the elegant new vehicles. They will go into service in Toronto and Ottawa from 2012 onwards.
Alexander Dennis steps up a gear with new-look double deck and $150m business wins - 5th October 2011
Alexander Dennis has unveiled a stylish new look for its North American double deck bus – the three-axle, 99 passenger Enviro500 – and celebrated by announcing initial orders worth $150million.
Alexander Dennis set to unveil stylish new look for double deck range - 31st August 2011
Alexander Dennis Inc (ADI) is set to unveil a stylish new look to its double deck bus range when the doors open at APTA’s Expo 2011 in New Orleans on October 3.
Bus Investment marks new partnership for Newport Transport and Alexander Dennis - 11th August 2011
Newport Transport has agreed a partnership with the UK’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis to become a warranty maintenance provider for PCV vehicles in Wales.
Enviro200s go into service for MW Nicoll of Laurencekirk - 30th June 2011
MW Nicoll Coaches in Kincardineshire has taken delivery of its first two new ADL Enviro200 buses to operate on their Montrose Town Service No 48 and other services throughout Aberdeenshire and Angus.
NEW NZ BUSES 90% GREENER AND CLEANER - Bus boss sees new fleet as “start of a greater journey” - 29th June 2011
Tauranga, New Zealand: As the first of 118 new generation green buses was handed over to NZ Bus, Colin Robertson, CEO of British bus builders Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) pledged that his company would continue to invest in New Zealand and that this milestone was “the start of a much greater, greener journey.”
Another Enviro200 for Waverley Travel - 21st June 2011
Waverley Travel, a well known family business operating out of Broxburn, West Lothian, has added another ADL Enviro200 midibus to its existing line-up of Enviro200 vehicles.
It’s Go, Go, Go for Goodwins as they introduce hat-trick of Enviro200s - 21st June 2011
Family business Go Goodwins, of Eccles, Manchester, has chosen ADL Enviro200s for their latest midi bus purchases.
ADL and PSV strengthen business relationship - 31st May 2011
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has concluded a deal that will see PSV Glass become its dedicated supplier of replacement glass for all ADL bus and coach products in the UK.
Fuel savings proving a winner as Whitelaws introduce six new Enviro200s - 18th May 2011
Whitelaws Coaches of Stonehouse has taken delivery of six ADL Enviro200s to operate on their extensive local bus services in South and North Lanarkshire.
Enviro300s go into service on West Coast peninsula routes - 16th May 2011
West Coast Motors has taken delivery of two new ADL Enviro300 buses to operate on their Dunoon and Cowal peninsula area routes.
Doing the Right Things - 14th February 2011
Weekly bus industry magazine "Bus & Coach Buyer" has published an extensive interview with ADL Chief Executive Colin Robertson, following a visit to ADL's Falkirk factory.
Lift-off for Enviro200 as Edinburgh Airport upgrades shuttle service - 17th January 2011
Empark UK Ltd, which recently won the contract to provide all parking services at Edinburgh Airport, has chosen three Enviro200s for shuttle services between the long stay car park and the terminal building.
£25m break-through in New Zealand as ADL beats off global competitors - 10th January 2011
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) announced today that it has won a £25 million order to supply 120 vehicles to NZ Bus, in Auckland, New Zealand. The win follows a global tendering process that involved almost 30 manufacturers from New Zealand, Australia, China, Brazil and across Europe.
£12m boost confirms ADL leadership in low carbon European super-league - 29th November 2010
News that Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has won the lion’s share of the Scottish Green Bus Fund was hailed today as confirmation that the Falkirk-based manufacturer is now Europe’s leading supplier of greener, cleaner, low carbon buses.
ADL extends hybrid range with three-door single deck for Europe: Next stop Australia - 17th November 2010
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) – Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer – confirmed today that it is to extend its hugely successful hybrid-electric range.
ADL “green machines” on target to save two million litres of fuel - 11th November 2010
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) now has almost 90 hybrid-electric double decks operating in Britain and expects to see that number grow towards 300 by the end of 2011.
ADL gears up for export drive with diesel and hybrid models - 11th November 2010
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) is set to make a major drive on export markets with both conventional diesel buses and ground-breaking hybrid-electric vehicles.
EnviroZone highlights ADL’s ever- increasing range of customer options - 10th November 2010
The EnviroZone is the theme that showcased the line-up from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) at Euro Bus Expo 2010 in early November. Britain’s leading bus manufacturer displayed three examples of the highly successful and innovative Enviro midi and double deck products, each demonstrating in its own way the ever-expanding range of ADL customer options.
“Preventive medicine” could be just what the doctor ordered for bus and coach industry - 3rd November 2010
Advanced vehicle prognostics, combined with driver mentoring and management systems, hold the key to driving down whole-life costs dramatically in the bus and coach industry. That was the view expressed by Colin Robertson, Chief Executive of Alexander Dennis Limited – Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer – when he spoke at Euro Bus Expo.
Eighth Enviro200 for Leven Valley - 10th September 2010
Leven Valley Coaches of Teesside has taken delivery of a new Enviro200 midibus, bringing the total of Enviros in the fleet to 8.
Enviro200 - the benchmark that others have to beat - 26th August 2010
"Enviro200 continues to be the benchmark product that others have to beat" according to routeone magazine.
W.A.V.E. launches new hospital service with six Enviro single decks - 5th August 2010
W.A.V.E. (Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Enterprises Ltd) has taken delivery of six new ADL Enviro single decks to operate on contract services to and from Forth Valley Royal Hospital, at Larbert, near Falkirk.
ADL forges ahead with multi- million product development plan - 18 tonne LHD single deck signals next stage of hybrid strategy - Europe in ADL’s 2010 sights as it moves towards global alliances - 14th July 2010
As a fleet of electric-hybrid buses took to the streets of historic Oxford – as part of the UK’s biggest single investment in green bus technology – the man behind their creation forecast that Britain has the potential to lead the world with low emission buses that meet the challenge of climate change head-on.
Lloyds Coaches add Enviro300s for new route - 14th July 2010
Lloyds Coaches of Machynlleth have taken delivery of two Alexander Dennis Enviro300 single deck buses to operate on their new commercial route X28 between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth.
New Enviro200 for Quantock Motor Services - 14th July 2010
Quantock Motor Services of Taunton has taken delivery of a new Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midi bus. It will operate on local scheduled services as part of their 55-strong bus and coach fleet.
Greener, cleaner buses just the ticket for Scotland - 1st July 2010
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond got a glimpse of the future when he boarded a revolutionary Scottish-built bus that promises greener, cleaner transport for operators and passengers across the country.
New Enviro200s go into operation with Glasgow Citybus - 9th June 2010
West Coast Motors has taken delivery of five new ADL Enviro200 midi buses to operate on Glasgow Citybus routes.
Richard Matthews joins ADL - 14th May 2010
Richard Matthews has left Optare to take up a new role as General Manager Retail Sales at Alexander Dennis.
All aboard for Cumbrae Coaches new Enviro300 - 23rd April 2010
Independent operator Cumbrae Coaches, who provide bus and coach services to the Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire, has taken delivery of a new ADL Enviro300 single deck.
New Enviro200 for Henderson Travel - 20th April 2010
Leading Scottish independent operator Henderson Travel has taken delivery of a new ADL Enviro200 to add to its 36-strong fleet. It will operate on Glasgow area services.
Waverley Travel banking on Enviro200 - 16th April 2010
Waverley Travel, a well known family business operating out of Broxburn, West Lothian, has added another ADL Enviro200 to its impressive line-up of modern vehicles.
Davies Coaches introduces Enviro200 - 16th April 2010
Billy Davies Executive Coaches of Plean, Stirling, has added a new ADL Enviro200 to its line-up of 11 modern buses and coaches.
First Enviro200 for RB Coaches (Denny) - 31st March 2010
RB Coaches Ltd, a subsidiary of Bryans Coaches, based in Denny, near Falkirk, has taken delivery of its first new ADL Enviro200.
ADL forges ahead with large scale hybrid production - 23rd March 2010
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) is forging ahead with production of the first large-scale orders for hybrid buses in the UK.
konectbus choose first 5 new Enviro400s - 23rd March 2010
Major Norwich area operator Konectbus has taken delivery of its first ADL buses - five Enviro400 double decks - based on excellent fuel consumption and very favourable reports from consultations with other Enviro400 operators
Primos are order of the day for Reays Coaches - 15th March 2010
Award winning family run Reays Coaches Ltd of Wigton, Cumbria, has taken delivery of two ADL Primos. The new buses will operate in the Carlisle area on services run for Cumbria County Council.
Sullivan Buses first with "10" plate Enviro200 - 8th March 2010
Sullivan Buses based in Potters Bar believes it was the “first across the line” with a new ‘10’ plate Enviro200 registered and operating in Hertfordshire and London on March 1.
Enviro200s for Swans Travel - 25th February 2010
Mistral Group have supplied Manchester based Swans Travel Limited with two new 8.9m Alexander Dennis Enviro200s.
New Enviro200s for Leven Valley - 15th February 2010
Mistral Group have supplied Leven Valley of Middlesbrough with 2 new 8.9m Enviro200s. This brings the total of Enviro200s currently in Leven's fleet to 7.
First two new Enviro200s for Stewarts of Mortimer, with three more to follow! - 8th February 2010
Reading based coach operator Stewarts of Mortimer has taken delivery of the first buses for their fleet - a pair of Enviro200 midibuses. These are part of an order for five Enviro200s, with the rest to be delivered within the next few weeks.
Alexander Dennis delivers Hong Kong’s first 2-axle air-conditioned double decks - 5th February 2010
Alexander Dennis has delivered Hong Kong’s first ever 2-axle fully air conditioned Enviro400 double decks to Citybus Limited and The Kowloon Motor Bus Co. (1933) Ltd.
Three new Enviro200s for Mid Wales Travel’s expanding routes. - 27th January 2010
Mid Wales Travel based in Penrhyncoch Aberystwyth, has taken delivery of its first three Enviro200s to add to this 19-strong fleet.
"Dancer, Prancer & Blitzen" Enviro300s for JPT! - 9th December 2009
JPT (Middleton) has added "Dancer, Prancer and Blitzen"- its first 3 Alexander Dennis Enviro300 single deckers - to its fleet, these festive names being chosen in a competition run for the local community via this rapidly expanding company's Facebook page.
More Enviro300s for McGill’s. - 7th December 2009
McGill’s Bus Services Ltd has just taken delivery of a further two new ADL Enviro300 single deckers for operation in their fleet.
Four Enviro200s for Hedingham....Supporting Britain at its Best! - 3rd December 2009
Hedingham & District Omnibuses of Essex has taken delivery of four more Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midibuses into its rapidly expanding fleet.
Another new Enviro200 for bakerbus! - 10th November 2009
bakerbus of Biddulph has bought a further Enviro200, bringing the number in this innovative and expanding fleet to five, all of which have proven to be brilliant in operation.
E400 decker for JPT- Onward and Upward! - 13th October 2009
After recently taking delivery of four new Enviro200’s, Greater Manchester Operator JPT of Middleton is now standardising the fleet with 3 new buses from ADL - a new Enviro400 double decker, an ex demonstrator Enviro400 decker plus an Enviro300 single deck added to the fleet.
Long-range commitment holds key to stability & jobs protection, says ADL boss - 7th October 2009
Long-range business agreements based on operators and manufacturers having a mutual respect and belief in one another represent the way to “future proof” your business. They also hold the key to a new, more stable future for the British bus and coach industry. These were the views expressed today by Colin Robertson, Chief Executive of Alexander Dennis Limited, as the doors opened at Coach & Bus Live 2009.
ADL hybrids get the green light from London operators - 2nd October 2009
Bus operators running hybrid vehicles in London have been unreserved in their praise of the performance, reliability, fuel and CO2 reductions being achieved by single and double deck Alexander Dennis buses.
Ready steady go green! - 5th October 2009
Ready steady go green with ultra carbon buses from Alexander Buses!
First Enviro200 for Crieff Travel - 1st September 2009
Perthshire operator Crieff Travel has taken delivery of its first Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midibus.
Two Enviro200s for Regent Coaches (Whitstable) - 14th August 2009
Kent operator Regent Coaches has taken delivery of its first two Enviro200 midibuses.
Ministerial visit to ADL’s “Green Bus” Guildford factory - 4th August 2009
Business Secretary Lord Mandelson, Energy and Climate Secretary Ed Miliband and Transport Minister Sadiq Khan toured ADL’s chassis factory at Guildford recently, their visit coinciding with the announcement of a £30 million government “Green Bus” fund designed to pump-prime the introduction of low carbon buses in England.
From 1 to 1000…… Jim Stones takes 1000th Enviro200 to be built - 8th July 2009
Jim Stones Coaches of Leigh - who bought the very first ADL Enviro200 - has made history by buying the 1000th of its type to be built
Another new Primo for Lloyds Coaches (Machynlleth) - 26th June 2009
Mid Wales operator Lloyds Coaches of Machynlleth have bought another new ADL bus - a Primo - shortly after taking delivery of their first ADL product, a new Enviro200 midibus.
Steve Clayton joins Board of Alexander Dennis Limited - 19th June 2009
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced that Steve Clayton, a former President of the Confederation of Passenger Transport - and for 14 years a member of the senior management team of Arriva PLC – has joined the main board of ADL as a non-executive director.
Yet another new Enviro200 for JPT! - 17th June 2009
Having recently taking delivery of two new Enviro200s which have been brilliant in operation, Greater Manchester operator JPT of Middleton has bought one more, taking the Enviro fleet total of this growing family business to four.
Enviro200 goes underground for First Hydro! - 3rd June 2009
A new Enviro200 packed with many special safety features has been delivered to the First Hydro Company for use on its visitor centre underground tour at ‘Electric Mountain’ in Llanberis North Wales.
Another first! ADL Enviro200 for JSB Travel - 3rd June 2009
JSB Travel, based in Coundon Bishop Auckland, has taken delivery of its first ever new ADL Enviro200 to add to its existing fleet.