Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD Europe jointly announced today that 32 electric double deck buses supplied by their electric vehicle partnership to bus operator Stagecoach have contributed to better air quality in Greater Manchester during the region’s pandemic lockdowns, with 600,000 zero emission miles operated to date.
ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. ADL is a subsidiary of leading independent global bus manufacturer NFI Group Inc. (NFI), while BYD is a global leader in batteries, energy management and electric mobility. ADL and BYD supplied the 32 BYD ADL Enviro400EV to Stagecoach Manchester at the start of the year, with the operator’s own investment in the £16.5 million project supported by the Government’s Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme. They are the UK’s largest fleet of zero-emission double deck buses outside the capital.
The clean buses entered service on two high frequency services connecting Manchester city centre, Manchester Airport, five hospitals and two universities…
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