Minibus News

Minibus Options builds the UK’s largest wheelchair-accessible minibus

Minibus Options

Derbyshire-based Minibus Options has completed the UK’s largest wheelchair-accessible minibus conversion – building an M2 category minibus offering the capacity to accommodate up to seven wheelchair passengers. The conversion has been made possible thanks to the IVECO Daily – the largest panel van on the UK market – which is now offered with a 4,100mm wheelbase plus an extra-long rear ... Read More »

Manchester Community Transport joins forces with HCT Group

Manchester Community Transport

Manchester Community Transport has been serving the community in Manchester since 1980. It now provides community transport services across the Manchester area as well as Transport for Greater Manchester contracted bus services, with 109 employees and a fleet of 67 vehicles. HCT Group, one of the UK’s largest and most successful social enterprises, operates bus services and other transport contacts ... Read More »

Volkswagen’s I.D BUZZ concept set for production date

Volkswagen I.D Buzz

On August 19, Volkswagen announced at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California that its electric microbus, the I.D BUZZ concept car, will go into production, with the vehicle arriving at dealerships in 2022. The production model of the concept vehicle will not be a whole lot different from the original minibus with the exception that all the batteries will ... Read More »

Minibus Guy – Episode 017

Renault Master

In this episode Minibus Guy has a quick look around this Renault Master MM35 Wheelchair Accessible Minibus, this is one of Minibus Options’ most recent conversions for a community transport group. Renault has replaced its Debut, Core and Sport trim options with the Business and Business+ specifications that now feature across the firm’s van lines. All models are powered by ... Read More »

Minibus Guy – Episode 016

Renault Master

Fred takes a look at the Iveco Daily 4100L, the largest panel van in the UK today, with a 17 seat wheelchair accessible minibus conversion, provision for up to 7 wheelchairs. Access for passengers is via a Stayco fold-out step and handrails at the side entrance with a PLS Access tail lift to the underside at rear. Saloon seats are Phoenix ... Read More »