Tag Archives: minibus

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities

Fisker

Fisker Automotive, founded in 2007 by Henrik Fisker, has teamed up with China’s Hakim Unique Group on a project known as ‘Orbit’, which is a self-driving electric shuttle bus tailored to suit small city environments. Without to much detail being provided at this moment in time, it is clear that the boxy design of the vehicle is to maximise passenger ... Read More »

Ford announce names for their Chariot commuter shuttle services

Chariot commuter service

Ford’s Chariot commuter shuttle service is set to hit the streets of London after confirming earlier this month that they had plans in mind for 6 London routes. The car giant said it is planning six initial routes for the capital, which have now been published by Transport for London (TfL) in its London service permit bulletin, and are now open ... Read More »

School teachers in Northern Ireland will need D1 license for minibuses

Northern Ireland

Teachers in Northern Ireland have been stripped of their right to drive school minibuses on a car driving license, leaving some schools unable to transport pupils to activities at all. After new guidance came into force teachers have been told that they must have a full D1 on their driving license and also acquire a driver certificate of professional competence. A ... Read More »

Ford announce Chariot ride-sharing service to hit London streets

Chariot commuter service

Ford Motor Company confirm plans that their ride-sharing service, “Chariot”, will be heading to the streets of London once their application has been accepted. The ride-sharing service start-up was bought by Ford in September 2016 for an estimated £50m, with versions of the service already operating in 4 US cities including Austin, Seattle, New York and San Francisco who’s services ... Read More »

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 »