Wrightbus – Next Generation New Energy Single Deck Bus Technology Demonstrator

Tackling inner-city pollution

Decarbonisation and its link through public transport to social mobility is key on the road to zero. This project will increase the speed of the transition to zero emission buses that meet both the technical and commercial needs.

Energy storage

Powering the future of zero-emission buses

Project Highlights 

  • Developing a zero-emissions EV single-deck concept bus  
  • Product will be available in both battery electric vehicle (BEV) technology and fuel-cell electric vehicle technology (FCEV) variants 
  • Concept bus will be designed with multiple layout options, making it open for UK, EU and wider-international markets   
  • Concept bus from this project which will be showcased at LCV2021 
  • Total project value £1.5 million, with £1 million funded through the APC  

Project Consortium 

  • Wrightbus 
  • Ulsterbus Limited  
  • Queens University of Belfast Foundation  

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