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Optare ups the ante with a doubling of EVs’ range

Optare, the market leader for pure electric buses, has announced that it is well underway with a project that will increase the range of its MetroCity and Solo EVs to 200 miles with no net weight gain and no intrusion into passenger space. “This ongoing project will double their range,” says...
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Optare Metrodecker commences trial with Reading Buses

Yesterday Optare celebrated the handover of their first Metrodecker demonstrator vehicle to UK Bus Operator of the Year, Reading Buses, for the start of a 1 month trial. Since 2003, this innovative operator has invested millions in over 100 new fully-accessible, ultra-low emission buses for their Premier Routes and subsequent evolution of its...
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Recent Press Releases

Optare Electric Buses shortlisted for Air Quality Award

Optare’s electric buses have been shortlisted for yet another award. The UK Manufacturer has been shortlisted for the Passenger Transport Air Quality award by The National Air Quality Awards judging panel. Earlier in the year Optare was awarded a double accolade by the LowCVP for Heavy Duty Vehicle Manufacturer...
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Optare embracing the environment at this year’s Coach and Bus Live

As the closing date for applications for bids for the Low Emissions Bus Scheme looms close, Optare is set to showcase the very latest zero emission electric and Euro 6 low carbon Optare buses at Coach and Bus Live later this month....
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  • RT: @patico: (28-Jan-2016) A WA school spec GD70 ready for delivery. https://t.co/DC1NIwygQe
  • RT: @patico: (21-Jan-2016) A 7.5m Optare Solo low floor bus capable of carrying more than 50 island guests ...
  • RT: @patico: (17-Jan-2016) One of @skybusmelbourne fleet of seven Optare Solo's servicing their customers i...
  • RT: @patico: (13-Jan-2016) The first Optare Solo starts service on Rottnest Island in WA. https://t.co/qCRm...
  • RT: @patico: (12-Jan-2016) Optare to double 100% electric bus range to 320km in 2016 - https://t.co/wHnqqxi...
  • RT: @patico: (24-Dec-2015) A @TransLinkSEQ Optare 12.5m Tempo undergoing PD trials prior to deployment. Th...
  • RT: @patico: (16-Dec-2015) Comprehensive trialling of the Optare Tempo by STA in Sydney's storms today. Al...
  • RT: @patico: (16-Dec-2015) Amana Life passengers now travelling in comfort with Optare Solo's https://t.co/...
  • RT: @patico: (15-Dec-2015) First EVM Community in service for TfNSW with Carewest in Orange. https://t.co/Z...