Wrightbus zero-emission buses chalk up two million miles

Wrightbus’s fleet of zero-emission buses have chalked up two million miles since they first entered service last year.

The milestone – the equivalent of driving around the world 80 times – means the fleet of hydrogen and battery electric buses have prevented almost 3,500 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions entering the atmosphere compared with journeys made by an equivalent diesel bus.

Ben Werth, Chief Commercial Officer at Wrightbus, said it is working “tirelessly and innovatively” in the UK’s ambitions for decarbonisation.

He said, “These latest figures … means we must continue to strengthen the case for further support for zero-emissions transport, both in the UK and around the globe, to ensure net zero targets are met.”

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