A single-deck demonstrator is embarking on a year’s tour of four English cities, offering the Swedish giant’s solution to their concerns about air quality. ALAN MILLAR explains why it believes it can convince

The Volvo 7900E demonstrator set for a year’s trials in Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.

Volvo may not be first manufacturer to offer electric buses in the UK, and its means of charging them may not be what operators’ instinct suggests is the way they want to go, but it has already supplied or taken orders for over 160 of them across Europe and is convinced it will win out in the end.

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