Optare - Electric Bus Manufacturer.
Optare is one of the most respected names in the bus and coach industry. The company designs, manufactures and sells single deck and double deck buses and mini coaches and offers a comprehensive after sales service. Its buses operate not only in the UK but Continental Europe, North America and further afield. It has led the "low-floor" revolution over the past decade, with award winning contemporary designs throughout the whole product range. The modern, easy-access interior designs and stylish exteriors deliver optimum passenger accessibility and comfort. Building on this history of innovation, Optare is now introducing low-carbon buses with reduced weight designs and optimised drive systems which set the benchmark for fuel economy and CO2 reduction. Optare offers a comprehensive range of low carbon solutions from enhanced diesel technology through alternative fuel options and hybrid systems to zero emission electric drivelines across its product range. Optare’s integrated design is unique and features an easily demountable power pack. This enables buses to be future proofed, giving operators peace of mind since, with continued rapid advances in low carbon technology, Optare buses can be upgraded to whatever is the best system over the 10 to 15 year life of the bus.