The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced last month that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) will be zero-emission.
950 zero-emission buses are already on the road or on order in the capital, with the remaining fuel-powered buses phased out by 2034.
The move is estimated to save four million tonnes of carbon by 2037.
“In the year of COP26 and after setting out my ambition for London to be net zero by 2030, I’m committed to do all I can to help clean up the transport network and reduce its emissions. London’s toxic air is a shameful health crisis which is causing premature deaths and stunting the growth of children’s lungs. Today, as part of our work to tackle both the harmful emissions we breathe and the climate emergency, I am proud to announce that London will no longer procure new diesel or hybrid buses and will only procure zero-emission buses.”
– The Mayor of London