Mayor answers to London

New bus for London emissions (4)

Question number2887/2012
Meeting date17/10/2012

Question by Stephen Knight

Please list the average PM10 emissions (g/km) from your new bus for London. How does this compare with existing double decker hybrids such as ADL Enviro400s and Volvo vehicles?

Answer by Boris Johnson

Officers are drafting a response which will be sent shortly.

Written response received 1 November 2012

The New Bus for London is the most environmentally friendly bus of its kind. Compared to an ordinary Euro IV diesel bus, it will emit around 50 per cent less NOx and CO2. A standard hybrid bus emits about 30 per cent less CO2 and 20 per cent less NOx than an average Euro IV diesel bus.

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Stephen Knight