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Wrightbus is on track to have 930 permanent employees once the new positions have been filled. Photograph: Getty

Bus manufacturer Wrightbus is to create up to 300 permanent jobs after winning a string of orders from Britain and Ireland. The Co Antrim company wi(...)

Lord Anthony Bamford with Jo Bamford.

Jo Bamford is really busy on the day we speak. He is torn between so many demands that he needs to split our Zoom conversation into two parts and sque(...)

CIÉ chief sustainability officer Caoimhe Donnelly and CIÉ group chief executive Lorcan O’Connor with the hydrogen-powered bus which is going on trial over coming weeks.

The first hydrogen-powered bus to be used in public transport in Ireland is taking to the streets of Dublin. The bus, which will be undergoing trials(...)

The formerly family-owned Wrightbus was placed in administration last year with the immediate loss of 1,200 jobs.

Ballymena-based Wrightbus will on Wednesday deliver the world’s first double-decker hydrogen buses in Aberdeen, Scotland, a city best known as a base (...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson urging MPs to back his Brexit deal in the House of Commons this week.

It was a case of eighth time lucky for UK prime minister Boris Johnson as he finally won a vote in the House of Commons this week. And it was not an i(...)

Wrightbus workers celebrating as news broke earlier this month that the sale of Wrightbus to Jo Bamford had been agreed in principle. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The Bamford Bus Company has confirmed it has acquired Wrightbus in Ballymena, Co Antrim. It will initially employ just 60 people while it determines t(...)

A Mallaghan Engineering deicer for Ryanair.

Ryanair has awarded a “multi-million pound” contract to a Tyrone engineering firm to deliver a 32 strong fleet of airport buses. The Dungannon headqu(...)

Wrightbus workers  outside the plant in Ballymena: they hope for good news with acquisition. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

The 1,200 workers let go at Ballymena busbuilder Wrightbus when it crashed into administration are waiting to hear how many of their jobs will now be (...)

Wrightbus workers celebrate as news breaks that a deal has been reached ‘in principle’ for Wrightbus sale. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hydrogen entrepreneur Jo Bamford has agreed “in principle” to rescue the Wrightbus factory in Ballymena from liquidation. Some 1,200 jobs have hung in(...)

The North’s secretary of state, Julian Smith, held out some hope for a deal on Thursday. In a tweet, Mr Smith said the administrators of the business needed ‘space to get a deal over the line’. Photograph: PressEye

Wrightbus, the Ballymena bus-builder, faces liquidation as early as Friday after Jeff Wright, the pastor and majority shareholder of the property comp(...)

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