OPTARE GROUP Ltd

Hurricane Way South
Sherburn in Elmet
Leeds, North Yorkshire
LS25 6PT, United Kingdom

Tel. +44 (0)8434 873 200
E-mailinfo@optare.com
Webhttp://www.optare.com

Brand: Optare

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION

In the UK market since 1985, Optare borned from a rib of Leyland Motors Ltd. The company was formed by some employees of the Charles H. Roe Ltd, a subsidiary of Leyland, following the closure in 1984. The company deals with the design, manufacture and sale of minibuses to luxury coach, low floor bus and doubledecker. The vehicles are produced in factorie of Leeds (formerly Leyland). Optare buses are exported to continental Europe and North America.

Since 2012 Optare is part of Ashok Leyland Ltd, the flagship company in India of the Hinduja Group.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

June 2015 – Electric buses put into operation in York

June 2014 – Back on the double-decker market with the new MetroDecker

May 2014 – Orders book includes also hybrid and electric buses

September 2013 – 9 and 12 metres long buses for the home market.

May 2013 – The new low floor minibus is called Bonito

February 2013 – Awarded for the electric