Mellor Sees Strong Demand for All-Electric Sigma Range


Mellor has seen strong initial demand for its innovative new Sigma range of zero-emission models.    

High Demand for Sigma Range   

The firm, which last December unveiled the widest range of electric buses from a single manufacturer in Europe, has secured orders from UK and Europe-based operators that span the entire Sigma line-up. Sales secured through competitive tender processes include Sigma 7 and Sigma 9 High Floor buses for the London Borough of Islington, Sigma 8 buses for Shuttlebus, Sigma 10 buses for Dumfries and Galloway Council, and Sigma 7 bus for Pinewoods Holiday Parks.

With configurability a key appeal for Sigma customers, Mellor has worked with the London Borough of Islington to develop a high-floor version of the Sigma platform for use on specific routes. The Mellor Sigma line-up is comprised of six models with overall lengths from 7 to 12-metres, ‘city’ and ‘rural’ specifications, and a broad array of specification options that broaden the range to more than 20 variants. Sigma’s lightweight construction, size-appropriate design, and efficient battery-electric powertrain, combined with a three-year bumper-to-bumper warranty, five-year battery warranty, and 15-year structural warranty, provides operators with a whole-life package that delivers an impressively low total cost of ownership.

About the author

Richard Wilson is a correspondent for Truck & Bus News. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Commercial Tyre Business. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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