This is an IRTE Scottish Centre's webinar organised by Honorary Chair of IRTE Scottish Fife Graham Russell IEng FSOE FIRTE, in collaberation with IRTE Scottish Tayside and IRTE Scottish Ayrshire. This webinar will be presented by Ian Downie, Head of Sales for Pelican Bus and Coach, who is responsible for introducing the Yutong bus range to the UK market.

In this webinar Ian will introduce Pelican’s new zero emission bus and guide us through their journey of introducing it into the UK.

Pelican are a third generation, family owned business, founded in 1919. All vehicles are completed in the UK by Pelican’s staff. Pelican are the only importer of Yutong in the UK, the world’s largest Bus and Coach manufacturer, and global leader in zero emission buses and coaches. Since 1999 Yutong have delivered 119,000 vehicles, and produce diesel, gas, hybrid, electricity, and hydrogen vehicles.

Ian Downie has worked in the industry for 38 years and starting his career building Olympian and Tiger chassis’. Since then, Ian has held a variety of Director level roles including in Finance, Coach Sales, Dealer Development and Product Director. As the latter he was responsible for introducing Euro 5 and 6 bus and coach products, as well as the hybrid product portfolio. This experience led him to join Pelican in 2017 where he is responsible for launching their Yutong zero emission product range in the UK.

This presentation is open to everyone. If you have any questions, please get in touch with events at events@soe.org.uk. Reminders will be sent an hour before the presentation. If you sign up after this, please get in touch. This webinar will be recorded.