Wrightbus builds buses at its factory in Ballymena, County Antrim, and is one of NI's biggest employers
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Wrightbus wins major contract for fuel-efficient buses

Wrightbus, the County Antrim bus building firm, has won the lion's share of a £70m contract to provide 425 vehicles to the UK firm FirstGroup.

Wrightbus will provide 301 buses. Most will be of a new design, using hybrid technology to improve fuel efficiency.

BBC NI economics and business editor John Campbell reports.

  • 17 Jan 2014
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