UK manufactured bus seat; Vega launched at Coach & Bus UK 19

October commenced with the launch of Vega; the latest seating range from Phoenix Seating at the prestigious Coach & Bus UK 19 exhibition alongside showcasing a range of seating ranges available from our collection.

Vega is the first lightweight bus seat developed by Phoenix specifically for the urban industry to serve the expanding market and its ever changing technological advances. The fully UK designed and manufactured seat is lightweight, easy to install to ensure a smooth installation process for the bus bodybuilders alongside featuring USB charging ports to enhance the seats technological advances of which passengers have come to expect on board. Not only was the seat featured on the Phoenix stand it was available to see in vehicle on the Mellor stand at the show to showcase the seat in situ; allowing visitors to sit on the seat in a bus environment to test how the seat will fit into the field when it goes out in circulation next year. 

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Silver Award for All Buckled Up Innovation challenge

All Buckled Up won a silver award in the Coach and Bus UK’s first Innovation Challenge showcasing the latest advancement products being launched into the industry to progress and develop the technologies and efficiencies. Looking at promoting and increasing the seat belt wearing on board all forms of transport; All Buckled Up is a wireless seat belt alert system exclusive to Phoenix Seating, developed specifically for the passenger transport industry. Instant warning in audible & visual formats automatically alerts the driver of any seat belt unfastening during the journey. Utilising wireless technology and an easy to read display, the system is set up bespoke to the specific vehicle layout. You can find out further information about the system and watch a demonstration video on the dedicated All Buckled Up product page. 

Also, featured on the stand over the 2 days was a stepped, 3 seater tip up taxi bulkhead system showcasing the latest trim styling available. Consisting of 3 tip up seats on a complete metal framework, the bulkhead system provides increased seating capacity without using up much need wheelchair access floor space plus providing easy installation for converters.

Over the 2 days we had ample amount of time to catch up with existing customers, suppliers and meet with new acquaintances enquiring about seating on board their fleet.We also had a number of customer vehicles showcasing our seats on board their vehicle conversions. 

We would like to take this time to thank everyone who stopped by the stand to chat with our team, vote for us in the Innovation Challenge and enjoyed our foam aeroplane gliders to mark the launch of Vega and the future of UK manufactured bus seats.

If you have any further enquiries regarding any of the seating products displayed at the show, contact our team today This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01384 296622.