A returning sponsor confirmed for IRTE skills challenge

Alexander Dennis has returned as a sponsor for the 2024 edition of the IRTE Bus and Coach Skills Challenge.

Geoff Range, training instructor at Alexander Dennis, said: "We are delighted to announce that Alexander Dennis will be sponsoring the IRTE Skills Challenge once again. This year, we are bringing our latest Enviro100EV next-generation electric bus to showcase our commitment to advancing sustainable transportation solutions."

Alexander Dennis will unveil two new challenges, one electrical on the bus and the other a body fault on our Ventura door training rig. Range revealed: "We are proud to introduce two exciting challenges to the IRTE Skills Challenge this year. The first involves diagnosing and rectifying an electrical fault on a bus supplied by us. The second challenge centres around identifying and addressing a body fault using our state-of-the-art miniature bus door rig, the Ventura."

Range emphasised the significance of ongoing training for engineers, saying: "At Alexander Dennis, we understand the importance of engineers receiving up-to-date training, especially with the rapid emergence of technologies like zero-emission drivelines. The IRTE Skills Challenge provides a unique platform for engineers to demonstrate their skills and stand out in their respective disciplines."

Range added: "Our challenges are designed to be demanding, encouraging teams to showcase their problem-solving abilities. We look forward to witnessing the skills and expertise on display at the 2024 IRTE Skills Challenge!"

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