| London Stock Exchange: OPE
Optare Plc is engaged in the business of bus design, manufacture, sales, coach sales, aftermarket support and bus Refurbishment. The company specializes in the designs, manufactures and sells single and double deck buses and mini coaches and offers a comprehensive after sales service. Optare offers a comprehensive range of low carbon solutions from enhanced diesel technology through alternative fuel options and hybrid systems to zero emission electric drivelines across its product range. The Solo and Versa range of minibuses are built at the Leeds facility in Yorkshire, with Olympus double deck and Tempo Single deck products built in Blackburn, Lancashire. It also supplies complete vehicles, CKD or SKD kits, technology transfer and licensing agreements worldwide. Optare Plc was founded by Russell Richardson in 1985 and is headquartered in Leeds, the United Kingdom.