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11 August 2022

The global bus and coach market is changing faster than ever

CheckMyBus, a global search engine for intercity and airport bus tickets, organized a survey with bus operators in 28 countries from the Intercity, Airport, and Charter segments. CheckMyBus concludes from this that the bus market is experiencing...
online
10 August 2022

United Kingdom frontrunner in Europe in electrifying public bus fleet

So far in 2022, new bus and coach registrations (GVW >3,5t) across the EU expanded by 2.8%, thanks to the strong boost provided in March and May, as ACEA reports. But the ACEA makes no difference in buses and coaches or whether it are diesel driven...
Chatrou grafiek
27 July 2022

All New Retrofit ‘Solar Bus Kit’ from Sono Group

The Munich-based OEM Sono Motors celebrated the debut of the world’s first affordable solar electric vehicle (SEV), the Sion, and the unveiling of its novel ‘Solar Bus Kit’, a scalable B2B retrofit solar panel solution for city buses that reduces...
Sono 1
26 July 2022

Ikarus delivers two 120e buses in Hungary

The Hungarian state bus operator Volánbusz recently ordered a total of 100 electric buses as part of the Green Bus Programme of Hungary. From these 100 e-buses already 40 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro for the Budapest agglomeration are delivered, 48 of them...
Ikarus 120e
25 July 2022

Italian operator Trotta receives 12 Evadys and 19 Daily CNG Mobi

IVECO BUS supplied 12 Evadys and 19 Daily Mobi School minibuses to Trotta, a local public transport company which also organizes school and tourist transport. The delivery ceremony of the first units was attended by the owners Mauro, Livio and...
Trotta
22 July 2022

Setra delivers three luxurious coaches to Blitz Reisen

German coach company “Blitz-Reisen GmbH” from the city of Overath has expanded its fleet with three luxurious Setra coaches. With 2 new S 516 HDH and a S 517 HDH, this company based in North Rhine-Westphalia now operates 10 Setra vehicles– all of...
Setra Blitz
22 July 2022

Ebusco creates production facility in French Rouen

Ebusco has signed a letter of intent to lease 21,000m2 in the French city of Rouen to facilitate its future growth ambitions in France and Southwest Europe. It is the Renault Cléon site which will transform towards a 100% electric vehicles production...
Ebusco france
19 July 2022

First Spanish order for BYD's 13-metre low-entry ebus

Empresa de Blas y Cia, the Spanish subsidiary of Arriva palced an order at BYD for a total of fifteen electrically powered buses, consisting of twelve BYD 12-metre low-floor buses and three 13-metre low-entry buses, which will be used for daily...
BYD 13 mtr spanje
08 July 2022

Mercedes-Benz delivers quite a few Tourismo's in the Netherlands

The ACEA figures for the first five months of this year show that the registrations of coaches and buses are doing better. In May registrations reached a total of 2,452 units in the EU, an increase of 32.8%, It looks things are going in the right...
Netherlands Pouw
08 July 2022

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in Optibus

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB invests in Optibus Ltd, a software company for efficient sustainable bus operations, that develops and provides optimization software for public transportation planning and management. According to Volvo this investment...
Volvo optibus
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