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Pink ties on tour

Belfast Bus Company was founded in 1999 by Eric Moore. The family-run business is one of the largest private hire companies in Belfast, with 50 vehicles in its fleet. Transport Manager Robert Thompson, Purchasing Manager […]

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Watch the tele

The addition of cameras to telematics systems allows operators to coach and monitor drivers with many benefits, including reductions in accidents and fuel consumption. However, the introduction of such systems is not without potential pitfalls, […]

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A new dawn

One name has come to dominate the European coach market. It’s Tourismo and Daimler has reinvented it with a whole new product. Andy Izatt went to the Brussels launch The first completely new ‘high-decker’ Mercedes-Benz […]

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Volgren Waverley Industries partnership

AUSTRALIA According to bodybuilder Volgren, a partnership between it and Waverley Industries has not only reduced overall assembly time, but created long-term employment opportunities for people with special needs, in particular intellectually disabled adults. Waverley […]

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Turin adds more BYD ebuses

ITALY Turin bus operator GTT (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti) has ordered four more all-electric ebuses from BYD to join 16 ordered last September when the Chinese manufacturer secured Italy’s first big tender for 12m all-electric buses […]