Transdev electrics

27/04/2017 Jade Smith 0

Largest electric bus fleet in Europe ordered by Transdev subsidiary for Dutch concession HOLLAND Dutch public transport company Connexxion has placed an order with VDL Bus & Coach for 100 Citeas SLFA Electrics and 18 […]

Syntus orders BYD electrics

27/04/2017 Jade Smith 0

HUNGARY Keolis Group subsidiary Syntus has ordered nine 12m ebuses from BYD. The vehicles, each specified with three doors are expected to enter service in December. Two will provide services in Amersfoort under an existing […]

Big Bus buys in Australia

19/04/2017 Jade Smith 0

Big Bus Tours expands in Australia and bolsters its US-based fleet Big Bus Tours has bought the sightseeing business that Ensignbus managed in Australia. Ensignbus Chairman Peter Newman told CBW that he had been approached […]

Alstom and NTL launch Aptis

05/04/2017 Jade Smith 0

Innovative bus with four steerable wheels occupies 25% less surface area in curves FRANCE Alstom and NTL have presented Aptis, what they describe as an innovative electric mobility solution. As cities are looking for smarter, […]

Sid Fogg buys Scania Irizar

14/03/2017 Jade Smith 0

AUSTRALIA Australasian Bus & Coach (ABC) has reported that New South Wales operator Sid Fogg is taking delivery of three new Scania Irizar i6 coaches. Already delivered is a 13.5m K310 that will be used […]

MAN Thailand order success

14/03/2017 Jade Smith 0

Significant order for MAN from state-owned long distance coach operator THAILAND State-owned Thai operator Transport Company has taken delivery of 38 MAN R37 24.460 HOCLN-R tri-axle coaches that have been bodied locally. From Bangkok to […]

White elephant bus station

07/03/2017 Jade Smith 0

INDIA The Bangalore Mirror has reported on a bus station in Peenya which it described as a white elephant because no one uses it. It says it was built in the wrong location. The Basaveshwara […]

Digitalisation and Mobility

07/03/2017 Jade Smith 0

CANADA Two trends that are promising to transform the world of urban mobility, Mobility as a Service and digitalisation, will be under the spotlight at the upcoming UITP Global Public Transport Summit (May 15-17, 2017) […]

Mercedes-Benz Hack-on-Bus Tour

07/03/2017 Jade Smith 0

Mercedes-Benz explored cutting edge technology before and during Barcelona event SPAIN Mercedes-Benz’s involvement in this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona started in advance of the event which was held last week. Ten selected […]

Solaris trolleybuses for Essingen

28/02/2017 Jade Smith 0

GERMANY Esslingen Municipal Transportation Authority (SVE) has presented its four new Solaris battery trolleybuses with In-Motion-Charging (IMC) from Vossloh Kiepe to an international trade audience and representatives of the media. These articulated trolleybuses are equipped […]

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