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International

Hamburg takes four Fuel Cell buses

Daimler’s bus of the future is up and running in Hamburg – ultra-quiet and with zero emissions. Hamburger Hochbahn AG has acquired four Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrids under the German “NaBuZ demo” scheme to promote […]

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Coaches

US shows off £1.3m presidential coach

The United States Secret Service’s new £1.3m coach purchased last year finally appeared in public during President Barack Obama’s recent ‘economic tour’ of the mid West. The chasis was manufactured by Canadian company Prevost with […]

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International

Germans open up transport competition

GERMANY The German government has given its approval to a planned lifting of restrictions on charter-bus companies. The move will open the way for express coach business to actively compete with state railway Deutsche Bahn […]

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International

Fare rises help operators and drivers

SINGAPORE Singapore’s former labour chief and minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Lim Boon Heng explained last week why bus fare increases, while unpopular, are necessary – the Straits Times reported. If bus fares were […]