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IRU seeks to double passenger numbers

Europe Following the publication in March of the European Commission White Paper on the future of EU transport policy until 2050, and prior to the European Parliament debate on the future of the European transport […]

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Volvo developing ‘plug-in’ hybrid

Battery development promotes adoption of plug-in charging Sweden Volvo Buses is developing a plug-in hybrid bus capable of covering long distances silently and exhaust-free on electricity only. Three buses will be tested in Gothenburg, Sweden, […]

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Japanese electric bus

An eight-wheeled electric bus was test driven at the University of Tokyo this month, where it made two round trips between the Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Station and the nearest railway station, which is located […]

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Foton delivers CNG buses to Pakistan

Foton Motors of China has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of south-west Pakistan’s Sindh province for the provision and operation of 2,000 CNG buses. The Foton buses are designed in the […]

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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 […]