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The first right-hand drive Mercedes-Benz Tourismo RHD made its show debut. ANDY IZATT

Variety was the order of the day when it came to choosing vehicles, with different options on display. Andy Izatt & Gareth Evans report on the vehicles at this year’s Coach & Bus UK show, along with plans for what might be on the way or under consideration for the UK market

Arriva: Temsa Maraton a step closer to UK
The big news from Arriva Bus & Coach (ABC) was that plans to introduce the Temsa’s premium Maraton product have now been described as “more than a possibility” by MD Ed Potter.

Commenting on the development, which was first mooted in CBW during Ed’s ‘Face to Face’ interview earlier this summer, he said: “Relationships with Temsa and Van Hool are better than ever. I believe the Temsa Maraton is now more than a possibility for the UK market. We’ve spent six months trying to build up momentum – we’re now showing we’re back up to full steam.”[…]

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