Solaris expand to five European countries

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POLAND Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has expanded its sales team to a further four European countries – the Benelux countries and Slovakia.

In Belgium and Luxembourg, Solaris is represented by Bus & Coach Trading SA and headed by managing director Pascal Debaille, who has sold buses and coaches for a major European brand in both countries.

Solaris’s agent in the Netherlands is MTC Groep BV, which provides services to Dutch public transport fleet operators. Hüseyin Taskent and Nelson Gutierrez will lead the team at MTC.

In Slovakia, Solaris already supplies fleets in cities such as Bratislava and Košice, with customers being served from the Czech Republic. Solaris has now opened a local sales subsidiary, Solaris Slovakia s.r.o. It is managed by Lubomír Melichar, whose previous experience includes work for Košice City Transport, where he ran Solaris low-floor city buses.