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New ACEA Chair Domenico Nucera Aims to Lead Bus Sector Toward Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Domenico Nucera, President of Iveco Group’s Bus Business Unit, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the bus and coach division of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Nucera’s role is crucial as the European Union aims for … Read the full press release

Arriva Secures 10-Year, €50 Million Per Year Contract for 14 Bus Routes in Czech Republic’s Central Bohemia

(IN BRIEF) Arriva, a leading public transport operator, has won 14 separate bus contracts in the first competitive public tender for the Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. This achievement solidifies Arriva’s presence in the region for the next … Read the full press release

Busworld 2023: VDL Bus & Coach Leading the Way in Sustainable Mobility Solutions

(IN BRIEF) VDL Bus & Coach will participate in Busworld 2023, Europe’s largest bus and coach trade fair, showcasing its commitment to sustainable mobility. The event will be held in Brussels from October 7 to 12, under the theme ‘Experience … Read the full press release

Scania Shifts Focus to Complete Buses and Coaches, Ceases Body Production in Poland

(IN BRIEF) Scania, the leading provider of sustainable mobility solutions, is reshaping its bus and coach business to adapt to a changing market environment. The company will focus on offering complete buses and coaches, leveraging its modular system, extensive service … Read the full press release

International Investor Mutares Acquires Arriva Group’s Assets in Denmark and Serbia

(IN BRIEF) Arriva Group has successfully sold its businesses in Denmark and Serbia to Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, an international financial investor. This sale is in line with Arriva Group’s strategy to focus on its core markets in the … Read the full press release

Volvo Buses to partner with external bodybuilders for complete bus and coach range in Europe

(IN BRIEF) Volvo Buses is changing its business model in Europe and will focus on chassis production while outsourcing bodybuilding to external partners. The company has decided to shut down its bodybuilding factory in Wroclaw, Poland, by the first quarter … Read the full press release

Norway’s largest bus company to operate 13 new Setra S 531 DT double-decker buses on its express routes

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART/OSLO, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EvoBus GmbH, the owner of the German bus brand Setra and a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, has announced “Vy Buss AS”, Norway’s largest bus company, will be operating 13 new … Read the full press release

New MaaS platform to transform Spanish Renfe from a rail operator to an enabler of seamless door-to-door mobility

A countrywide platform that allows users to plan, book and pay for trips in a single application Integrates different modes of transport to provide seamless door-to-door traveling Renfe expecting up to €156 million additional revenue with the intermodal platform (PRESS … Read the full press release

LineMap Draw available in revised and extended version

The new version simplifies the user-friendly creation of line network plans (PRESS RELEASE) BUXTEHUDE, Germany, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LineMap Draw is a program for creating line network plans. The finished plans can be scaled and printed or saved. LineMap … Read the full press release

Bus passengers in Finland will have a chance to reduce the carbon footprint of their bus trips with new Green Travel service

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bus operator Savonlinja is partnering with Neste to introduce lower-emission traveling solution to its customers. Starting from mid-May 2019, the bus service will include a Green Travel surcharge on the normal bus ticket … Read the full press release

Setra TopClass and ComfortClass touring coach models were on show at the stand of the American sales partner REV Coach LLC at United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo in Fort Lauderdale

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, Germany/ Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — This year’s United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo in Fort Lauderdale will be held between 6 and 10 January 2019 and the brand will be exhibiting its current product portfolio … Read the full press release

Arriva will add six new routes to its existing Warsaw operations as part of new eight-year contract

As part of the eight-year contract Arriva will add six new routes to its existing Warsaw operations New bus services in Warsaw reinforce Arriva’s position as one of the leading private bus operators in Poland 34 new buses feature air … Read the full press release

Ramboll / Skellefteå Municipality study: the fundamental prerequisites for implementing self-driving bus are in place and we now hope to do so in 2019

How can we make public transport safer and the countryside more accessible? One answer may be self-driving bus shelters, where passengers are protected against the weather inside lighted buses while being driven to the nearest bus stop. COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — … Read the full press release

Transport operator Citram Aquitaine runs ED95-driven Scania’s Interlink LD Euro 6 on bioethanol produced from grape marc

Södertälje, Sweden, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vineyards of Bordeaux are doubtless best known for the fine wines they produce. But they are getting things right in more ways than one. With grape marc, the residue produced in the wine-making … Read the full press release

Continental to present its modular driver workplace (mDWP) for the bus cockpit at IAA Commercial Vehicles

The driver’s workplace in the bus becomes clearer, more individual and more attractive The modular concept uses digital displays and electronic switch panels Presentation at IAA Commercial Vehicles, Booth B11/A06, Hall 17 Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electronic switch … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach launches the next generation Futura equipped with a new driveline

The new driveline of the VDL Futura results in optimum reliability, low maintenance costs and fuel savings of 3%. The VDL Futura is delivered as standard with the new ZF Traxon gearbox. The new generation VDL Futura is 100 kg … Read the full press release

MAN Lion’s Coach named Bus of the Year at the Slovenian Commercial Vehicle Awards

MAN Truck & Bus is a winner for the second year in a row at the Commercial Vehicle Awards in Slovenia The new MAN Lion’s Coach follows in the footsteps of the NEOPLAN Tourliner to win Bus of the Year … Read the full press release

Revealed: Top Tips for Sunseekers on a Shoestring in Spain

Top tips how to make your holiday spending budget stretch further in the different Spanish holiday resorts. Latest Summer Spending Report compares everyday holiday purchases in the most popular Spanish summer destinations. Get top tips how to make your holiday … Read the full press release

MAN to deliver eight new NEOPLAN Tourliners and six new NEOPLAN Skyliners to Schröder Reisen to be used for intercity travel with Flixbus

Schröder Reisen have taken on a total of 14 NEOPLAN premium coaches This includes the 75th coach from MAN since 2013, and the 33rd NEOPLAN coach MAN scores highly in terms of service, economic viability and reliability MUNICH, 01-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

AmeyTPT awarded commercial management services contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator

OXFORD, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading the way in the commercialisation of facilities, AmeyTPT, part of Amey Consulting, has been awarded a new contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator, to provide a range of commercial management services across … Read the full press release

Pittsburg Unified School District of Contra Costa County, Calif. to use Neste MY Renewable Diesel for some of its vehicles

ESPOO, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD), a public school district based in Contra Costa County, California, has switched some of its vehicles from operating on petroleum diesel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. Neste MY Renewable Diesel … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest electric bus fleet: 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, 28 March 2018, Connexxion, Transport Region Amsterdam and Schiphol presented Europe’s largest electric bus fleet. On 1 April, 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport … Read the full press release

Scania to deliver modern and sustainable transport solutions to the Nigerian city of Lagos

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, in collaboration with the Brazilian bus and coach bodybuilder Marcopolo, will deliver 250 buses to the Nigerian city of Lagos. The buses will be delivered during the first half of 2018 and have been … Read the full press release

Tour operator in the German town of Wain extends its fleet with four Setra touring coaches

Milestone coach is a TopClass 400 double-decker S 431 DT 75th Setra coach helps rejuvenate “Fromm Reisen” fleet Family-run company has relied on vehicles from the Ulm-based brand since 1965  7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The touring coaches operated by the German … Read the full press release