Mercedes-Benz launches autonomous city bus Friends who work in Daimler Buses sometimes express regret that their company does not appear to be keeping pace with European competitors on the development of transit buses with alternative fuels and driveline technology. I can understand their concerns, but the company has forged ahead with very strong sales of […]
Electric bus developments in Europe Before getting into the main theme of this article, it was amazing to read a recent report by IDTechEx, a respected research organization which has offices on both sides of the Atlantic. Over here, it is based in the beautiful old university city of Cambridge. They predicted that the electric […]
Daimler Buses is no longer the largest global manufacturer of buses and coaches in unit terms, having been overtaken by China’s Yutong. However, Daimler Buses is almost certainly the largest in terms of value.
May 15 2015 | Posted in International
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A UK Bus Summit took place in London on February 12 with the Secretary of State for Transport giving the introductory speech. It is hard to believe the last such conference was held back in 1999.
Over the years, I have reported on Stagecoach, Europe’s most successful land passenger transport company, which Sir Brian Souter and his sister, Ann Gloag, co-founded in 1980.
There are more hybrid buses in operation in the United Kingdom than in any other European country.
Of all the trade associations representing vehicle manufacturers in Europe, Germany’s Verband der Automobilindustrie is in a league of its own.
The Transports Publics Exhibition takes place in Paris every two years at the Porte de Versailles Center.
Finding its headquarters at Falkirk, Scotland, “full to bursting” and urgently needing more space, Alexander Dennis held a major press conference in May at its new facility at Larbert, about four miles away.
By Doug Jack With headquarters and two factories near the city of Poznan in Western Poland, Solaris is one of the more innovative bus builders in the world. Last year the company sold 1,302 vehicles, the highest number to date in its 18-year history. “We owe last year’s success to our customers who rely on […]