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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
It has become apparent for some years that Cummins is a growing force in the European bus and coach industry. This view was reinforced at Busworld Kortrijk in Belgium last October.
UITP recently launched Zero Emission Urban bus System (ZeEUS), a major milestone for greener urban transport.
The RNTP public transport exhibition took place in Bordeaux, France in November. The weather was warm and the atmosphere very convivial.
I went to Turkey to visit a factory and catch up with developments in the market. My trip included attending the Comvex exhibition.