Toward the end of April, Volvo Buses held a major briefing event for its important customers and the European trade press in its home city of Gothenburg, Sweden, to drive and ride on a wide selection of the latest products at its extensive test facility in nearby Hallerad.
CEO Martin Griffiths envisions Megabus sleeper coaches in U.S.
A growing view of city transport in Europe sees all-electric vehicles as the future.
The Nordic public transport exhibition Persontrafik attracts exhibitors and visitors from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
The exhibition season was in full swing in Europe toward the end of 2012 with the FIAA in Madrid, Spain and Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham, UK.
Every two years, the northern German city of Hannover stages the IAA Exhibition, which typically occupies several very large halls and covers all kinds of commercial vehicles and components.
Zurich Public Transport operates a highly efficient public transport system comprised of trams, trolleybuses, diesel buses and even a funicular railway.
The United Kingdom took great pride in the outstanding success of the London Olympics.
Every two years, I research and write a large part of The World Bus & Coach Manufacturing Industry 2012 on the world’s bus and coach manufacturing industry.
Since reporting on the Comtrans exhibition in Russia last September, I recently attended Busworld Russia in Nizhny Novgorod located about 300 miles east of Moscow.