Doug Jack, Author at BUSRide

The largest and last Busworld in Kortrijk

The last edition of Busworld was held in the small west Belgian city of Kortrijk from October 20 through 25. The attendance was a record, with 376 exhibitors and more than 37,000 visitors from 118 countries. Sadly, Busworld has outgrown its traditional home since 1971, despite regular extensions to the Kortrijk Xpo site. More than […]

Irizar is a unique manufacturer

I recently visited the headquarters and principal factory of Irizar. It is in the mountainous Basque region of Northern Spain, about 40 miles from the beautiful coastal city of San Sebastian. The highway climbs gradually through hilly terrain with higher mountains visible in the distance. On every flat piece of land there are either factories […]