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The future is here at Hannover

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 votes for public transit

Zurich Public Transport operates a highly efficient public transport system comprised of trams, trolleybuses, diesel buses and even a funicular railway.

Transport wins at the London Olympics

The United Kingdom took great pride in the outstanding success of the London Olympics.

The world of buses and coaches for 2012

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.

The Russian bus market revisited

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.

Perspective on North America

Daimler delivers a wake-up call and Alexander Dennis teams with New Flyer.

Busworld Turkey sets records

I make no apology for writing about the Turkish market and industry for the second time in less than a year.

An overview of alternative fuels in Europe

As I visit manufacturers the subject of alternative fuels and drive systems is always on the agenda.

Volvo launches the prototype European Bus of the Future

The International Union of Public Transport (UITP) is coordinating a major project in the European Union (EU) to develop the European Bus System of the Future (EBSF). The EU has extended funds to the 49 organizations taking part, which include all the main bus manufacturers, component and systems suppliers, as well as universities and research organizations.

BusWorld Kortrijk breaks all records

Every second year for one week in October, the small city of Kortrijk in the west of Belgium becomes the global hub of the bus and coach industry.