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MAN Establishes Battery Repair Centres across Europe

MAN Establishes Battery Repair Centres across Europe

MAN Truck & Bus has announced plans to roll out battery repair centres in Europe to help create a closed loop for batteries. 

Canada: Bus Services to Be Enhanced in Banff

Canada: Bus Services to Be Enhanced in Banff

New bus service improvements in Banff will include the purchase of hybrid vehicles and the creation of a new transit express lane.

Professor Carlo Ratti Announced as MTCE 2024 Keynote

Professor Carlo Ratti Announced as MTCE 2024 Keynote

Professor Carlo Ratti has been announced as keynote speaker at UITP's MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition, 28 February to 1 March 2024.

Stagecoach Orders 16 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Stagecoach Orders 16 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Stagecoach has ordered an additional 16 battery-electric double-decker buses from Wrightbus to operate in London.

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH has begun work on constructing a new e-bus depot in The Hague for HTM Personenvervoer NV.

Norway: Yutong’s U2 Electric Bus Completes Arctic Circle Testing

Norway: Yutong’s U2 Electric Bus Completes Arctic Circle Te...

Yutong's U12 battery electric bus has completed an extreme cold challenge in the Arctic Circle through Kirkenes, Norway.

Foothill Transit Orders 12 Enviro500EV Double-Decker Buses in California

Foothill Transit Orders 12 Enviro500EV Double-Decker Buses in Cal...

Alexander Dennis Limited has been awarded a contract to supply 12 Enviro500EV double-decker electric buses to Foothill Transit in California.

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facilit...

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced a 19.6 million USD project to reconstruct the bus bridge at its Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility.

Romania: Galați Orders 40 Solaris Electric Buses

Romania: Galați Orders 40 Solaris Electric Buses

Galați, Romania has ordered 40 new battery electric buses from Solaris, including 20 Urbino 9 LE electric and 20 Urbino 12 electric models. 

Why Would You Get on a Bus?

Why Would You Get on a Bus?

In the Bus-News magazine, we took a look at the NATS Wave 9 study, which considers the key factors for choosing whether to travel by bus.

US: $1.5 Billion in Federal Funding to Modernise Bus Fleets

US: $1.5 Billion in Federal Funding to Modernise Bus Fleets

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced the availability of 1.5 billion USD to help modernise and decarbonise bus fleets across the US. 

On Bus Accessible Information – This Is Your Stop!

On Bus Accessible Information – This Is Your Stop!

Tim Rivett, General Manager at RTIG-Inform discusses the new UK regulations mandating on-bus passenger information.

Sound Transit Orders 33 Enviro500EV Electric Buses for Seattle

Sound Transit Orders 33 Enviro500EV Electric Buses for Seattle

Sound Transit has ordered 33 Enviro500EV electric double-decker buses from Alexander Dennis for use in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Arriva London Orders 87 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Arriva London Orders 87 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Wrightbus has won a contract to supply 87 new electric buses to Arriva London for operation in the UK capital. 

Czech Republic: Škoda to Deliver New Trolleybuses to České Budějovice

Czech Republic: Škoda to Deliver New Trolleybuses to České Budějo...

Škoda Group has received a contract to deliver 35 Škoda 33Tr trolleybuses to České Budějovice in the Czech Republic. 

Karsan’s Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations through Tunnels

Karsan’s Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations through Tunnel...

Karsan's Autonomous e-ATAK has become the first self-driving public transport bus in Europe to operate through tunnels. 

Bus Supplier News

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Wrightbus delves into the world of hybrid electric vehicles and the pivotal role of coach builders in bringing them to life.

Endurance Tests

Endurance Tests

PEI Mobility uses advanced equipment to assess the strength and fatigue of materials and the reliability of components over time.

Metro Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transportation

Metro Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transportation

The future of Metro Vancouver's sustainable transportation and housing is explored in this interview by Icomera's Gabriel Lopez-Bernal.

C & G Coaches Aquires Totalkare Mobile Lifting Equipment

C & G Coaches Aquires Totalkare Mobile Lifting Equipment

C & G Coaches are set to benefit from a completely mobile workshop including a refurbished set of Totalkare S6CF wireless mobile column lifts.

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Wrightbus delves into the world of zero-emissions vehicles & explores the role of hydrogen buses in London's sustainable transportation landscape.

NEXCOM Leading the Future Embedded System

NEXCOM Leading the Future Embedded System

After 10 years, NEXCOM is back at Embedded World 2024 from 9-11 April. Meet the team at Hall 5, Stand 5-253.

Icomera is Changing how America Commutes

Icomera is Changing how America Commutes

Icomera US has been recognised by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) as a 2024 Best Workplaces for Commuters Partner.

Totalkare to Demo Heavy Duty Wheel Alignment at CV Show 2024

Totalkare to Demo Heavy Duty Wheel Alignment at CV Show 2024

Totalkare is pleased to announce its return to the CV Show in Birmingham in April 2024.

Electric Buses in the UK Leading the Way to Zero Emission Vehicles

Electric Buses in the UK Leading the Way to Zero Emission Vehicle...

Electric buses have emerged as a promising answer to the challenges posed by traditional combustion engine vehicles.

Cold Winters? Your Electric Bus Would Benefit from a Hybrid Heater

Cold Winters? Your Electric Bus Would Benefit from a Hybrid Heate...

Søren Rasmussen, International Sales Manager at Danish heating specialist Stroco ApS, explains why the right heater is a hybrid heater.

Uno Bus Takes Pre-MOT Lane Equipment From Totalkare

Uno Bus Takes Pre-MOT Lane Equipment From Totalkare

Uno Bus has acquired a range of pre-MOT testing equipment for its Hatfield depot from workshop experts Totalkare.

Electric Bus Efficiency in Colder Climates

Electric Bus Efficiency in Colder Climates

Ebusco discusses the potential impact on performance range due to heating requirements, and ways to minimise this impact.

PSI Presents Innovative Software Solutions at mobility move 2024

PSI Presents Innovative Software Solutions at mobility move 2024

PSI Transcom GmbH will present its software systems for emission-free & sustainable public transport at mobility move from March 5 to 7 2024.

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

In the quest for greener and more sustainable transportation options, hybrid electric vehicles have emerged as a significant step forward.

For a Reliable, Cost-Effective Hybrid Heater – Choose Stroco

For a Reliable, Cost-Effective Hybrid Heater – Choose Stroco

Stroco ApS is a Danish company that has been producing heaters for buses, trucks, trains and boats for almost 50 years.

Rediscovering the Charm of Double-Decker Buses

Rediscovering the Charm of Double-Decker Buses

Wrightbus delivers a brief historical insight into the legacy of the double decker bus.

Bus Fleet

Stagecoach Orders 16 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Stagecoach Orders 16 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Stagecoach has ordered an additional 16 battery-electric double-decker buses from Wrightbus to operate in London.

Norway: Yutong’s U2 Electric Bus Completes Arctic Circle Testing

Norway: Yutong’s U2 Electric Bus Completes Arctic Circle Te...

Yutong's U12 battery electric bus has completed an extreme cold challenge in the Arctic Circle through Kirkenes, Norway.

Foothill Transit Orders 12 Enviro500EV Double-Decker Buses in California

Foothill Transit Orders 12 Enviro500EV Double-Decker Buses in Cal...

Alexander Dennis Limited has been awarded a contract to supply 12 Enviro500EV double-decker electric buses to Foothill Transit in California.

Romania: Galați Orders 40 Solaris Electric Buses

Romania: Galați Orders 40 Solaris Electric Buses

Galați, Romania has ordered 40 new battery electric buses from Solaris, including 20 Urbino 9 LE electric and 20 Urbino 12 electric models. 

Sound Transit Orders 33 Enviro500EV Electric Buses for Seattle

Sound Transit Orders 33 Enviro500EV Electric Buses for Seattle

Sound Transit has ordered 33 Enviro500EV electric double-decker buses from Alexander Dennis for use in the Seattle metropolitan area.

Arriva London Orders 87 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Arriva London Orders 87 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Wrightbus has won a contract to supply 87 new electric buses to Arriva London for operation in the UK capital. 

Czech Republic: Škoda to Deliver New Trolleybuses to České Budějovice

Czech Republic: Škoda to Deliver New Trolleybuses to České Budějo...

Škoda Group has received a contract to deliver 35 Škoda 33Tr trolleybuses to České Budějovice in the Czech Republic. 

Solaris to Deliver 23 Hydrogen Buses to LNVG

Solaris to Deliver 23 Hydrogen Buses to LNVG

Solaris and public transport operator LNVG have signed an agreement for the delivery of 23 of Solaris' Urbino series hydrogen buses.

Ebusco Signs New 14 Bus Contract with VR Sverige

Ebusco Signs New 14 Bus Contract with VR Sverige

Ebusco has signed a contract with Swedish public transport operator, VR Sverige, for the order of 14 3.0 18-metre electric buses.

Solaris to Supply 38 Hydrogen Buses for Barcelona

Solaris to Supply 38 Hydrogen Buses for Barcelona

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has ordered 38 zero-emission Urbino hydrogen buses from Solaris.

Canada: Regina Orders Up to 53 Nova Bus Electric Buses

Canada: Regina Orders Up to 53 Nova Bus Electric Buses

Volvo Group's Nova Bus has been awarded a 5-year contract to supply up to 53 LFSe+ electric buses in the City of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Germany: Solaris to Supply 18 Hydrogen Buses in Essen

Germany: Solaris to Supply 18 Hydrogen Buses in Essen

German transport operator, Ruhrbahn GmbH has contracted Solaris to supply 19 hydrogen buses to Essen, Germany.

US: Blue Bird Receives Record Electric School Bus Order in LA

US: Blue Bird Receives Record Electric School Bus Order in LA

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has contracted Blue Bird to deliver 180 electric school buses. 

US: Pace Unveils New GILLIG Battery-Electric Bus

US: Pace Unveils New GILLIG Battery-Electric Bus

Pace Suburban Bus has unveiled its brand-new battery-electric Gillig bus.

Italy: Škoda to Power 112 Trolleybuses for Genoa

Italy: Škoda to Power 112 Trolleybuses for Genoa

Solaris has selected Škoda Group as a key supplier to equip 112 trolleybuses for Genoa, Italy with complete traction equipment. 

IVECO Bus to Supply 411 Electric Buses in Rome

IVECO Bus to Supply 411 Electric Buses in Rome

IVECO Bus has won its largest zero-emission order in Italy, with a contract to deliver 411 electric buses to ATAC in Rome. 

Videos

PEI Mobility: Endurance Test

PEI Mobility uses advanced equipment to assess the strength, fatigue and reliability of components over time.

Bus Infrastructure

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH has begun work on constructing a new e-bus depot in The Hague for HTM Personenvervoer NV.

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facilit...

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced a 19.6 million USD project to reconstruct the bus bridge at its Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility.

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

First Bus has announced a collaboration with Openreach to allow the company access to its rapid EV charging infrastructure across bus depots nationwide.

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Commissioner, Ydanis Rodriguez, has announced the completion of a redesign of Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

At CES, MAN Truck & Bus and ABB E-mobility have announced a collaboration to deliver a megawatt charging system for long-distance services. 

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transi...

An AECOM-led joint venture has been selected to deliver planning and design services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor project.

New R6 RapidBus Service Launches in Metro Vancouver

New R6 RapidBus Service Launches in Metro Vancouver

In Metro Vancouver, Translink has commenced its R6 Scott Road RapidBus service operating in Surrey and Delta. 

Belgium: De Lijn Invests in Depot Charging Infrastructure

Belgium: De Lijn Invests in Depot Charging Infrastructure

Sustainable transport provider De Lijn has approved an order for an extensive charging infrastructure for its bus depots.

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

New vehicle charging facilities at Dublin Bus' Summerhill Depot have been completed and are due to enter operation this week.

3 BRT Routes Planned for Metro Vancouver

3 BRT Routes Planned for Metro Vancouver

TransLink has announced that three new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors will be established in Metro Vancouver.

US Government Pledges $110 Million for Transport in Madison

US Government Pledges $110 Million for Transport in Madison

The FTA has announced it has awarded a 110.6 million USD construction grant to the city of Madison, Wisconsin.

MBTA Launches Bus Priority Vision and Toolkit

MBTA Launches Bus Priority Vision and Toolkit

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has launched its Bus Priority Vision and Toolkit to support investments in 26 corridors.

Singapore: Jurong Town Hall Bus Interchange to Open in November

Singapore: Jurong Town Hall Bus Interchange to Open in November

The Singapore district of Jurong is set to open its new Town Hall Bus Interchange (JTHBI) later this month on Sunday, 26 November.

UK: Work to Commence on New Dudley Interchange

UK: Work to Commence on New Dudley Interchange

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has announced that work is set to begin on the new Dudley Interchange from the beginning of 2024. 

Hitachi Energy to Supply Grid-eMotion Charging for BRT Line in Genoa

Hitachi Energy to Supply Grid-eMotion Charging for BRT Line in Ge...

Hitachi Energy has been selected by Colas Rail Italiato to supply its Grid-eMotion charging system for the Val Bisagno BRT line in Genoa. 

Siemens to Supply Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in Germany

Siemens to Supply Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in Germany

Siemens has received two orders to supply electric bus charging infrastructure in Hamburg and Saarlouis, Germany.

All the Latest News

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2024 Is Here!

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2024 Is Here!

Inside: the new regulations for on-bus passenger information, the NATS Wave 9 survey and what it would take for people to take the bus and more.

AECOM Named Prime Consultant for OC Transpo Electric Bus Garage

AECOM Named Prime Consultant for OC Transpo Electric Bus Garage

AECOM has been chosen as the prime consultant for the development of a new electric bus garage in Ottawa.

FlixBus to Launch in 46 Cities in India

FlixBus to Launch in 46 Cities in India

Flix has announced the launch of its FlixBus inter-city bus service in India, marking the company's 43rd country worldwide. 

Tootbus Partners with VEV to Electrify London Sightseeing Service

Tootbus Partners with VEV to Electrify London Sightseeing Service

Tootbus has partnered with e-fleet solutions provider, VEV to deliver an 'end-to-end green service' for its London sightseeing operations. 

UK: CPT Launches Pair of New Manifestos

UK: CPT Launches Pair of New Manifestos

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has launched two new manifestos ahead of this year's general election.

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

First Bus has announced a collaboration with Openreach to allow the company access to its rapid EV charging infrastructure across bus depots nationwide.

UK: 159 Electric Buses to Launch in Oxford

UK: 159 Electric Buses to Launch in Oxford

Oxfordshire County Council, Go-Ahead’s Oxford Bus Company and Stagecoach are launching 159 Wrightbus and Alexander Dennis electric buses.

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Commissioner, Ydanis Rodriguez, has announced the completion of a redesign of Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

Netherlands: Van Hool to Supply 112 Electric Buses to Qbuzz

Netherlands: Van Hool to Supply 112 Electric Buses to Qbuzz

Van Hool has been contracted by Qbuzz to supply 112 battery-electric buses for use in the South Holland North (ZHN) concession in the Netherlands. The order ...

Siemens Completes Acquisition of Heliox

Siemens Completes Acquisition of Heliox

Siemens AG has announced the completion of its acquisition of Heliox, a technology company specialising in DC fast charging solutions.

CES 2024 Sees the Bus Industry En Route to Automation

CES 2024 Sees the Bus Industry En Route to Automation

Alongside showcasing advancements in driverless technologies for cars, CES 2024 highlighted how these developments can be leveraged for buses.

Go-Ahead London Trials Wrightbus Electroliner

Go-Ahead London Trials Wrightbus Electroliner

Bus operator, Go-Ahead London, has announced it is currently trialling the use of Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner.

Düsseldorf Orders 12 Solaris Hydrogen Buses

Düsseldorf Orders 12 Solaris Hydrogen Buses

German transportation operator, Rheinbahn Düsseldorf, has placed an order for 10 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses.

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

At CES, MAN Truck & Bus and ABB E-mobility have announced a collaboration to deliver a megawatt charging system for long-distance services. 

US: $1 Billion in Funding to Roll Out Clean School Buses

US: $1 Billion in Funding to Roll Out Clean School Buses

The Biden-Harris Administration and the US Environmental Protection Agency have awarded nearly 1 billion USD to purchase clean school buses.

Poland: Hayden AI’s Bus Lane Enforcement Cameras Trialled in Gdańsk

Poland: Hayden AI’s Bus Lane Enforcement Cameras Trialled i...

Gdańsk, Poland has become the first city outside of the US to pilot Hayden AI's automated bus lane and bus stop enforcement cameras.

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