Published on 10.12.2013
The Hino S'elega is a large tour bus equipped with the latest safety technology that provides both a comfortable and safe journey.
Published on 09.12.2013
Czech Republic-based Škoda Electric has introduced its first battery-electric bus. The company wants to build on the success of its trolleybuses, of which several hundred will be produced next year mainly for foreign customers. Škoda has also developed a hydrogen-powered and a hybrid bus. A second fast-charging battery bus is slated for next year.
Published on 08.12.2013
This plug-in hybrid bus is based on the mid-size Hino Melpha bus equipped with external power supply function. Hino has combined a high capacity lithium-ion battery with the hybrid systems they have cultivated over the years to create a plug-in hybrid bus that can be charged externally.
Published on 07.12.2013
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved a project for production of 300 clean-energy buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to gradually replace old fossil-fueled buses which have been contributing to environmental pollution. The project will be implemented by Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO) between now and 2015 at a total investment of approximately VND 163 billion (USD 7.8 million). The buses will be built on Brazilian Mercedes-Benz chassis.
Published on 06.12.2013
Allison Transmission announces deployment of her automatic transmission in a front-engine, raised-floor urban bus built by local body manufacturer Colcar and already operating in Santa Fé, one of the most populated cities in Argentina outside of Buenos Aires. Colcar is best known as the number one Mercedes Benz bus sales company within Argentina.