Published on 27.10.2014
The Chinese BYD company, manufacturer of electric buses, is testing its 12 meters long electric bus with some transport companies in Mexico, soon to be followed by its 8 meters long model and by mid-2015 completing the range with its articulated unit, according to Frank Deutsch, general manager of BYD Mexico.
Published on 26.10.2014
Maxwell Technologies Inc. and Corning Inc. have entered a joint development agreement with the goal of advancing the state of capacitive energy storage technology by addressing the challenges frequently cited by ultracapacitor customers, including energy density, lifetime, operating environment, form factor and cost.
Published on 22.10.2014
Van Hool, Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, recently secured the largest global order in the company´s 67-year history. ABC Companies (in which Van Hool holds a 38% interest), the exclusive distributor of Van Hool in the United States of America and Canada, placed an order for over 1,000 vehicles. The contract concerns several coach types and has a total value of more than 300 million euro.
Published on 21.10.2014
IBM today announced that Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times.
Published on 20.10.2014
Mercedes-Benz Vans has finalized its long-term strategy for the production of the successor model of the Sprinter, which is also used as a basis for the marque’s minibuses. As the only manufacturer in the segment of large vans that is producing vehicles in Germany, Mercedes-Benz Vans will assemble the next generation of the Sprinter at its plants in Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde. For this purpose, Mercedes-Benz Vans will invest a total of €450 million in the modernization of the two German plants .