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 .
Published on 19.10.2014
On the recently held 2014 China International New Energy Automobile and Technology Application Exhibition in the China National Convention Center in Beijing bus manufacturer Ankai presented three electric new energy buses, among them its fifth generation electric bus.
Published on 18.10.2014
BYD Motors kicked off the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston with a new product – the first electric articulated bus. Fittingly named “The Lancaster” for this occasion, after the city in California where it was designed and manufactured. BYD Motors was launched there as an American manufacturing company, where they have now hired over 60 Americans to build clean-tech Electric Buses and Energy Modules.