Published on 29.01.2015
BYD Motors Inc. has officially unveiled the world's first long range, 100% Battery Electric Over the Road Coach Bus. This first electric coach, named the BYD C9, is a two-axle, 40' coach with the seating capacity to carry 47 people at highway speed for over 190 miles.
Published on 23.01.2015
With the official delivery of 80 Golden Dragon buses powered by FPT Industrial’s Euro VI compliant Cursor 9 engines to an Israeli customer, also the long-term Cooperation between Xiamen Golden Dragon and FPT was launched. An event which marks the first mass produced Euro VI coach export from this Chinese bus manufacturer.
Published on 10.01.2015
At more than 550 miles of piloted highway driving with journalists behind the wheel, Audi is demonstrating the era of automated driving is nearly here. The long-distance test drive of the Audi A7 piloted driving concept car showed that unprecedented performance can be achieved with series production technology. The drive took place from Silicon Valley, California to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the International CES 2015 (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the world’s most important electronics trade shows. The Audi A7 piloted driving concept will drive more than 550 miles, approximately 900 kilometres.
Published on 20.06.2014
Foreign visitors who want to explore Brazil in a cost efficient way may choose to do so via long haul tour buses, says Brazil Bus Travel. Those besides being much cheaper than the planes offer a much greater coverage of places one can visit and with a fleet of ultra modern vehicles, equipped with reclining sleep-chairs, access to Internet and air-conditioning provide comfort comparable and often surpassing the air travel. The resting areas are located in places with restaurants and shopping spaces where travellers can purchase regional products, among other conveniences.
Published on 09.06.2014
Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are becoming drowsy. Their patented technology is based on steering wheel movements, which are more variable in tired drivers, and is claimed to offer an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems.