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22 Oct 2015

STRIVING FOR A PROTOCOL FOR E-CHARGING SYSTEMS

During a session of Busworld Academy it was said that any form of alternative drives has its place in the market. Especially for electric drives, the development of a standard protocol for charging systems was pleaded for. Only when the necessary initiatives are set up in this respect, electric vehicles can be optimally ordered and deployed by different transport companies.

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22 Oct 2015

“NOTHING IS SAFER THAN A BUS OR A COACH”

In the light of Busworld, the Belgian Institute for Safety on the Road also shared its view on the matter, backed up with statistics. In 2013, Buses and coaches only caused 1.7 percent of all the accidents on the Belgian roads. 24 accidents ended in one or more deaths. On the basis of those statistics Karen Genoe analysed the situation on behalf of the Institute. Since 2009, the curve has taken on the shape of a downward spiral.

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21 Oct 2015

BUSWORLD IS EXPLORING ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA

Busworld 2015 had more visitors every day than in 2013 and has broken all existing records. Kortrijk has once again confirmed its reputation as the number-one fair for buses and coaches WORLDWIDE. Talking about worldwide: next year Busworld International will be organising fairs in Istanbul (Turkey), Moscow (Russia), Bengaluru (India) and Beijing (China). Other fairs will be held as well, including in Medellín in Columbia, Uzbekistan or Kazakhstan and Indonesia.

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