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IVECO BUS DELIVERS 628 BUSES TO MINAS GERAIS SCHOOLS,
Iveco Bus is delivering 628 buses to the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. The buses are destined for use by students, especially those located in rural areas. The buses were acquired by virtue of the state's adhesion to the National Development Fund for Education (FNDE), which was established in 2016. This most recent order follows a further tender won by Iveco Bus last year for the delivery of 400 vehicles. In all, the FNDE order foresees the provision of up to 1,600 buses from Iveco Bus.Read article
NEW FLYER TO BUILD 300 XCELSIOR CNG BUSES FOR MIAMI
New Flyer Industries Inc. subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. has been awarded a contract to build 300 40-foot Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) buses for Miami-Dade Transit. The contract is part of a project launched by Miami-Dade County to replace 300 old diesel buses with new CNG vehicles.Read article
SUNLONG CNG BUSES FOR BANGKOK
Thailand’s Customs Department has released the first of 489 Compressed Natural Gas buses ordered for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), through bus importation company Bestlin Group, which sells CNG buses manufactured by Chinese bus company Sunlong.Read article
ONE THIRD OF NEW TRANSIT BUSES WILL BE ELECTRIC IN 2020
Electric buses are making quick inroads with U.S. city transit authorities.
The CEO of electric bus manufacturer Proterra believes these vehicles will soon challenge their internal-combustion counterparts for dominance of city streets.
SCANIA RENEWS PUBLIC BUS SYSTEMS IN IRAN
Scania has signed an agreement in principle with the Iranian province of Isfahan and Shahr-e Atiyeh investment company on the delivery of 1,350 buses for public transport for Isfahan and four other Iranian cities. The first of these new buses will be in operation at the end of 2017, two Memoranda of Understanding have been signed in Teheran, in the presence of the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and the Swedish Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde.Read article