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23 Feb 2017

IVECO BUS DELIVERS 628 BUSES TO MINAS GERAIS SCHOOLS,

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.

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22 Feb 2017

EIB TO FUND BRT FOR LAS PALMAS

EIB TO FUND BRT FOR LAS PALMAS The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a € 50m loan with the municipality of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) and municipal transport company, Guaguas, for the installation of a new bus rapid transit (BRT) infrastructure. The loan has an Investment Plan for Europe guarantee, and work on the high-capacity line will begin over the next quarter, with the aim of building 11.7 km of roadway dedicated to bus transport.

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21 Feb 2017

ABB WINS MULTIPLE ORDERS FOR ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING STATIONS

ABB WINS MULTIPLE ORDERS FOR ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING STATIONS ABB’s Electrification Products division has won a series of three orders to deliver its state-of-the-art fast-charging systems to customers in Europe and North America. All of the orders are for OppCharge charging stations, configured to operate with all-electric or hybrid-electric vehicles manufactured by Volvo Buses.

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