20 Sep 2018


Busworld India 2018 saw participation of the entire spectrum of vehicle, body, ancillary and parts manufacturers, service providers, integrators and operators under one roof. They came from all over the world, resulting in 115 exhibitors occupying 7,000 sqm. International exhibitors from Germany, USA, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, China, Belarus, Korea, Austria and other countries presented their latest products and services. The show witnessed a footfall of over 8,000 business visitors.

There were bus and coach manufacturers but also many suppliers to the bus industry like Madras Rubber Factory Limited, commonly known by the abbreviation MRF. This Indian multinational is the largest manufacturer of tyres in India and the fourteenth largest manufacturer in the world. Besides truck and bus tyres – 'Tyres with Muscle' is their slogan – MRF also pretreads tyres and it guarantees a long lasting tread life, superior traction and enhanced toughness.
From Spain Hidral Global displayed their electro hydraulic system based automated wheelchair ramps to make public transport more accessible for the elderly and disabled.
JTac had a number of air-conditioning units on its stand including an all electric air-conditioning for electric buses. This 'Lightning series comes in three cooling capacities: the NG06 with 21 kW, the NG09 with 28 kW and the NG12 with 36 kW.
Fasching from Austria, with their renowned safety belts and new passenger seat monitoring system that prevents children from being left behind in hot school buses.
In a large country as India is, there are lots of suppliers for all kinds of components. Shavo Automotive produces ramps, valves, switches, inswing, outswing and floating doors.
But also Hübner from Germany was in Bengaluru and showed their 'interface systems' that connect trolleybus coaches and helps in manoeuvrability. Also from India Sidwal Technologies was present at Busworld India with a display of bus air-conditioners.
Eberspächer and Valeo Motherson both originally from Germany had a stand at Busworld India with their latest HVAC system for buses and coaches.
A complete overview is available on the Busworld India website.
Busworld started its journey in 1971 and has completed 45 years of success and established itself as the most recognized international exhibition in the world exclusively for the bus and coach Industry. Busworld India is being successfully organized every alternate year from 2005 to 2018. The exhibition moved from Mumbai to Bangalore in 2016 which turned out to be a success story.

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