Busworld Europe

25 Apr 2019

ACEA: EU DEMAND FOR BUSES AND COACHES DROPPED SHARPLY IN MARCH

ACEA: EU DEMAND FOR BUSES AND COACHES DROPPED SHARPLY IN MARCH In March 2019, commercial vehicle registrations increased for the third consecutive month (+4.1%) and +5.1% over the first quarter of 2019 as ACEA reports in her monthly update. With the exception of buses and coaches, all segments contributed to last month’s growth. In March 2019, EU demand for buses and coaches dropped sharply (‐4.9%), with the major EU markets posting strong declines. Double‐digit drops were recorded in Germany (‐30.0%), the United Kingdom (‐19.4%) and France (‐7.5%) last month.

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24 Apr 2019

BY EXQUI.CITY FROM BRUSSELS AIRPORT TO BUSWORLD EUROPE

BY EXQUI.CITY FROM BRUSSELS AIRPORT TO BUSWORLD EUROPE Flemish public transport operator De Lijn previously ordered 14 Van Hool Equi.City 'trambuses'. The first one made its maiden trip on a dedicated bus lane on 25 October 2019. The buses will be delivered this summer and go into service in September, right before the start of Busworld Brussels in Octobre. The 14 'trambuses' will operate between Brussels Airport Zaventem and Brussels Expo, where Busworld Europe will have its 25th (!) edition. Busworld visitors who arrive at the Brussels airport will have the opportunity to be a passenger on Belgium's first BRT like system.

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13 Apr 2019

TWO GERMAN ORDERS FOR THE ECITARO: 72 UNITS

TWO GERMAN ORDERS FOR THE ECITARO: 72 UNITS Mercedes-Benz has received a for the company record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric bus. ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden (Hesse region) has placed an order for 56 eCitaro's, 41 of them to be delivered with the new solid state battery packs. Also the same week Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) ordered 16 units of the electric city bus. For the Wiesbaden order Mercedes-Benz also takes care of the adaptation of the service yard, the equipment and setting up of charging infrastructure, as well as the charging management process itself.

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11 Apr 2019

SPRINTER 75 IS MINIBUS OF THE YEAR 2019

SPRINTER 75 IS MINIBUS OF THE YEAR 2019 The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 75 won the prestigious title 'Minibus of the Year 2019'. Five minibuses gathered in Madrid at the Ifema Expo grounds to be tested by the International Jury in the Minibus Euro Test. The fiour other participants were Ferqui Sunrise CNG, Indcar eStrada, MAN TGE I4X4 Intercity and the Iveco New Daily Natural Power.

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09 Apr 2019

SECOND MINIBUS EURO TEST ON THE WAY

SECOND MINIBUS EURO TEST ON THE WAY The second Minibus Euro Test in history is on the way. Today the international jury started the tests of the participating vehicles on a real public transport route in Madrid. The Minibus of the Year award is made possible by the agreement between Ifema, the organiser of the International Bus and Coach Fair, FIAA, and the trade journal Autobuses & Autocares, the official representative in Spain of the International Bus, Coach & Minibus of the Year Awards.

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