Busworld Latin America

06 Jan 2020

BYD TO BUILD ITS FIRST SKYRAIL IN LATIN AMERICA

BYD TO BUILD ITS FIRST SKYRAIL IN LATIN AMERICA In the Brazilian city Salvador BYD is to build its first SkyRail overseas. The Skyrail will run along the seaside. After completion, Salvador's SkyRail (yellow) line will connect with other rail transit lines to form a rail network. The entire project’s construction is expected to kick-off officially at the beginning of 2020.

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28 Nov 2019

DAIMLER BUSES RECEIVES AN ORDER FOR 147 CITY BUSES IN URUGUAY

DAIMLER BUSES RECEIVES AN ORDER FOR 147 CITY BUSES IN URUGUAY Daimler Buses has received a major order for 147 city buses in Uruguay. The customer is public transport company C.U.T.C.S.A. (Compañía Uruguaya de Transporte Colectivo S.A.) which serves the capital Montevideo and the surrounding towns. The chassis will be produced at the Daimler Buses São Bernardo do Campo bus plant in Brazil and will then be equipped with bodies from Marcopolo.

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23 Nov 2019

MARCOPOLO MAINTAINS GROWTH AND INCREASES PRODUCTION

MARCOPOLO MAINTAINS GROWTH AND INCREASES PRODUCTION Brazilian Marcopolo S.A. reported this month its results over the first nine months of the year. The company recorded a consolidated net revenue of BRL 3.121 billion (6.86 million euros), an increase of 5.5% over the same period of the previous year, BRL 2.957 billion. Sales to the Brazilian market grew 16.9% and, together with business abroad, sustained the increase in revenue as Marcopolo states in its press release. Exports dropped 22.0% in the period with revenues of BRL 692.5 million, against BRL 888.0 million from January to September 2018. Despite this, net income was 18.2% higher (BRL 140.7 million against BRL 119 million).

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