Coach & Travel
BUSWORLD: NEW, ECONOMICAL AND QUIET DAF REAR AXLE
Hall 6, booth 631
DAF Components presents a new, driven rear axle for coaches and buses. DAF promises a 2% lower fuel consumption thanks to minimal internal frictions and a rapid final reduction, low weight, a very long service interval, the highest comfort and more robust than ever. At the same time, DAF Components presents new Euro 3 and Euro 5 Paccar bus engines that are up to 12% more efficient than their predecessors.
BUSWORLD: VDL BUS & COACH PRESENTS FHD2-139 SUITABLE FOR FIFTEEN WHEELCHAIRS
Hall 6, booth 635
Busworld has exchanged Kortrijk for the capital of Belgium and the exhibitors have of course moved with them, as has VDL Bus & Coach.
VDL Bus & Coach is presenting this Busworld a coach suitable for fifteen wheelchair users. With the FHD2-139/2300 the lift is mounted above the rear axle of this 13.9 meter long 3-axle, which normally has a 57+1+1 setup. The luxury VDL Class 300 seats can, however, be removed with the help of the quick-closing system, thus creating space for fifteen wheelchair passengers.
MAN/NEOPLAN: LUXURY BMC PRODUCTS AT BUSWORLD
Hall 4, booth 422
A party is being celebrated at MAN this year: 100 years in Plauen were MAN's Bus Modification Center (BMC) is located since 2015. Since one hundred years buses are built at this location. MAN/Neoplan had a number of special vehicles ready for the 'Busworld Prepress Day', vehicles which all will be presented at Busworld. These are old acquaintances, such as the MAN Lion's Coach and the Neoplan Cityliner and Tourliner, but now in special versions.
BUSWORLD AND A WORLD PREMIERE FROM VAN HOOL: THE EX11
Hall 5, booth 502
At Busworld Europe Van Hool will be presenting the EX11, the fourth model in the EX-range after to the EX15, EX16 and EX17. Just four years ago Van Hool launched the EX-range, a modern, efficient, innovative and comfortable alternative to the ever-increasing competition in the coach world market. Van Hool is exhibiting 8 vehicles at its booth and has 10 coaches available for test drives.
WHICH COACH DRIVER WILL BE THE TOURISMO 2019 ECO CHAMP?
Who is the most economic driver and who can achieve the best figures in fuel saving, driving the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo? Mercedes-Benz Buses wants to find out and is searching for the 2019 Eco Champ – the most economic Tourismo driver in Europe. Anyone can take part who has covered more than 3000 kilometres in the current version of the Tourismo high-deck touring coach. The four most economic drivers will win an exclusive Mercedes-Benz mountain bike.Read article