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TURKISH CNG BUS AVAILABLE ON US MARKET SOON
Turkish company Karsan, an independent, multi-branded vehicle manufacturer, has displayed a 42-foot compressed natural gas-fueled transit bus at the UTIP Global Transport Summit in Montreal mid May – and says it wants to build the “Sunshine” model in the U.S. to meet federal “Buy America” funding requirements.Read article
CONTINENTAL CUBE FOR SELF-DRIVING TRIALS TO FRANKFURT
Continental sees self-driving taxis as an obvious application for autonomous vehicles, particularly in cities such as Berlin, where the company says the average daily distance traveled by car is 20.2 km (12.5 mi) spread across three trips a day.Read article
ELECTRIC BUS FLEET FOR LONDON FURTHER ENARGED
An additional order from Go-Ahead London for delivery of another number of electric buses constructed by the Alexander Dennis (ADL) and BYD partnership brings the total order for these buses to 95.Read article
ANOTHER TEN SOLARIS ELECTRIC BUSES TO WARSAW
The contract states that the ten new generation Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses will arrive at the streets of Warsaw in the first quarter of 2018.
The key argument for Warsaw’s bus operator was not only the price but also product’s innovation, the quality of the components, total amount of passengers’ space as well as the capacity of traction batteries.
NEW ZEALAND CAPITAL WELLINGTON WILL RECEIVE ELECTRIC BUSES
This announcement comes after the Greater Wellington Regional Council signed contracts with Tranzit and Uzabus.The two companies were chosen for nine bus routes across the region after the council called for tenders in August last year.Read article