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VOLVO SELLS 203 CITY BUSES TO PANAMA CITY
Volvo has sold 203 city bus chassis to the urban public transportation system of Panama City. After the delivery, nearly 1,500 Volvo buses will be running in the capital of Panama.Read article
AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE
The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial autonomous buses.ST Kinetics will develop and integrate the autonomous vehicle technologies on to two 40-seater electric buses that can be deployed to serve fixed and scheduled services for intra- and inter-town travel in the future.Read article
SUCCESSOR COMING FOR MERCEDES-BENZ TOURISMO
Mercedes-Benz allows first sight of the new Tourismo RHD. The high-decker has undergone complete redevelopment and is sure to win plaudits not only for its comfort, but especially for its outstanding economy and safety. The new Tourismo RHD will celebrate its first public debut at the BusWorld Kortrijk trade fair in Belgium in October this year.Read article
VOLKSWAGEN UNVEILS ID BUZZ ELECTRIC MICRO BUS CONCEPT
Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the VW board, says: “The Volkswagen brand’s big electric offensive begins in the year 2020 with a completely new vehicle architecture. That is when we will be launching an entirely new generation of fully connected, all-electric vehicles to the market. By 2025 we want to be selling one million of these vehicles annually. We are making electric mobility the new trademark of Volkswagen.”Read article
The first edition of Busworld Latin America turned out to be a success
From 5 to 7 December 2016, Busworld organised its very first edition of Busworld Latin America. The exhibition took place in the Plaza Mayor in Medellin, the second biggest city in Colombia.
With 61 exhibitors coming from 16 different countries from all over the world, Busworld Latin America was ready to host its 2,640 visitors. It was the best first edition ever in the Busworld history.
In total, 32 vehicles were presented on a total surface of 6,600 sqm. by Daimler, Scania, GM Isuzu, Busscar, Volvo, Golden Dragon, Inconcar, Megabuses, Otokar, Carrocerias JGB, Dina, Orion, Agrale, NPU etc.