Daily newsfeed bus & coach
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
Get on board for the biggest bus event in the world
Busworld Europe and UITP have joined forces to bring the sector an unmissable event: the 'UITP - Busworld International Bus Conference'. For the very first time, UITP's established 'International Bus Conference' will take place in conjunction with Busworld Europe in Kortrijk and this under the theme 'Integrate + Connect!'.
The conference is taking place at Monday 23 October and Tuesday 25 October, followed by the 'UITP Research & Innovation Day' on 25 October.
ZF AND HELLA FORM AUTONOMOUS DRIVING PARTNERSHIP
ZF and Hella, two German component manufacturers, have announced a strategic partnership for the development and marketing of assistance systems and autonomous driving technologies for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway applications.Read article
ACEA PROPOSALS FOR CHARGING OF ELECTRIC BUSES
During the transition to electric buses, conflicts between several parallel and/or competing technical solutions should be avoided,according to ACEA. From an efficiency standpoint, it should be possible to connect as many vehicles as possible to the same charging device and/or charging station.Read article
Busworld Academy is looking for speakers at the Busworld Latin America exhibition in December 2017
Since the Busworld Academy congress was a huge success in the previous edition, it will be organised for a second time during the Busworld Latin America 2017 exhibition in Medellin, Colombia.
To attract speakers with fresh, innovative, cutting edge ideas, concepts, case studies and best practices, a 'Call for papers' is open until the 15th of May 2017.