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ALKANE TRUCK TO ESTABLISH ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA
This announcement comes after the newly inked deal with vehicle manufacturer Agrale Brazil. Alkane Truck Company, the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based assembler of alternative fuel vehicles, has announced it will establish more than a dozen assembly facilities in the USA, Canada and Mexico over the next 36 months. Alkane is coordinating with economic development offices across North America to identify potential business partners interested in becoming contract assemblers.Read article
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
EUROPEAN POWER FOR BRAMPTON’S ELECTRIC BUSES
The Canadian city of Brampton's transit authority received the green light to purchase up to ten battery-electric buses and four high powered overhead electric charging stations in a bid to lower carbon emissions and fuel costs.Read article
VOLVO BUSES LAUNCHES THE VOLVO B8R GLOBALLY
Volvo Buses is now starting the global launch of its latest chassis powered by the 8-litre Volvo engine. The Volvo B8R and Volvo B8RLE replace the top-selling Volvo B7R and B7RLE, which saw a production run exceeding 40,000 units and sales in 65 countries. Higher power output, the same low fuel consumption, longer oil-change intervals and a high safety level are some of the features that characterise the new chassis models.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.