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01 Oct 2018

VAN HOOL PRESENTS NEW DRIVETRAIN FOR EX & TX COACH RANGE

VAN HOOL PRESENTS NEW DRIVETRAIN FOR EX & TX COACH RANGE At the IAA Belgium bus and coach manufacturer Van Hool presented a completely new drive train for its EX and TX coach range. More eco-friendly, less fuel consumption, less maintenance costs and more travel comfort. The new drive train became possible with the new engine series and new gearboxes from Van Hool's main suppliers, DAF, ZF and Allison. Besides the new drivetrain Van Hool also enhanced the EX series on a lot of details but more importantly it managed to reduce the weight with up to 1,200 kg.

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18 Sep 2018

MAN AND NEOPLAN WITH ZF ECOLIFE OR IMPROVED TIPMATIC COACH GEARBOX

MAN AND NEOPLAN WITH ZF ECOLIFE OR IMPROVED TIPMATIC COACH GEARBOX MAN Truck & Bus has expanded its selection of gearboxes for its MAN and Neoplan. Since last May the MAN Lion’s Coach, Neoplan Cityliner and Tourliner have been available with the EcoLife Coach torque converter gearbox. Because of the maximum torque levels of 2,100 Nm (420 hp) and 2,300 Nm (460 hp) an automatic torque converter can be combined with the optimised Euro 6 driveline with the MAN D26 engine. At the same time MAN improved its MAN TipMatic Coach gearbox. All to be displayed at the coming IAA.

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01 Sep 2018

NEOPLAN: CAMERA'S INSTEAD OF MIRRORS

NEOPLAN: CAMERA'S INSTEAD OF MIRRORS The Neoplan Skyliner and Cityliner can optionally be fitted with a new replacement mirror system. The German coach manufacturer claims it is an effective measure to prevent blind spot-related accidents. Furthermore now Neoplan also give customers the possibility to choose for a stairs at the right-hand side of the coach. And the D26 engine is again improved.

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