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15 Oct 2018

VDL BUS & COACH CHOOSES OPENMATICS CONNECTIVITY PLATFORM

VDL BUS & COACH CHOOSES OPENMATICS CONNECTIVITY PLATFORM Openmatics, a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, is choosen by VDL Bus & Coach as its official connectivity platform provider. The open platform including API (Application Programming Interface) and SDK (Software Development Kit) functionalities offers networking and function options. It provides VDL with a full overview on the operational efficiency of all of their vehicles.

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02 Oct 2018

HELIOX MULTI-STANDARD CHARGING SYSTEM 'LIVE' IN LUXEMBOURG

HELIOX MULTI-STANDARD CHARGING SYSTEM 'LIVE' IN LUXEMBOURG Heliox has developed a new charging system for e-buses. It is multi-standard charging system that allows different e-buses to charge with one Heliox fast charger independent of the interface they use for charging. Buses that follow the principles of Bus-Up pantographs and buses that use the Oppcharge system can use the same Heliox charger which automatically switch from one to the other.

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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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