NAVYA 'LAST MILE' SELF-DRIVING MINIBUS TO THE HAGUE
As one of the first large Dutch cities The Hague will receive a self-driving minibus by mid-2019. In addition to public transport, visitors and patients of the cities Haga Hospital can travel for free the last few hundred meters from the public transport stop to the entrance of the hospital. The self-propelled electric minibus with the name 'Haga Shuttle' will be running for four years.Read article
The International Bus Conference at Busworld Europe 2019, an unmissable event
After the big success of the Conference in 2017 in Kortrijk, Busworld and UITP have joined forces once again to organise an unmissable bus event. At the International Bus Conference, participants will explore the major trends and developments in the bus sector from an international perspective. They will come away with fresh and innovative ideas, best practices, case studies and advice for implementation.
With a pass to attend the Conference, visitors of the Busworld exhibition can combine their visit of the biggest bus and coach exhibition in the world with getting an update about the latest developments in the bus industry. Passes go on sale from Spring 2019, the call for papers is open until 28 Febuary 2019.
TRANSDEV, ZF AND E.GO ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR SHARED AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY
At the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas the French based public transport operator Transdev has announced forming a partnership with ZF and e.GO, the manufacturer of electric vehicles, in developing new shared mobility solutions. The three partners will integrate the autonomous driven e.GO Mover shuttle with the operating System by Transdev.Read article
WABCO SIGNS $950 MILLION LONG-TERM AGREEMENT
WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that it has signed a $950 million long-term agreement with one of the world’s top manufacturers of commercial vehicles. Under the eight-year agreement, WABCO will equip two of the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) brands with its leading braking, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and efficiency technologies.Read article
ELON MUSK TUNNEL PLANS FOCUS ON ELECTRIC BUS SYSTEM
Elon Musk, founder of The Boring Company, says his underground tunnel plans focus on allowing him access to an electric bus. The mogul of the electromobility is now interested in creating the public transport system of the future.Read article