FULL SIZE AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC VOLVO BUS BEGINS TRIALS SINGAPORE
Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have demonstrated the world’s first 12-metre autonomous electric bus. The Volvo bus will soon begin trials on the NTU campus. It will be Volvo’s first autonomous fully electric bus which will actually function in public transportation.Read article
SCANIA AND NOBINA INITIATE TRIAL PROJECT WITH AUTONOMOUS BUSES
Scania starts a trial project with autonomous buses in Sweden. The bus manufacturer collaborates in this project with Nobina, the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries. Scania delivers two autonomous electric buses which will run on regular routes in the Stockholm area, the Swedish capital.Read article
VOLVO’S AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC BUSES IN SINGAPORE
As part of Singapore’s efforts to deploy Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) to enhance its public transport system, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) partnered up with the Volvo Group. This is Volvo’s first opportunity to develop and test autonomous and electric city buses.Read article
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.