Bus & coach market
25 YEARS MERCEDES-BENZ TOURISMO; 30,000 UNITS PRODUCED!
25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo enjoyed its world premiere and now Mercedes-Benz has handed over the 30,000th unit making the Tourismo the best-selling touring coach in all of Europe. The current third generation was introduced two years ago.Read article
BUSWORLD AND THE NEWS FROM DUTCH BASED TRIBUS
Hall 9, booth 905
The Dutch company Tribus will present at Busworld 2019 several new products. Along them the electric city bus Movitas, as well as a low floor Civitas Economy based on a VW Crafter and the TrilfexAIR 2.0 flooring system.
HAMBURG ISSUEING TENDERS FOR 530 ZERO-EMISSION BUSES
The Hamburger Hochbahn in Germany plans to purchase up to 530 zero-emission buses in the period from 2021 to 2025. to achieve this it has issued tenders for a corresponding framework agreement. It starts in 2021 and 2022 as the public transport operator will be purchasing significantly more than 100 electric buses. This includes 50 electric articulated buses with a length of 18 meters. By the end of 2022, the complete electric bus fleet will comprise more than 160 vehicles.Read article
189 MAN LION’S CITY BUSES FOR TRONDHEIM
MAN Truck & Bus has delivered 189 Lion’s City buses to Norwegian City of Trondheim, ensuring, as MAN puts it, that residents and tourists of Trondheim arrive at their destinations safely, comfortably and, above all, in an environmentally friendly manner. The vehicles are powered with biogas or biodiesel engines.Read article
MERCEDES-BENZ SUPPLIES 130 CITARO HYBRID TO BUCHAREST
From May 2020 Mercedes-Benz will deliver a total of 130 Citaro hybrid low-floor city buses to the Romanian capital Bucharest. The technology of the 'Bus of the Year 2019' combines economy and ecology: depending on the operation, the hybrid module reduces fuel consumption depending on the operation and therefore emissions by up to 8.5 percent.Read article