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27 Jul 2017

EU TO SPEND €2.7 BILLION FOR 152 TRANSPORT PROJECTS

The European Commission is proposing to invest US$3 billion (€2.7 billion) in 152 key transport projects that support competitive, clean and connected mobility in Europe. In doing so, the Commission is delivering on its Investment Plan for Europe and on Europe's connectivity, including the recent Europe on the Move agenda.

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25 Jul 2017

L.A. METRO WANTS AN EMISSION-FREE FLEET BY 2030

L.A. METRO WANTS AN EMISSION-FREE FLEET BY 2030 L.A. Metro, Southern California’s biggest transit agency, retired its last diesel bus six years ago. Now, the transportation leaders are working toward a bolder goal: buses that don’t pollute at all. It should lead to an emissionfree fleet by 2030, a move that will require buying more than 2,300 buses that run on electric batteries or another form of zero-emission power, such as hydrogen.

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24 Jul 2017

GITI TARGETS BUS MARKET WITH GT867 URBAN TIRE

GITI TARGETS BUS MARKET WITH GT867 URBAN TIRE Chinese Tire manufacturer Giti Tire has introduced its leading urban bus tyre, the Giti GT867, into the European market. The tyre, also suitable for refuse collection fleets, has reinforced sidewalls to prevent kerb damage, and is designed for constant stop and go operating conditions with frequent changes in speed and direction. The GT867 is available in 11R22.5, 295/80R22.5, 305/70R22.5 and 315/80R22.5 sizes. Load capacity ranges from 148/145 to 158/150.

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23 Jul 2017

TURKISH CNG BUS AVAILABLE ON US MARKET SOON

TURKISH CNG BUS AVAILABLE ON US MARKET SOON Turkish company Karsan, an independent, multi-branded vehicle manufacturer, has displayed a 42-foot compressed natural gas-fueled transit bus at the UTIP Global Transport Summit in Montreal mid May – and says it wants to build the “Sunshine” model in the U.S. to meet federal “Buy America” funding requirements.

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