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NAVYA AUTONOM SHUTTLE CHOSEN AS PART OF THE HORIZON 2020 EUROPEAN PROJECT
Navya Autonom Shuttle announces a new milestone in its development. Four years after it was created the Autonom Shuttle is chosen as part of the Horizon 2020 European project. Also the 100th Autonom Shuttle is produced.Read article
CUMMINS BUYS NAVISTAR’S SHARE OF CHINA JV
Cummins and China's JAC Motors will form a 50-50 joint venture after Cummins purchased Navistar’s 50% equity of the JAC-Navistar Diesel Engine Co. joint venture.Read article
HOLMBERGS ACQUIRES FASCHING SAFETY BELTS
Holmbergs Safety System Holding AB from Sweden has signed an agreement to acquire the Austrian-based Fasching Safety Belts GmbH, a leading provider of safety belts for the bus and motor coach industry. The acquisition fits into Holmbergs’ strategy of growing its Secured Transportation business, both organically and through M&A.Read article
EUROPEAN DEBUT FOR SELFDRIVING BUS IN PARIS
Paris operator RATP has made a small start on automation, and a move towards buying only low- and zero-emission examples by 2025
Not only has RATP achieved a first for the continent with an Iveco that drives itself within depot confines, but it is pushing on with the bus2025 programme. That will see battery electric or biogas power all new purchases by 2025.
FOTON AUV ELECTRIC BUS TO PYEONGCHANG WINTER GAMES
On January 25, Foton AUV electric buses entered South Korea to serve the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
As the first Chinese bus maker to enter South Korea, Foton AUV is set to demonstrate its formidable strengths on the global market.