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THERMO KING AIMS AT SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
At Busworld, Thermo King presents sustainable heating, ventilation and air conditioning solutions with a focus on hybrid and electric buses.Read article
Get on board for the biggest bus event in the world
Busworld Europe and UITP have joined forces to bring the sector an unmissable event: the 'UITP - Busworld International Bus Conference'. For the very first time, UITP's established 'International Bus Conference' will take place in conjunction with Busworld Europe in Kortrijk and this under the theme 'Integrate + Connect!'.
The conference is taking place at Monday 23 October and Tuesday 25 October, followed by the 'UITP Research & Innovation Day' on 25 October.
RATP GROUP JOINS INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT FORUM
Paris-based public transport operator RATP Group has become a member of the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF).Read article
UK GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS
The UK Government has awarded US$137 million (£109.7 million) of funding, alongside significant funding from industry, to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles, as part of the Industrial Strategy and the government’s Plan for Britain.
Seven innovative projects will share grants from the latest round of funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the joint industry-government programme to put the UK at the forefront of low carbon vehicle technology.
TOTAL TO FUEL EUROPEAN TRANSPORT WITH NATURAL GAS
French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total inaugurated its first natural gas fueling station in France, in Nantes. Natural gas fuel is an alternative fuel primarily used by distribution trucks and by public transport buses. Another 15 stations will be opened this year, followed by an additional 10 per year.Read article