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Karsan Extends the Comfort to North Africa  with Atak Karsan takes firm strides towards becoming a global brand and maintains its position as a solution partner in different countries across the world. As part of these efforts, Karsan has delivered 25 Atak Buses in Morocco for use in public transportation. Purchased by a private transportation company…
FIAA Postponed Until March 2021 The Fair will strengthen its global reach with an ambitious programme for foreign buyers.  After the meeting of the Organising Committee of the International Bus and Coach Trade Fair, FIAA 2020, on 26th June, and considering the COVID‑19 situation, it was agreed to postpone the next edition of the event.…
Euro Bus Expo organiser Diversified Communications UK today confirms that this year’s event has regrettably been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The UK’s only dedicated trade show for the coach, bus and mini vehicle sector will now be held on 26-28 October 2021 at the NEC Birmingham.   The coach and bus…
Irizar solutions to combat the virus on public transport The Irizar Group keeps accelerating its capacity for innovation with the goal of contributing to the reactivation of the public transport sector and promoting safe and sustainable collective mobility. It is not without need that they are providing solutions developed for buses and coaches to fulfil…
The scheme shows the impact of the coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis on the production of motor vehicles for each of the 27 EU member states plus the UK. Production impact, by country Status on: 04/05/2020 EU-wide production losses due to factory shutdowns amount to at least 2,317,369 motor vehicles so far. This figure includes passenger cars,…
IRU calls on wide-ranging support for road transport industry to drive global COVID-19 recovery efforts Amidst an increasingly bleak global economic outlook, IRU is calling on governments to ramp up efforts to support road transport operators so they can drive broader financial and social recovery.  The global economy is projected to contract sharply by up…

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The scheme shows the impact of the coronavirus / COVID-19 crisis on the production of motor vehicles for each of the 27 EU member states plus the UK. Production impact, by country Status on: 04/05/2020 EU-wide production losses due to factory shutdowns amount to at least 2,317,369 motor vehicles so far. This figure includes passenger cars,…
The MAN Bus Modification Center (BMC) have transformed a Neoplan Tourliner into a mobile home “that leaves nothing to be desired”, as MAN states: “A dream on wheels”. The high-decker has been transformed into a luxurious mobile home. “We are giving travelling in comfort a whole new meaning.” With features such as a duvet instead…
For the start of the year, a new environmental zone will come into force in Belgium. For travellers and logisticians, this requests increased attention. The registration procedure for the low emission zone and all access regulations can be consulted at www.lez-belgium.be! On 1 January, Belgium’s capital will introduce an extensive environmental zone covering the entire…
Stay up to speed at IT-TRANS newsletter BIG DATA. BIG POSSIBILITIES?   Data volumes are increasing and the API Economy is becoming a reality for the public transport sector. This opens up possibilities for the entire running of public transport, from operations and maintenance to customer service. This implies a massive cultural change, are you ready for it?Want to…
Urgent security actions needed over Calais violence against trucks  still needed to further improve transport hinterland around Calais as well as secure truck parking areas on Europe’s core road network. IRU understands the frustration of protesting drivers and operators in the Calais area.  Actions to further improve security are urgently required if the violence and criminal…
Volvo Dynamic Steering reduces the risk  for bus drivers Spending many hours behind the wheel every day, bus drivers often suffer strain in the shoulders, neck and arms. In order to reduce the risk of work-related injuries, last year Volvo Buses introduced Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS), which makes manoeuvring a bus considerably easier. Now a…

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IFEMA is taking all the steps so that the International Bus and Coach Trade Fair, FIAA 2020, to be held from the 6 to 9 October at our Feria de Madrid facilities, can be held under the best possible conditions and guaranteeing a fruitful participation for everyone. This desire for service is what pushes us…
How do governments within Europe contribute to the survival of bus and coach operators during and after the COVID-19 crisis Speaker Anna Gronlund –Deputy Managing Director, The Swedish Bus & Coach Federation, Vice president IRU, International Road Transport Union, Passenger Committee, anna.gronlund@transportforetagen.se Impact of COVID-19 in Europe Bus and coach traffic has decreased, but it varies a lot…
FIAA 2020 supports the bus and coach sector Europe’s main manufacturers and body-makers confirm their participation at the Trade Fair The International Bus and Coach Trade Fair, FIAA, given the situation caused by the COVID 19 and aware of the difficulties that this industry is going through, wishes to contribute towards normalising the sector as…
IBE Looks ahead to tomorrow’s events The exhibitions and events industry has been hit hard by this terrible pandemic, and like most of you, we have been seized by a sensation of anxiety and uncertainty that we have never felt before. But ours is a positive and proactive sector, which can react swiftly to difficulties.…
In mid-2021, Ebusco will deliver another ten new electric buses in Belgium. Multiobus has ordered these 10 Ebusco 2.2 buses for Flanders’ inner-city and regional traffic in the Flemish Brabant region. De Lijn’s subcontractor is keen to show that now is absolutely the right time for Zero Emission buses (buses without harmful emissions). These ten…
Cummins exhibited its Next Generation Battery Electric System, including its new low-profile battery, at Busworld Turkey 2020, showcasing the company’s advances in powertrain technology for the European bus market. The new low-profile battery, which is designed for the European market, but available for use in other markets, measures 150mm in height, in the 8.9-meter-long bus.…
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 Mercedes-Benz city bus green emission sticker, ZF automatic transmission, Euro V EEV engine, standing places: 61, ABS, ASR, Kneeling system, retarder, air condition, additional heating Webasto, loudspeaker, microphone, stereo system with radio, seats: 36 + 1 / (velours), 1 buggy parking bay, 1 space for wheelchair, handrail, single glass, front compressed air doors and large…
BAS Tyres has a large stock of Budget and European-brand tyres. Mounting/Montage is FREE, by trade-in of the old tyres. Attached you find a complete list with the tyres and dimensions we have in stock. For more information you can visit www.bastyres.com. Mounting is possible in our BAS Trucks workshop in Veghel (NL), also without…
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