‘Make in India’ initiative gives boost to heavy engineering industry in India as FDIs are opened for Railways and Defence sectors While leading a German delegation to explore collaboration opportunities in India, Mark Hauptmann, political scientist and the German Parliament…
Report Integrated Mobility Plans for sustainable cities As the day-long moderator, Gunnar Heipp, Director Strategic Planning Department at Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft, opened the seminar emphasizing that planning mobility is about efficiently connecting people and places, now and in the future. Cities…
Biofuels support independence from fossil fuels Sustainability standards should apply to all biogenic raw and input materials Biofuels are essential for sustainable, environmentally friendly mobility. They make a country independent of fossil fuels and help save CO2. The use of…
The Western European bus market recorded good growth during 2013. In Germany, the market grew by 13.3 percent with over 5,800 new buses being registered. While Europe has around 680,000 local buses and long-distance coaches on the road, the total…
UITP event Calendar for end of 2014 and beginning of  2015       Mark your calendar November UITP Training programme Public Transport Fundamentals Brussels, Belgium | 24-26 November 2014 http://www.uitp.org/training December UITP Training programme  Security Risk Assessment Brussels, Belgium…
Intelligent tedrive Steering Brings Active Safety to Buses Based on proven recirculating ball steering gear technology, the system integration of tedrive’s iHSA® module now enables the use of active driver assistance systems as well as many more safety and comfort…
Foreign visitors who want to explore Brazil in a cost efficient way may choose to do so via long haul tour buses, says Brazil Bus Travel. Those besides being much cheaper than the planes offer a much greater coverage of…
Ticketing specialist ETMSS has been in the industry for over 12 years and is a business built on recommendation and reputation. Its ethos is service, quality and value-for-money. It supplies a range of products and services. Older platforms, such as…
How to further reduce CO2 emissions from roadfreight transport was the topic of a joint debate organised by the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the German magazine VerkehrsRundschau and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) at this year’s…
With two branches in Riga and Liepaja, the newly established EUROPART Latvia SIA will supply customers with commercial vehicle parts and workshop supplies from September onwards. EUROPART, Europe’s largest trading company for commercial vehicle parts and workshop supplies, has established…
Continental, the German tire and vehicle components manufacturer, is putting together an international team of innovators from the IT and automotive industries who will focus on intelligent transportation systems (ITS) to form a new business unit, called Continental Intelligent Transportation…
MAN: INTELLIGENT DRIVING IN THE CITY Published on 29.07.2014 SafetyInfrastructure, etc. As part of the German “UR:BAN” research project, MAN engineers are turning their attention to safe and efficient city driving, with focus on advanced driver assistance and traffic management…
The big potential of the Indian bus and coach market India’s bus industry makes over 50,000 buses & coaches every year according to SIAM (trade organisation), making it the world’s second largest market. In March 2012 SIAM reported that there…
The free to attend three day show, which takes place Tuesday 4th – Thursday 6th November, is already a sell out in exhibition space terms, with 255 confirmed exhibitors. With the focus firmly on the future of passenger transport, Euro…
DUTCH START PILOT WITH 15 ELECTRIC PUBLIC TRANSPORT BUSES VDL Bus & Coach, the Dutch province of North Brabant and Brabant Development Agency (BOM) are starting a pilot project that will involve fifteen electric public transport buses. The pilot is…
Findus scandal: traceability in transport The TIR System is the best tool to ensure traceability and security in the exchange of goods between EU Member States and beyond. If applied on EU territory, the Findus scandal could have been avoided.…