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The first exhibitors at IAA Transportation 2024 have been announced

From September 17-22, 2024, IAA Transportation returns to Hannover. In recent weeks we have written about how the incoming edition includes an interesting novelty on the bus&coach side, as there will be an outdoor theme park dedicated to bus&coach. In recent years, the vocation of the Hannov…

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Lion E-Mobility will provide battery packs to Karsan

Lion E-Mobility has achieved a 12 million euros battery pack order from Karsan. It has not been specified on which models Lion battery will be mounted. So far Karsan has been sourcing battery modules from Chinese giant CATL for the e-bus range e-ATA launched in 2021 (and BMW from the shortest in th…

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The first exhibitors at IAA Transportation 2024 have been announced

From September 17-22, 2024, IAA Transportation returns to Hannover. In recent weeks we have written about how the incoming edition includes an interesting novelty on the bus&coach side, as there will be an outdoor theme park dedicated to bus&coach. In recent years, the vocation of the Hannov…

T9 and T10, two new trams lines in Lyon

by Stefano Alfano Lyon, one of the cities with excellent electric public transport, will soon see its tram network expanded. The construction of two new tram lines, the T9 and T10, will soon begin, adding to the 7 existing lines and the Rhonexpress line. The network expansion plan continues apace: t…

Lion E-Mobility will provide battery packs to Karsan

Lion E-Mobility has achieved a 12 million euros battery pack order from Karsan. It has not been specified on which models Lion battery will be mounted. So far Karsan has been sourcing battery modules from Chinese giant CATL for the e-bus range e-ATA launched in 2021 (and BMW from the shortest in th…

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A new hydrogen bus order, in Germany, for Wrightbus

Wrightbus has secured a new order for hydrogen-powered (single-decker) buses in Europe, in Germany: requesting them from Saarbahn GmbH , which has ordered Kite Hydroliners FCEV, the first of which will be delivered during 2024. Saarbahn transports about 43.7 million passengers by road and rail each …

Heuliez GX 337 H2 joins UGAP’s catalogue

Iveco Bus fuel cell model is now listed in UGAP's catalogue. Being included in the list of Union of Public Purchasing Groups means that public purchasers in France are thus exempted from tendering and competition procedures. Operators can buy directly through UGAP by placing a classic purchase order…

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Lion E-Mobility will provide battery packs to Karsan

Lion E-Mobility has achieved a 12 million euros battery pack order from Karsan. It has not been specified on which models Lion battery will be mounted. So far Karsan has been sourcing battery modules from Chinese giant CATL for the e-bus range e-ATA launched in 2021 (and BMW from the shortest in th…

CNG & LNG

100 CNG-powered Iveco Urbanway are headed to Athens, Greece

Iveco Bus is set to export as many as 100 Urbanway CNG in Athens, Greece. The Greek Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has indeed chosen Iveco Bus for its Urbanway CNG articulated model. This bus runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) and is compatible with biomethane. A total of 100 units buses…

Solaris wins 322 CNG buses and 110 mild hybrid in Rome

Solaris has won both lots of the tender called by Giubileo 2025 spa for a total of 110 hybrid articulated city buses and as many as 322 CNG vehicles, of which 244 are to be supplied immediately plus 78 are subject to the approval of ATAC‘s new Economic and Financial Plan. The news is reported …

eVersum and ZF deliver their inaugural AD-enabled eVersum eShuttle

It's worth mentioning that ZF announced in December 2023 a strategic adjustment to its shuttle business. The German group has indeed "decided to no longer pursue the goal of facilitating entire autonomous transportation systems, including shuttles and their fleet management. Instead, the strategic f…
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Wrightbus to launch a H2 coach in 2026

Jean-Marc Gales, Wrightbus CEO, is quoted by Bus & Coach Buyer as saying that "The concept is ready, the predevelopment work has been done, so we are confident we can launch it in 2026". It's not yet clear if the vehicles will be in-house built or realized in cooperation with bodybuilder partners.

Trolleybus and tramway

T9 and T10, two new trams lines in Lyon

by Stefano Alfano Lyon, one of the cities with excellent electric public transport, will soon see its tram network expanded. The construction of two new tram lines, the T9 and T10, will soon begin, adding to the 7 existing lines and the Rhonexpress line. The network expansion plan continues apace: t…

The first exhibitors at IAA Transportation 2024 have been announced

From September 17-22, 2024, IAA Transportation returns to Hannover. In recent weeks we have written about how the incoming edition includes an interesting novelty on the bus&coach side, as there will be an outdoor theme park dedicated to bus&coach. In recent years, the vocation of the Hannov…

Busworld Turkey: the 10th edition is sold out

Sold out. Busworld Turkey, scheduled to take place at the Istanbul Expo Center May 29-31, is sold out. The tenth edition of the event-an important milestone-will welcome as many as 157 exhibitors and aims to surpass the already excellent numbers of the 2022 edition: 11,000 visitors from 84 countries…