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National Express in talks to buy Stagecoach

National Express is in talks to buy Stagecoach. The takeover would result in a all-share deal to create a business with a fleet of 36,000 buses and coaches. The news has been confirmed by National Express itself, and is widely reported on the UK press. Stagecoach would be valued at about £445m, repr…
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National Express in talks to buy Stagecoach

National Express is in talks to buy Stagecoach. The takeover would result in a all-share deal to create a business with a fleet of 36,000 buses and coaches. The news has been confirmed by National Express itself, and is widely reported on the UK press. Stagecoach would be valued at about £445m, repr…

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National Express in talks to buy Stagecoach

National Express is in talks to buy Stagecoach. The takeover would result in a all-share deal to create a business with a fleet of 36,000 buses and coaches. The news has been confirmed by National Express itself, and is widely reported on the UK press. Stagecoach would be valued at about £445m, repr…

Otokar turns to Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C

Otokar relies on Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C just unveiled in Munich at IAA Mobility 2021. At the IAA Mobility in Munich, Germany, the e-Kent C was in operation as a shuttle bus between the exhibition grounds and the city center on the “Blue Lane” innovation route (whe…
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Kamaz hydrogen bus on a pilot in Moscow in 2022

Moscow is among the leaders regarding the deployment of electric buses for public transport. There are already more than 700 of them in Moscow. Following the Order of the Mayor of Moscow, in 2021 the Government of Moscow refused to purchase diesel buses, so the main emphasis is on the development of…

Kamaz-6290 fuel cell bus unveiled in Moscow. Pilot scheduled in 2022

Kamaz has presented the hydrogen fuel cell bus 6290 at the COMTRANS-2021 international exhibition in Moscow. Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec (the state corporation that owns Kamaz) outline this is the next step in the search for alternative energy sources and in the development of modern environmenta…

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Siemens to power Bernmobil electric bus network

Siemens has been awarded a contract by Bernmobil, the Swiss capital’s public transport company, to supply charging infrastructure solutions for the operation of 14 new electric buses (they are going to be delivered by Irizar e-mobility). These are to be deployed on Lines 19 and 21 beginning in early…

ABB will be powering 1,000 e-buses in Qatar

ABB has won a contract to design, supply, test and commission a new high-power charging infrastructure for one of the world’s largest fleet of electric buses, that is bound to be in operation during FIFA World Cup 2022. ABB will supply over 125 MW of charging capacity, 1,300 connectors for destinati…

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Otokar turns to Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C

Otokar relies on Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C just unveiled in Munich at IAA Mobility 2021. At the IAA Mobility in Munich, Germany, the e-Kent C was in operation as a shuttle bus between the exhibition grounds and the city center on the “Blue Lane” innovation route (whe…

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CNG buses from New Flyer in California. A follow up order by NCTD

The North County Transit District has exercised options for 50 Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses, converted from New Flyer’s backlog. The first option conversion occurred in 2020 with 20 buses ordered, with the remaining 30 ordered in 2021.  CNG buses for NCTD The options are part of a five-year…

Up to 150 CNG buses by Solaris headed to Tallinn (Estonia)

100 Solaris CNG buses will cruise Tallinn’s roads. And there is an option to increase the number to 150 units. Representatives of Solaris Bus & Coach and of the Estonian operator Aktsiaselts Tallinna Linnatransport (TLT) have signed a deal for the supply of&nb…