03 December 2023

First 20 Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV headed for launch customer Stagecoach

Alexander Dennis welcomes Stagecoach as the launch customer for its recently-launched Enviro100EV small zero-emission bus. The purchase of the 20 e-buses has been supported by the Scottish Zero-Emission Bus Challenge Fund (ScotZEB) as the vehicles...
30 November 2023

Remembering VDL Bus & Coach founding father Wim van der Leegte: A self-made business titan and champion of employment

The bus world mourns the loss of Wim van der Leegte, a self-made entrepreneur who, at the age of 76, left behind a legacy of more than 100 companies and 16,000 employees. VDL Bus & Coach being one of them. His remarkable journey serves as an...
29 November 2023

Brussels STIB closes a framework contract with Daimler Buses for 80 eCitaros

The Brussels public transport company MIVB/STIB has signed a framework agreement with Daimler Buses for the purchase of 80 electric buses. An order for 36 eCitaros was immediately placed within this agreement.
STIB eCitaro
28 November 2023

VDL Bus & Coach 'MaxiMile' test: 546.7 kilometres in 26 hours and 14 minutes

VDL Bus & Coach has tested a New Generation Citea LF 122 in what the company calls 'the MaxiMile Challenge'. A test in line with SORT-2 deployment. The targets set for this test in realistic operating conditions: more than 24 hours of continuous...
VDL Maximile
28 November 2023

Italian purchasing institute appoints 8 preferred suppliers

For the procurement of 500 electric and fuel cell buses in Italy are 8 manufacturers chosen as preferred supplier. The choice has made by issuing a tender earlier this year by the Italian procurement agency 'Consip'. The lucky winners are: Karsan...
27 November 2023

Belgium De Lijn is investing in 1600 charging points

The board of directors of De Lijn has given the green light for a new order for charging infrastructure for its depots. In concrete terms, this concerns the approval of a framework agreement for a maximum of 1,600 charging points with two suppliers...
De Lijn laadinfra
22 November 2023

Scania receives large new order for hybrid buses

Scania has received a large new order for hybrid buses from Canary Islands-based public transportation company Transportes Interurbanos de Tenerife S.A.U. (TITSA). The order contains no less than 231 buses, including 173 hybrid-electric buses, giving...
SCania Tenerife
22 November 2023

A new frontier for the Iveco Bus Crossway

As part of the Norwegian Finnmark 2023 tender, Iveco Bus has delivered 13 Crossway to the operator Connect Bus Norge AS, which has confirmed an additional order for 2 more units to be delivered in 2024. The Crossway units will be running in Alta, the...
Iveco Bus NOrway
17 November 2023

Busworld Europe 2023 earns prestigious award from Revista Automotive in Portugal

Busworld has won an award for the first time in its history. And the whole team is thrilled about it.
03 November 2023

Zero Emission Buses in Europe: Status and outlook for the future

For the first time ever, Busworld Europe hosted the European Zero Emission Bus Conference, an event which attracted over 430 participants from across the globe to discuss the status and plans for transitioning the European bus and coach sectors to...
European ZEB Conference Room
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