11 December 2023

First order for Volvo 7900 Electric with MCV body

Luxembourg operator DEMY SCHANDELER S.àr.l. (Demy Cars) has ordered 15 Volvo 7900 Electric buses to operate in intercity traffic. It is the first order for Volvo electric buses with Volvo 7900 Electric bodies built by MCV. The buses are set to be...
Volvo 7900e MCV
11 December 2023

Türkiye's exports of buses, minibuses and midibuses exceeded $1.5 billion in 9 first months of 2023 (by Magazin Ulasim)

Exports, which increased by 66.78% compared to the first 9 months of last year, recorded a significant increase compared to the same period of 2022. Türkiye exported the most to France, Germany and Italy. There were also significant increases in...
Export Türkiye
08 December 2023

Throwback: Press at Busworld Europe (video)

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07 December 2023

Guido Dumarey Completes Acquisition of Woodall Nicholson

The English company Woodall Nicholson, parent company of Mellor Bus, is taken over by the Belgian entrepreneur Guido Dumarey. Woodall Nicholson was recent formally placed under administration. Under the umbrella of Woodal Nicholson several companies...
Mellor
06 December 2023

Flexible driving and rest time rules getting closer

The introduction of new, more flexible driving and rest time rules for bus drivers in tourist and charter transport is getting closer. The EU Council of Ministers has agreed to changes in regulations, including on breaks and the so-called twelve-day...
IRU driving
04 December 2023

IVECO BUS elected by QBUZZ Netherlands to supply 140 electric buses

After having won the public transport concession 'Zuid-Holland Noord' (ZHN) (northern part of the province South-Holland) in the Netherlands public transport operator QBUZZ has now chosen IVECO BUS as bus manufacturer to deliver the buses to operate...
Qbuzz Iveco
03 December 2023

20 Solaris hydrogen buses head to Wałbrzych, Poland

Solaris Bus & Coach will deliver hydrogen buses to the city of Wałbrzych in Poland. The contract covers the delivery of 20 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses, including an option to purchase an additional 25 vehicles. The first units will be delivered...
Solaris Hydrogen
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...
Eviro100
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...
WimVDL
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
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