SOUTH AFRICA Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has been awarded the contract for the Rea Vaya 1B BRT project. The successful bid was made through MBSA’s South African dealership subsidiary Sandown Motors, in which MBSA has a majority interest.
GERMANY The opening of the hydrogen filling station at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on June 11 saw the launch of dedicated shuttle services for students and staff using two Mercedes-Benz Citaro fuelCELL buses.
The Dutch firm has expanded its Citea range and introduced a new electric wheel hub drive
NETHERLANDS VDL Bus & Coach presented its first new vehicle with electric wheel-hub drive from Ziehl- Abegg at UITP in Geneva at the end of May.
Llandudno-based Alpine Travel has benefitted from a drop in risky manoeuvres, fuel usage and accident levels since deploying GreenRoad, the driver performance company has reported.
Sleafordian Coaches’ Emergency First Aid one-day course has been added to the range of Driver CPC courses offered by the operator after approval from JAUPT.
East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) is to take over the operation of three National Express coach contracts currently run by Stagecoach Peterborough from July.
The Coach Tourism Council (CTC) has revealed it is in good shape following its AGM.
Newport Transport has launched two new Enviro 200 low floor buses in Chepstow. The firm invested circa £200k in the vehicles which entered service on Monday June 17 and are dedicated to Chepstow Town services.
Subsidised bus services in Leicester are being revamped as the council aims to cut funding by £200,000. Service 10/11 inner ring and service 36 will cease and 10 other routes will either be amended, replaced by a dial-a-ride service or left untouched.