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Can Technology Aid Congestion?

Here at eCoachManager, we have been helping transport companies streamline their businesses for years. Our software solution is just one of the new technologies that help keeps traffic flowing on the roads and streets of the world. Solutions such as eCoacManager have helped to formulate other technologies that are helping to aid traffic flow and Read more »

CPT Coaching Conference 2018

The annual coaching conference by the CPT this year had a a theme of Tomorrow’s World. And this December the event was staged over two days and not the normal one. The first day included the CoachMarque meeting, with the Coach Commision meeting stage later. Any delegates staying overnight were treated to dinner and drinks Read more »

Review of Coach & Bus UK 2018

The highly popular Coach & Bus UK exhibition and seminar once again took place in October 2018. Here at eCoachManager we frequently look at events like this to understand what is coming up in the coach and bus industry and how to develop our tracking software to dovetail with moves and changes. What was particularly Read more »

Intelligent Buses

Innovative technology and school buses are rarely put together, and although companies such as eCoachManager have been at the forefront of developing software to assist group transportation companies, there are new developments happening to the actual vehicles themselves. Buses Buses don’t normally have a reputation for technology that is state-of-the-art but advances in developing new Read more »

Australian Bus News – Volvo Opens AUD$35 Million Dealership

Hot news out of Sydney is the opening of a brand new AUD$35 million Volvo Buses dealership. Commitment to customer service and support and continually enhancing the customer experience were statements emanating from Volvo officials. The brand new, large Volvo facility is located at Prestons which is southwest of Sydney near the M7/M5 interchange. So Read more »

Customer Safety First Concern for Ireland’s Largest Public Transport Company

Here at eCoachManager we have been working closely with group transportation companies across the globe to assist them in streamlining their businesses and to aid performance. During our in depth consultations with our clients the recurring theme from each and every one of them is that of passenger safety. In this blog we look at Read more »

UK Coach & Bus News Round-up

The UK Coach and Bus industry is one of the most developed in Europe, and regularly major innovations and developments are announced to the market. In this blog we look at some of the major announcements to hit the UK news during August in 2018. If you want to continually be kept up to date Read more »

Optimism Abounds in the Australian Bus and Coach Industry

News has just been released from the bus and coach industry of Australia that deliveries of buses and coaches in March 2018 soared compared to the first two months of the year. One hundred and nine brand new vehicles were delivered throughout Australia. Some of the vehicles went to private companies and some also to Read more »

Coach and Bus UK 2017 Highlight News

The Coach & Bus UK 2017 were phenomenal success in exhibiting the latest automobile, devices, and innovative solutions for bus & coach industry. It was a two–day event of the biennial show which was scheduled from 4th to 5th of October. The show received a total of 5,908 attendees that included senior executives, owners, CEOs Read more »

Australasia Bus & Coach Expo 2017 Review

The Australasia Bus and Coach Expo 2017 was a great success in celebrating this two–day biennial event. It featured more than 100 exhibitors showcasing their new models and latest technology offerings in the industry. The event was hosted by the Gold Coast Convention Centre which was held from 25th and the 26th of September. Australasia Read more »

Free Low Emissions Bus Workshop

The LowCVP, was established in the UK in 2003 and is a combination of public-private entities that were set up to accelerate a sustainable shift to lower carbon vehicles and fuels. In 2017 nearly 200 organisations have joined Low CVP from diverse industries. LowCVP hope to educate and promote their message through seminars, lectures, events, Read more »

Modern Changes At Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport will soon be presenting a whole new fleet of Electric Buses to the public. Eleven Green buses are soon to be a familiar sight at the Australian airport as they roll into operation in early 2018. The head of parking and transport for the airport, Marin Ryan, has reinforced that Brisbane Airport is Read more »

Leeds Retains Appetite for Mass Transit Plans

News coming out of the UK in December surrounding mass transit plans for Leeds. Despite losing it’s battle to introduce a trolleybus type system, Leeds local council remain committed to investments around it’s own “mass transit service”. Key focus will be around enhancing existing park and ride provisions, with more than £110 Million earmarked to Read more »

Tender’s are in for the Rugby League World Cup 2017 Transport Providers

The World’s best are coming to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in October, November and December 2017. Holders Australia will kick-off the tournament against England on Friday 27th October at the Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne. Group games conclude on the 12th November with England taking on France at the Rectangular Stadium in Perth. Read more »

Multi-patient Ambulance bus hits the streets of South Australia in an Australian first

Australia’s first 12-patient ambulance bus was launched in Adelaide to much fanfare this week. The vehicle will allow the ambulance service to respond to major emergencies and treat multiple patients at once, without the capacity limitations of regular ambulance vehicles. “Our ambulance service will have more capability than ever to care for sick and injured Read more »

New Irizar i8 launched to UK coach operators

Irizar formally launched its right-hand drive version of the new flagship i8 coach, which replaces the PB as its top-of-the-range offering, to a visiting group of more than 60 UK coach operators in Ormaiztegi, Spain last week. The new i8 will be offered initially in the UK as a three-axle 3.7m-high coach at 13.2 and Read more »