Latest Bus News In The Industry
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The manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has not signed into an agreement to supply 950 Citaro city buses to the operator Berliner Verkhrsbetriebe (BVG) who are in Berlin, Germany.
The order placed includes up to 600 articulated and remaining maximum 350 solo buses, for a company that uses 1400 buses to transport 441 million passengers annually, it’s stated.
The agreement is highly flexible in character, the company states; an obligation to take delivery does not exist. All Citaros are equipped with highly efficient and low-emission engines in accordance with the latest European emissions directive.
March has proven the most prosperous month for bus and coach deliveries so far in 2018, exclusive ABC data reveals.
Deliveries soared in March 2018, with 109 brand-new buses delivered throughout Australia. This is a big step up compared to February and January, when 91 and 65 deliveries were reported, marking strong month-on-month increases in 2018. Encouragingly, this number also nearly doubles the tally of 55 recorded at the same time last year.
Volvo once more remains atop of the chassis manufacturer pile, marking 33 deliveries, its best result of the year (29 previously). Scania maintained second spot, but also had a bumper month of 30, beating its previous best of 19. Likewise BCI, which has jumped from four in January to 16 and 17 in February and March respectively. The chasing pack had less than nine each.
Although the global market is highly competitive, ZF transmissions are becoming more popular with bus operators globally
ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s Director Sales Commercial Vehicle Technology Christian Meichle says ZF is on the brink of an exciting global revolution in terms of the type of engine components that are being produced as buses become more advanced.
“With the commercial bus industry here in Australia you can clearly see that we are gaining dominant market share,” he says. “This is not only happening in Australia but worldwide.
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