Bus News

VOLGREN SCORES ANOTHER BIG ORDER IN TOKYO

Australian based bus body builder Volgren has scored a big export order in one of the world’s most highly competitive bus markets, Japan winning an order for 29 low floor buses from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, [...]

SINGAPORE EMBRACES SELF DRIVING BUSES

Self-driving buses are quickly making their way around the world, and now, they’re landing in Singapore. The Asian island nation announced that it would see self driving buses and shuttles transporting citizens and tourists alike by 2022, with [...]

NEW DOUBLE DECKER B LINE DRAWS FIRE FROM COMMUTERS

Travellers on Sydney’s Northern Beaches have slammed NSW transport bosses for making their commutes even longer, as much vaunted new B-Line bus service finally got underway on Monday. Under huge transport changes across Sydney, the $500m [...]

OPTARE OFFERS OPERATORS A READY TO GO DEMONSTRATOR FLEET

Bus Corp Oceania, the Australian and New Zealand distributor of Optare buses has announced that it has invested in a fleet of work-ready demonstrator vehicles to give operators the opportunity to try the technologically advanced monocoque [...]

FUSO SAVES THE QUEEN

While its electric e-Canter and Vision One trucks grabbed all the attention for Fuso at the Tokyo Show, sitting quietly in one corner of its stand was its new Aero Queen touring bus, which if negotiations [...]

PONCHO EV COULD SPARK INTEREST FOR HINO

While Fuso has hitched its future to electric trucks, or perhaps plugged into an electric future, Toyota owned truck brand, Hino had just one electric vehicle on display at its Tokyo Motor Show stand, its Poncho [...]

BRIDJ TRANSPLANTED DOWN UNDER AND READY FOR BUSINESS

Like Victor Kiam and the shaver company, Aussie bus operator, Transit Systems liked the US on demand bus operation Bridj so much it decided to buy it. Bridj originally was a US based company that ran [...]

VW AIMS TO PLUG IN ELECTRIC TRUCKS AND BUSES

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the commercial vehicles division of the German giant, which now owns MAN, Scania and a major chunk of Navistar in the, has become the latest to announce a commitment to electric vehicles. [...]

TRANSIT SYSTEMS DOUBLES UP IN SYDNEY’S WEST

Western Sydney commuters may be seeing double following the launch last week of two brand new double deck buses by Transit Systems meeting growth in passenger numbers in the Transport for NSW Contract 3 region. The [...]

BEST IN SHOW

Palmer Coaches’ Concept Coach stole the show at this week’s Australasia Bus and Coach Expo on the Gold Coast. The handsome, titanium coloured Scania K450 was commissioned by Palmer Coaches’ owner Rick Palmer and features new [...]