Bus News

VENTURA HIGHWAY! MELBOURNE OPERATOR INKS NEW FOUR-YEAR VOLGREN DEAL

Melbourne’s largest bus operator, Ventura Bus Lines, has announced a new four year extension of its bus supply agreement with Australia’s largest bus body builder, Volgren. Volgren will deliver a minimum of 21 route buses, primarily [...]

BENZ OPENS FIRST BUS CENTRE OF COMPETENCY IN PERTH

Mercedes-Benz Buses has announced it has opened a  Bus ‘Centre of Competency’ at its Daimler Perth dealership, which is the first stage of a national initiative that will see bespoke bus Centre of Competency facilities open [...]

FUSO GIVES ROSA A NEW LOOK

Fuso has unveiled an all new look for its venerable and popular Rosa bus, the first external makeover for the bus in 21 years.  AS well as a new face it is understood the new Rosa [...]

VOLVO BUS MOVES INTO NEW SYDNEY DIGS

Volvo bus officially moved from its old operation at Chullora and opened the doors at its new purpose-built, $35 million dealership and service centre in Sydney this week, demonstrating the company’s commitment to customer service and [...]

SAFE AND SOUND -VOLVO LAUNCHES NEW BUS SAFETY PACKAGE

Volvo Bus has announced the introduction of a new Driver Support System (DSS) which it says is packed with a range of capabilities including Forward Collision Warning with Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Support [...]

FINE CHINA – SCANIA LAUNCHES NEW TOURING COACH

Scania has unveiled its new fully imported CBU Touring Coach at a special dinner during the BIC conference in Port Douglas on the weekend. The Scania Touring Coach which is being imported ready to go from [...]

COACH & BUS LATEST ISSUE OUT NOW

In this issue we have a feats of interesting stories. We look at the rebirth of Custom Bus after nearly a decade of roller coaster corporate fortunes thanks to the arrival of Scott Dunn. Speaking of [...]

OPTARE TO ROLL OUT NEW EV OFFERING AT EURO BUS EXPO

British bus manufacturer Optare has revealed its plans for this year’s Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham next month by  confirming it will unveil the ‘next-generation’ of its electric bus range.  “We are promising to excite the [...]

HINO SHARPENS BUS FOCUS

Bouyed by improvements in its truck market share and volumes, Japanese maker Hino is going to shine some focus on its bus offerings with aim of  lifting volume and market shares, its people moving products  having  [...]

BUS CORP BRINGS HIGER BACK TO AUSTRALIA

Bus Corp Oceania (BCO) has announced it has further expanded its growing portfolio of bus brands with the addition of Higer and H7 model to the company’s bus line up. The Higer H7 is the latest [...]