Bus News

SAPPHIRE COAST BUSLINES CLICKS INTO VOLGRENS NEW LOW FLOOR BUS

Family-owned New South Wales regional bus operator, Sapphire Coast Buslines will become the first operator in the country to bring Volgren’s new low-floor Urban bus used in rural and regional areas as a city/school bus with [...]

VOLGREN BUSES TACKLE TOUGH ROUTE IN PNG

Leading bus builder Volgren has partnered with its long time ally Volvo to deliver four of its Endura-bodied buses to a remote site in Papua New Guinea that serves up some of the harshest road conditions [...]

SCANIA PROMOTES GURNEY

Scania Australia has announced that it has promoted its national sales manager for buses and coaches, Julian Gurney to the position of sales director for buses and engines. Julian Gurney is now responsible for sales of [...]

SCOTLAND THE BRAVE – EDINBURGH TRIALS AUTONOMOUS BUSES

The world’s first full sized fleet of self-driving buses is to be trialed in Scotland, carrying passengers 23 km across parts of Edinburgh. The pilot project will see five existing single decker buses converted to autonomous [...]

NTC ANNOUNCES LIFT IN THREE AXLE COACH LIMITS

The National Transport Commission has announced that state and federal transport ministers have approved an increase in the gross mass limit for three-axle buses from 20 tonnes to 22 tonnes. The NTC’s acting CEO, Dr Geoff [...]

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 [...]