Bus News

CALIFORNIA DREAMING OF ZERO EMISSION AIRPORT BUSES

California has again taken the lead on emission reduction with the state’s Air Resources Board announcing plans to ban all traditional internal combustion engine powered shuttle buses from the 13 largest airports in the state, however [...]

AMA GROUP ACQUIRES WALES TRUCK AND BUS REPAIRS

One of the truck and bus industry’s leading crash repairers, the Sydney based Wales Group, has been acquired by the publicly listed company AMA. The acquisition of  the Wales Group was confirmed this week by the [...]

CONFIRMED – TRANSIT SYSTEMS’ SYDNEY ELECTRIC BUS TRIAL STARTS TODAY

As reported exclusively on Truck and Bus News last week, Transit Systems will today start a trial of  four new electric buses  in Sydney’s inner west or what is known as Transport for NSW’s Region 6 [...]

EXCLUSIVE – ELECTRIC BUS TRIAL SET TO START IN INNER WEST OF SYDNEY

The bus commuters of inner western Sydney could soon new listening to the sounds of silence and we don’t mean Simon and Garfunkel! The Transit Systems run Leichardt Bus depot will have at least one and [...]

CUSTOM BUS SCORES A TON

Custom Bus Group has celebrated the 100th Bus to coming off its St Marys production line since the Dunn Group took over ownership. The Custom CB80 bus is built on a Scania K310 chassis and is [...]

SCANIA UNVEILS VISION FOR MODULAR AUTONOMOUS TRANSPORT

Swedish truck and bus maker Scania has unveiled a bold and exciting vision for autonomous self driving, low emission, passenger and goods transport, displaying its NXT concept at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm [...]

BENZ CITARO BUSES TRIALLING IN AUSTRALIA

Mercedes Benz advanced  European bus of the year winning Citaro bus has hit Australian shores and is about to start a trial with a major operator in Sydney. The Citaro, which has won numerous major awards [...]

RICCARDI JUMPS SHIP FROM DAEWOO TO YUTONG

Former Daewoo Bus general manager Lou Riccardi has  joined Yutong Australia as general manager. Riccardi, who worked for many years with Asia Motors as the Daewoo distributor and then joined White Commercial Vehicles as general manager [...]

CANADIAN BUS GIANT NFI ACQUIRES ADL 

North America’s largest coach and bus manufacturer, NFI Group, has spent $AUD 583 million (£320million) to acquire British bus manufacturer, Alexander Dennis Limited. , has been acquired by Inc. (NFI), NFI acquired ADL for, representing an [...]

NEW VOLGREN SPARKLES FOR SAPPHIRE COAST BUSLINES

Family-owned New South Wales regional bus operator, Sapphire Coast Buslines, has become the first operator in the country to put Volgren’s new low-floor, seat-belted Urban bus onto the road. The 57-seat bus, a replacement vehicle under [...]