Bus News

BENZ SPRINTER WINS EURO MINIBUS OF THE YEAR AWARD

The mini bus version of Mercedes Benz’ latest Sprinter, the City 75 series has been awarded Minibus of the Year 2019 winning over the international specialist jury at this year’s Minibus Euro Test in Madrid. The Jury [...]

SCANIA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW KEY BUS SALES APPOINTEES

Scania has announced some important additions to its bus sales team with two key appointments to newly-formed roles within its Australia bus operations. Jamie Atkinson has been appointed to the new national sales and contracts manager [...]

NEW BUS FLEET ORDER CREATES 20 BALLARAT JOBS

The Victorian Government has announced  it will be creating up to 20 new jobs in Ballarat, contracting local automotive manufacturer OzPress Industries, which has partnered with South East Asia’s largest bus body builder Gemilang, to deliver [...]

MARCOPOLO ANNOUNCES NEW VOLGREN CEO AS PETER DALE RETIRES

Marcopolo, the company which owns Australian bus builder Volgren, has announced the  appointment of  Thiago Deiro as the new CEO for Australia’s largest bus body builder, replacing the retiring Peter Dale, who will step down at [...]

VOLVO WINS BIG 900 BUS ORDER WITH WA GOVERNMENT

The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) has announced Volvo Bus and Volgren  have been awarded what is claimed to be Volvo’s largest bus order to date in Australia. The PTA WA order will see [...]

VOLVO AND SINGAPORE UNI UNVEIL WORLD FIRST FULL-SIZE AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC BUS

Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have demonstrated the world’s first 12-metre autonomous electric bus. The Volvo bus will soon begin trials on the NTU campus. The 85 passenger Volvo 7900 Electric bus [...]

IVECO AFFIRMS LOCAL BUS PRODUCTION AND ANNOUNCES BUS RESTRUCTURE

Iveco has announced a restructure of its Australian Bus and Coach operations providing additional responsibility to national bus manager, Steve Heanes while also increasing the involvement of the Iveco Dealer Network in its mini-bus program and [...]

SOUTH COAST ELECTRIC – ELECTRIC YUTONG TRIALS IN NOWRA

A new Yutong E12 low floor electric route bus has been selected for a six month trial on the NSW South Coast as part of a state government commitment to ensure at least 10 per cent [...]

SAPPHIRE COAST LINES CLICKS INTO NEW VOLGREN LOW FLOOR

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 [...]