Bus News

SCANIA WINS BIG SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUS DEAL

Scania has won the tender to supply a minimum of 340 Euro 6 compliant city buses over ten years to the South Australian Government’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The buses will be supplied as [...]

CUSTOM SET TO PURCHASE DENNING

After shocking the market by purchasing Custom Coach a little over a year ago, and reviving its fortunes as the Custom Bus Group, Scott Dunn has again shaken the industry by buying Denning. Dunn, who entered [...]

VOLVO BUS ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENTS

Volvo Bus has announced some new key appointments to its Australian team with Stuart Woodward being appointed as regional sales manager for NSW and Kate Hunt announced as the company’s new sales and marketing coordinator. In [...]

TRANSPORT FOR NSW TAKES MESSAGE OF SAFETY TO BUS NSW FORUM

The NSW bus industry has received  a first-hand look at some of the innovative projects being carried out by Transport for NSW to streamline bus safety at the annual BusNSW conference held recently. Transport for NSW [...]

YUTONG ANNOUNCES SEAT BELT RECALL

Yutong Australia has commenced a voluntary Seatbelt recall. In Mid-July 2019, an issue with one seatbelt was found and corrected immediately. Upon further internal inspection of our records between Yutong Australian and the factory, it was [...]

NEW COACH AND BUS ISSUE OUT NOW

In this issue of Coach & Bus we mark the return of the Higer brand by road testing the versatile and very good Higer H7 28 seater. We head to Gulgong to look at Eastend Tours [...]

TRANSIT CHOOSES BENZ IN BIG EURO 6 BUS BUY

Daimler’s global media website has revealed that Transit Systems has inked a large order with Transit Systems in Australia for the supply of 44 new Euro 6 spec bus chassis for operation on Transit Systems Region [...]

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 [...]