Bus News

VW AIMS TO PLUG IN ELECTRIC TRUCKS AND BUSES

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the commercial vehicles division of the German giant, which now owns MAN, Scania and a major chunk of Navistar in the, has become the latest to announce a commitment to electric vehicles. [...]

TRANSIT SYSTEMS DOUBLES UP IN SYDNEY’S WEST

Western Sydney commuters may be seeing double following the launch last week of two brand new double deck buses by Transit Systems meeting growth in passenger numbers in the Transport for NSW Contract 3 region. The [...]

BEST IN SHOW

Palmer Coaches’ Concept Coach stole the show at this week’s Australasia Bus and Coach Expo on the Gold Coast. The handsome, titanium coloured Scania K450 was commissioned by Palmer Coaches’ owner Rick Palmer and features new [...]

A BRIDJ TOO FAR?

Think how Uber has turned the taxi (ride sharing) industry on its head and then transfer that idea to a mini-bus operation and you have the basis of for what is called Bridj on demand bus [...]

CHANGING UP A GEAR

Yutong has moved to cement its position at the top of the world bus manufacturing tree with a high tech, luxury coach called the T12. Completely new from the wheels up, the T12 uses a 12.0 [...]

ON THE BUSES -AUSTRALASIAN BUS AND COACH EXPO 2017

As far as buses go, this was the high point of 2017 with a swag of exciting new models and new technology displayed to whet the appetite of interested patrons. Promoted by the Queensland Bus Industry [...]

A SWEET BELGIAN TREAT FROM VAN HOOL AT BUS SHOW

BELGIAN  bus and coach giant Van Hool has made an opening play into the Australian market with one of its three axle coaches on display at the Australasia Bus and Coach Expo on the Gold Coast. Powered [...]

OPTARE SNARES MAJOR NZ BUS CONTRACT

UK based bus manufacturer, Optare has marked its recent rebirth in the Australian and New Zealand market with the announcement by distributor, Bus Corp Oceania, of a major order for more than 100 buses to service [...]

TRUCK AND BUS TV: TOYOTA COASTER REVIEW

Coach and Bus editor Peter Barnwell has driven the new Toyota Coaster. Here’s what he thought. [...]

IVECO’S NOT SO MINI BUS NETWORK

Iveco has announced a 26 strong dealer network for the soon to be released Daily Minibus. The Daily bus is set to go on sale in the final quarter and will have a range of three [...]