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03 Nov 2017

HARTMUT SCHICK (DAIMLER BUSES) ON ELECTRIFICATION OF CITARO: "WE ARE NOT TOO LATE"

HARTMUT SCHICK (DAIMLER BUSES) ON ELECTRIFICATION OF CITARO: Daimler is once again very well-represented at Buswold. In hall 5, the South German multinational presents both of its brands Setra and Mercedes-Benz. Most of the news was already presented earlier this year with the Setra double-decker and the new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo. Still, for Busworld, they had another scoop in store, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro ‘mild-hybrid’. A striking step amid the battery-electric overload at Busworld. We asked Hartmut Schick, CEO of Daimler Buses, the obvious question: why?



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03 Nov 2017

ACADEMIC STUDY CONFIRMS: PUBLIC TRANSPORT NOT ADAPTED TO THE ELDERLY

ACADEMIC STUDY CONFIRMS: PUBLIC TRANSPORT NOT ADAPTED TO THE ELDERLY In the margin of Busworld, an interesting seminar brought some new insights about a frequently forgotten group of public transport users: the elderly. There is no doubt about the aging of the population. The question is whether public transport operators are conducting a policy adapted to this target group. The answer is no, according to the study by Professor Christian Haas of Frenesius University (D). It is not about wheelchair users, but about people who are getting slower in their movements, in taking decisions, who do not see or hear that well anymore due to their age.



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