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01 May 2016

BOSCH TURNS THE CONNECTED VEHICLE INTO A PERSONAL ASSISTANT

BOSCH TURNS THE CONNECTED VEHICLE INTO A PERSONAL ASSISTANT Always online, connected with their surroundings, driving themselves: over the next decade, cars and car driving will make huge strides forward. New functions also have repercussions for the design of car interiors. Bosch exhibited a new show car at the recent re:publica 2016, one of the most important events worldwide dedicated to the topics of digital society. The car presents a vision of what the interiors of future vehicles could possibly look like, how car and driver will soon be able to communicate with each other – and the possibilities that will arise from this.



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29 Apr 2016

SIX EU-FUNDED ELECTRIC BUSES ENTER OPERATION IN BONN

SIX EU-FUNDED ELECTRIC BUSES ENTER OPERATION IN BONN Two out of six electric buses subsidized from the EU funds will soon start operation in the Bonn bus network in the test mode. Ashok Sridharan, the Mayor of Bonn, and Heinz Jürgen Reining, Managing Director of SWB Nahverkehrsgesellschaft SWB bus and train, inaugurated a demonstration project ZeEUS (Zero Emission Urban Bus Systems) in Bonn. The ZeEUS project, co-funded by the European Union, encompasses ten European cities, in which suitainability and cost-effectiveness of electric buses are examined and compared to diesel buses.



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27 Apr 2016

UQM TECHNOLOGIES SIGNS DEAL WITH COLOMBIAN CREATTI LABS

UQM TECHNOLOGIES SIGNS DEAL WITH COLOMBIAN CREATTI LABS UQM Technologies, Inc. announced entry into the South American market with a key business relationship in Colombia with Creatti Labs SAS, an electric vehicle integrator that is designing the next generation EV transportation systems for Colombia and other South American markets. Creatti Labs and UQM are collaborating on an electric transit bus platform for the major bus operators in Cali, Medellin and Bogota, which are the three major transportation systems in Colombia.



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22 Apr 2016

NEW SCANIA INTERLINK HIGH DECKER ROLLED OUT

NEW SCANIA INTERLINK HIGH DECKER ROLLED OUT The first new-generation Scania Interlink High Decker coach has just rolled off the production line. These buses will later this spring be in operation with the Norwegian operator JVB. uilt at Scania’s production centre in Lahti, Finland, Scania Interlink High Decker joins the new Interlink family of low, medium and high deckers. Based on the hugely successful Scania OmniExpress, it features the unmistakably attractive Scania styling.



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