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05 Oct 2016

MAN AND SCANIA DETERMINE PRINCIPLES FOR JOINT DEVELOPMENT

MAN AND SCANIA DETERMINE PRINCIPLES FOR JOINT DEVELOPMENT Under the umbrella of Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the MAN and Scania brands have determined clear principles for their joint development projects and have concluded a corresponding basic agreement. In future, teams consisting of engineers from both brands will develop core components of the drive train together. There will be common platforms for engines, gearboxes, axles and exhaust after-treatment systems that can then be modified by the particular brands. One of the two companies will take the lead for each project. The lead engineering concept ensures that the needs of both companies are taken into account, the individuality of the brands is maintained and competencies are clearly defined.



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04 Oct 2016

ALPHA BUS TUNISIE ORDERS 400 BUS CHASSIS FROM MAN

ALPHA BUS TUNISIE ORDERS 400 BUS CHASSIS FROM MAN The order comprises 194 solo buses based on the IC 19.280 (RR8) chassis and 201 articulated buses based on the NG353F (A24). The chassis will be delivered over the course of the next three years, with the first part of the order being handed over this year. The high-floor chassis IC 19.280 (RR8) comes with the 208 HP (206 kW) D08 engine and a manually operated gearbox. Depending on which tyres are fitted, it allows for a permissible gross vehicle weight of 19.5 t.



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