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14 Jul 2015

UD CITY BUSES BEGIN PILOT OPERATIONS IN BENGALURU

The first customer trials for the recently developed UD city bus was flagged off in Bengaluru recently. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) will operate these buses on key routes over the next two months. The start of the first customer trials is a significant milestone in the introduction of UD Buses in India. In 2014, Volvo Group who ownes the UD label, unveiled the UD Buses brand as part of its strategy to foray into the value segment in growth markets. India is now the first market where UD Buses are being introduced.



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28 May 2015

ECW CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

ECW CALL FOR PARTICIPATION The European Coach and Bus Week of Busworld Kortrijk is the traditional competition, organised during the week proceeding Busworld Kortrijk. In 2015, it takes place between 10 October and 14 October. All exhibitors can participate. New since 2013, is the fact that it is also open for exhibitors that do not manufacture vehicles. The six companies that received an ECW Innovation Label in 2013 were very enthusiastic about this new initiative, so it was decided to continue this.



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07 May 2015

BUSWORLD ACADEMY AND IRU WILL CONTINUE THEIR EFFORTS IN INDIA

BUSWORLD ACADEMY AND IRU WILL CONTINUE THEIR EFFORTS IN INDIA Busworld Academy and IRU organised a two day seminar at Busworld India 2015 together with several partners such as: EBTC, UN-Habitat and Embarque. They welcomed 18 speakers in total, coming from Spain, Sweden, Belgium, India, Poland, Bulgaria, and the UK. All stakeholders concluded that a yearly seminar of the Busworld Academy, bringing together national and international bus and coach manufacturers, bus and coach and operators, knowledge centres and authorities, could bring a significant contribution to catalyse evolutions in passenger transport and coach tourism in India. This request has been well understood by the organizers who are investigating the possibilities to do so.



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