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03 November 2021

MEXICO ACCEPTS COEXISTENCE OF EURO V AND EURO VI DIESEL ENGINES UNTIL JANUARY 1, 2025

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico (Sermanat), decided to extend the validity of the EPA07 / EuroV regulation that had been established in 2017 in the country, to set the limits of emissions of carbon, particulate matter...
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02 November 2021

MARCOPOLO BEGINS PRODUCTION OF RODOVIARY BUSES IN THE METALSUR SUBSIDIARY OF ARGENTINA

It is no secret to anyone that the year 2020 saw a marked decrease in the production activity of buses around the world, especially those dedicated to road segments. In Argentina, it was not the exception and Metalsur, which since 2019 became a...
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01 November 2021

LATIN AMERICA ACCELERATES ITS ROAD TOWARDS TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION

The electrification of commercial vehicles, especially for passenger transport, could gain a new dimension throughout Latin America, anticipating the transformation processes in technologies aimed at mass mobilization. The change must happen quickly...
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22 October 2021

IN PERU, CIVA WILL HAVE KING LONG ELECTRIC BUSES FOR BUSINESS TRANSPORTATION

Almost three years ago the first electric bus for highway routes in Latin America began operation, more specifically in Chile thanks to the joint work between TurBus, Copec-Voltex and King Long linking the cities of Santiago and Rancagua, separated...
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18 October 2021

ARGENTINE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED LINE OF CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF ROAD BUSES

The Ministry of Productive Development and the Banco de la Nación Argentina launched a financing line with a discounted interest rate for the purchase of medium and long-distance buses manufactured in the country. The objective of the line is to...
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07 October 2021

BEING A BUSWORLD’S LOCATION IS A GREAT RESPONSIBILITY: ALEJANDRO PAZOS, CMO SCANIA ARGENTINA

They have been many months in virtuality, also of confinement, reflection and rethinking of both business and activities that seem to be ending. It is time to go back, to get going, to get closer as we have always wanted and continue to build lasting...
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07 October 2021

MERCEDES-BENZ EXPECTS TOTAL SUCCESS IN BUSWORLD ARGENTINA 2022

It has been more than a long journey for Mercedes-Benz to build transport solutions in Argentina, a country that holds the distinction of having been the first in the world to host the first factory of the brand’s vehicles outside of Germany, sowing...
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03 October 2021

VOLVO WILL TEST ITS NEW BZL ELECTRIC BUS IN COLOMBIAN STREETS

The great impact left by the global launch of Volvo’s new BZL electric bus chassis, designed to meet the needs of operators and cities in any metropolis, has not been fully assimilated when the pleasant news is received that we will soon have the new...
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28 September 2021

SCANIA VOLT CHASSIS ARRIVES IN MEXICO ON INTEGRAL BUS FOR TESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS

One of Scania’s most ambitious projects in Mexico, since its arrival in the country in 1994, is the commitment to electromobility, which has given much to talk about in recent days with the first launch for all of Latin America, of the Volt chassis...
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27 September 2021

SOLARIS RECEIVES ORDER FOR 24 URBINO ELECTRIC BUSES FOR BARCELONA

Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB), operator of the Spanish city, has once again chosen the Solaris urban buses to advance in the race to have zero-emission vehicles and that is why it has signed an agreement with the Polish manufacturer...
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