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08 July 2023

Peruvian Civa acquires new Marcopolo Paradiso G8 1350 buses

The CIVA Group, one of the main passenger transport operators in Peru, has added five new Generation 8 Marcopolo Paradiso 1350 highway buses to its fleet. The vehicles, sold through the Mercobus representative, will be used for transport by highway...
14 June 2023

Volare presents the first autonomous microbus in South America

Volare, in collaboration with Lume Robotics, has presented the first autonomous microbus in South America. The vehicle, based on the Volare Attack 8 model, has been designed to operate completely autonomously in closed circuits at low speed. The...
14 June 2023

Volvo Buses launches the BZL, the electric superbus for urban applications

Volvo has launched the BZL, an electric city bus model designed specifically for urban applications. The BZL was presented at the Smart City Expo Bogotá and is the first vehicle from a European manufacturer to be available in Colombia, thus marking a...
14 June 2023

Marcopolo México will firmly bet on producing the new Paradiso G8

The Mexican bus market is complex with its own challenges, and at the same time with opportunities in the different niches of passenger transport both for highways and in cities. Marcopolo México with its subsidiary Polomex has been taking different...
14 June 2023

BYD and Castrosua join ties to launch a new long-range electric bus

Through the strategic union between BYD of China and Castrosua, both the concept and the result of the vehicle have been worked on, they have worked on the design with 3D modeling that has allowed evaluating all the customization options as well as...
14 June 2023

Volkswagen Buses is launched with the new generation of chassis in this 2023

Volkswagen Buses has launched its new generation of bus chassis in 2023, in commemoration of its 30th anniversary. The brand has experienced growth in bus sales, especially in the southern cone of South America, and has expanded its product line with...
25 May 2023

Busscar Brasil launches its new generation of highway buses

In the neighboring country of Brazil, a leader in the development of buses by different brands that are very familiar to us today in Colombia, as in many Latin American countries, Busscar Brasil, one of its flagship factories, has just presented what...
25 May 2023

Flixbus, the giant passenger road transport company, will arrive in Chile

The German road passenger transport company Flixbus has been expanding in South America and Asia for 5 years, after investing in new capital in 2019. After settling in and conquering part of the market in Brazil, the company now plans to enter Chile...
17 May 2023

In Brazil, one of the strongest manufacturers, presents another E-Bus

Brazilian companies continue to work with a style that is well recognized among them, applying a joint venture (strategic union), now Caio makes the bet, a heavyweight in terms of urban buses in this country, joins efforts with Eletra and WEG to...
17 May 2023

The Brazilian company Trans Acreana, filming on a new international route.

From April 13 at 1:00 pm, the new route was launched that offers the route between the cities of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to Lima in Peru, which is now one of the longest routes in the world in international transportation of passengers by road...
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