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15 March 2022

Foton will supply 991 electric buses in the new bidding of Santiago de Chile

A long process had to be followed for the General Comptroller of Chile to approve the tender that began in December 2020, to award more than 150 services for the Red Metropolitana de Movilidad system (formerly Transantiago). Finally, in February, the...
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05 March 2022

Mercedes-Benz donate chassis to ITESM in Mexico for electric bus project

Under the premise that mobility is a fundamental part of the economic and social development of a community, Mercedes-Benz Buses in Mexico is committed to innovation and the production of buses with environmentally friendly technologies, to promote...
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04 March 2022

Volvo starts tests of 7900 electric bus in Chile

In an event where the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications Gloria Hutt participated, who participated in the presentation of the electric bus model 7900 of the Volvo brand, which will begin a testing period with the operator Redbus. This...
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03 March 2022

Scania Mexico has signed the ZEBRA agreement supporting transport electrification

Scania Mexico reaffirms its commitment to sustainability and the environment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and have cleaner and more efficient mobility through its products; this through its signing with the ZEBRA (Zero Emission Bus Rapid...
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01 March 2022

EMT Madrid will provide technical support to Transmilenio

The Municipal Transport Company of Madrid has been chosen by two of the most recent zonal operators of the Transmilenio system, to provide technical assistance in improving the passenger transport network in the Colombian capital. The collaboration...
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28 February 2022

Bridgestone presents its Webfleet fleet management tool in Colombia

The Japanese Bridgestone, a world leader in tires and rubber products, has announced the launch in Colombia of its Webfleet telematics and fleet management division. This is one of the most recognized telemetry solutions worldwide, with more than 1.2...
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27 February 2022

Irizar reaches 3,000 units sold in Chile

Irizar arrived in South America in 1998, with the establishment of the plant in Brazil, in Botucatu (State of São Paulo). Shortly after the start of model manufacturing in these facilities, the Spanish manufacturer began its commercial path in Chile...
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24 February 2022

Volvo Buses will supply 564 new Euro 6 buses for the RED System in Santiago de Chile

In the most important urban bus tender in Latin America in 2021/2022, Volvo will once again be one of the main vehicle suppliers for the Chilean capital. A few days ago, the Comptroller General of the Country awarded the concession for the use of the...
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23 February 2022

Scania Mexico sold 740 units in 2021 and expects to break records in 2022

2021 was not easy for the transport, cargo and logistics sectors due to the ravages of the pandemic, supply chain and the semiconductor crisis, causing entire plants to stop production, a global problem for which no one was prepared. For Scania...
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22 February 2022

BAE Systems begins to offer hybrid electric propulsion systems in South America

BAE Systems, one of the world’s leading companies in electric and hybrid solutions for buses, ships, heavy trucks and military vehicles, which operates in more than 40 countries, will now offer its products and propulsion technologies to countries in...
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