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13 September 2022

The platform that turns any bus into an electric model

At a time when the transition to alternative energies for the mobilization of passengers in public transport is at the highest point of government agendas, many public and private operators are concerned about the costs of this process. That is where...
08 September 2022

Andesmar places the first order for Marcopolo G8 buses for Argentina

After conquering Brazil, with sales in all the segments where the manufacturer operates, the Marcopolo Generation 8 of highway buses is now present in almost all of South America, reaching the Argentine market. Andesmar S.A. from the province of...
05 September 2022

Viação Minas Gerais reaches agreement with Iveco Bus for the purchase of 41 units

Designed and manufactured at the Iveco plant in Sete Lagoas (MG), the Iveco Bus 170S28 chassis has been conquering more space in the big cities of Brazil and other Latin American countries, as a solution for passenger transport. In another successful...
01 September 2022

Biofuels slow progress of electric vehicles in Brazil

At the end of last July, it was possible to exceed the figure of 100,000 electric vehicles rolling on the streets of Brazil, although it is progress, it is nothing compared to the almost 46 million internal combustion vehicles registered in the...
26 August 2022

Marcopolo begins production of its first 100% electric bus

Marcopolo, leader in Brazil in the production of bus bodies and a reference in the global market, started this month of August the series production of the company's integral Attivi, the model is the first bus of the brand with its own chassis and...
23 August 2022

Foton ensures the largest delivery of electric buses outside of China with 1,022 vehicles for Chile

The Chinese bus and truck manufacturer, Foton, continues to advance in its transport electrification projects. Recently, it signed an agreement for 1,022 units of electric urban buses worth close to 238 million dollars.
23 August 2022

Mercedes-Benz delivers 60 urban midibuses to the city of Pachuca in Mexico

The Three Pointed Star has always been characterized by providing sustainable mobility solutions by incorporating buses of the highest quality, safe and with the greatest comfort for users. That is why, once again, Mercedes-Benz together with the...
19 August 2022

Yutong presented its latest electric coach in Chile: the T13E

For several months, there has been a married fight between Colombia and Chile for leadership in the electrification of public passenger transport and the number of electric buses that run in both countries. A head to head regarding the urban vehicle...
19 August 2022

Hino launches its RM1 road chassis for the long-distance segment in Ecuador

For several decades, Hino has been the undisputed leader in Ecuador's passenger transport, with legendary products like the front-engine AK chassis that became both an arch-favorite of transporters and the chassis that competing brands have in their...
19 August 2022

Scania introduced its new bus generation Serie K Euro 6 in Brazil

Much has been said about the change in Euro emissions regulations in Brazil, since apparently it was one of the countries that, complying with Proconve P7 (Euro 5), was reluctant to pass to more demanding provisions regarding the environment. The...
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