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22 January 2022

V&A TRAVELS, FIRST CLIENT OF GENERATION 8 OF MARCOPOLO IN MEXICO

Once the first Marcopolo Generation 8 units were presented in Brazil, the question was to know in which of the brand’s foreign markets, the new creation that continues to capture the interest of carriers, passengers and bus enthusiasts in Latin...
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20 January 2022

MEXICO CITY LAUNCHES 65 MERCEDES-BENZ URBAN BUSES

The government of Mexico City gave the starting signal to 65 Mercedes-Benz midibuses with Marcopolo bodywork for the start-up in the Legaria Corridor. These new vehicles represent an important evolution in the mobilization of the Latin American mega...
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15 January 2022

ECUADORIAN TRANSPORTERS BET ON HIGH-CAPACITY LUGGAGE BUSES

Ecuador is one of the few countries in Latin America with a wide range of local manufacturers, when in other countries there has been a progressive disappearance of bus manufacturers, leaving only the most recognized or those that have been able to...
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13 January 2022

PERUVIAN CIVA READY TO OPERATE ITS FIRST MARCOPOLO G8 WITH VOLVO B450R CHASSIS

While several Latin American markets await the arrival of the first Marcopolo Generation 8 units, carriers that were interested in the proposal and placed their orders close to the launch date are already beginning to receive their buses to assign...
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16 December 2021

COLLABORATION BETWEEN GLOBAL PASSENGER NETWORK (GPN) AND BUSWORLD LATAM

In recent years, Global Passenger Network (GPN) has focused its attention on expanding its network in Latin America. This expansion began in 2019 with the adhesion to GPN of three new coach company members: SGM Solutions & Patagonia Transfers – GPN...
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10 December 2021

VOLVO BUSES RETURNS TO THE LEADER IN THE ROAD SEGMENT IN MEXICO WITH 230 UNITS IN 2021

Volvo Buses landed in Aztec lands in 1998, thanks to the purchase that the Swedish manufacturer made of all the rights of the former Mexicana de Autobuses (MASA), always at the Tultitlan facilities of Mariano Escobedo, in the state of Mexico. It...
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09 December 2021

FLIXBUS BEGINS OPERATIONS ON REGULAR ROUTES IN BRAZIL AS OF DECEMBER 1st

Since mid-2021, the intention of the German passenger transport giant FlixBus to enter the Brazilian market was announced, where the regulatory framework that would allow the operation was pending. Well, the time has come, and the company is getting...
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07 December 2021

THE VOLVO B380R BUS REMAINS STRONG IN PERU’S BUSINESS TRANSPORTATION

Business transportation for mining activities has been one of the segments that has allowed Peruvian highway bus operators to resist the onslaught of this pandemic and keep them active. Large multinationals are in charge of the exploitation contracts...
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06 December 2021

ALIANZA ZEBRA ANNOUNCED A NEW COMMITMENT FOR USD1.000 MILLION FOR EBUSES IN LATIN AMERICA

Important announcements have been made during these days, in the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26), which have repercussions at a global level. Also, multiple commitments to accelerate the electrification of...
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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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