Engineered for Euro 6

Euro 6's demands on engine manufacturers are well documented. But with fuel consumption of critical importance to operators, builders of other components have moved...

No limit ZF stop-start tech to debut in early 2017

Manufacturer’s development is complete; in-vehicle testing now well underway with OEMs, it says First EcoLife gearboxes with stop-start compatibility are due in Q1 2017 ZF has...

Cummins expands operation to better serve London bus market

Cummins is a market-leading engine supplier to the London bus market, and has an extensive aftersales service and support framework in place in the...

Knorr-Bremse unveils efficiency innovations

Knorr-Bremse has unveiled several innovations designed to ensure simple and safe maintenance and the efficient use of resources. The brake manufacturer is starting volume production...

Allison raises possibility of nine-speed bus ‘box

Existing six-speed range (pictured) may be replaced by nine-ratio units Allison revealed early details of the nine-speed gearbox that it plans to introduce in 2020...

Allison’s xFE range promises up to 8% fuel saving

Allison’s xFE range reduces fuel consumption by around 8%, it says Allison’s xFE gearbox range was launched in the Optare Metrocity at EBE, and the...

VDL delivers another cut in TCO for Futura 2

No manufacturer is neglecting desires to see operating costs reduced, and VDL says it has done just that with its Futura 2 coach thanks...

Cummins ups torque on ISB with no fuel penalty

Torque has been increased in both four- and six-cylinder variants of ISB Cummins unveiled its latest generation of Euro 6 ISB engines at EBE. Both...

ZF unveils its AS-Tronic replacement for coaches

ZF has unveiled its TraXon automated manual transmission (AMT), which will replace AS-Tronic in the coach market from 2016. TraXon is described as a...

Voith Turbo to launch compressors range

Voith Turbo is to launch a range of compressors for buses in the UK market. The company is undertaking research with bus and engine manufacturers...
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