Gas-powered Citaro revealed

Daimler Buses has unveiled its compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT, claiming that it will provide the same passenger carrying capacity and range...

Dearman engine: Running on fresh air

An engine that generates power from fresh air is the ultimate automotive panacea. While the revolutionary Dearman engine doesn't quite manage that, it's likely...

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...

Volvo ready for HVO fuel

Volvo Buses' Euro 6 engines for city buses and intercity buses have now been certified to run on Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils (HVO), a renewable...

Polycarbonate skirt panel trials at Reading

Reading Buses is carrying out a trail of alternatives to aluminium skirt panels, in an attempt to maintain vehicle appearance. It's a response to the...

Flybrid takes first place in SMMT innovation awards

Torotrak Group's Flybrid KERS energy recovery system, currently undergoing trials in a Wrightbus StreetLite and to be made available on the StreetDeck double-decker, has...

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...

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...

Stagecoach opts for Voith in E200s

Voith Turbo has won an order for 140 automatic gearboxes from Stagecoach for new buses in the UK. The four-speed DIWA gearboxes are being fitted...

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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