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MAN Lion’s Coach: Bus of the Year 2018 in Slovenia

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The winners of the Slovenian Commercial Vehicle Awards were announced by the Transport & Logistik and Mehanik in Voznik magazines at the Transport Show 2018 in Lubljana. The prestigious Bus of the Year category was won by the new MAN Lion’s Coach. The awards, which are the most respected on ...

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ACEA: Broad road safety coalition commits to work towards zero traffic fatalities

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Major players in the European mobility sector signed a road safety pledge to contribute to achieving zero traffic fatalities by 2050. The coalition includes the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA), the association of national motoring organisations (FIA Region I), with strong support from the ...

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Mazda’s sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 vision

In 2007 Mazda announced a long-term technology development vision called Sustainable Zoom-Zoom, dedicated to creating cars people wanted to drive, whilst also taking into consideration the needs of the planet. On August 8th last year, recognising that stronger ecological measures are needed to lower CO2 emissions, drastically reduce greenhouse gases and ...

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Kia Stinger wins Best Petrol Tow Car Award

Kia’s stunning grand turismo, the Stinger 2.0 T-GDi ‘GT-Line’ has been awarded ‘Best Petrol Tow Car’ at The Tow Car Awards 2018. The Tow Car Awards is a joint venture between Practical Caravan, What Car?, and the Camping and Caravanning Club with 44 cars tested this year. Cars are assessed ...

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Scania will deliver bus system for Ouagadougou

To strengthen public transport in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, Scania and RATP Group have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Burkina Faso to establish a modern and efficient bus system with 460 buses and 90 coaches. Traffic will start next year with the delivery of the first ...

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Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in automotive sensor company Luminar

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has completed the first strategic investment via its newly-founded investment fund by taking a stake in Luminar, a leading start-up in the development of advanced sensor technology for use in autonomous vehicles. The investment in Luminar, based in Palo Alto, California, and Orlando, Florida, ...

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Ford introduces two new fuel-efficient taxis; hybrid and diesel versions give operators more choice, potential savings

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Ford, America’s commercial vehicle leader, introduces two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi ever – the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. “Taxi operators want vehicles that are reliable, efficient and comfortable,” said Imran Jalal, brand and communications manager for Ford fleet marketing. “Transit ...

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