Volkswagen Truck & Bus continues its upward trend, selling 144,000 vehicles so far this year

Volkswagen Truck & Bus sold some 144,000 vehicles of the MAN, Scania, and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus brands – From January to September 2017 inclusive.

This is an increase of 9 per cent on the same period in the previous year. In the first nine months of this year all three brands continued on their growth course.

In the first three quarters of this year MAN Truck & Bus sold some 62,400 vehicles, an increase of 5 per cent on the same period in the previous year.

At 19,150 units, sales at Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus recorded a rise of 23 per cent.  Continue reading Volkswagen Truck & Bus continues its upward trend, selling 144,000 vehicles so far this year

AkaSol shows next generation high-performance battery systems for e-buses

AkaSol will present its AkaSystem original equipment manufacturer battery system as a complete roof installation including the chiller and other additional components at BusWorld Europe.

This system has allowed AkaSol to be very successful in the market for electric and hybrid buses.

From 2018, two well-known European bus manufacturers will be using the technology in Germany, with plans to equip around 10,000 e-buses over the next few years.  Continue reading AkaSol shows next generation high-performance battery systems for e-buses