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Facing the future head-on: How First Bus is combating tough times in the bus industry by investing in new, green vehicle technologies

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  6 April 2017  •  Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of First Bus

Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of First Bus, discusses how First Bus is investing in new, green vehicle technologies.

Intertraffic Amsterdam and Automotive Week join forces

Industry news  •  21 March 2017  •  Eurotransport Magazine

Intertraffic Amsterdam has partnered with Automotive Week 2017 to underline the cooperation opportunities between traffic technology and the automotive industry.

Reading Buses trials new bus types to speed up route

Industry news  •  28 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Reading Buses is currently testing various vehicles and propulsion systems on its popular purple 17 route.

The Burning Issue

Transport Extra  •  3 October 2016  •  Clark Wright

Clark Right discusses fires on public service vehicles and suggests ways in which they can be contained safely.

China’s first Sky Train unveiled

Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

China’s first Sky Train was unveiled as it came off the assembly line during a ceremony in the city of Nanjing.

TRL and TSC collaborate to boost Intelligent Mobility deployment in the UK

Industry news  •  14 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) and the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) are to form a partnership to boost Intelligent Mobility deployment.

The 4th FIVE – Fires in Vehicles conference that will take place October 5 – 6, 2016 in Baltimore, USA

Industry news  •  9 March 2016  •  SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden

FIVE will bring together scientists, regulators, test engineers, industry, suppliers, insurance companies and other organizations from the diverse field of transportation to discuss important fire issues….

Whitepaper: London Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes roll-out of ‘Cycle Safety Shield’ to Amey fleet

Whitepapers  •  15 February 2016  •  Safety Shield Systems

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP, has welcomed the roll-out by a UK company of cutting edge technology to help improve road safety…

Call for partners – to take part in European trials of life saving collision avoidance system for LGV’s and Buses

Industry news  •  15 February 2016  •  Safety Shield Systems

Cycle Safety Shield is conducting a three month trial of the lifesaving collision avoidance system for HGVs and Buses and would like to invite European companies to take part…

DC/DC converters for IP65 applications

Industry news  •  5 February 2016  •  MTM Power

The primary switched DC/DC converters PCMDS150WK-IP65 from MTM Power are specially designed for applications in vehicle and rail technology but also for use in industrial and telecommunication applications…

Driverless shuttle pods to serve London roads

Industry news  •  29 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Heathrow driverless shuttle pods will soon serve the streets of London in a trial to develop pods capable of operating fully autonomously and safely.

Bristol welcomes pioneering electric buses

Industry news  •  13 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Operator First West of England has launched two revolutionary electric buses for service in Bristol in partnership with Department for Transport, Bristol City Council and University of the West of England (UWE).

Cyber security in the public transport sector – the big unknown!?

Issue 6 2015  •  17 December 2015  •  Thomas Kritzer, Member of the UITP Security Commission

Thomas Kritzer, Member of the UITP Security Commission, discusses how and why cyber security is becoming a prominent issue within the public transport sector, and explores the ways to overcome this threat…

Whitepaper: 24/7 people and vehicle detection for public transportation

Whitepapers  •  1 September 2015  •  FLIR Systems

Understand how Thermal imaging cameras can detect people’s risky behaviour and help public transportation operators to take the appropriate measures…