RapidBus Complex in Cheras Selatan, Balakong received the graceful visit of YB Dato' Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri, the Minister in Prime Minister's Department on 10th of January. Arriving early in the morning, the visit was immediately proceeded to a closed-door briefing by En Zulkifli Mohd Yusoff, Rapid Bus CEO, a tour of the bus headquarters and also the bus academy where trainees get their practical and theoretical knowledge to be able to get certified as a bus captain.
Themed ‘Innovating Transport for Liveable Cities’, SITCE 2016 provided a platform for professionals and stakeholders to exchange ideas that could help provide solutions for well-connected and reliable urban transport systems in Asia-Pacific’s increasingly crowded and congested cities.
The Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition (SITCE) once again hosted prominent urban land transport professionals and international experts after a successful inaugural edition in 2013.
Chevron Malaysia Limited, which carries the retail brand Caltex, launched its latest product Caltex Power Diesel with Techron D, a new utlra-premium diesel fuel that has triple cleaning power and provides more power and reliability with every fill recently.
Shahid Ahmed, Chevron Malaysia Country Chairman, speaking at the launch of the diesel fuel enhanced with Techron D, emphasized that power and reliability are the promises that the new product is meant to deliver to their customers.
Staying on top and ahead of the game requires a company and its business operation to execute moves and decisions which will augment the most critically contributing factor to its yearly income and revenue.
Residents in Tampines can look forward to more bus services and improved connectivity with the opening of the new Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange to increase the capacity of the bus interchanges. This bus interchange will begin operations on Sunday, 18 December 2016 and will complement the operations at the current Tampines Bus Interchange. The two bus interchanges will be connected via a 250-metre barrier-free sheltered walkway.
Eight of the UK’s most respected coachbuilders have been awarded Iveco’s new Busmaster certification – marking the companies as experts in the field, and trusted and reliable providers of bodywork for the Iveco Bus product range – with seven of the eight receiving the accolade at Euro Bus Expo 2016.
The eight are the first UK companies to receive the honour, as the manufacturer marks the UK launch of its Busmaster advocate programme, which is already known and recognised across mainland Europe.
Continental announced the launch of a tire information and management system for commercial fleets. The new offer, called “ContiConnect” monitors, analyzes and reports tire pressure and temperature for the entire fleet based on data collected by the proven ContiPressureCheck sensors. ContiConnect notifies the fleet manager and offers corrective measures if needed, for instance through a Conti360° service partner. An online portal provides transparent reports on the fleet’s tire performance and overall efficiency. With its launch in Q2 2017, ContiConnect will be available in key markets in Asia Pacific, Europe and The Americas.
The Go-Ahead Group, Nottingham City Transport, trentbarton, Reading Buses, FirstGroup and National Express are just some of the leading bus and coach operators gearing up to appear in the Master Class Theatre at next month’s Euro Bus Expo, taking place at NEC Birmingham on 1-3 November.
At the world largest commercial vehicle expo, the IAA in Hannover, Germany, Asian Trucker meets Christian Levin, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing to talk in an exclusive interview about the global market of buses. Being a former Managing Director for Scania Switzerland and Italy, he came back to his origins to be responsible for the global development of the brand. “We have done a great job to be back in the top three in Europe. However, there are still many markets where we have huge potential,” is his opening statement. For this year, Levin is focused on building all of Scania’s business units: bus and truck, and the services that are required to support these tangible products. On top of that, emphasis is on connectivity.
By now one should be used to Lamilux being a powerhouse of innovations. Again, at the IAA 2016, the company comes through with the presentation of new solutions, coupled with staff driven to go the extra mile.