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27 Oct 2016

ADL ENVIRO500 CONCEPT BUS IS SHOWSTOPPER IN SINGAPORE

ADL ENVIRO500 CONCEPT BUS IS SHOWSTOPPER IN SINGAPORE The Enviro500 concept bus, commissioned by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), is the result of close collaboration between the transport agency and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), the world’s largest double deck bus manufacturer. Exhibited at a series of Bus Carnivals at venues across Singapore in March and April 2016, visitors were encouraged to provide their feedback on the design of this brand new vehicle designed specifically for Singapore. Positive feedback on the design and specification has also been received from international visitors to this week’s SITCE event.



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26 Oct 2016

DAIMLER BUSES RELYING ON INTELLIGENT STEERING SYSTEMS

Daimler Buses is cutting buses’ fuel consumption thanks to electrohydraulic power steering (EHPS). The fully integrated system replaces the conventional power steering pumps used nowadays in all buses with a gross weight of over 7.5 t. Thanks to the demand-based actuation of the electric power steering pump, which had previously been powered by the combustion engine, steering assist can in future be used regardless of the engine speed.



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