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Hybrid buses fight pollution in Madrid

The city of Madrid will take delivery of 51 hybridised buses from Scania for cleaner public transport operations in the city. Scandinavian vehicle manufacturer Scania has taken an order to deliver over 50 hybrid Citywide buses to the Spanish city …

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Safety system supplier gains award

Ford has recognised Autoliv with supplier awards for excellence at the company’s Spanish air bag manufacturing facility. Ford has named automotive safety systems specialist, Autoliv as its 2014 Safety Supplier of the Year and 2014 Gold Supplier of the Year …

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First new generation Mercedes-Benz Vito leaves Vitoria production line

Versatility, fuel efficiency and safety characterize the new Mercedez-Benz Vito which is now in full production after first van leaves Vitoria factory in Spain. The van division of Daimler Commercial Vehicles has sunk considerable sums into fitting out the Vitoria …

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Interoperability testing event for eCall to take place in Spain

In-vehicle system and PSAP device suppliers are invited to take part in interoperability testing for the pan-European eCall system which will take place in Spain. European Intelligent Transport SYstem (ITS) organization, ERTICO, has organised a “Testfest” which will take place …

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International conference on eCall to take place in November

Pan-European eCall stakeholders are being invited to the 3rd HeERO international conference taking place in Madrid in November. A conference is to take place in Madrid on 27th November to provide attendees with the latest developments in the HeERO (Harmonised …

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Scania leads Intelligent Transport System project on truck platooning

A European vehicle platooning project is being led by Scania in three year Intelligent Transport System project to be tested in 2016. The concept of vehicle platooning is that vehicles travel closely together along a specified route to gain fuel …

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Spanish road rules for UK holidaymakers

The Institute of Advanced Motoring provides guidance to UK motorists intending to drive in Spain this summer. Driving in a foreign country can always be something of a challenge and although there are many common aspects of signage and general …

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