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Bus News: Issue Issue 23 22 Aug 2011

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Bus Rapid Transit, Technology, Other, Europe

Phileas bids for inductive steering and powersystems

For the past decade the Dutch company APTS,  a division of Netherlands-based bus manufacturer VDL Group, has been developing its Phileas bus based Rapid Transit system to incorporate a range of innovative features that can, in the words of managing director Rude Bouwman “replace all the trams in the world in 20 years”

He believes the automation of passenger transport, and in particular introducing driverless technology, can mean buses offer a similar rapid transit service to...

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