Locked content Spanish CAF buys Solaris

Spanish transport giant CAF bought 100 percent in Solaris Bus & Coach, the Polish company said on Wednesday. CAF also signed a preliminary agreement with the Polish Development Fund (PFR) for the acquisition of 35 percent in Solaris by PFR. PFR CEO Paweł Borys did not provide the value of PFR in...

Locked content Solaris with record-high sales

Bus producer Solaris Bus & Coach sold 1,397 buses and trolleys with PLN 1.85 billion in revenue, setting a new company’s record. “For the 15th time in a row, the company took first place in the segment of low-floor city buses with a market share of 51 percent,” the company said. Exports in 2017 ...

Locked content Solaris sells 40 buses to the Netherlands

Polish bus and tram producer Solaris signed its first contract in the Netherlands. The company has sold 40 of its Solaris Urbino buses to Connexxion firm, Solaris said in a press release. “The fact that we were able to enter the very isolated Dutch market is a big achievement for us. We can assure R...

Locked content Solaris and Stadler announce new partnership

One of Poland’s leading public transit vehicle-producing companies will team up with a Swiss rail producer to develop a subsidiary that will produce tram vehicles in Poland, the Polish press reported on the weekend. “With this kind of cooperation, there is no better partner than Stadler, who is know...

Locked content Solaris, Medcom to invest PLN 100 million in new electric bus system

Poland’s leading bus manufacturer, Solaris, and power systems producer Medcom will partner with several Polish universities and e-mobility cluster companies to build and operate the country’s first urban electric bus system, Medcom announced in a press release on Tuesday.  According to the report, t...

Locked content Solaris buses up and running near Italian earthquake zone

The 350 buses delivered to Italy’s Lazio region by Polish bus manufacturer Solaris have begun operating, according to a report in the Polish press. The official transfer, in which the Polish-made buses replaced an aging Italian fleet, took place on Tuesday in the company’s headquarters in Rome...

Locked content Solaris to deliver 77 articulated buses to MPK Kraków

Solaris Bus&Coach, in consortium with PKO Leasing SA, is to deliver 77 articulated buses to the Kraków public transportation authority (MPK Kraków). The buses will be equipped with engines that meet the highest European emissions standard, Euro 6. The deal is worth PLN 120.8 million net. Accordi...

Locked content Solaris to deliver 99 buses to Norway

Polish bus producer Solaris has won two tenders for the total delivery of 99 Urbino buses to Norwegian transport companies in Oslo. The first agreement, concluded with Unibuss, stipulates the supply of 75 Urbino vehicles of the third generation, which are 18.75 meters long and equipped with engines ...

Solaris to manufacture buses in India

Polish bus producer Solaris has set up a joint venture with India based automotive components producer JBM Auto to manufacture electric and hybrid buses in India. The firms haven’t revealed details of the agreement, next.gazeta.pl webportal said.