The World Bus and Coach Manufacturing Industry Report 2016

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Published by
Truck and Bus Builder

Date Published
November 2018



Hard copy with online digital access

The eighth edition of this report has been fully revised and updated and is a comprehensive review of the world bus and coach manufacturing industry, concentrating on vehicles above 7.5-8.0 tonnes gross. It provides a clear picture of where we are today in the industry and looks at what may happen in the future.

This report is an essential tool for all working in the bus and coach industry: bus and coach manufacturers; component manufacturers and suppliers; public transport operators; investment, sales and marketing consultants; market analysts and research institutions.

This edition starts with an overview of the industry. CEOs from the leading Western European bus manufacturers have been interviewed and their views on the key issues affecting the global industry summarised. Reviews of the component supply industry are included and the alternative driveline chapter has been split in two, with chapters covering hybrid driveline developments and electric driveline developments added due to the growing demand for both vehicle types.

As always, the report provides a review of the bus and coach manufacturers by region and country containing registration and production figures for all world markets, where available includin five uyear forecasts. It concludes with the latest update of who owns whom in world bus manufacture and world bus component manufacture.

The report is available to buy from the publisher, Truck & Bus Builder Publishing Ltd who are a niche publishing company specialising in the provision of news, information and statistics about the world commercial vehicle manufacturing industry.

About Co-Author, Eric Gibbins

Eric Gibbins is the Consulting Editor and Publisher of "Truck & Bus Builder", the highly successful international newsletter which reports global developments in truck and bus manufacture and marketing. He has been writing about the transport industry since the 1950s when he joined the editorial staff of "Motor Transport" and "Bus & Coach". He subsequently edited "Commercial Vehicles" and was founding editor of a sister publication "Commercial Vehicles International" before eventually establishing his own publishing companies producing transport publications.

These included "Truck and Bus Builder", which now has subscribers in over 50 countries worldwide, and which next year celebrates 25 years of publication. He is the author of over a dozen books on transport ranging from historical to technical works, and for many years was a regular contributor of features on transport to national newspapers like "The Times" and "The Financial Times".

The World Bus and Coach Manufacturing Industry Report 2016