Gas Buses Offered to Costa Rica

The Korean firm Daewoo has offered to cooperate with the Costa Rican government in order to overhaul the bus fleet with environmentally friendly units.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Company representatives from Daewoo, the leading supplier of buses in the country, claimed that they are able to manufacture buses that run on biodiesel or natural gas.

The country has among its plans the renewal of some 4,000 transport units and part of this could be implemented with the Korean company, said Environment Minister Rene Castro.

"Because of this, the Asian country has offered a credit line that is already being negotiated with Banco de Costa Rica", reported Nacion.com.



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Tender for 70 Buses Declared Void

November 2017

None of the three participating companies met the requirements established in the tender to supply 70 buses for the urban transportation system in Panama.

Three companies took part in the process to sell 70 units for public transport services to the Mass Transportation Company of Panama (MiBus), with economic offers that ranged between $6.9 million and $7.6 million, but all three were discarded due to non-compliance with part of the requirements established in the tender conditions.

Volvo Gets Order For 1000 Buses To Panama City

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Volvo Buses has received an order for 1000 Volvo B7RLE bus chassis to Panama City. The customer is a consortium in Panama called Transmassivo and is led by the Colombian enterprise Fanalca Group.

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$300 Million For Salvadoran Bus System

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The government of Brazil has offered a $300 million loan to renew the country’s bus fleet.

Marcelo Baumbach, spokesperson for Brazil’s government, explained they are negotiating a credit line with BNDES, Brazil’s National Economic and Social Development Bank.

“Presidents Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Mauricio Funes will meet in El Salvador next week to discuss a $300 million loan to renew El Salvador’s bus fleet”, reported Elsalvador.com.

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Companies from several countries declared their interest in developing the $270 million public transportation project.

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