Industry News

1st August 2016

Metrobus takes the lead to Jozi’s green future

The City of Johannesburg’s Member of Mayoral Committee for Transport Cllr Christine Walters and Gauteng MEC for Transport Ismail Vadi visited bus manufacturer Busmark in Randfontein on the West Rand on Tuesday July 26 to inspect dual fuel buses the company is building for Sandown Motor Holdings on behalf of Metrobus. Metrobus is the City’s public bus passenger service. Metro launch July 2016  

3rd September 2013

HINO AND BUSMARK 2000 NOW ABLE TO OFFER WIDE RANGE OF COMMUTER BUSES

Hino SA, together with long standing supplier Busmark 2000, is developing a comprehensive range of commuter buses, based on the chassis and powertrains of its 300- and 500-Series models.

30th May 2012

First MyCiTi feeder bus assembled at new Cape Town facility

Busmark 2000, the company that won the tender in November to supply the City of Cape Town with 190 feeder buses for the MyCiTi bus project, has completed its first Optare Solo vehicle at its new Elsies River facility. The company is contracted to deliver the first...

4th November 2015

Green Buses Drive The City

Green buses2015 Metrobus recently unveiled its first fleet of 70 eco-friendly buses. It includes 40 new dual-fuel buses and 30 that have been converted to use both diesel and compressed natural gas. We bring you the details. Parks Tau, executive mayor of Johannesburg, unveiled Metrobus’s new fleet of energy-efficient buses at the Milpark depot recently, describing it as “a symbol of a new journey for the city”.

1st July 2012

Isuzu’s Africa-beating buses

What do you get if you add an Isuzu chassis to a Busmark 2000 bus body? A bus that’s rough, tough and ready to handle any terrain the African continent throws at it. FOCUS takes a look at this winning combination.

1st September 2014

GO GEORGE – Tour of Bus Manufacturing Plant

The GO GEORGE project reached yet another significant milestone last week with a tour of the Busmark plant in Randfontein, Johannesburg undertaken jointly by George Municipal officials, Councillors and representatives of the George Taxi Industry and George Link (new Vehicle Operating Company)...

31st May 2012

First MyCiTi buses roll off Epping production line

MyCiTi is helping to boost local industry and create jobs, as the first buses for the upcoming central city services roll off the production line at the Busmark factory in Epping...