Slow start to 2014

January deliveries low compared to previous month but newcomer makes mark

Slow start to 2014
A slow start to 2014

Sales were slow for the first month of 2014 with a total of 106 buses delivered in January compared to 168 in December.

However, new to Australia body builder – Marcopolo – made its first appearance in the market with a total of two deliveries in January.

Mercedes-Benz topped the list of chassis suppliers with 26 deliveries followed by Volvo with 22.

Body builder Volgren remained ahead of competition with 36 deliveries, with Custom Coaches (13) and BCI (12) competing for second place.

Busnews access to the industry’s January 2014 bus delivery data is now available online in spreadsheet form.

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