A change in dates that places the International Bus and Coach Trade Fair in the last quarter of the year which, according to manufacturers, body makers and passenger transportation professionals, is the best time to promote the professional event.
Tom Terjesen, jury president for this award, which is included within the catalogue of the European International Bus & Coach of the Year Awards, presented the prize during the opening day of FIAA 2016, the International Bus and Coach Trade Fair, organised by IFEMA, and which ends today on Friday 26 May at Feria de Madrid
The International Bus and Coach Trade Show, organised by IFEMA from 23 to 26 May, is presenting the latest offerings from 128 leading companies from 13 countries in bodies, chassis, complete vehicles, services and accessories.
This edition has 23% more participants and 20% more surface area, occupying 21,556 m2 in Halls 7 and 9 of Feria de Madrid.
The international contingent accounts for 25% of the attendees, with companies from Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
The opening ceremony will take place at 11:00 on Tuesday 23 May in hall 7 of Feria de Madrid. It will also be attended by Joaquín del Moral, the Director-General for Road Transport of the Ministry of Development.
FIAA, organised by IFEMA, will hold one of its most comprehensive editions with 128 companies taking part from 13 different countries