Bus and coach industry discusses sustainable future
IRU and Busworld Academy recently organised a congress where authorities, industry decision makers and members of the press from Turkey, Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Europe discussed ''Moving Towards a Sustainable Bus & Coach Future.''
Debates revolved around innovative industry policies, while major bus and coach operators also showcased innovative products and business models and gave an overview on the market situation in neighbouring regions. IRU presented its Smart Move campaign aimed at doubling the use of buses and coaches by 2025.
Mr Rifat Hisarciklioglu, President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Mr Mustafa Ilicali, Parliamentarian of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and Mr Saban Atlas, Deputy-Under Secretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, notably opened the congress.
Over 100 industry leaders and high level decision makers also attended a networking event organised by IRU in partnership with Busworld Turkey, as well as visiting IRU’s stand during the Busworld Turkey Exhibition.