SmartShuttles transport visitors in Hanover

Press release dated 20 March 2017

The world’s first SmartShuttle is already operating on the streets of Sion. PostBus has now procured two additional autonomous vehicles and will be deploying them at CeBIT in Hanover from 20 to 24 March: The SmartShuttles will transport visitors at the world’s biggest IT fair.  

152 million passengers carried with PostBus

Press release, 16 March 2017

Last year, PostBus once again travelled more kilometres, transporting significantly more passengers in the process. The start of tests for its autonomous SmartShuttles, which are being showcased in Hanover from Monday, has attracted considerable national and international attention. 

Fuel cell Postbuses: PostBus satisfied with project outcome

Northestern Switzerland

Press release, 1 February 2017

The PostBus project involving five fuel cell Postbuses in the region of Brugg has come to an end. Covering well over 1 million kilometres between them, the vehicles have demonstrated that it is feasible to use hydrogen in regional passenger transport. 

Swiss public transport award FLUX awarded for the 10th time

National
Neuchâtel / Jura / Bernese Jura

Press release, 1 December 2016

Delémont is the most innovative and customer-friendly medium-sized transport hub in Switzerland. The capital of the canton of Jura, was today awarded the “FLUX – Golden Transport Hub” winner’s prize in Berne, outrivaling competition from Dornach-Arlesheim, Interlaken West and Wettingen in the final.

SmartShuttle: Testing in Sion resumes

National

Press release, 6 October 2016

Postbus will resume testing with the SmartShuttles in Sion from today, Thursday. The partners responsible for testing have used the two-week interruption to investigate the causes for the collision with the open tailgate of a parked delivery van. On the basis of their findings, PostBus and the vehicle supplier Navya have taken technical and organizational measures to prevent a similar incident happening in the future.  

30 year anniversary of PostBus route Lucerne–Rotkreuz

Central Switzerland

News dated 22 September 2016

A 30-year anniversary is usually not a reason for a big celebration, but in connection with the 2016 Year of Public Transportation of the Canton Lucerne, the 30th anniversary of the PostBus route Lucerne–Rotkreuz fits in perfectly. 

Five years of hydrogen-powered travel

National

Press release, 8 September 2016

At the end of the year, PostBus will bring the project involving five fuel cell Postbuses in the region of Brugg to an end. PostBus has proven that everyday operation of routes with fuel cell vehicles is possible. But what does the future hold for the hydrogen filling station in Brugg?

Central Alps: Season opening for the longest bus journey in Switzerland

national

Press release, 22 June 2016

Travel in a Postbus on the four-pass route in the Central Alps on a journey lasting almost nine hours. The longest and most spectacular PostBus route in Switzerland traverses terrain at an altitude of over 5,000 metres. The season starts on 25 June.

Start of public testing of autonomous shuttles

Valais

Press release of 23 June 2016

Residents and visitors can now get around Sion with the PostBus self-driving shuttles. The authorities have granted approval for the pilot project in a specified area of the city. Self-driving buses carrying passengers on the roads in public areas are a first in Switzerland. 

PostBus signs concerning livestock protection

national

Press release, 7 June 2016

Guard dogs protect sheep from wolf attacks. Many hikers and cyclists are unsure how they should behave around these dogs. The Agridea information signs now offer tips on site. The signs are actually converted bus stop signs, donated to this good cause by PostBus.

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