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Irizar cavalcade marks 125th celebration

Irizar Group marked its 125th year in business with a celebration at its factory in Northern Spain. The event was attended by the president, or Lehendakari, of the Basque Government and other local dignitaries together with the Irizar family, customers and supporting businesses – more than...

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Swanbrook gets i4 for express service

UPDATE: This vehicle has been road tested by RouteONE magazine's Tim Deakin. Find out how it fared - CLICK HERE   Cheltenham-based Swanbrook Coaches gave a ringing endorsement to its new wheelchair-accessible i4, used on the company’s timetabled interurban service. The Integral, DAF-engined coach was chosen for its...

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Fourth Doigs Irizar Integral is an i4

Doigs of Glasgow has a new i4 Integral coach from Irizar UK, having already taken three of the Worksop dealership’s i6 touring coaches. The latest fleet addition, explained Director Iain Forsyth, was chosen for its seating capacity, which is ideal for cruise transfers and other work...

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Group Irizar hits new high

Record turnover for Irizar globally has underlined the quality of its coach and bus range, despite a home market in Spain still in recession. Group Irizar turned over €556 million (£443.85 m) and produced a staggering 5,368 coaches, with more than 1,000 leaving the Spanish factory...

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Julie Hartley joins Irizar UK

Widely experienced automotive specialist Julie Hartley has joined Irizar UK as its Business Development Manager. Bringing over 25 years transport industry knowledge to the new role, pre-dominantly spent in sales and marketing functions within the bus and coach sectors, Julie returns to coach sales after nearly...

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Perfect 10 for Centurion’s tri-axle

Centurion Travel has given top marks to its 14-metre, 61-seat tri-axle i6 Integral after a month’s tour work. The highly specified coach – the first using Irizar UK’s ‘all stainless’ steelwork option – went straight to work direct from the factory and hasn’t missed a beat....

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