Orders and Deliveries
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£1.4m, A.E.C. URUGUAY BUS ORDER: Orders for A.E.C. buses, worth £1400000. froth Uruguay, brings the value of contracts from South America and the Caribbean placed with the company during the past 12 months to about 0,500.000. The latest contracts,' placed by C.O.E.T.C. and U.C.O.T., two new co-operative bus-operating undertakings in Montevideo, are for a total of 150 A.E.C. Regal Mk. Vi single-decker buses of 100-passenger capacity.. The new buses will be A.E.C.'s latest • heavy-duty export model and will have A.E.C. 200. b.h.p. diesel engines and full air brakes. Luxury 36-ft.-long bodies will be built by A.E.C.'s associated bodybuilders in Holland. N.V. Auto Industrie Verheul. These will he of all-steel construction with welded panels.
TIPPERS FOR GHANA: Parkinson Howard (Ghana), Ltd., .contractors for extensions to Ghana's Tema Harbour, have ordered 12 Albion Reivers for use on the contract. The order is worth £37,000.. The chassis are to be fitted with Edbro all-steel semi-dumper tipping bodies..