ORDERS AND DELIVERIES
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NEW OPERATORS FOR DAIMLER: Recent orders for Daimler buses, worth £335,000, include orders from three operators who are purchasing Daimlers for the first time. These are Bury Corporation, Huddersfield Corporation and North Western Road Car Company. Bury have ordered 15 Fleetlines, with Gardner 6EX engines, Huddersfield have ordered 10 CVG6 chassis, and North Western have ordered 20 Fleetlines. Coventry Corporation, who are almost 100 per cent. Daimler users, have ordered a further 25. CVG6 chassis, Potteries Motor Traction, Ltd., have ordered 15 Fleetlines, and Middlesbrough Corporation four Fleetlines. In addition, Rotherham Corporation have ordered another 6LX 30-ft.-long CVG6 chassis, and Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee four CVG6 chassis.
Elm. WORTH FOR SOUTH AFRICA: Orders from South Africa for chassis worth over firn. were placed last week with A.E.C., Ltd. A total of 53 chassis arc involved. including 24 Monarchs, 16 Mammoth Major six-wheelers and 13 Mammoth Major eightwheelers.
ON ITS WAY: The -first A.E.C. Regal Mark VI single-decker bus of a £1.4m. order for 150 of these vehicles for Uruguay, left Antwerp on Monday. The bodies are being built by A.E.C.'s associated bodybuilding concern in Holland. N. V. Auto Industrie Verheul and will carry a total of 100 passenger3.-40 seated and 60 standees.
RIBBLESDALE ORDER RELIANCES: Ribblesdale Coachways, Ltd., Blackburn, have ordered five more A.E.C. Reliances. They will be fitted with 36-ft.-long 45-seater coach bodies.