Abadal – Imperia – Buick

Abadal

1917 Imperial Abadal

The Imperia-Abadal model was manufactured by Imperia under Abadal license

Abadal Vehicles

The Abadal was a Spanish car manufactured between 1912 and 1923, named after Francisco Abadal. Considered a fast luxury car, it was closely patterned on the Hispano-Suiza and offered in two models. One had a 3104 cc four-cylinder engine while the other had a 4521 cc six-cylinder engine.

Soon after the inception of the Abadal line, the Belgian company Impéria began building Abadals under license as Impéria-Abadals. In 1916 Abadal acquired the Buick agency, and Barcelona-built Abadals after that year had Buick power units and featured custom coachwork. These cars were called “Abadal-Buicks”. M. A. Van Roggen (formerly of Springuel) took over the Belgian operation soon after, and built around 170 more Impéria-Abadals. Among the models produced were a 2992cc 16-valve four-cylinder OHC sports model and three prototype 5630 cc straight-eights. The company ceased automobile production in 1923.

Francisco Abadal (nicknamed Paco) was a Hispano-Suiza salesman and racing driver in Barcelona. He began this enterprise in 1912, and upon its cessation became an agent of General Motors in Spain. General Motors’ plans in 1930 related to a prototype named the Abadal Continental never materialised.

Abadal Y-12 aero-engine

Abadal also produced the Abadal Y-12 aero-engine, a multiple bank in-line engine with twelve cylinders in three banks of four arranged in a Y.

References

  1. Jump up^ Burgess Wise, David (1979). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles. London: New Burlington Books. ISBN0 906286 16 6.

Imperia Automobiles

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Impéria Automobiles
 was a Belgian automobile factory, active from 1906 until 1948. The factory in Nessonvaux, Liège, Belgium, had a rooftop test track since 1928.

1932 Imperia 7-25 CV berline

Imperia 7-25 CV from 1932

History

1938 Imperia

Imperia TA-9 BS 1938
1948 Imperia TA-8 Sport fl3q

1948 Imperia TA-8 Sport
Imperia Standard Vanguard Convertible (16519977122)

Standard Vanguard convertible built by Imperia

Impéria was a Belgian automobile manufactured from 1906 until 1948. Products of the Ateliers Piedboeuf of Liège, the first cars were designed by the German Paul Henze. These were four-cylinders of 3, 4.9, and 9.9 litres. The next year, the company moved to Nessonvaux, Trooz municipality, and began production in the old Pieper factory. Impéria produced a monobloc 12 hp (8.9 kW) in 1909. In 1910, the company merged with Springuel.

The Nessonvaux factory began producing Impéria-Abadals from about 1916. In 1921, it built three ohc 5.6-litre straight-eights. These were quickly replaced by an ephemeral ohc 3-litre 32-valve four-cylinder which had a top speed of 90 mph (140 km/h). This was followed by an 1100 cc slide-valve 11/22 hp four designed by Couchard, one of the first cars ever built with a sunroof. Its engine rotated counterclockwise, and its transmission brake also served as a servo for those on the front wheels. In 1927 a six-cylinder of 1624 cc appeared; this had been available in three-carburettor Super Sports form from 1930.

In 1925, the company hired Louis de Monge as chief research engineer. Some of his work included torsion bar suspension and automatic transmissions. De Monge left in 1937 to join Bugatti, where he would design the Bugatti 100P racer plane.

Around and on top of the factory buildings, there was a test track over 1 km long. The track was built in 1928. The only other rooftop test tracks were on Fiat’s Lingotto plant, opened in 1923, and Palacio Chrysler in Buenos Aires, opened in 1928.

Over the course of four years, Impéria took over three other Belgian car manufacturers: Métallurgique (1927), Excelsior (1929), and Nagant (1931). From 1934 until the company folded it built mainly front-wheel-drive Adlers with Belgian-made coachwork. The company merged with Minerva in 1934, but they split in 1939.

In addition to its production in Belgium, Impéria made a number of cars in Great Britain; these were assembled at a factory in Maidenhead.

From 1947 to 1949 Impéria built its last model TA-8 which combined an Adler Trumpf Junior-type chassis with an engine originally intended for the Amilcar Compound.

After 1948 Impéria assembled Standard Vanguards under license and also built a unique convertible version. After Standard decided to set up a new factory in Belgium, the factory was left without work and had to close doors in 1957.

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Imperia Nessonvaux piste

In popular culture

In Michael Chabon‘s 2004 novel The Final Solution, set in 1944, the Anglican vicar drives a Belgian Impéria.

2009 revival

The Imperia GP was going to be sold in 2013. The car was designed by Denis Stevens. The Imperia GP roadster would have had PowerHybrid motorization technology developed by Green Propulsion.

Pictures from my collection:

 

References

  1. Jump up^ Pegasus, newsletter of the Bugatti Association, issue 23
  2. Jump up^ “Trooz (Municipality, Province of Liège, Belgium)”. 12 January 2010.
  3. Jump up^ “Testing cars on the factory rooftop – Imperia (Nessonvaux, Liège, Belgium)”. 21 April 2009.
  4. Jump up^ Ritzinger, André. “Imperia TA-8”http://www.ritzsite.nl. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  5. Jump up^ The Final Solution, pp. 87, 88.
  6. Jump up^ “Imperia Automobiles”. Imperia-auto.be. Retrieved 19 July 2009.

David Burgess Wise, The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Automobile

External links

History of the company (in French)

Site with pictures

Imperia

Green Propulsion

(IMPÉRIA) ABADAL (BUICK) automobile 1912-1930

Abadal logo 1912-1930

Abadal

Imperia-Abadal

The Imperia-Abadal model was manufactured by Imperia under Abadal license

The Abadal was a Spanish car manufactured between 1912 and 1923, named after Francisco Abadal. Considered a fast luxury car, it was closely patterned on the Hispano Carrocera and offered in two models. One had a 3104 cc four-cylinder engine while the other had a 4521 cc six-cylinder engine.

Soon after the inception of the Abadal line, the Belgian company Impéria began building Abadals under license as Impéria-Abadals. In 1916 Abadal acquired the Buick agency, and Barcelona-built Abadals after that year had Buick power units and featured custom coachwork. These cars were called “Abadal-Buicks”. M. A. Van Roggen (formerly of Springuel) took over the Belgian operation soon after, and built around 170 more Impéria-Abadals. Among the models produced were a 2992cc 16-valve four-cylinder OHC sports model and three prototype 5630 cc straight-eights. The company ceased automobile production in 1923.

Francisco Abadal (nicknamed Paco) was a Hispano-Suiza salesman and racing driver in Barcelona. He began this enterprise in 1912, and upon its cessation became an agent of General Motors in Spain. General Motors’ plans in 1930 related to a prototype named the Abadal Continental never materialised.

Abadal Y-12 aero-engine

Abadal also produced the Abadal Y-12 aero-engine. a multiple bank in-line engine with twelve cylinders in three banks of four arranged in a Y.

1923 Abadal

1908 Abadal Chassis

1908 Abadal chassis

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WILLEMS Belgium

WILLEMS

To my nowledge is Willems a Belgium manufactor of Motors.

But there is a problem. I search and search and find nothing about it. In the past there was a site called: De Geschiedenis van de Belgische auto and another one called: Per Autocar door de Twintigste Eeuw and both do not exist anymore. I can only show you the photo’s I found before.

1935 Willems  Ragheno A.403 uit 1935 antwerpse autobussen3

1935 Willems Ragheno

1935 Willems B

1935-willems

1936 Willems-Jonck B

1936-willems-jonckheere

1937 Willems

1938 Willems 1938 chassis B

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1938 Willems toerisme B

1938-willems-toeristcoach

1939 Willems Centrum Car B

1939-willems-centrum-Van Rompaeye

1939 Willems-Nylon België

1939-willems-nylon-car

1940 Willems-Waukesha-Ruyschaert België

1940-willems-waukesha-ruyschaert

Willems Motor met Henschel Chassis de Muynck B

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Willems-Diana 1 B

Willems

Willems-Diana 1bis B

Willems

DEPLA en DENOLF Bus and Coachbuilders Belgium

Carrosserie DENOLF & DEPLA Belgium

DENOLF  &  DEPLA

tot 1991 zelfstandig, toen overgenomen door VDL

825BCZ Mercedes-Benz O817 Denolf & Depla Evidence F23 (1994)

825BCZ Mercedes-Benz O817 Denolf & Depla Evidence F23 (1994)

Bussen DENOLF en DEPLA (RAI 1992)

Bussen DENOLF en DEPLA (RAI 1992)

Denolf & Depla Peugeot Belbus

Denolf & Depla Peugeot Belbus “de LIJN” België

Mercedes-Benz O 614D Denolf & Depla

Mercedes-Benz O 614D Denolf & Depla

Bussen DENOLF&DEPLA (Car&Bus 1997)

Bussen DENOLF & DEPLA (Car & Bus 1997)

ProCity van Denolf & Depla

ProCity van Denolf & Depla (VDL) Station Leeuwarden Fryslan NL

Denolf & Depla 609D

 Mercedes-Benz  Denolf & Depla 609D Belbus “de LIJN” België

Bussen DENOLF&DEPLA (Car&Bus 1999)

Bussen DENOLF & DEPLA (Car & Bus 1999)

Denolf & Depla on MAN chassis was built in 1996 belgabus-100424

Denolf & Depla on MAN chassis was built in 1996 belgabus

Bussen DENOLF&DEPLA Midimix (Car&Bus 1999)

DENOLF & DEPLA Midimix (Car & Bus 1999)

Denolf & Depla Pro-City n° 3931 TEC België

Denolf & Depla Pro-City n° 3931 TEC België

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Peugeotbus Boxer van Denolf & Depla v d Lijn in Oostende

Bussen DENOLF&DEPLA Pro-City (Car&Bus 1997)

DENOLF & DEPLA Pro-City (Car & Bus 1997)

Peugeot Denolf & Depla Pro City #23

Peugeot Denolf & Depla Pro City #23

Mercedes-Benz O 614D Denolf & Depla

Mercedes-Benz O 614D Denolf & Depla

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VAN HOOL BELGIUM 1947 Bus and Coachbuilders

Van Hool
Type Private
Industry Automotive manufacture
Automotive engineering
Founded 1947
Headquarters Koningshooikt, Belgium
Key people Bernard Van Hool (founder)
Filip Van Hool (CEO)
Products Bus
Coach
semi-trailers
Subsidiaries Van Hool USA
Website vanhool.com

02Van Hool Astromega TD927 coach for the Oxford Tube

03Van Hool Alizée HE-II body on a ScaniaK113CRB coach for New Enterprise Coaches

04A British spec double deck Van Hool coach.

05A bi-articulated Van Hool AGG300

06Front view of AGG300.

07A Van Hool single articulated bus with North American specifications north of Toronto, Canada.

Van Hool NV is a Belgian family-owned coachbuilder and manufacturer of buses, coaches, trolleybuses, and trailers.

The company was founded in 1947 by Bernard Van Hool in Koningshooikt, near to Lier, Belgium. In the early years, the company introduced serial production and exported their products all over Europe. Since the mid-1980s, the company has also been active on the North American market, where it has become an important player.

On February 15, 1957, Van Hool signed a commercial agreement with Fiat; Van Hool would incorporate Fiat engines and other mechanical components (gearboxes, axles, steering) in its vehicles. It developed from a coachbuilder to a Belgian manufacturer of integral buses and coaches, known as Van Hool-Fiat. Alongside these activities, the company continued as a renowned coachbuilder, enabling further expansion.

The Van Hool-Fiat co-operation was immediately a great success: a year and a half after the agreement was signed, in August 1958, the 100th Van Hool-Fiat was delivered, and by July 1961, the figure had exceeded 500. The co-operation agreement with Fiat was terminated in 1981.

In 1990, Van Hool purchased the coachbuilding business of LAG Manufacturing and continued producing their EOS models for about ten years.

Most of the buses and coaches are built totally by Van Hool, with engines and axles sourced from Caterpillar, Cummins, DAF and MAN and gearboxes from ZF or Voith, with some of their production still consisting of building bus and coach bodies on separate bus chassis from manufacturers such as Volvo and Scania.

Worldwide, Van Hool employs 4,500 people and manufactures over 1,700 buses and coaches (bodyworks and complete vehicles combined) and 5,000 trailers each year. It sells an average of 600 coaches, annually, in the US.

Product range (Europe)

In Europe, Van Hool has the broadest range of coaches of all manufacturers on the market, though all designs share similar looks and are based on the same platform, the T9. The same philosophy is used on the transit bus range, the A-series. Many different versions are available, all sharing the same looks. In recent years, the company has been focussing on new propulsion technologies, introducing fuel-cell hybrid buses as well as diesel-electric hybrids.

Discontinued products

T8 series touring coach

The T8 platform was introduced in 1979. The body was based on the Alizee bodywork that had been launched the previous year. Over the course of several years, a large range of touring coaches were developed based on this platform, each distinguished by a number and a name, following a clear naming convention. For example, in ‘TD824 Astromega’:

  • T = Touringcar (touring coach)
  • D = Dubbeldek (double deck)
  • 8 = Part of the T8 series
  • 24 = theoretical maximum number of seat rows
  • Astromega = name of the double deck integrals

In 1991, an updated ‘T8 New Look’ was introduced. But this was called the T9 in its North American version. Production was ended in the late 1990s, following the introduction of the new (European) T9 platform.

A-series transit bus

In the 1980s, European countries started to move away from standard bus designs, leaving the design of transit buses to the manufacturers. Van Hool’s response was the development of the A-series transit buses. The first member, the A500, was introduced in 1985. A complete family would follow, again following a clear naming convention. For example, in ‘AG500’:

  • A = Autobus (transit bus)
  • G = Geleed (articulated)
  • 500 = height of the floor, in millimeters

Production of the A-series continued into the early 21st century, when it was replaced by the newA-series.

Current products

T9 series touring coaches

The new T9 series (not to be confused with the US T9 series, which corresponds with the European T8 New Look) was launched in 1995. It included a completely new body design, as well as many other improvements. The same philosophy as with the T8 was applied: one platform, many different versions. Also, the naming convention was retained. Over the years, many new variants have been developed, making the T9-series the most extensive series of motorcoaches available today. Different models (all available in at least 2 lengths, see ‘products’ below) include the Atlino and Atlon, so-called double earners, with different floor heights, the Alicron, Acron and Astron, standard touring coaches with different heights and thus different luggage space, the Altano, which has an underfloor cockpit, the Astronef, which features a sloping theatre-style floor, and the double deck Astromega.

Additionally, the T9 body is also available on chassis by Scania, Volvo and VDL, though only in Sweden and on the British Isles. These motorcoaches are referred to as Alizee (single deck) and Astrobel (double deck).

TX series touring coaches

08A Megabus Van Hool TDX27 Astromega at Buchanan Bus Station

At Busworld 2011 in Kortrijk, Belgium, Van Hool presented the successor to the T9 series. The new series is called TX.

newA series transit buses

In 2001, Van Hool introduced the newA series transit buses, replacing the A series. It featured a new body design and many other improvements. A complete family was developed, with different length and configurations.

ExquiCity BRT solution

In April 2011 Van Hool launched a new Multi Propulsion Platform called ExquiCity, aimed specifically at the BRT market. The bus has the styling and comfort of a tram, with the flexibility and cost of a bus. The ExquiCity was launched in two lengths, the single-articulated ExquiCity 18 and the double-articulated ExquiCity 24. Both are available as trolley buses, diesel-electric hybrids, fuel-cell hybrids or full-electric buses. First orders were placed by the Italian city of Parma (ExquiCity 18 trolley) and the French city of Metz (ExquiCity 24 diesel electric hybrid). A mock-up was presented at the UITP Congress in Dubai.

EX series touring coaches

09A Van Hool EX16M produced in Macedonia. Shown at the IAA 2014

At the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung 2014 in Hanover, Germany, Van Hool presented a new series of touring coaches for the European market. This new line is called EX. It is produced in the Van Hool factory in Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonia is considered to be alow-wage country where production costs are much lower than in Belgium.

Product range (North America)

Due to American Federal Safety requirements and other unique factors, only highway touring coaches were introduced in the US initially. Transit coaches by Van Hool were not introduced until 2002. Currently, Van Hool has four separate product lines for sale: the T21-series deluxe touring coaches, the C20-series touring coaches, the

Van Hool TD925 double-decker coach a Van Hool TD925 double-decker coach

Van Hool TD925 double-decker coach

TD925 double-decker coach, and the A-series transit buses. Van Hool’s exclusive dealer in the US is ABC Companies.

Discontinued products

T8 series touring coach

VAN HOOL T815 ACRON (PR 10 9) Van Hool T815 ACRON VAN HOOL T815 Alizée VAN HOOL T815

The T815 was first introduced to the US market in 1987. Later subsequent models are collectively known as the T8 series. The earliest use Cummins L10 diesels. Later versions use Cummins M11 diesels.

It was available as 30, 40 and 45 foot length versions.

T9 series touring coach

T9 series are almost identical to the T8 series visually, and are largely identical mechanically as well, except for incremental updates. T9 series upgraded the suspension airbags to larger heavy-duty versions, as well as upgraded front axle to disc brakes instead of drum brakes. However, many of the earliest T9’s indeed lack these upgrades. What’s even more interesting, Van Hool’s VIN consider T8 and T9 to be the same family.

1997 Van Hool T945

1997 Van Hool T945

It was available as 40-foot (T940) or extended 45-foot (T945) versions.

Current products

T21 series luxury touring coach

Introduced in 1996 and based on the European T9 platform, the T21 series features an updated stream-line design and more engine choices. Whereas T8 and T9 series are almost exclusively powered by Cummins diesel engines, T21 are available with Cummins M11 plus engine, Detroit Diesel series 60 engine, or the latest Caterpillar C13 ACERT “clean diesel” engine. Most recent versions simplified the windshield into 2 panes only, replaced headlight assemblies with individual projector lamps, and consolidated the driver console.

Van Hool T2145 at Harbor and Katella in Anaheim

Van Hool T2145 at Harbor and Katella in Anaheim © Andrew Novak

Available as 40-foot (T2140) or extended 45-foot (T2145) versions.

C20 series touring coach

Introduced as a lower-cost coach intended for long-line duty, the C20 series, with similar European looks to the T21 series, was introduced in 2000 to the US market. C20 is available with Cummins ISX12 or Detroit Diesel DD13 engine. Previous generations could also be equipped with Cummins M11 plus, Detroit Diesel series 60 and Caterpillar C13 engine. Both Allison B500 automatic and ZF AS Tronic automated gearboxes are available.

Greyhound operates a fleet of C2045s along with its MCI buses in Michigan.

SD956 Megabus Van Hool C2045E

SD956 Megabus Van Hool C2045E

Available as extended 45-foot (C2045) version only. Current model is C2045E.

A3 transit bus series

10An AC Transit 30-foot Van Hool A300K bus

The popularity of A3 series in Europe led Van Hool and ABC to partner with AC Transit (Alameda and Contra Costa counties, California) to demo the A3 series as a future transit alternative in 2002. The A330 and AG300 low floor transit coaches formally entered service in AC transit fleet in June 2003. AC Transit now has over 330 Van Hool buses either in its fleet or on order as of August 2009.

Van Hool is building 16 hydrogen fuel cell buses for the USA at present (August 2009). These buses are powered by fuel cells from UTC Power and lithium batteries from EnerDell. Twelve of the buses are being purchased by AC Transit and four by CT Transit of Hartford Connecticut. This project is unusual in that the buses have been designed from the ground up as fuel cell buses and are designed, built, and integrated by a single manufacturer.

Van Hool AG 300 - CTS - Strasbourg

Van Hool AG 300 – CTS – Strasbourg

The AG300 is an articulated 60-foot bus, while the A330 is a 40-foot bus.

In 2008, AC Transit took delivery of a fleet of new model A300L forty-foot buses. These buses are unique in the US market as they have their engines mounted in the wheelbase which makes their ride quality extremely stable and smooth. The new layout capitalizes on basic architectural design of the A300L’s earlier released little brother the 30-foot A300K (K stands for kort, “short” in Dutch and L for lang, “long”). A recent survey of AC Transit riders overwhelmingly approves of the design and quality of the new buses.

Salt Lake City (Utah Transit Authority) has purchased ten A300L 40-foot buses for its MAX Bus Rapid Transit system. These buses differ from AC Transit’s A300Ls as they have three doors and are equipped for cold weather and high altitude operations. They have also recently placed an order for four more because of overwhelmingly positive support of the first 10 buses and the “MAX” BRT service they operate.

York Region Transit (north of Toronto, Ontario) uses the A330 and AG300 buses on its Viva routes, though the A330 buses are being transferred to the conventional YRT service as more Nova LFX buses arrive for the Viva services. The Reseau de transport de Longueuil (south of Montreal, Quebec) also uses the AG300 buses, and was the first to use Van Hool transit buses in North America (AG700) in 1989.

RENOIR

Van Hool AG 700 Divia 707

Washington, D.C.‘s Circulator uses the A330 buses. These 29 buses were purchased from AC Transit in 2005. In addition to the A330 models, the Circulator now uses the new A300K buses, which first went into service in April 2009. The Circulator recently took delivery of 14 A300K, 31-foot buses to build out its route structure. The A300K was chosen because of its unique ability to do the work of forty-foot buses for nearly all operations in the smaller envelope and with the smaller engine of a midi bus.

FirstTransit took delivery of 12 A300Ls and 4 AG300s in early 2009, for use on the University of Minnesota Campus Connector.

Baltimore, Maryland‘s Charm City Circulator have recently ordered and since put 5 A300Ls into service early 2011. The A300L was a supplement order to their already existing but rehabbing Designline buses.

2009 Van Hool A300L

Van Hool A300L

TD925 Astromega double-deck touring motorcoach

The TD925 Astromega is a closed-top US-spec double decker motorcoach that is a variant of the TD925 Astromega coach available in Europe.

Products

11A Van Hool TD925 bus in New York City

12A Van Hool C2045-L in New York

13Van Hool T916 Astronef

Transit buses

Europe
  • A308 midibus, full low floor, with side-mounted engine. Also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • A309 midibus, low entry (low floor up to the second door). Also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • A320 standard bus (out of production)
  • A300 standard bus, full low floor, with side-mounted engine. Also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • A300 CNG standard bus
  • A360 standard bus, low entry. Also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • A330 standard bus, full low floor, engine placed horizontally in the back. Also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • A330 CNG standard bus
  • AG300 articulated bus, also available as diesel-electric hybrid
  • AGG300 bi-articulated bus
  • A330T trolleybus
  • AG300T articulated trolleybus
  • AG300 CNG articulated bus
  • ExquiCity 18 articulated BRT bus (diesel electric hybrid, trolley, fuel cell or electric)
  • ExquiCity 24 bi-articulated BRT bus (diesel electric hybrid, trolley, fuel cell or electric)
  • A308E Electric bus
North America
  • newA300K 30 ft bus, shortened A300L
  • newA300L 40 ft full low floor bus, side-mounted midship engine
  • newA330 40 ft full low floor bus, side-mounted rear engine
  • newAG300 60 ft articulated full low floor bus, side-mounted midship engine

Touring coaches

Europe

  • T915 Atlon

2014 Van Hool T916 Atlon

Van Hool T916 Atlon

  • T916 Atlon
  • TX11 Alicron

Van Hool TX15 Acron

Van Hool TX15 Acron

  • TX15 Alicron
  • TX16 Alicron
  • TX15 Acron

2014 Van Hool TX 17 Acron

2014 Van Hool TX 17 Acron © bertiewillemsen

  • TX16 Acron
  • TX17 Acron
  • TX18 Acron

Van Hool tx16astron 01

van-hool-tx16astron TX16 Astron

  • TX17 Astron

Van Hool tx17astronef 01a

Van Hool TX17 Astronef

  • TX15 Astronef

Van Hool TX 16 Astronef

Van Hool TX 16 Astronef TX16 Astronef

  • TX17 Astronef
  • TX17 Altano

Van Hool TX18 Altano

Van Hool TX18 Altano TX18 Altano

  • TX19 Altano

14A Van Hool EX15H available 2015

  • TDX20 Altano
  • TDX21 Altano

Van Hool TDXAltanoScania01a

Van Hool TDXAltanoScania01a

  • TDX25 Astromega

Van Hool TDX27 AstromegaTDX27 Astromega

  • EX15H (Available 2015)

2015 Van Hool EX 16M

2015-van-hool-ex-16m EX16M (Available 2015)

  • EX17H (Available 2015)
North America

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TX40 +TX45

Van-Hool-CX45-bannerCX45

2011 Van Hool TD 925 Astromega

Van Hool TD 925 Astromega TD925 Astromega USA

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DAF/Van Hool-bus van de TET in de jaren zeventig.

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Van Hool-FIAT 320R-touringcar van de NBM.

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Van Hool-bus van de NMVB in Brussel in de jaren tachtig.

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Van Hool AGG300 van voormalig GVU Utrecht.

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Van Hool-bus van TEC.

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Van Hool-trolleybus in Gent.

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Van Hool A330FC waterstofbus in Connexxion-uitvoering.

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Een Van Hool T915 Alicron van Beuk.

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EOS 233

1945 Van Hool Stokvogel

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1946 Van Hool Commer-Chassis

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1946 Van Hool Dodge-Chassis

1946-van-hool-dodge-chassis

1948 Van Hool Ideal Car

1948-van-hool-ideal-car

1948 Van Hool Modelnr 4

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1949 Van Hool Latil

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1950 DAF Autobus met van Hool opbouw

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1951 Van Hool Van Hool

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1952 Van Hool-52-Ehad-schuurvondst

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1957 Daf, B1500DL580 Van Hool

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1958 DAF Van Hool Carr

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1959 Van Hool De Voecht

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1960 VAN HOOL 300Y 1960 VAN HOOL 440-1

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1960 VAN HOOL 440-serie

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1960 VAN HOOL LEYLAND A98DARV1

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1962 Leyland - Van Hool - VAD 7319

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1963 VAN HOOL FIAT 420HA-St2-1

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1963 VAN HOOL-LEYLAND

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1963-69 VAN HOOL FIAT 314

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1964 VAN HOOL FIAT 420HA St2-2

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1964 VAN HOOL FIAT 420HA5220-St2.a

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1964 VAN HOOL FIAT 420HA5220-St2

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1965-68 VAN HOOL FIAT 625N

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1966 Van Hool Carey NY

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1967 Van Hool - Carey Production Model VHC 1 The Intercontinental

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1967 VAN HOOL 420-HA St 2

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1967 Van Hool LTM 7

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1968 DAF SB1600 DS 605 DAF carr Van Hool

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1968 Van Hool Berg 4-lks NL

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1969 FIAT 625N1P FIAT 72pk carr Van Hool nr 19

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1969 VAN HOOL FIAT 420 HAU-St9

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1970 DAF TB160 DAF DD530 carr Van Hool nr 157

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1970-73 VAN HOOL FIAT 625

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1972 VAN HOOL FIAT 409 AU9

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1972 Van Hool-Fiat 409 zeventiger jaren

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1973 Barreiros 6000 (Van Hool)

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1973 SCANIA BR145+Van Hool (2)

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1973 SCANIA BR145+Van Hool

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1973-77 VAN HOOL FIAT 300

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1974 SCANIA BR86+BR145 van hool

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1974 VAN HOOL FIAT 314-3

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1975 VAN HOOL AU115X

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1975 VAN HOOL AUTOBUS

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1975 VAN HOOL DAF AU115X

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1975-76 Van Hool-Fiat 409AU95

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1976 VAN HOOL 440-serie

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1976 Van Hool A124  Litouwen

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1977 VAN HOOL AUTOBUS

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1978 VAN HOOL A120.

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1978 VAN HOOL ALIZËE  T815

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1978 VAN HOOL MAN A120

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1978-84 VAN HOOL ALIZEE

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1979 VAN HOOL Alizée

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1979 VAN HOOL BUS CAR

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1979 VAN HOOL Elizee B7CF

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1979 VAN HOOL KLIMAAT SYSTEMEN

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1979 VAN HOOL TYPE 750 1979 VAN HOOL TYPE 760 1979 VAN HOOL TYPE S315 1979 VAN HOOL TYPE T815 1980 VAN HOOL 70F 1980 VAN HOOL 90F 1980 VAN HOOL 310 on VOLVO B10M 1980 VAN HOOL 760 BODY 1980 VAN HOOL AP1130+1132+1137

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1980 VAN HOOL AU138

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1980 VAN HOOL CITY-BUS 160 1980 VAN HOOL T815 ACRON (GB) 1980 VAN HOOL T815 ACRON MAN 1980 VAN HOOL T815 ACRON NEW 1980 VAN HOOL T815 ALICRON 1980 VAN HOOL T815Al+Acr+TG821 1980 VAN HOOL T818 ASTRON 1980 VAN HOOL TG821 ALLIGATOR 1980 VAN HOOL TRAFIK 210 VOLVO 1981 VAN HOOL A120 (2) 1981 VAN HOOL A120 1981 VAN HOOL A120P 1981 VAN HOOL AU138 1981 VAN HOOL AU138-A120-AG280 1981 VAN HOOL NICE 1981 VAN HOOL RALLY BRIGHTON 1982 Van Hool Alizee T815 Litouwen

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1982 VAN HOOL GAMMA 1982 VAN HOOL TD824 ASTROMEGA (NL) 1982 Van Hool Volvo Litouwen

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1983 VAN HOOL INFO T815H Busworld 1983 VAN HOOL TD824 ASTROMEGA (B) 1985 VAN HOOL AG280-2.

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1985 VAN HOOL INFO  nr27 1985 VAN HOOL MAN AG280-2

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1986 VAN HOOL ALTANO T816 1986 VAN HOOL T800 SERIE VIP

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1986 VAN HOOL T815CL 1987 VAN HOOL ALIZEE

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1987 VAN HOOL ASTRONEGA TD824 1988 VAN HOOL ACRON T815 1989 VAN HOOL A508 MIDI 1989 VAN HOOL AG700

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1990 VAN HOOL A500 tot AG700

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1990 Van Hool Astrobel Estland

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1990 VAN HOOL T815 ACRON 1991 VAN HOOL A500.

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1991 VAN HOOL A600

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1992 Arke Van Hool T815 Acron

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1992 VAN HOOL AG300

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1992 VAN HOOL T815 ALICRON RAI

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1993 VAN HOOL A300.

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1994 Arke-TAD 6817 RAI (PR Van Hool)

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1994 VAN HOOL A360

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1994 VAN HOOL Immage RAI

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1994 VAN HOOL T8 'New Look' RAI

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1994-98 VAN HOOL A308.

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1996 VAN HOOL A300-serie RAI

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1996 VAN HOOL A300-serie-1 RAI

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1996 VAN HOOL T9 ACRON (RAI  CAR03-0703)

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1997 VAN HOOL A300-serie Busworld

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1997 VAN HOOL A320

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1997 VAN HOOL A330 GNV

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1997 Van Hool Alizee UK

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1997 VAN HOOL EOS-serie Busworld

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1997 VAN HOOL T9 ACRON

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1997 VAN HOOL T9 Busworld (2)

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1997 VAN HOOL T9 Busworld

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1997 VAN HOOL T915 ACRON-1 Busworld

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1997 VAN HOOL T915 ALICRON

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1997 VAN HOOL T917 Acron

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1997 VAN HOOL T924 ASTROMEGA Busworld

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1997 Van Hool T945

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1998 Van Hool A 300 ( Wagen 60 is ook leswagen )

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1998 Van Hool Italia Kleinbus

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1998 VAN HOOL TD924 ASTROMEGA

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2002 ABC Bus Van Hool 45-foot demonstrator coach 1999 Van Hool 945 Motor Coach Bus 1999 Van Hool T945

1999 Volvo Vanhool Astrabel tri-axle coach

2000 Van Hool 872 Riga

2000 Van Hool 872 Riga

2000 Van Hool T9450-283

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2000 Van-Hool-Bus in München

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2001 Van Hool bkv-lov868-mt

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2001 Van Hool C2045-L

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1999 Volvo Vanhool Astrabel tri-axle coach

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2002 ABC Bus Van Hool 45-foot demonstrator coach

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2003 Van Hool C2000 capital Trailways of Alabama

2003-van-hool-c2000-capital-trailways-of-alabama © Robert Redden

2004 VAN HOOL AGG300

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2004 Van Hool AGG300-Doppelgelenkbus-ASEAG-195

2004-van-hool-agg300-doppelgelenkbus © O.Nordsieck

2005 VAN HOOL Libdem battle bus

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2007 Van Hool Astromega Ned

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2008 Van Hool Altano TD921 UK

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2009 Van Hool A300L

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2009 Van Hool Alizee T9 London

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2010 Van Hool New A 330 Hybride

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2010 Van Hool proef-citybussen hybride-aandrijving SVD09

2010-van-hool-proef-citybussen-hybride-aandrijving-svd09 © Ron van Poppel

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2011 Van Hool TD 925 Astromega

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2012 Van Hool Alligato

2012-van-hool-alligator T931 © Bertie Willemsen

2013 VAN HOOL TD927 ASTROMEGA

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2013 Van Hool TDX 27 Astromega th Lubbe Zoeterwoude

2013-van-hool-tdx-27-astromega-th-lubbe-zoeterwoude © Jaap de Koning

2014 Van Hool T916 Atlon

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2014 Van Hool TX 17 Acron

2014-van-hool-tx-17-acron © bertiewillemsen

2015 Van Hool EX 16M

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Barreiros 5300 con carrocería Van Hool Renault

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Barreiros Van Hool C gran

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Daf VAN HOOL 3

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DAF VAN HOOL Jac de Groot 11

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DAF-Van Hool a

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Journeys Van Hool eastbound

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Leyland - Van Hool  VAD 7319 1962

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Pegaso Van Hool

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PEGASO VAN HOOLa

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SD956 Megabus Van Hool C2045E

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Van Hool - Jonckheere Sammlung

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VAN HOOL 2a

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van Hool 306

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VAN HOOL 409 AI 61

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VAN HOOL 409 AU 92

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Van Hool 440

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VAN HOOL 915CL.

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VAN HOOL 915TL

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Van Hool A 300 - STRD - Dijon

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Van Hool A 308 - Urbus - Dax

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Van Hool A 308

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Van Hool A 330 - A 330 CNG

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Van Hool A 330 - Divia - Dijon

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Van Hool A 330 GNV - TL - Lausanne

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Van Hool A 360 - Mouchet - Montbéliard

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Van Hool A 500 - TUB - St-Brieuc

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Van Hool A 508 - SIBRA - Annecy

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VAN HOOL A 508 du réseau urbain TRACE de Colmar.

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Van Hool A 600 - De Lijn - Bruxelles

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VAN HOOL A120 Techn Spec

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VAN HOOL A120F

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VAN HOOL A300 (0292-073)

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VAN HOOL A300 (0591-067)

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Van Hool A300AC Transit route 9

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Van Hool A300GPL F

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Van Hool a300k

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VAN HOOL A300T TROLLEYBUS

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VAN HOOL A309.

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Van Hool A330 GNV 1

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VAN HOOL A500 ((0791-068)

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VAN HOOL A500 (0990)

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VAN HOOL A507+A508 (PR88-053)

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VAN HOOL A508 (1092-078)

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VAN HOOL A600 (0991-069)

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Van Hool Acron T815 SP

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VAN HOOL ACROSS (87-048)

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VAN HOOL 'Afrique' Scania

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Van Hool AG 300 - CTS - Strasbourg

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Van Hool AG 300 GPL - FilBleu - Tours

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Van Hool AG 700 - Divia - Dijon

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RENOIR

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VAN HOOL AG300 de Lijn

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Van Hool AG300 F

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VAN HOOL AG300

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VAN HOOL AG300T.

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Van Hool AG300T-O-Gelenkbus

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Van Hool AG300T-O-Gelenkbus-SWS

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VAN HOOL AG700 (0990-066)

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Van Hool agg300

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VAN HOOL ALICRON T815 (9 86-038)

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Van Hool Astromega Oxford-tube

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VAN HOOL B8B5 T-814

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Van Hool Banner

Van Hool TX40 &TX45 banner

VAN HOOL Bus 310 on VOLVO B10M VAN HOOL Bus 319 SCANIA BR116-BR86 VAN HOOL C6B1 T-811 Van Hool c2000 banner

Van Hool C2000 Series Banner

Van Hool coach Engeland

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Van Hool Coach

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VAN HOOL DCFD Alizee carrosserie VAN HOOL FBB3 T813 VAN HOOL GAMMA (N1082-5000) Van Hool GCA 3035re

Van Hool GCA 3035RE Series

Van Hool GCA m1235

Van Hool GCA M1235 Series

Van Hool Jonckheere

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Van Hool new A 308 - TUB - Blois

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Van Hool new A 320 CTC Montceau-les-Mines

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VAN HOOL NEW A330

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VAN HOOL NEW A600

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VAN HOOL NEW ALIZEE

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