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  Metroline News
Drivers and support staff of ComfortDelGro subsidiary, Metroline have joined in efforts to aid the millions of Tsunami victims in South East Asia and raised £20,500.Staff and drivers of Metroline – dug into their hearts and pockets to raise approximately £13,000 in donations.
ComfortDelGro subsidiary Metroline welcomes Steve Campbell as Business Director to their team.Steve, 47, joins Metroline from Alexander Dennis Ltd where he was Plant Director for both the Wigan and Belfast operations.
ComfortDelGro subsidiary, Metroline, has recently installed and commissioned a LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) screen at each of its 10 garages in a major step change to improve communication throughout the company.
www.metroline.co.uk /news.html   (927 words)

 ComfortDelGro sets up second joint venture in Vietnam
ComfortDelGro injects US$3 million for a 60% stake while Savico will contribute the remaining 40% in the form of vehicles and other operating assets.
In early 2003, ComfortDelGro took a 70% stake in Vinataxi Company Limited which provides taxi services in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces such as Dong Nai, Binh Duong, and Long An.
ComfortDelGro is one of the world’s largest land transport companies.
www.nhandan.com.vn /english/business/250405/business_comfor.htm   (239 words)

 Don't hike fares - merge - MAY 27, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As for ComfortDelGro, net earnings shot up 50 per cent to $200.6m, with separately listed SBS Transit, which runs bus and rail operations in Singapore, turning in $49.2m.
While ComfortDelGro's overseas operations accounted for 35 per cent of group revenue of $2.14 billion, they contributed only 23 per cent of pre-tax profits of $320.5m.
ComfortDelGro should also not forget that it was earnings from here that helped it grow into one of the world's largest land transport companies.
www.tnp.sg /printfriendly/0,4139,88906,00.html   (462 words)

 ComfortDelGro Corporation - Company Profile - Computer Business Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ComfortDelGro Corporation, a union of two Singaporean companies (DelGro Corporation and Comfort Group) provides passenger transport, including bus, rail, taxi, car rental and leasing.
ComfortDelGro is one of the world's largest public-listed passenger land transport companies.
I have expressed the view that as an enlarged entity ComfortDelGro should aim to derive 50% of its turnover from abroad within a time frame of 5 to 7 years after merger, i.e.
www.cbronline.com /companyprofile.asp?guid=E7ED0536-1FC0-49EF-BB86-C39799ECF59A   (1987 words)

 COMFORTDELGRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ComfortDelGro enters into its fifth joint venture in Chengdu, PRC
ComfortDelGro acquires London bus and coach operator for STG 6 million
ComfortDelGro acquires majority stake in vehicle inspection firm in Beijing
www.comfortdelgro.com.sg /announce.asp?year=2004   (84 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Board of Directors of ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited ("ComfortDelGro") wishes to announce that it has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (the "JVA") with Global East Investment Pte Ltd ("GEI") for the establishment of a joint venture company known as ComfortDelGro Insurance Brokers Pte.
The establishment of CDG Insurance Brokers will enable the ComfortDelGro Group to have a dedicated insurance broking arm to service its own internal requirements of insurance and claims and risk management services besides being a profit centre.
As far as the Directors are aware, no controlling shareholder of ComfortDelGro has any interest, direct or indirect, in the transaction.
ir.zaobao.com /comfortdelgro/news/comfortdelgro090903_p.html   (262 words)

 [Szingapur lista] Singapore shares slip in morning, ComfortDelgro up
But ComfortDelgro revved up as funds bought the newly merged taxi and bus operator as they adjusted portfolios for its higher weighting in stock indices.
It was also affected by news on Tuesday that Singapore's private residential property price index fell to a four-year low in the first quarter of 2003, as anticipation of the Iraq war hit demand that was already softened by a weak local economy.
But ComfortDelgro jumped as much as 8.9 percent before cutting the gains to be up 5.70 percent at S$0.835.
www.mail-archive.com /szingapur@mail.mozgalom.com/msg00108.html   (508 words)

 Trades To Watch - June 7, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ONG Ah Heng, a director of ComfortDelGro, sold off 200,000 of his shares in the transport group for $348,000 - or $1.74 a share - on the open market last Friday.
In March, ComfortDelGro announced that its first-quarter net profits slipped 0.2 per cent to $54.6 million as a result of higher staff and fuel costs.
ComfortDelGro shares lost three cents to close at $1.71 yesterday.
business-times.asia1.com /sub/views/story/0,4574,158063,00.html   (202 words)

 Bloomberg.com: U.K.
ComfortDelGro will pay Manganese, the maker of London's fl cabs, 1 pound ($1.87) as a token sum for the Zingo taxi- hiring business under a 20-year agreement, it said in a statement to the Singapore exchange today.
Singapore-based ComfortDelGro, which aims to get half of sales from abroad in the next four to six years from 35 percent now, is expanding its operations in the U.K. to boost sales beyond the city-state's market of 4 million people.
ComfortDelGro will also have rights to license the Zingo technology in other markets in the Far East, it said.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000102&sid=aOG2zlhcd6u8&refer=uk   (495 words)

 United Press International: When two is a crowd for Singapore's media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Land transportation group ComfortDelgro Corp was allowed to operate Singapore railway network's new North East Line in a bid to provide competition to the state-controlled SMRT Corp, which operates the other lines.
As a result of its railway foray, ComfortDelgro's profits have taken a sharp hit, as the line has been loosing money ever since it opened.
SMRT also runs buses through its unit TIBS, and those could be consolidating under ComfortDelgro in move similar to the one just seen in the media sector.
www.upi.com /view.cfm?StoryID=20040920-063154-5092r   (636 words)

 Metroline Plc - Change to Senior Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ComfortDelGro subsidiary, Metroline announces that Steve McAleavy is to step down as Managing Director and will leave this summer.
Jaspal Singh CEO for ComfortDelGro UK and Ireland commented: “We are extremely disappointed that Steve has chosen to depart and he will be sorely missed.
Steve has created a very strong team within the business and he can be proud of his achievements.
www.metroline.co.uk /100505.html   (377 words)

 ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited - Fact Sheet - Hoover's
ComfortDelGro knows the lay of the land and has the transportation to cross it.
ComfortDelGro was formed in 2003 from the merger of Comfort Group and DelGro Corporation.
TIP: Analyze the Competitive Landscape to view a head-to-head comparison of a firm's profitability, operations, growth, and valuation versus that of its top three competitors.
www.hoovers.com /free/co/factsheet.xhtml?ID=107618&mode=print   (205 words)

 Asia Computer Weekly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ng Tong Sing, ComfortDelgro’s group CIO, even went as far as to say that the company’s expansion in the international markets will be stalled without the use of technology.
Singapore-based ComfortDelgro derives 25% of its business from overseas—in countries like England and China—where it operates buses and taxis.
ComfortDelgro, nevertheless, is working with its technology partners to resolve these issues, he said.
www.asiacomputerweekly.com /acw_ViewArt.cfm?Magid=1&Artid=24592&Catid=4&subcat=36   (690 words)

 UTU: News
Transport minister Yeo Cheow Tong said the government was open to the two companies either merging their train operations or transferring one line to the other.
SBS Transit, majority-owned by ComfortDelgro Corp Ltd, started operating the new North East line -- built by the government at a cost of S$4.6 billion ($2.7 billion) -- in June this year.
ComfortDelgro is 18.5 percent owned by the Singapore Labour Foundation, a statutory board of the Ministry of Manpower.
www.utu.org /worksite/detail_news.cfm?ArticleID=10267   (525 words)

 Australian Financial Review -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In its first full year under the new structure, Westbus is projected to generate revenue of around $110 million and earnings before interest tax, depreciation and amortisation of around $18 million.
"By linking with ComfortDelGro, the Westbus joint venture business going forward will be able to access a tremendous experience resource, which will not only ensure Westbus viability but enable expansion in the fastest growth area of Sydney," he said.
ComfortDelGro managing director Kua Hong Pak said the acquisition would assist the firm to boost offshore revenues to around 50 per cent in the next four to six years from 37 per cent currently.
afr.com /articles/2005/08/22/1124562779299.html   (281 words)

 QLD transport technology company charts international course - driver technology, analysis - Australian export - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
During the process, Vigil Systems has made a sale to ComfortDelgro, Singapore’s largest passenger and transport group.
ComfortDelgro ranks among the three largest publicly listed passenger land transport companies in the world, with a fleet of more than 36,000 vehicles worldwide.
Apart from being the market leader in Singapore, the Group’s operations extend from the UK and Ireland to Vietnam and Malaysia, incorporating 12 cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
www.austrade.gov.au /corporate/layout/0,,0_S1-1_1z16-2_-3_PWB110464865-4_-5_-6_-7_,00.html   (379 words)

 (Yusry LITEMaX = new Yusry).blog();: Bus News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Volvo has announced that it has won a S$60million deal to supply SBSTransit with 150 Volvo B9TL chassis.
The press release also mentioned that the bodies will be manufactured in Singapore by ComfortDelgro Engineering.
The body will most likely be similar to the one used on the unregistered and hibernating VSO currently kept on ComfortDelgro's compound.
litemax.blogspot.com /2004/12/bus-news.html   (202 words)

 New 3G Price Plans in Europe
With a fleet of over 16,000 vehicles, ComfortDelGro owns multiple taxi fleets including CityCab, which alone comprises of over 10,000 drivers operating a fleet of over 5000 vehicles.
An undisputed leader in adopting innovative products and services, CityCab was the first to introduce luxury taxi services, credit traveling and computerized payment system.
Based in Singapore, CityCab Pte Ltd is a member of the ComfortDelGro Corporation Ltd. CityCab currently has about 10,000 drivers operating a fleet of over 5,000 vehicles.
www.mobileinfo.com /News_2003/Issue27/digital_dispatch.htm   (691 words)

 New Westbus owners guarantee jobs, services - National - smh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Westbus, which serves Sydney's west and north-western suburbs with a fleet of 614 buses and employs 957 people, went into voluntary administration with debts of $90 million in January after failing to renegotiate a loan.
The western Sydney bus operator, which operates almost 25 per cent of NSW private bus services, will be acquired in cash from various firms owned by British-based National Express Group and members of the Bosnjak family by the end of September.
The Transport Workers Union (TWU) fought a months-long campaign to secure pay, entitlements and job security for Westbus' almost 1000 employees, who were the company's single largest group of creditors.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/new-westbus-owners-guarantee-jobs-services/2005/08/22/1124562790165.html   (562 words)

 Yea, Sydney: Some more Update.....loh
~ ComfortDelGro has teamed up with Cabcharge Australia to acquire the western Sydney bus operator Westbus Group.
ComfortDelgro will hold a 51 percent stake in their joint venture ComfortDelGro Cabcharge.
The acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of next month.
chuasiewboon.blogspot.com /2005/08/some-more-updateloh.html   (289 words)

 Wotab - The World of Truck and Bus - Metroline Appoints Business Director   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If you have news send it by email editor@wotab.com in text format with a copy of your Logo and we will be more than pleased to feature it.
ComfortDelGro subsidiary Metroline welcomes Steve Campbell as Business Director to their team.
- Metroline is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Singapore based ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited is the world's second largest listed land transport company.
www.wotab.com /content/view/32/41   (618 words)

 ComfortDelGro Engineering Pte Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ComfortDelGro Engineering Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ComfortDelGro Corporation which is the world's second largest land transport company with a total fleet size of more than 38,700 buses, taxis and rental vehicles.
ComfortDelGro Engineering is well-known for providing excellent automotive service and repair business in Singapore.
We now have opportunities for result-oriented and energetic professional to join our team.
www.jobstreet.com.sg /jobs/2005/7/c/20/446429.htm   (149 words)

 [No title]
Pursuant to separate schemes of arrangement, Comfort and Delgro merged under a single listed holding company, ComfortDelGro.
The purpose of the merger is to create a premier public and personal land transportation and integrated services group with the following seven main areas of business:
The principle activities of ComfortDelGro will be the current principal activities of Comfort and DelGro which are bus services, taxi services, rail operations, car rental and leasing operations, advertising, automotive engineering, maintenance services and diesel sales, vehicle inspection and assessment services.
www.wallstraits.com /main/showstockdata.php?code=C52   (113 words)

 BNP Cuts ComfortDelGro Target to $1.55 | newratings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
1635 [Dow Jones] STOCK CALL: BNP Paribas cuts rating on ComfortDelGro (C52.SG) to Hold from Market Perform and target price to $1.55 from $1.67.
Lowers FY05 net profit forecast to $196 million from $216 million; says weaker CityCab profit numbers reported by ST Engineering (S63.SG) last week point to subdued Singapore taxi operations at ComfortDelGro.
Adds continued onslaught from rail will lower both bus and taxi ridership in short term.
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_917944.html   (228 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
ComfortDelGro yesterday announced selling its entire 18.8% stake in Stamford Tyres, reaping a capital gain of S$4.3m.
The sale will have a positive impact on FY03 earnings.
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 Bus owners guarantee jobs | Business Breaking News | Breaking News 24/7 - NEWS.com.au (22-08-2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cabcharge Australia and Singapore-based passenger land transport company ComfortDelGro today announced they will buy Westbus Group for $106.7 million.
The western Sydney bus operator, which operates almost 25 per cent of NSW private bus services, will be acquired in cash from various companies owned by UK-based National Express Group and members of the Bosnjak family by the end of September.
Taxi charge card service provider Cabcharge will hold 49 per cent and ComfortDelGro – the world's second largest listed passenger land transport company – will hold 51 per cent of the new joint venture, ComfortDelGro Cabcharge Pty Ltd.
finance.news.com.au /story/0,10166,16343291-31037,00.html   (612 words)

 Careers @ SBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Our first class team runs Bus Operations, a renowned model public transport network and the North-East MRT line which is the world’s first fully automated underground rail operations.
A member of ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited, SBS Transit Ltd offers you the opportunity to ride on ComfortDelGro’s global networking and stretches your horizons locally and beyond.
Enjoy more opportunities and broader prospects as SBS Transit Ltd brings its tradition of world-class achievements to a higher level.
impact-sg.jobstreet.com /Jobs/Jobs.asp?aid=12&de=1   (172 words)

 Channelnewsasia Forum :: View topic - ComfortDelgro : Cash Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Channelnewsasia Forum :: View topic - ComfortDelgro : Cash Man
Think it will compete with SMRT at $1.
you mean comfortdelgro will drop till abt $1 side by side with SMRT?
info.channelnewsasia.com /bb/viewtopic.php?t=15091&postdays=0&postorder=desc   (1077 words)

 Bus Service » Blog Archive »   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
PRESS RELEASE: ComfortDelGro: London Metroline Buses Safe (Dow Jones via Yahoo!
Australia & NZ Finance)PRESS RELEASE: ComfortDelGro: London Metroline Buses Safe The following is a press release from Comfort
This entry was posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2005 at 9:07 am and is filed under Uncategorized.
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 - bondbabe -
Apr 14, '05 5:15 AM ET for everyone
Apr 18, '05 1:25 AM ET The advertising campaign is part of a teaser campaign aimed at introducing Moove Media - ComfortDelGro's new advertising arm.
Apr 14, '05 11:45 PM ET their company moove and product their ads on bus and taxi.
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Other companies within the ComfortDelGro Group include: Metroline A London-based bus company, their principal business being the provision of bus services under contract to Transport for London.
They are one of the top five bus companies in London and currently have 12 per cent market share.
www.searchu.co.uk /directory/P/part_02.html   (706 words)

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