The chassis of the B9 SALF Articulated produced in Brazil features an electronic controlled 360 hp Volvo engine, electronically controlled brake system, and provides a 100% low floor vehicle, with four doors to facilitate boarding and exiting of passengers. This bus has a capacity of 160 passengers. SALF is the short for Side Articulated Low Floor.
The B7R Low-Entry chassis were produced in Borås, a city near to Gothenburg, Sweden, the World Headquarters of the Volvo Group. These vehicles feature an electronically controlled, 7-litre Volvo engine, an electronically controlled brake system, 12 metres in length and capacity of 80 passengers.
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