In the latest post in the Environment Blog Edward Jobson writes about the new ElectriCity project in Gothenburg, Sweden, which will introduce buses powered by renewable electricity to the city.
The new hybrid family member - the Volvo 7900 Articulated Hybrid - our new, fuel efficient Euro 6 engine line and the important work of Volvo's Bus Key Technicians are presented in this issue of our customer magazine On the Move. Available in 7 languages!
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Buses that glide noiselessly without emissions, that pick up passengers indoors and which are powered by a renewable source of electricity – this will become a reality in 2015, through the launch of an ultramodern bus service in Gothenburg. The new technology enables completely new possibilities for future public-transport. Behind the initiative is the Volvo Group, in cooperation with the Swedish Energy Agency, Region Västra Götaland, the City of Gothenburg, Göteborg Energi, Västtrafik, Lindholmen Science Park and Johanneberg Science Park.
Volvo Bus Latin America has sold 28 articulated buses for Transmetro, the BRT system in Guatemala City, capital of Guatemala.
The global community for public transport gathers at the 2013 UITP Congress in Geneva today – with Volvo Buses presenting news that strengthens the company’s position as the global partner for sustainable transport.
On top of displaying a ground-breaking plug-in hybrid that reduces fuel consumption with 75 percent compared to a diesel bus, Volvo Buses also presents an innovative software solution that integrates vital parts of the physical traffic environment into the brain of the bus.