The Volvo 8900 is a new lighter, more fuel efficient and more ergonomic intercity bus. Read more in this issue of On The Move.
Volvo Buses has secured an order for 300 double-deck buses from SBS Transit in Singapore with a value of about US$ 110 million. SBS Transit has once again opted for environmentally enhanced Euro V engines.
Volvo Buses has received an order for 1,000 Volvo B7RLE bus chassis to Panama City. Low fuel consumption and a high level of availability were decisive factors in the customer’s decision to purchase Volvo vehicles.
Volvo Buses reports improved profitability with a profit of SEK 259 M for the second quarter 2010, despite somewhat lower volumes compared with the same period in the preceding year.
Volvo Buses has received an order for 400 city buses for Casablanca in Morocco. One core reason that Volvo secured the order is that the buses have low life cycle costs.
PostAuto in Switzerland finds Volvo 7700 Hybrid most suitable for rural traffic. Read more in this issue of On The Move.
Volvo Buses will now commence serial production of its hybrid bus Volvo 7700 Hybrid and the double-decker Volvo B5L Hybrid. The hybrid bus will reduce fuel consumption by up to 35% and carbon emissions by an equal amount.
Volvo Buses and six other European bus and coach manufacturers have agreed to fit all buses and coaches as a standard with fire detection systems in the engine compartment and around the auxiliary heater.
Volvo Buses has secured an order for 297 buses to be utilized in the capital of Chile, Santiago. The buses will be used in Transantiago, the city’s efficient public transport system.
Volvo Buses has been awarded another supply contract by Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) for 115 B9TL double-decker 12-meter buses.