3/21/2013

The first Volvo 8900 intercity buses to France



by Press release

Volvo Buses has signed its first order on the intercity bus Volvo 8900 in France. It’s the large operator Faure that purchase six vehicles. The order also includes service contracts.

Volvo Bus France has signed an order with Faure, a large French public transport operator, on six vehicles Volvo 8900 RLE (13 metres). The buses are low-entry, and the body is built on the principle of best choice materials. The use of aluminium and Volvo’s patented jointing method help create a strong, corrosion resistant and easy-to-maintain bus with low weight and a long service life. The order also includes service contracts.

 

The Faure group operates around 1100 vehicles. The buses will operate in the Rhône region. The delivery will take place in August.

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