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  • Prevost – a subsidiary of Volvo Buses – has introduced its all-new, next-generation H3-45 coach for customers in North America. The redesigned passenger coach features a series of engineering advances that deliver improved fuel efficiency, an enhanced driver experience and high standards in passenger comfort.

  • Volvo Connect News

    01/19/2023

    Updates in Map Tool 

    Your vehicles’ Battery Voltage readings are now visible in the Map Tool. You can view the last known Battery Voltage of your vehicles as well as the Battery Voltage for each historical event in Position History.

  • Volvo Connect News

    01/17/2023

    Hybrid Data in Reports 

    New parameters for hybrid vehicles are available in Report service. These parameters let you track electric distance and electric time, including driving and idling time, for your hybrid vehicles.

  • Transport for London bus operator Metroline, part of global transport operator ComfortDelGro, has confirmed a major order for 48 Volvo BZL Electric zero emission single deck buses which will enter service in London during the second half of next year. The order is one of the largest so far for the Volvo BZL Electric.

  • For Tide Buss, connected services are a natural part of its daily operations in Tromsø, Norway. With Volvo Connect, Tide can quickly and easily get a full overview of its bus fleet. It is also an important tool for avoiding unplanned stops, reducing fuel consumption, improving drivers’ working environment and offering passengers safe and comfortable journeys.

  • The two companies have entered into a cooperation agreement and will work together to develop more sustainable coach travel by making fleet development easier for FlixBus partner operators.

  • A global survey conducted by Volvo Buses reveals that demand for coach journeys is on the rise. Among the markets surveyed, passengers in Latin America and southern Europe show most interest to travel by coach again, whereas people in northern Europe are slightly more hesitant. In total 65 % of the respondent’s state that they are planning for a coach journey within a year.

  • Volvo Connect News

    09/08/2022

    Volvo Connect tips & tricks 

    We asked our expert Lisa Engkvist to share some of her favourite tips and tricks for getting more value out of Volvo Connect.

  • Volvo Connect News

    08/02/2022

    Release News 

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    08/02/2022

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  • Volvo Buses is launching a powerful new fuel-saving platform for its premium coach range and for chassis customers. With power ratings up to 500 hp and fuel savings of up to 9% it will be a true cost saver for tour, charter and line-haul operations.

  • Volvo Connect News

    06/28/2022

    Release News 

  • A recent study conducted by the University of Madrid has revealed that full hybrid bus technology reduces carbon emissions by as much as a third more than mild hybrid bus technology. Enrique Alcalá is one of the researchers who conducted the study in collaboration with Volvo Buses.

  • Latrobe Valley Bus Lines was one of the first operators in Australia to implement Volvo’s hybrid product – which has seen excellent outcomes for the environment, passengers and drivers. Now the company is taking the next step on its ambitious electromobility journey with its participation in the Victorian Zero Emissions Bus trial (ZEB) later this year.

  • In addition to contributing to quieter urban environments, electric buses also have a major impact on residents’ sleeping and health. “The electrification of public transport creates enormous opportunities when we plan and build the sustainable cities of the future,” says Belma Krslak, a sound expert at the City of Gothenburg.

  • Connectivity and digitalisation open up new opportunities for creating safer, cleaner and quieter cities. In a collaboration project, Volvo Buses and the City of Gothenburg have developed a unique digital platform where geofencing zones can be quickly created and downloaded by the city’s fleet.

  • Volvo Buses is one of the main suppliers of buses for the fleet renewal in Chile’s capital and has secured one of its largest orders in Latin America for 564 buses. Now Volvo has signed another major bus contract in Santiago for 80 articulated buses. The 80 buses have been acquired by Subus, one of the city's largest transport companies, and they will operate as part of the Red Metropolitana de Movilidad (RED), the capital's public transport system.

  • Volvo Connect is Volvo Buses new customer portal where operators and owners can access Volvo Bus services. With the connected services in one place, together with services for workshop efficiency, Volvo’s customers will have a new set of tools to increase uptime and productivity and improve safety.

  • Residents living alongside a bus route in Gothenburg report feeling better since converting to full electric Volvo buses. Along with the reduced noise levels, sleep disturbances, fatigue and feeling down have decreased. This is according to a study conducted by the University of Gothenburg and initiated by ElectriCity, of which Volvo Group is a partner.

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