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Welcome to Volvo Buses news & stories. Here you will find our latest press releases as well as interesting stories. 

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  • Spare parts represent a fair share of the maintenance cost for bus and coach owners. And spare part prices can vary considerably. Why should you buy original spare parts when there are alternatives at much lower cost? Our parts expert Roland Henriksson sorts things out and explains how price and cost are two very different things.

  • Volvo Buses Asia Pacific recently held a momentous 3-day Quality and Technical Conference (QTC) from July 10th to July 12th, 2023. This conference marked a significant milestone as it had been three years since the last QTC before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event took place at the esteemed Volvo Buses Malaysia office in Shah Alam, attracting over 20 participants from various markets including Sweden, Latin America and the entire APAC region.

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    Happy Anniversary I-Shift!

    We're celebrating 20 years of I-Shift! This innovative gear changing system from Volvo features in around 50,000 buses worldwide. Today I-Shift still sets the industry standard for automated transmissions and continues to offer improved safety, comfort and efficiency for our customers

  • The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (KMB) has recently awarded Volvo Buses for a further order of 46 B8L double deck buses

  • Volvo Buses is expanding its electromobility offer worldwide. With the launch of the new Volvo BZL Electric chassis, Volvo Buses provides a solid platform for sustainable and efficient public transport in cities around the world, along with reliable and profitable operations for customers.

  • Together with our partner International Automobiles Ltd, Volvo Buses was extremely excited to deliver the first-ever B8R 70-seater premium coach to Hang Po Transportation Co., Ltd in Hong Kong.

  • Anna Westerberg has been appointed as President Volvo Buses and new member of Volvo Group Management.

  • Many buses may currently be underutilised. However, there is still a lot of movements in the industry. Emmanuel Jupet, Director of Volvo Buses Asia Pacific Region North had an exclusive interview with Asian Buses to conclude the challenging year.

  • Today the Great Place to Work® Institute and Fortune have revealed their annual list of the 25 World’s Best Workplaces that stand out for creating globally exceptional employee experiences, high-trust relationships, and workplaces that are fair and equal for all. Volvo Group was selected out of over 10,000 organizations that participated in the survey process, representing the voices of 10.2 million employees in 92 countries. Its winning culture thrives on fostering strong connections and meaningful work.

  • The new Volvo self-charging buses with hybrid power, the “S-Charge” model range have been upgraded with new capabilities and can now drive silently and emission-free on electricity at higher speeds and cover longer distances than before. This creates new possibilities to use self-charging hybrid-electric powered buses in city zero-emission zones and other sensitive areas.

  • On Thursday, 7th of March, Volvo Buses hosted a transport luncheon in Hong Kong to discuss key safety issues in the bus industry. The transport luncheon was attended by government representatives, as well as key bus operators.

  • First of two Volvo Electric buses will soon begin trials at the NTU Smart Campus before being extended to public roads.

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