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Sainte-Claire, Quebec, April 7, 2022 – Prevost, part of the Volvo Group, announces a new electrification program. Through this five-year program, Prevost will develop a new 100% electric coach as well as a retrofit kit to convert diesel engines into electric propulsion systems.
In a unique study, Chalmers University of Technology and Volvo Buses have investigated how bus drivers react to an autonomous driver support system that enables buses to dock at bus stops. The results show a high level of acceptance and many benefits, including a better working environment and increased safety.
Volvo Buses continues to electrify public transport in cities all over Europe. With 29 new Volvo 7900 Electric Articulated, Aarhus in Denmark, has taken an important step towards its ambition of having a C02-neutral city bus fleet.
For Volvo Buses, safety is so much more than developing innovative solutions and protecting drivers and passengers. It also encompasses other road users. Tomas Forsberg, new Safety Manager, talks about Volvo Buses’ holistic approach to traffic safety.
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