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  • Press release

    12/13/2021

    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

  • 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.

  • Late 2020, KD Transportation Group awarded Volvo Buses an order of 29 B8R low entry Double Deck buses. The Volvo B8RLE Euro 6 low entry buses were first delivered in Korea in 2016 and were the first Double Deck buses operated in Seoul.

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

  • 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.

  • 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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