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A Ride and Drive with the first ever Volvo B11R low entry double deck coach in Malaysia
After introducing the Volvo B11RLE 6x2 chassis to the Malaysian bus market, Volvo Buses is now showcasing the first ever fully built Volvo B11RLE 6x2 double deck coach and inviting customers to experience first-hand a Ride and Drive event.
Volvo Buses roll off local assembly production line in Indonesia with the official launch of the full Euro V product range
Volvo Buses announces PT National Assembler as its fully authorized chassis assembly factory in Indonesia and start of the production with the official launch of its full Euro V product range to the Indonesian bus market.
Siang Yun Transport chose Volvo Buses for cross-border operations
Having a glimpse into his operations, Mr. Tan Kim Siang, Director of Siang Yun Transport Sdn Bhd, offers insights into a business that is both challenging to run and to a great extent subject to external influences.
Facilitated by PT. Jasa Sarana, Volvo Buses, together with our partner PT. Indotruck Utama, had the opportunity to showcase the premium Volvo B8R low entry bus in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.
Insights with Karen Tan, on the Ambition of Volvo Buses Malaysia
After almost a decade in Volvo Trucks, Karen Tan took a new step and moved to Volvo Buses as the new General Manager for the Malaysian market. In an exclusive interview with Asian Buses, we learn about the similarities and differences between buses and trucks business and gain insights into the plans that she has for Malaysia’s bus customers in her new role moving forward.
Volvo Group awarded as one of the 2020 World’s Best Workplaces
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.
Successful collaboration between Volvo Buses and Steady Safe in the operation of BRT in Jakarta
The 4th largest country in the world, Indonesia has more than 270 million people, consisting of 55% in urbanised areas and 66% as part of the working population. This means that Indonesia is a very large market for buses with great opportunities for bus operator and bus manufacturers to support the progress of land transportation through buses that are reliable, durable, safe, economical and environmentally friendly.
Volvo’s new self-charging bus can now drive longer and emission-free on electricity
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.
Mats Nilsson – Director of Volvo Buses Region Asia Pacific Central sees interesting opportunities in prospering cities around South East Asia
In an exclusive interview with Asian Buses, Mats Nilsson talks about various market requests and the need to address demands with the right products.
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