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With more than 10 years of electromobility experience in the Australian market, the team at Volvo Bus Australia (VBA) reflect on the success of their B5L S-Charge chassis and why hybrids are the next best alternative to fully electric buses.
Every day, Yeap Transport Pte Ltd transports up to 12,000 children to and from school in Singapore. Safety is of utmost importance, which is why the company is looking to invest in more Volvo buses and implement the latest technologies, including Safety Zones around schools.
Anna Westerberg has been appointed as President Volvo Buses and new member of Volvo Group Management.
Reflecting on 20 years of successful partnership between Volvo Buses Singapore and ComfortDelGro Engineering, the sole authorised distributor of Volvo Bus parts and services in Singapore.
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.
Volvo Buses and the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) are partnering to bring Volvo’s first ever Electric Buses to Australia.
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.
Volvo’s bus plant in Borås has now become one of the first bus production facilities that relies solely on renewable energy. All the energy that the factory uses comes from renewable sources, such as hydropower and biofuels. The factory’s overall energy consumption has also been reduced by 15 per cent in just the past few years.
In an exclusive interview with Asian Buses, Mats Nilsson talks about various market requests and the need to address demands with the right products.
Safe, efficient and environmentally friendly transportation for everyone — it's been the keystone of Volvo's worldwide mission since it started in 1927 and fiercely championed for the past 40 years in Singapore alone.
26 November 2019 – Singapore’s first fully predictive anti-collision bus will hit the roads on 1 December 2019.
Yeap Transport Pte Ltd, established in 1979, were the first operators in Singapore to be awarded a contract for school bus transportation. Today, the company has 456 buses serving around 12,000 children on a daily basis, across various schools in Singapore.
At a special event on March 20th within Busworld South East Asia Exhibition 2019 in Jakarta, Volvo Buses officially launched the world renowned Volvo B11R and Volvo B8R chassis to the Indonesian bus market.
First of two Volvo Electric buses will soon begin trials at the NTU Smart Campus before being extended to public roads.
Late 2018, Volvo Buses delivered 6 low entry Volvo B8RLE Euro 6 chassis’ to Sentosa Development Corporation. These buses will be used to move tourists within Sentosa, covering both the western part of the island and the eastern side attractions. These newly delivered Volvo B8RLE’s are amongst the first Euro 6 low entry buses to be delivered in Singapore.
Volvo Buses delivered the first of 50 Volvo diesel hybrid buses to the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore. The decision to introduce hybrid buses to the roads of Singapore was made by the LTA in an effort to build a more environmentally-friendly public bus fleet.
Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore’s drive to create new solutions for tomorrow’s sustainable public transport.
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