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11 Nov 2017

EGGED ORDERS MORE MAN CHASSIS

Egged, the largest bus company in Israel, has just recieved 50 additional chassis from MAN, bringing the total number of bus chassis from this manufacturer in the Egged fleet to 75. The A22-type chassis will serve as the basis for city buses with a length of 12 metres. The bodies will be fitted by local body manufacturer Haargaz.

The MAN low-floor chassis have a 320 hp (235 kW) Euro 6 engine. These powerful, modern engines represent efficiency and guarantee environmentally-friendly use of the buses in local public transport. The two-axle chassis are excellently suited for city bus bodies thanks to their continuous low floor.

Around 40 of these new city buses based on MAN chassis have already gone into service over the last two months. With its fleet of over 4000 vehicles – more than 1500 of which come from MAN – Egged transports just under one million passengers every day and operates almost half of all public transport in Israel. Day after day, the company’s vehicles cover over 700,000 kilometres on 945 intercity and city lines.