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19 Sep 2017

VOLVO RECEIVES LARGEST EVER ORDER OF FULLY ELECTRIC BUSES

VOLVO RECEIVES LARGEST EVER ORDER OF FULLY ELECTRIC BUSES Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order of fully electric buses. Tide Buss has placed an order for 25 Volvo 7900 Electric buses for the city of Trondheim, Norway. Public transportation administration company AtB in Trondheim leads the way in the introduction of alternative propulsion technologies. In 2010 they were among the first in Europe to order hybrid buses from Volvo.

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16 Sep 2017

ELECTRIC HYBRIDS FROM VOLVO TO GÖTTINGEN

ELECTRIC HYBRIDS FROM VOLVO TO GÖTTINGEN Volvo Buses has received an order for three electric hybrid buses from the German university city of Göttingen in Lower Saxony. The new buses are of the Volvo Electric Hybrid type, they will become operational in the spring of 2018. The vehicles will become part of the fleet of Göttinger Verkehrsbetriebe GmbH (GÖVB).

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31 Aug 2017

THINKING VOLVO BUS AT COMING BUSWORLD KORTRIJK

THINKING VOLVO BUS AT COMING  BUSWORLD KORTRIJK At this exhibition Volvo Buses will also present a range of solutions in the field of active safety and autonomous driving, for both city buses and long-distance models. The “thinking bus” simulator will give visitors the chance to test how Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS), the Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection System, Bus Stop Docking Concept and many other solutions work in realistic situations

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09 Jul 2017

DAIMLER LAUNCHES TWO LOCALLY BUILT MERCEDES-BENZ BUS MODELS FOR KENYA

DAIMLER LAUNCHES TWO LOCALLY BUILT MERCEDES-BENZ BUS MODELS FOR KENYA Both bus models are built in Nairobi in cooperation with local sales partner DT Dobie Kenya for the domestic market and its challenging road conditions. The compact Mercedes‑Benz 917 city bus is ideal for use as urban, school or shuttle bus and can accommodate up to 37 people. The more spacious Mercedes‑Benz 1730 is designed for long-distance travel and has room for approximately 60 passengers. With a total market of up to 2.500 new vehicles per year, Kenya is one of the most important sales markets for buses in Central and East Africa. Daimler has been active in Kenya since the 1950s.

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