BUSES SALES * WORLDWIDE
* Canada - Volvo Buses receives order for 475 hybrid buses from Quebec
Saint-Eustache,QUE,CAN -Busworld (Belgium) -12 Feb 2013: -- Volvo Buses’ North American subsidiary, Nova Bus, has received an order for 475 hybrid buses from Quebec in Canada. This is the single largest order for hybrid vehicles that the Volvo Group has ever signed to date... Delivery of the 475 LFS HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) buses will start in 2014. The order also encompasses an option for a further 1200 vehicles... The customer, ATUQ, is a consortium consisting of the province’s nine transit authorities... Compared with conventional diesel-powered buses, the Nova LFS HEV offers approximately 30% lower fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions...
* Germany - Rheinbahn orders 60 VDL Citea LLE Buses
(Photo: the LLE bus, the "Ambassador" model)
Düsseldorf,Germany -Busworld (Belgium) -5 Feb 2013: -- An excellent start to 2013 for VDL Bus and Coach Deutschland. On 2 January 2013 Rheinbahn of Düsseldorf officially awarded the contract for 60 low-entry buses to VDL Bus and Coach... With innovative lightweight concept the bus construction focus is on improving fuel economy and thereby reducing emissions. Needless to say, the buses continue to meet the highest safety standards. The Citea LLE has a net weight of around 9 tonnes and, based on Rheinbahn’s own experiences, uses 25% less diesel than comparable products... Rheinbahn AG provides the public transport in Düsseldorf, Meerbusch and substantial parts of the district of Mettmann. Currently 400 buses, 91 bus lines, 7 sprinter lines (partly underground) and 11 tram lines are in use... Rheinbahn carries about 216 million passengers a year...
* India - Parveen launches eco-friendly Go Green Bus
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