BUSMAKERS NEWS * Sweden: Volvo´s
* Sweden - Volvo develops GPS-steered buses
Gothenburg,Sweden -Volvo Press release -4 June 2014: -- Buses that automatically switch to electric power and drive at low speed in sensitive areas. This can become a reality with new technology currently being tested in Volvo’s electric hybrid buses. The technology contributes to a cleaner, safer and quieter urban environment... Volvo Buses’ electric hybrid buses have been operating on route 60 in Gothenburg for the past year now... This spring the buses tested Volvo’s new ‘Zone Management’ technology, which regulates how the bus operates in specific zones along the route. GPS is used to determine exactly where along the route the bus should run on electricity or diesel, and also how fast it may drive in the various zones...
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