VOLVO BUSES * India: Sale 100 vehicles to BMTC
* Karnakata - Volvo to deliver hundred city buses to Bangalore
Volvo Buses has received an order for 100 city buses from the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The buses of the typd 8400 are in compliance with the UBS-II emission level and the BSIV emission rules. The locally manufactured Volvo D8C engine’s coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission with integrated retarder and optimised rear axle ratio delivers high performance required in the city’s frequent start-stop traffic.. The engine supplies a peak power of 330hp in order to meet optimal power-to-weight ratio and ensure reserve power, which is critical to meet three areas for good city duty cycle – instant acceleration, air-conditioning performance, and gradeability...
(Photo: A bus by the Division of Volvo India Pvt. Ltd) -- Bengaluru, Karnataka, India - Busworld - 23 MAR 2017