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ElectriCity take stock of Gothenburg’s pioneering electric bus service

Industry news  •  15 June 2016  •  Mandy Parrett, Editorial Assistant

One year after the launch of Gothenburg’s all-electric concept and hybrid bus route, the ElectriCity partnership reflects on the project’s success.

Bus operator AVL orders hybrid plug-in buses for Luxembourg City

Industry news  •  9 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Bus operator AVL (Autobus de la ville de Luxembourg) has placed an order with Volvo for 5 electric hybrid buses for operation in Luxembourg City.

New look hybrid buses Go-Ahead in London

Industry news  •  27 April 2016  •  Mandy Parrett, Editorial Assistant

Bus operator, Go-Ahead London, is set to increase its already considerable fleet with 85 brand new Volvo B5LH Euro 6 hybrid buses.

Operator TEC orders electric bus system for Namur

Industry news  •  26 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Belgium city of Namur will receive an electric bus system following a contract agreement between public transport authority and operator TEC and Volvo.

Volvo introduces HVO fuel ready city and intercity buses

Industry news  •  22 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Volvo has revealed its city and intercity buses equipped with Euro 6 engines are now certified to run on renewable HVO fuel.

Gothenburg launches first electric bus route

Industry news  •  15 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Swedish city of Gothenburg has launched its first electric bus route powered by renewable energy. The new Volvo electric buses will begin service on the city’s route 55 powered by renewable electricity from wind power and hydropower. Volvo has provided the bus route with three completely electrically driven buses and seven electric hybrid buses. […]

FirstGroup place record £77.7 million order for new buses

Industry news  •  29 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

FirstGroup has today announced a record UK order for 385 new buses worth £77.7 million for delivery this financial year.

Nobina places large order for Volvo 8900 buses

Industry news  •  29 April 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Swedish bus operator Nobina has placed an order for 276 Volvo 8900 model buses for delivery in June this year.

FirstGroup announces £160m bus order

Industry news, News  •  30 March 2011  •  FirstGroup plc

FirstGroup has revealed that its bus division is to order £160m of new vehicles over the next two years from UK bus manufacturers…

Wrightbus and Volvo continue to be backbone of FirstGroup bus fleet as 2011/12 vehicle orders are confirmed

Industry news, News  •  30 March 2011  •  NC Creative Group

Wrightbus and Volvo Bus are once again set to benefit from substantial orders from FirstGroup plc…

 

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