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Volvo Buses - Articles and news items

Volvo to launch hybrid bus pilot scheme in India

Industry news  •  1 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Volvo Buses will begin a hybrid bus pilot scheme in the Indian city of Navi Mumbai as part of a government initiative to promote environmentally-friendly vehicles. Volvo Buses, alongside the Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) authority, will introduce hybrid vehicle technology to the city and its surrounding areas in early 2016. The introduction coincides with […]

Gothenburg welcomes Volvo electric buses

Industry news  •  7 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

New Volvo electric buses are being tested in Gothenburg ahead of an official launch on the 15 June 2015. The Volvo electric buses will serve route 55 between Lindholmen and Chalmers/Johanneberg in Gothenburg. This new route will be served by three all-electric buses and seven electric hybrids. The vehicles are equipped with battery packs that can […]

New TfL specification Volvo buses for Tower Transit

Industry news  •  18 February 2015  •  Volvo Bus

London operator Tower Transit has placed a significant order with Volvo Bus for 11 new B5LH double deck buses with Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 3 bodywork, for delivery in late February 2015…

First unveils fleet of red Southampton buses

Industry news, News  •  23 December 2013  •  First Hampshire

A number of fully refurbished First buses will be making a colourful entrance in Southampton over next few weeks…

44 Volvo hybrid buses for Arriva in the UK

Industry news, News  •  15 March 2013  •  Volvo Buses

Arriva North West in the UK have taken delivery of 44 Volvo B5LH double decker buses with Wrightbus bodywork…

Arriva order announcement tops off successful Deeside Open Day

Industry news, News  •  17 April 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Volvo Bus has announced an agreement with Arriva North West for the production of 44 B5LH double decker buses…

Volvo announces major new orders for hybrid buses

Industry news, News  •  3 April 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Volvo Bus UK has won orders for 174 new hybrid buses as part of the Green Bus fund for England…

Ten new Volvo buses delivered to Plymouth Citybus

Industry news, News  •  2 April 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Plymouth Citybus has taken delivery of ten new state-of-the-art Volvo Euro 5 B7RLE buses with Wrightbus Eclipse 2 bodywork…

New Volvo coach for Doig’s Platinum Service

Industry news, News  •  28 March 2012  •  Volvo Buses

The latest addition to the Doig’s of Glasgow Platinum Service is a new high specification Volvo B9R coach…

First Volvo B13R for Galloway

Industry news, News  •  21 March 2012  •  Volvo Buses

A new Volvo B13R coach with 9700 Prestige Plus bodywork has recently been delivered to Suffolk based operator Galloway European Coachlines Limited…

Loyal Volvo customer Logans Travel purchase their first Sunsundegui Sideral 10 coach

Industry news, News  •  28 February 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Logans Travel have taken delivery of their first Volvo B7R Sideral 10 Sunsundegui coach…

Volvo Buses joins partnership with WWF

Industry news, News  •  17 February 2012  •  Volvo Buses

The cooperation is based on the Volvo Group’s commitment to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 30 million tons…

25 hybrid buses for Göteborg

Industry news, News  •  6 February 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Volvo has now sold a total of 100 buses powered by hybrid technology in the Nordic countries…

New Volvo B9R coach on the road with Bayliss Executive Travel

Industry news, News  •  13 January 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Bayliss Executive Travel have taken delivery of a new Volvo B9R 13 metre coach with Sunsundegui bodywork…

Plymouth Citybus invest £1.6 million in ten new Volvo buses

Industry news, News  •  12 January 2012  •  Volvo Buses

Plymouth Citybus, has made a significant investment of £1.6 million in ten state-of-the-art Volvo Euro 5 B7RLE low emission buses…

 

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