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Volvo Receives Order For 373 City Buses For Dubai

Auto News - Published on Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Volvo Buses and Famco Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co have been selected supplier of 373 city buses to Dubai Roads and Transport Authority. This is Volvo’s largest chassis order to date in Dubai, and the largest ever purchase of Euro VI city buses in the Middle East region. The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has ordered 373 city buses from Volvo and their local importer Famco. With this latest order, the Volvo bus fleet of Dubai RTA will amount to 571 vehicles. The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority is investing heavily in public transport, with the goal to make it the first choice for mobility in Dubai. The number of buses in the emirate will increase by nearly 30% from 2018 to 2020.

The B8RLE Euro VI chassis will have a Sunsundegui SB3 body. These will be the first ever Euro VI city buses to operate in the region. Deliveries are planned for Q3 2019 to Q2 2020. The delivery includes a 10-year comprehensive maintenance contract that also covers tires and batteries.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 13 Jun 2019
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