Monthly Archives: June 2010

Euro VI incentive for buses?

When new emission legislation is introduced in the passed there has been a political ambition to promote early introduction of the new technology. For Euro V there was an exception for “Euro V incentive” engines not to meet the full … Continue reading

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Rare combination

Volvo Bus Corporation introduced the D13 engine in the 9700 Coach, in 2009, to meet the Euro V emission legislation. In addition we introduced a new version of the I-Shift gear box. Before the launch we confirmed 3% fuel consumption … Continue reading

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14 litre per 100 km in Rio

In 2010 the Challenge Bibendum event took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the race, new vehicles challenge the state of the technology in different race classes. Now a days, Challenge Bibendum has strong environmental focus including disciplines such … Continue reading

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Electric Buses at the Shanghai World Expo 2010

Volvo Bus Corporation has a joint venture with the Chinese automotive manufacturer, SAIC, since soon 10 years. Sunwin Bus corporation is one of the leading bus manufacturers in China. It is impossible to miss the green and white Sunwin and … Continue reading

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