Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hybrid examination in Dordrecht

Today I visited the beautifull city of Dordrecht. The reason being the handover and introduction of Volvo 7700 Hybrid. 27 new hybrid buses are gradually being phased in to replace the present diesel buses. The event was organised by the … Continue reading

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Bus fleet renewal theme at UITP Congress

This week the UITP Congress took place in Dubai. Public transport stake holders from all over the world meet for seminars and exhibitions. Environmental issues are high on the agenda. Volvo Bus presented our electro mobility offers: Hybrid buses such … Continue reading

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More Volvo Hybrids for London

When the then Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, in 2006 announced that London was to buy only hybrid buses from 2012 onwards, it was received by the bus manufacturers with mixed feelings. On the one hand it was a clear … Continue reading

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Electro mobility in Germany

A couple of weeks ago I visited the VDV (Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen) seminar on electro mobility in Berlin. German authorities are promoting many different alternatives to increase the sustainability of the transports. The ministry of enterprise concludes that Germany is … Continue reading

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