Volvo Buses has revealed its New Intercity Coach Range at the Busworld 2016 in Bengaluru. The new bus models include - new Volvo 9400 - 12-metre coach and Volvo 9400 - 13.8m multi-axle coach.
The new coach reveal from Volvo also falls in line with the Volvo Buses 15 years of journey in India. The 9400 12 metre coach gets new 8-litre engine manufactured at Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Pithampur facility.
Whereas the 9400 13.8 metre coach gets an engine upgrade from 9-litre to 11-litre which is compliant with the new BSIV emission norms.
The bus body of Volvo buses in India are completely locally manufactured and the new engines are BSIV compliant which is going to be implemented from April 2017.
President, Volvo Bus Corporation, Håkan Agnevall said, "Volvo Buses has always positioned itself to provide products that deliver the right value to our customers."
He added, "The new engine range is a good example India's role in Volvo Group's global plans. The way forward for us is to offer in India the latest solutions that can provide the finest ownership experience to the operators."
The new range of Volvo buses will be manufactured at the state of the art Hosakote manufacturing plant in Bengaluru.
This manufacturing facility follows Volvo Bus Production Systems from the assembly of chassis to roll out of complete buses which are implemented across all the Volvo plants around the globe.
Managing Director, Volvo Buses - South Asia, VRV Sriprasad said, "Volvo Buses has always taken the lead in introducing new technologies and concepts. We work closely with our customers and this is reflected in our products and services that help ‘create value'."