Volvo Buses receives its biggest ever order from Norway
This is the largest order that Volvo Buses has ever received from Norway.
Public transport operator Tide Buss has secured the tender for bus operations in Tromsö and the Bergen West region and has placed an order for 303 buses from Volvo to meet these needs. The order encompasses 290 Volvo 8900 intercity buses, ten Volvo 9700 long-distance (tourist and line-haul) coaches, and three minibuses.
The Volvo 8900 buses will be delivered with low-entry floor in both 2-axle and 3-axle configurations and with normal floor. The buses will be sold with a service contract whereby Volvo takes care of all vehicle maintenance at a fixed monthly cost. The minibuses are based on the Renault Master. All the buses will enter traffic in summer 2019.
"We're really happy about our great cooperation with Tide Buss and the confidence the company shows in us by placing this order," says Svenn-Åge Lökken, Market Director Volvo Buses Norway. ■