Volvo Buses

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Volvo Buses
Type Subsidiary of Volvo
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1968
Headquarters Gothenburg, Sweden
Key people Håkan Agnevall
(President)
Products Buses
Parent Volvo
Website [1]

Volvo Buses (Swedish: Volvo Bussar AB ) is a subsidiary and a business area of the Swedish vehicle maker Volvo, which became an independent division in 1968. It is based in Gothenburg.

It is the world's largest bus manufacturer, with a complete range of heavy buses for passenger transportation. The product range includes complete buses and coaches as well as chassis combined with a comprehensive range of services.

The bus operation has a global presence, with production in Europe, North/South America, Asia and Australia. In India it setup their production facility in Bangalore.Former production facility were located in Irvine, Scotland (closed in 2000).

Products[edit]

Chassis[edit]

Historical[edit]

Current[edit]

Complete buses[edit]

Hybrid Volvo 7700H bus at the Czech Bus Fair 2011
  • C10M (built in 1980s)
  • 5000/7500 low-floor citybus (B10L/B7L/B9S Articulated chassis)
  • 7000/7700 low-floor citybus (B10L/B7L/B9L chassis)
  • 7250/7350 coach (Volvo/Drögmöller B10-400/B7R chassis) - for Mexico
  • 7400 - for India
  • 7400XL - for India
  • 7450/7550 coach
  • 7700A articulated low-floor citybus (B7LA/B9LA chassis)
  • 7700 Hybrid low-floor citybus (B5LH chassis)
  • 7800 articulated BRT bus (B9S Articulated chassis) - for China
  • 7900 low-floor citybus
  • 7900 Hybrid low-floor citybus (B5LH chassis)
  • 7900A Hybrid articulated low-floor citybus (B5LAH chassis)
  • 8300 intercity (B9R chassis) - for Mexico
  • 8400 citybus (B7RLE chassis) - for India
  • 8500 TX intercity (B7R/B12M chassis)
  • 8500A articulated intercity (B12MA chassis)
  • 8500LE citybus (B10BLE/B7RLE/B12BLE/B9S Articulated chassis)
  • 8700 TX intercity (B7R/B12B/B12M chassis)
  • 8700LE citybus (B7RLE/B12BLE chassis)
  • 8700LEA articulated citybus (B12BLEA chassis)
  • 8900 intercity (B7R/B9R/B8R chassis)
  • 8900LE citybus (B7RLE/B9RLE/B8RLE chassis)
  • 9100 coach - for Asia
  • 9300 coach (B9R chassis) - for Mexico
  • 9400 intercity (B7R/B9R chassis) - for India
  • 9400XL(6X2) intercity (B9R chassis) - for India
  • 9400PX coach (B11R chassis) - for India
  • 9500 coach (B9R/B8R chassis)
  • 9600 coach (B9R chassis) - for China
  • 9700 TX intercity/coach (B12B/B12M/B7R/B9R/B13R/B11R/B8R chassis)
  • 9800 coach (B12M chassis) - for China
  • 9900 coach (B12B/B13R/B11R chassis)

Acquired companies[edit]

Bus makers owned/acquired by Volvo:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AB Volvo - press release". Cision Wire. Retrieved 1999-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Volvo Buses de Mexico (previously MASA)". Jane's Urban Transport Systems, Jane's Information Group. November 9, 2005. Retrieved 2010-05-09. 

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