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 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
  • 7700 Hybrid bus (B5LH chassis)
  • 7800 articulated BRT bus (B9S Articulated chassis) - for China
  • 7900
  • 7900 Hybrid bus (B5LH chassis)
  • 8300 intercity (B9R chassis) - for Mexico
  • 8400 citybus (B7RLE chassis) - for India
  • 8500 TX intercity (B12M chassis)
  • 8500LE citybus (B10BLE/B12BLE/B9S Articulated chassis)
  • 8700 TX intercity (B7R/B12B/B12M chassis)
  • 8700LE citybus (B7RLE/B12BLE chassis)
  • 8900/8900 Low Entry intercity (B7R/B7RLE/B8RLE/B9RLE chassis)
  • 9100 coach - for Asia
  • 9300 coach (B9R chassis) - for Mexico
  • 9400 intercity (B7R chassis) - for India
  • 9400XL(6X2) intercity (B9R chassis) - for India
  • 9400PX coach
  • 9500 coach (B9R chassis)
  • 9600 coach (B9R chassis) - for China
  • 9700 TX intercity/coach (B12B/B12M/B9R/B13R chassis)
  • 9800 coach (B12M chassis) - for China
  • 9900 coach (Volvo/Drögmöller B12-600 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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