Abu Dhabi orders 168 Volvo coaches

Volvo Buses has taken an order for 168 intercity coaches from Abu Dhabi's Department of Transport.

It follows a recent order for 373 Volvo city buses for Dubai. When deliveries are complete in Q4 2020, the United Arab Emirates will have a Volvo fleet of nearly 800 vehicles.

The coaches will be on Euro 6 B11R chassis, with Castrosua Magnus E bodies.

Besides the vehicles, the contract with the operators includes a comprehensive maintenance contract.

Håkan Agnevall, President of Volvo Buses, says: “With this latest order the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport continues to put strong confidence both in Volvo products and in our team.

“We are very proud and honoured to deliver our B11R Euro VI, a transport solution that excels in drivability, comfort and safety.”