Volvo Buses has delivered a new batch of 55 coaches to the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). With the fulfillment of this order, Volvo has deployed around 600 buses with the KSRTC.
“The delivery of these best-in-class coaches is another great milestone in our treasured relationship with the KSRTC. Throughout our shared journey, KSRTC and Volvo have worked together to provide sustainable high-quality public transport solutions that addresses emerging aspirations of passengers. These latest lot of buses meet with newly introduced safety regulations and thus offer exceptional safety and comfort over other products in the market.” said Suresh Chettiar, Business Head, Volvo Buses South Asia.
Commenting on the addition of the new buses to an already robust fleet, Shivayogi C Kalasad, IAS, Managing Director, KSRTC, said, ”A growing class of passengers in Karnataka demand public transport solutions that are in sync with their evolved mobility needs. Hence, we proactively update our fleet with state-of-the-art buses.”
The BSIV buses feature engines that combine reliable power with fuel economy. The advanced engine management system is ably complemented by the Volvo I-Shift gearbox.
The buses are fully compliant with Indian Automotive Industry Standards when it comes to areas like multiplexing, fire detection and suppression system, braking, acceleration, lighting, vehicle location and tracking and panic buttons.