Volvo to accelerate Belgian public transport’s green energy transition with 128 hybrid buses

The Volvo 7900 hybrid buses run on electricity up to speeds of 20 kilometres an hour with 50% lower particle and nitrogen oxide emissions than the diesel models

Volvo has announced it has received an order from the Brussels' public transport company for 128 hybrid buses.

The Swedish manufacturer said it would supply its Volvo 7900 Hybrid buses, which run on electricity up to speeds of 20 kilometres an hour, to the Belgian capital's public transport system, adding to the 110 buses it has already delivered under an agreement made in 2018.

The new buses which have 50% lower particle and nitrogen oxide emissions than the diesel models, will be delivered in 2021.

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