IVECO BUS will provide up to 253 buses for the city of Prague
IVECO GROUP S.A.
Jurine, 25 February 2022. IVECO BUS, a brand of the Iveco Group (MI: IVG) and one of the leading manufacturers of buses and coaches, has signed three framework agreements with DPP, the public transport company in Prague, for the supply of a maximum of 253 buses between 2022 and 2027 for the Capital of the Czech Republic.
The agreements cover the purchase of three different IVECO BUS models to meet DPP’s needs: up to 10 CROSSWAY Low Entry 14.5m buses, up to 100 STREETWAY 12m buses and up to 143 STREETWAY buses 18m.
Both STREETWAY and CROSSWAY have been designed to offer maximum economic and operational efficiency and are renowned for their comfort, the Low Entry concept guaranteeing excellent accessibility for all passengers entering and exiting the vehicle. All buses will be equipped with the latest Cursor 9 engine developed by FPT Industrial, the Iveco Group’s global brand specializing in propulsion systems, guaranteeing vehicles compliance with Euro VI standards and guaranteeing over 95% NOX conversion efficiency.
“Our historical ties with the Czech Republic, where we operate our main bus manufacturing plant in Vysoké Mýto, make us particularly proud today. Thanks to these important agreements, our buses will serve in Prague – as in most European capitals – thousands of passengers every day, in complete safety and comfort. A further demonstration that the diversified and competitive offer of IVECO BUS can meet the most varied mobility needs of any municipality,” said Domenico Nucera, President of the Business Unit Bus of the Iveco Group.
Iveco Group NV (MI: IVG) is a global automotive leader active in utility and specialty vehicles, powertrains and related financial services. Each of its eight brands is a major player in its specific business: IVECO, a pioneering brand of commercial vehicles that designs, manufactures and markets heavy, medium and light trucks; FPT Industrial, a global leader in a wide range of advanced powertrain technologies in the agricultural, construction, marine, power generation and utility vehicle industries; IVECO BUS and HEULIEZ, brands of public transport and high-end buses and coaches; Iveco Defense Vehicles, for highly specialized defense and civil protection equipment; ASTRA, a leader in heavy-duty quarry and large-scale construction vehicles; Magirus, the reputable manufacturer of firefighting vehicles and equipment; and IVECO CAPITAL, the financial arm that supports them all. The Iveco group employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide and has 29 manufacturing plants and 31 R&D centers. Further information is available on the Company’s website: www.ivecogroup.com
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