At Busworld South East Asia 2019, Volvo Buses will be showcasing three of its product; the Volvo B11R, B8R and B8RLE. After 10 years of absence from the Indonesian bus market, Volvo Buses are proud to announce their come back at the upcoming bus exhibition, Busworld South East Asia 2019. There, Volvo buses will be launching their premium product range, bringing the successful experience from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and many other Asian countries to Indonesia.
Volvo Buses first entered the Indonesian bus market as early as the 1980’s, with 320 double-decker city buses sold under the Ministry of Transport acquisition program from 1981 to 1984. Thanks to these iconic units, the people of Indonesia have continued to remember the Volvo brand. Units which were sold prior, such as the Volvo B7R, continue to be used for inter-city routes and to transport workers in the mining industries.
In 2017, Volvo Buses won a break-through deal which saw Volvo Buses deliver a total of 119 Volvo B11R’s to the TransJakarta Busway BRT system.
Volvo Buses look forward to building relationships with Indonesian bus operators and rebuilding the renown Volvo brand in Indonesia
Volvo B11R The Volvo B11R features; 6x2 axles with full air suspension, a 370 Hp engine and a 6-speed full auto gearbox with built in retarder. The vehicles are designed with high floors for better passenger access through the elevated corridor. This configuration is known locally as “maxibus” and -could accommodate up to 90 passengers.
With enhanced power, performance, efficiency and reliability, the Volvo B11R is the ideal platform for a long distance charter or touring coach.
Volvo B8R Range The Volvo B8R range presents two models. The Volvo B8R, which is a 4x2, high floor vehicle - suitable for school, charter & long distance, as well as high floor route operation and the Volvo B8RLE which features a low entry - ideal for urban traffic environments with high capacity.
Through these three models, Volvo Buses will present a different bus driving experience and quality that will be enjoyed by Indonesian operators and passengers.