Marcopolo launches South America’s first coach without mirrors

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Marcopolo has just launched the first coach in South America with electronic rear view mirrors. It says the new technology, available for all Paradiso New G7 models, provides ample visibility without the traditional blind spots, ensuring more safety for passengers and better drivability and less stress for the driver.

Marcopolo’s Engineering Coordinator Jean Carlo Giacomel Casado said the company’s team of engineers carried out a study to define the best position for the cameras on the bus body.

“The study pointed out the ideal positions that eliminate blind spots and reduced or unclear visibility. This way the driver can drive more safely, calmly and with less stress, especially in critical or difficult situations, such as in the rain and at night.”

In addition to the safety benefits, the new e-mirrors also resulted in the change of position of the external mirrors, with a reduction in how far forwards the arm protrudes on the vehicle, reducing its total dimensions and making it easier to manoeuvre in confined spaces. “We maintained the visual identity of Marcopolo’s models, a prominent element in the DNA of the New G7 line, combining gains in maneuverability and aerodynamics”, highlighted Design Coordinator André Lucena Perondi.