More Volvo hybrids for TEC in Belgium

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Belgian public transport provider Opérateur de Transport de Wallonie (OTW), operating under the more familiar commercial name TEC, has ordered 97 Volvo 7900 S-Charge hybrid buses. The order follows recent deliveries of Volvo hybrids which the operator says have shown exceptional reliability.
The yellow Volvo 7900 S-Charge buses will go into service in Belgium’s Walloon region. The order is part of OTW-TEC’s ambition to add a further 430 hybrid buses to its fleet. Once delivered, it will have 293 all-Volvo buses in service as well as 177 vehicles with Volvo chassis and bodies supplied by Jonckheere.

“We are very pleased that OTW-TEC continues to order our electrified buses and that we can continue our cooperation to provide sustainable transport in Belgium,” said Bas Dubois, Managing Director for Volvo Buses in the Benelux region. “One of the key points is that these buses have shown excellent reliability in operation. The drivers also appreciate the comfort of the driver’s environment.”