Volvo NA subsidiary receives group’s largest ever hybrid order

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Volvo Buses’ North American subsidiary, Nova Bus, has received an order for 497 hybrid buses from the transit authorities in Quebec in Canada – the single largest order for hybrid vehicles for the Volvo Group to date.

The order encompasses an option for a further 1,028 vehicles, and deliveries are expected to take place from 2020-2025.

The five year contract calls for the delivery of 497 12.1m hybrid buses.

Håkan Agnevall, President Volvo Buses, said: “We are very proud of this recognition of our electromobility offering and the largest order to date for electrified vehicles to the Volvo Group. The order underlines the strong relationship that ATUQ, Nova Bus and Volvo have developed over the years.”