Volvo goes CNG at the 2010 Auto Expo


After tasting success with its city bus system in various parts of the world, and now in India in Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Mysore, Hyderabad and Navi Mumbai, Volvo Buses have a new offering with their CNG buses.

Built at their plant near Bangalore in Hoskote, the Volvo 8400 CNG City Bus features a high-performance CNG engine and a new Ecolife transmission which promises a more comfortable drive plus air suspension. The intelligent automatic gearbox offers better mileage, while an even stronger retarder system ensures a jerk-free ride. The bus also features a host of safety systems including electronic braking system, anti-roll system, disc brakes, anti-skid protection, hill start aid with gradeability, poor brake performance warning, etc.