Volvo Bussar AB
  • Volvo Buses
  • Volvo Bus Corporation
TypeSubsidiary of the Volvo Group
IndustryBus manufacturing
Founded1968
HeadquartersGothenburg, Sweden
Areas served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Anna Westerberg (President)
Brands
RevenueIncrease 25.386 billion kr (2016)[1]
Increase 0.911 billion kr (2016)[1]
Number of employees
7,353 (2016)[1]
ParentVolvo
Websitevolvobuses.com

Volvo Buses (Volvo Bus Corporation / formal name: Volvo Bussar AB) (stylized as VOLVO) is a subsidiary and a business area of the Swedish vehicle maker Volvo, which became an independent division in 1968. It is based in Gothenburg.

It is the world's largest bus manufacturer, with a complete range of heavy buses for passenger transportation. The product range includes complete buses and coaches as well as chassis combined with a comprehensive range of services.

The bus operation has a global presence, with production in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. In India it set up its production facility in Bangalore. Former production facility was located in Irvine, Scotland (closed in 2000).

Products

Chassis

Codes in parentheses are VIN codes for the chassis models.

Historical

Current

Complete buses

Hybrid Volvo 7700H bus at the Czech Bus Fair 2011
Hybrid Volvo 7700H bus at the Czech Bus Fair 2011

Acquired companies

Bus makers owned/acquired by Volvo:

Production sites

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b c "Annual and Sustainability Report 2016" (PDF). Volvo. pp. 81, 95.
  2. ^ Brief History Overview Volvo Buses (Archived 28 January 1997)
  3. ^ "AB Volvo - press release". Cision Wire. 22 September 1999. Archived from the original on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  4. ^ Carrus Carrus (Archived 2 March 2000)
  5. ^ "Volvo Buses de Mexico (previously MASA)". Jane's Urban Transport Systems, Jane's Information Group. 9 November 2005. Archived from the original on 15 August 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2015.