Volánbusz Starts HUF 6.5 bln Kravtex-Kühne Bus Order

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State-owned bus company Volánbusz inaugurated the first of 100 buses it is getting in a HUF 6.5 billion order from the Kravtex-Kühne Group in Győr (120 km northeast of Budapest) yesterday, according to azuzlet.hu.

The Credobus Inovell 12, with room for 73 passengers, is equipped with air-conditioning and USB chargers.

Kravtex managing director István Krankovics said Kravtex-Kühne has sold more than 1,500 buses since 2016 and acknowledged the support of a government program that aims to involve local producers with fleet upgrades.

He added that Kravtex-Kühne buses now account for about 40% of Volanbusz's fleet.

He said the Credobus is 1.5 tonnes lighter than competing models and uses 15% less fuel, saving an annual HUF 5 bln at the fleet level.

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