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BEN­GALURU: Volvo Buses In­dia to­day said it would start de­liv­er­ing hy­brid buses to Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Trans­port (NMMT) in the next cou­ple of weeks. The NMMT had placed an or­der for five buses.

“We will start de­liv­er­ing hy­brid buses to NMMT in next cou­ple of weeks,” said VRV Sriprasad, busi­ness head for Volvo Buses (In­dia and South Asia).

Volvo has part­nered with NMMT to launch hy­brid buses un­der FAME In­dia (Faster Adop­tion and Man­u­fac­tur­ing of Hy­brid and Elec­tric ve­hi­cles in In­dia) by the cen­tral govern­ment. A hy­brid elec­tric bus com­bines a con­ven­tional in­ter­nal com­bus­tion en­gine propul­sion sys­tem with an elec­tric propul­sion sys­tem, Sriprasad said.

He said pub­lic trans­port cor­po­ra­tions across the coun­try are in talks with them to in­tro­duce hy­brid buses in their cities.

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