Otokar to export natural gas-powered buses to Romania
November 26, 2021
Istanbul, November 25, 2021 – Turkey’s leading bus manufacturer Otokar continues to maintains its high momentum in exports. With modern buses operating in over 50 countries and offering comfortable and safe travel for millions of passengers, Otokar most recently won the tender opened by the Ramnicu Valcea Municipality in Romania. Sixteen 12mt natural gas-powered Otokar Kent C CNG buses will be delivered to the city to serve the people of Romania in 2022.
Otokar, a Koç Group company, continues to grow in the European market with its public transportation buses. With more than 35 thousand buses operating in over 50 countries, primarily in Europe, and offering comfortable and safe travel for millions of passengers, Otokar most recently won the tender that the Ramnicu Valcea Municipality in Romania opened to purchase 16 natural gas-powered buses. The delivery of the 12mt Kent C CNG buses, designed and manufactured by Otokar, with its experience in alternative-fueled vehicles, will be completed in 2022. Otokar will also provide maintenance services for the buses for five years/350k km.
Serdar Görgüç, General Manager at Otokar, said: “We are proud to see that Otokar buses that we develop and tailor to user needs and expectations are increasingly preferred by cities worldwide. Our growth in Romania continues through our company Otokar Romania, which we established after winning the 400-bus contract of the Bucharest Municipality in 2018. We are thrilled to be awarded the natural gas-powered bus tender of the Ramnicu Valcea Municipality.”
Natural gas-powered Kent buses (Kent C CNG) come with a modern interior and exterior design, eco-friendly engine, and excellent handling, and stand out with their low-floor entrance, high passenger capacity, and powerful air conditioning for comfortable journeys every season. The buses ensure maximum safety with features, including ABS, ASR, disc brakes, and anti-jamming door systems, promising superior comfort in public transit.
Source: Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi A.Ş