17 Apr '13, 10am
VAN HOOL presents first “EXQUI.CITY design Geneva” for TPG #Vanhool @TPGeneva #Equi.City
The Exqui.City design Geneva is the result of close collaboration between TPG and Van Hool. This important project signals Van Hool’s arrival on the Swiss "BHLS vehicle” market (Buses with a High Level of Service). What makes this vehicle so special is that traction is provided by two driven axles. The Exqui.City design Geneva can therefore be used in difficult weather conditions on routes where fairly large differences in height are encountered over short distances. The vehicles will go into service this year and next. Van Hool presented a roadworthy prototype of the Exqui.City at Busworld 2011 in Kortrijk, Belgium. This new type of vehicle has a multi propulsion platform and this platform means that the Exqui.City, both the 18 m and the 24 m design, can be configured in various, environmentally-friendly versions such as a trolley, hybrid systems (diesel-electric and CNG-...