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The prize will be awarded in Sep during a 2014 incarnation of a IAA Commercial Vehicles Fair in Hanover
Clean, absolute and economical: these are a characteristics of a MAN Lion’s City GL CNG that wowed a row of trade reporters from opposite Europe judging this year’s ‘Bus Euro Test’. The 18.75 metre prolonged healthy gas-powered articulated train cruised past a foe during full stifle in sequence to explain a place as ‘Bus of a Year 2015’. The prize will be awarded in Sep during a 2014 incarnation of a IAA Commercial Vehicles Fair in Hanover.
CNG engines – an choice that pays off
The Euro 6 CNG engine of a MAN Lion’s City GL CNG offers an environmentally accessible open ride mobility resolution with intensely low pollutant levels. When filled adult with biogas or e-gas, a articulated train is probably CO neutral; charity glimmer levels allied to that of entirely electric vehicles. Even though a use of biogas, CO2 emissions are reduced by approximately 17 per cent in comparison to diesel vehicles.
As good as being a tolerable fuel source, healthy gas is also a quite careful solution: interjection to a significantly reduced fuel costs, over a duration of 10 years an MAN Lion’s City GL CNG saves approximately 15 per cent on a life cycle costs in comparison to a diesel train from a same indication range.
Comprehensive CNG solutions from a marketplace leader
MAN’s position as marketplace personality in this zone is corroborated adult by decades of knowledge with healthy gas buses. Working in partnership with erdgas mobil GmbH, MAN has taken good strides in augmenting a series of healthy gas buses in operation, as good as ensuring a continued growth of a fuel infrastructure for a whole healthy gas mobility industry.
MAN not usually offers arguable technologies, though is also rarely proficient and learned in a servicing and correct of high-pressure gas systems. If requested by a customer, training courses can be organised to safeguard that MAN’s imagination is competently eliminated to a customer’s possess use crew or an outmost use group and a tellurian supply of gangling tools for healthy gas buses is guaranteed. All of this ensures that a operation of MAN vehicles runs smoothly.
Interior pattern optimised for newcomer upsurge and extended levels of comfort
The Lion’s City GL CNG’s car concept, designed for middle city routes with quite high newcomer volumes, also played a purpose in securing a pretension of ‘Bus of a Year 2015’. The 18.75 metre prolonged articulated train boasts a ride ability of adult to 142 passengers and facilities 5 double breadth doors – creation it a usually 5 doorway train on a market. Such innovations safeguard optimal newcomer upsurge and reduced watchful time during stops. The car is also propitious with 3 fold-out chairs that a motorist can control, definition some-more station room can be done accessible in a eventuality of a vast liquid of passengers. The sheet validation machines are able of scanning electronic tickets purchased by smartphone, a train offers passengers internet entrance around a giveaway Wi-Fi hotspot and a screens are away programmable.
Passengers are bowled over by a interior’s top-quality materials and innovative lighting: a unclouded bellows, potion sunroofs and LED light strips (using energy-saving diodes) mix to give a interior an appetite efficient, uniform and pleasing atmosphere. The LED lighting allows a appetite expenditure to be reduced, that in spin means reduction generator ability is required. Headlights versed with LED daytime pushing lights and back lights contracting a same record make additional contributions to appetite saving.