Astana, host city of Expo 2017, renews its confidence in IVECO BUS

With 210 Urbanway vehicles, the city will have 570 IVECO buses in its fleet.

IVECO BUS delivered to Astana LRT LLP, the municipal transport company of the capital city of Kazakhstan, 210 Urbanway Euro VI and Urbanway Hybrid 12-meter and 18-metre buses for the public transport system. The delivery took place during an official ceremony held on May 15th in Kostanay, Kazakhstan in the presence of Mr. Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Valfré di Bonzo, CNH Industrial Country Manager for Central Asia and responsible for Government and Institutional Relations for Russia, Belarus and Central Asia, Mr. Lavrentyev, Chairman of Allur Group of Companies and Mr. Semeybayev, CEO of SaryarkaAvtoProm LLP.
IVECO BUS is also the European leader in the alternative fuel collective passenger transport market, offering the most extensive range of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), hybrid and electric vehicles in the industry. This makes IVECO BUS the perfect partner for the city of Astana and Expo 2017 in view of its theme, Future Energy, which will focus on “exploring strategies, programs and technologies aimed at sustainable energy development, promoting energy security and efficiency and encouraging the use of renewable energy.”
The 210 Urbanway buses will join the 358 IVECO BUS Citelis Euro V buses already operating in the city’s fleet, and will provide efficient and sustainable mobility during the Expo 2017, and in years to come. The completion of this contract’s delivery will place IVECO BUS in the lead in its segment in the Kazak market, with 570 busses operating in Astana.