Browse Publications Technical Papers 2005-01-3995
2005-11-22

Fuel Consumption on Urban Buses 2005-01-3995

The Brazilian Exhaust Gas Emission legislation established the requirement for EURO III emissions level for city busses introduction one year ahead of the remaining diesel vehicles in an attempt to improve the air quality of the populous main Brazilian cities.
To comply with the new requirements Volkswagen Truck & 7-210 (front engine) and the 17-260 (rear engine) utilizing the MWM new generation 6.12 engine family equipped with the Bosch common rail electronic injection system in combination with a sort of driveline features, resulting in an extremely flexible and fuel efficient vehicle to cover a large variety of Brazilian cities routes, traffic density and loading culture, offering the best compromise of performance and fuel efficiency within all conditions.

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