The Ukrainian bus manufacturer Bogdan Motors is launching mass production of Bogdan A22115 buses with gas engines, according to the company's press service.
"This will allow the company to enter new markets and will provide the enterprise with orders. The new models of buses, trolleybuses and electric buses, including those with gas engines, fully comply with domestic and European environmental standards," the press service said in a statement.
The Bogdan A22115 operates on methane; therefore, its level of harmful emissions is minimum compared that of diesel or gasoline engines.
Ukraine produces 3,621 vehicles in H1 2017, 72.8% up y-o-yThe bus has a wheelchair ramp for passengers in wheelchairs, as well as special places for people with disabilities in its front part. The total passenger capacity of the bus is 56 people, including 18 seats.
The enterprise is currently capable of manufacturing up to 2,200 buses of the new model per year, it said.