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ElectriCity wins UITP Awards 2017

Hans Ramér from Volvo Buses (middle) and Roger Vahnberg from Public Transport Authority Västtrafik (on the right) accepted the award when ElectriCity won at the UITP Awards 2017
ElectriCity took first prize in the "operational and technical excellence" category when the prestigious UITP Awards 2017 competition results were announced in Montreal on May 17th. The award was received by Volvo Buses and Västtrafik.

The awards committee’s verdict was that "this project successfully integrates all elements of modern bus-based mobility solutions and points to the future of bus services worldwide. Its innovative technology is deployed in real operation conditions and it is perfectly integrated in the public transport system."

UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics) is an international organisation that brings together actors in the public transport sector. UITP Awards are given every alternate year, spotlighting ambitious, sustainable and innovative projects that can contribute to increased public transport usage. More than 230 entries were submitted to this year’s competition. 

Read Volvo's pressrelease.