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FAMCO Unveils Volvo Smart Bus


Redefining Smart Public Transportation in the UAE, they are equipped with a powerful B8RLE chassis boasting 350 HP and the new ZF Ecolife II 6AP1420B transmission, the Volvo Smart Bus ensured optimal performance and efficiency on Dubai’s roads.

Setting a precedent, Al-Futtaim Auto and Machinery Company (FAMCO) has launched the Volvo Smart Bus at the UITP MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition. The newly unveiled Volvo Smart Bus is taking centre-stage with its cutting-edge technology and customisations specifically to meet the unique requirements of the UAE. 

The Volvo Active Safety Platform 3 (VASP3) incorporated state-of-the-art driver assistance systems, enhancing passenger safety and confidence. A new Volvo Digital Driver Cluster provided intuitive driver information and ergonomic design, optimizing comfort and control behind the wheel. Al-Futtaim Group was the Strategic E-Mobility Partner of COP28, and provided electric buses for use during the event.

The bus structure was designed with aluminium, ensuring durability, ease of repair, and eco-friendliness. Featuring the most reliable and highest-capacity AC system, the Volvo Smart Bus prioritized passenger comfort, irrespective of weather conditions.

“As automotive and transportation market leaders, Al-Futtaim Automotive and FAMCO remain fully committed to advancing and shaping the future of transportation within the UAE. Our strategic sponsorship and collaboration with MENA Transport Congress & Exhibition 2024 is a clear reflection of that commitment. We look forward to actively contributing to the pivotal discussions and initiatives under focus within this year’s theme of ‘Sustainable Mobility and Wellbeing’,” said Yousuf AlRaeesi, Director of Government Relations & HSSE, Al-Futtaim Automotive.

By unveiling the Volvo Smart Bus at the UITP MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition 2024, FAMCO underscored its leadership in providing forward-thinking solutions that addressed the evolving needs of Dubai’s transportation ecosystem.

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