Volvo Buses, in collaboration with Stagecoach, one of the UK's largest coach and bus operators, secures two momentous orders for a total of 189 new electric buses. The first order, consisting of 170 electric buses, marks Volvo Buses' largest electric bus order to date. Stagecoach is set to receive these buses for operation in Stockport, starting in the summer of 2024. These buses, comprising 150 double deckers and 20 single deckers, will feature MCV bodywork built according to Transport for Manchester specifications.Following this significant milestone, Stagecoach places an additional order for 19 Volvo BZL Electric single deckers, further strengthening the collaboration between the two companies. These buses are designated for operation in London and are expected to enter service between late 2023 and early 2024.With these recent orders, Stagecoach's investment in Volvo BZL Electric buses now totals 244 vehicles, solidifying its position as Volvo's largest electric bus customer thus far. This achievement follows the previous delivery of 25 single deck Volvo BZL Electrics to Stagecoach in Scotland in March, with an additional 30 double deckers set to enter service in Cambridge in May.The global surge in demand for Volvo Buses demonstrates the company's expertise in electromobility and its commitment to supporting the transition towards sustainable public transport. Anna Westerberg, President of Volvo Buses, expresses her honor in supplying these buses at scale and emphasizes how this partnership showcases Volvo's responsible electric bus systems.Sam Greer, Engineering Director for Stagecoach, highlights the positive impact of this significant order on improving local air quality. He emphasizes Stagecoach's commitment to transitioning to a zero-emission bus fleet and recognizes the role Volvo Buses plays in supporting this transformation.Volvo Buses offers the BZL Electric model in the UK with bodywork developed in collaboration with MCV, enabling tailored specifications to meet the specific requirements of local fleets. The buses range in length from 9.7m to 12.9m and feature a low-entry full low floor option, along with models offering single or twin door configurations. Passengers can expect a quiet and comfortable journey, while drivers benefit from a calm and stress-free workspace, enhancing overall comfort and well-being.Domenico Bondi, Managing Director of Volvo Bus UK & Ireland, highlights the industry's transformation to electromobility and Volvo's commitment to sustainability, safety, and reliability throughout their processes.