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HUGE DELIVERY TO ROME FROM KARSAN IN FIVE MONTHS!

13 November 2019



227 Citymood Buses on Roads of Rome!
 

Turkish manufacturer Karsan has delivered 227 Menarinibus Citymood buses, which were manufactured in Karsan’s Bursa factory as part of the partnership with the Industria Italiana SpA (IIA). Karsan holds 28.6% of the company’s shares. Holding its strong momentum in exports, Karsan delivered 10-meter and 12-meter diesel and CNG buses for public service in Rome in just five months. Karsan CEO Okan Baş stated that including the 227 vehicles delivered to the Municipality of Rome, Karsan received orders for the Citymood worth €90 million in 2019 and that they will manufacture more than 500 units of Citymood by the end of 2019; “Since our collaboration with IIA, our export of Citymood buses will exceed 1.000 units by this year’s end. Our vehicles currently in use at the Municipality of Rome operates twenty hours a day, every day of the week with 99% serviceability at full performance without interruption. This shows that we provide a huge added value to the Municipality in terms of profits.”  
 

Karsan offers transportation solutions tailored to the mobility needs of our age in its factory in Turkey and continues its global exports, a huge part of which are shipped to European countries. The company delivered 227 Menarinibus Citymood buses to the Municipality of Rome. The buses are manufactured as part of its partnership with Industria Italiana Autobus SpA (IIA), where Karsan owns 28.6% of the company’s shares. Karsan’s manufacturing and sales success in global scale has been proven once again with the delivery of 10-meter and 12-meter diesel and CNG Citymood buses in just five months. 
 

Karsan CEO Okan Baş stated that including the 227 vehicles delivered to the Municipality of Rome, Karsan received orders for the Citymood worth €90 million in 2019, expressing that over 500 units of Citymood will be manufactured by the end of 2019; “Since our collaboration with IIA, our export of Citymood buses will exceed 1.000 units by this year’s end. Our vehicles currently in use at the Municipality of Rome operates for twenty hours a day, every day of the week with 99% serviceability at full performance without interruption. This shows that we provide a huge added value to the Municipality in terms of profits.”

Citymood; comfort for passengers and profits for business!

In Rome, which hosts approximately 7.2 million tourists every year, IIA undertakes all the maintenance, repair and after sale services for the 227 Menarinibus Citymood buses that operates every day of the week as part of the activities of the Municipality of Rome. Citymood resolves public transportation problems with it’s 12.1-meter and 10.6-meter versions with respective capacities of 96 and 84 passengers. While Citymood minimizes diesel/gas, maintenance and procurement costs by full capacity utilization; it also offers passengers high quality transportation with features such as practical accessible ramp, wheelchair area, original low floor structure and independent front suspension.