Carrosserie HESS AG are to launch two new models at Busworld 2013 in Kortrijk. The SwissAlpin is a Scania Euro6 powered low entry bus in aluminium Co-Bolt construction which will be available in both 2.4m and 2.55m widths with overall length options from 9.7m to 13.5m. All will feature panoramic roof glazing at the rear to increase their attraction on scenic routes.
The SwissTosa, a further development of the company’s city bus range, is an 18.7m low floor single articulated bus of aluminium Co-Bolt construction designed for full electric operation. As well as full plug-in charging overnight, the vehicle is designed for in service recharging at designated stops with overhead charging points, reducing the weight and volume of batteries needed on board the vehicle.