55 VDL Citeas ordered for Danish cities
Danish company Umove A/S, has placed an order for 55 VDL Citea LLEs. The buses will go in to operation in December, with 40 in service in Copenhagen and the remaining 15 to the city of Helsingør. VDL Bus & Coach will also provide maintenance and repair of the buses during the contract period. Features of the Citea LLE include low floor entry, cantilevered seats, picture windows and climate control.
CEO of Umove A/S, Johnny Hansen, said, ‘Customers are very pleased with the quality of our service, and with the new lightweight Citeas we can deliver an even higher quality level. Copenhagen is one of the most sustainable cities in the world. The economic fuel consumption and low emissions of the buses comply with the strict Danish requirements.’
CEO, VDL Bus & Coach Danmark A/S, Anita Laursen added, ‘We are particularly delighted with our new collaboration with Umove, not least because we will also be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the vehicles. The Danish team has recently been working hard to broaden brand awareness of VDL and strengthen the company’s after sales position. This order is confirmation that we are on the right track.’