Karsan was the winner of the bus tender that Mersin Metropolitan Municipality opened to ease urban transportation and to use more environmentally friendly buses. Differentiating itself from its competitors with its product range and environmentally friendly solutions suitable for each city, Karsan will deliver a total of 73 CNG Fueled Menarinibus Citymoods to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality as part of the tender. While 63 of the CNG (natural gas) buses to be delivered will be 12 meters, 10 of them will serve Mersin residents with 18 meters long bellows.
Offering modern solutions that can adapt to every city with its public transportation systems, Karsan became the brand that won the tender for 73 vehicles, which was opened by Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Department of Transportation to ease city transportation and use more environmentally friendly buses. Within the scope of the tender, Karsan will deliver 63 12-meter and 10 18-meter-long bellows Menarinibus Citymood with CNG (natural gas) to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality. In the tender, in which warranty, maintenance, repair and all cleaning procedures were undertaken by Karsan for 2 years, it is aimed to put a total of 73 Menarinibus Citymoods into the service of the people of Mersin in 2021. On behalf of Mersin Metropolitan Municipality, Head of Transportation Department Ersan Topçuoğlu and Karsan Sales Manager Adem Ali Metin signed their signatures and wished the people of Mersin to be beneficial. Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu, Deputy General Manager of Commercial Affairs of Karsan, made a statement on the subject and said, “We are pleased to win a tender with our 12 and 18 meter Menarinibus Citymood buses in Mersin, one of the beautiful cities of the Mediterranean coastline with a historical and modern texture. We are excited to be providing cleaning, maintenance and repair work as well as full operation service for 73 vehicles this time in Mersin. Despite the conditions changed by the pandemic era, we will continue to get good results thanks to our experience in the markets and our strict follow-up. " he spoke.
Low fuel consumption and maximum comfort in Menarinibus Citymood
The 12-meter natural gas Menarinibus Citymood offers low fuel consumption and low operating costs; With its fully low-floor structure, independent front suspension and superior comfort, it transforms the journeys in urban transportation into pleasure, while offering comfortable operations to its users with its full digital display with diagnostic feature, wide viewing angle and automatic transmission. The FPT CURSOR 6 CNG engine of Menarinibus Citymood with a cylinder volume of 7,8 liters in compliance with the environmentally friendly Euro 8 norms offers its users 243 kW of power and a maximum torque of 1.300 Nm. Adding a different dimension to urban transportation with 36 fixed seats and a high passenger capacity of 137 people, the 18-meter-long articulated Menarinibus Citymood offers maximum capacity service by expanding its comfort area.