Turkey's leading bus brand, Otokar, adds Slovakia to its bus export list. Otokar received an order for 40 Kent Articulated buses from Bratislava Public Transport Company DPB.
One of the Koç Group companies, Otokar continues to grow in export markets with its own designed and manufactured buses. Otokar, whose buses are used in more than 50 countries, primarily in Europe, has recently received an order for 40 Urban Articulated buses from Bratislava Public Transport Company DPB (Dopravny Podnik Bratislava). The buses, which will be produced in line with the public transportation needs of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, are planned to be delivered by the end of 2021.
Providing comfortable and safe travel opportunities to millions of passengers with more than 50 thousand buses in 35 countries of the world, Otokar continues to be the choice of European capitals with its 58 years of experience in the public transportation sector, its engineering capability and the products it designs. Otokar General Manager Serdar Görgüç; “With this order, we are taking another important step in our growth target in Central and Eastern Europe and adding Slovakia to our bus export countries. Today, our buses are used in urban public transportation in many European countries, especially in Turkey, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Malta, Romania, Poland, Latvia, Serbia and Bulgaria. We are very proud that our buses designed and manufactured in Turkey are used in the leading cities of the world.”
Stating that the ordered City Articulated buses will be produced in line with the public transportation needs of Bratislava, Otokar Commercial Vehicles International Sales Marketing Director Hakan Bubik emphasized that the buses will offer unmatched comfort in the city of Bratislava public transport services with their large internal volume. Many innovations that will make the travel experience enjoyable and increase the driving comfort of the drivers will be presented to the European market for the first time with these vehicles ”.
Kent Articulated buses also draw attention with their modern interior and exterior appearance, environmentally friendly engine and superior road holding. City Articulated buses of Bratislava, which will offer low operating costs per seat, promise a comfortable journey in all seasons with their powerful air conditioning. The vehicle that offers maximum safety with ABS, ASR, disc brakes and anti-jamming system on the doors; It promises a high level of comfort in public transportation. Kent Bellows also stands out with its high passenger capacity.
There will be many new features in the Kent Articulated buses to be produced in line with Bratislava's demands. Vehicles that will perform automatic passenger counting will have USB charging sections as well as wi-fi connection. A modern information system that will provide security to all passengers, including the visually impaired, will also be included in the vehicles with high-resolution cameras installed on the buses. Passengers in Kent Articulated buses will be able to follow up-to-date news from information systems, the current movement of the lines and the vehicle in real time. With its wide doors, low-floor entrance and disabled ramp, Kent Bellows will bring a new breath to Bratislava transportation, enabling passengers with disabilities, children and elderly passengers to get on and off buses comfortably.