The tender for 73 vehicles opened by Mersin Metropolitan Municipality to ease urban transportation and to use more environmentally friendly buses. kazanWith the increase in business, Karsan delivered the first 87 CNG (natural gas) fueled Menarinibus Citymoods within the scope of the tender for 30 units. Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Vahap Seçer, Karsan Commercial Affairs Deputy General Manager Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu, Karsan Sales Manager Adem Ali Metin, chamber of commerce representatives and city council members attended the delivery ceremony. At the ceremony, Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Vahap Seçer, who carried out the first test drive of Menarinibus Citymoods, which were delivered with the representative key, stated that the vehicles delivered by Karsan will be predominantly driven by female drivers.
Domestic manufacturer Karsan continues to be the choice of green cities with its modern public transportation solutions. Karsan has recently delivered 30 CNG fueled Menarinibus Citymoods to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality. Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Vahap Seçer, Karsan Commercial Affairs Deputy General Manager Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu, Karsan Sales Manager Adem Ali Metin, chamber of commerce representatives and city council members attended the delivery ceremony. Mayor Vahap Seçer, who carried out the first test drive of the Menarinibus Citymoods, which were delivered with the representative key at the ceremony, stated that the vehicles delivered by Karsan will be predominantly driven by female drivers. In the past months, Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Department of Transportation has awarded the tender for 73 vehicles to ease urban transportation and use more environmentally friendly buses. kazanKarsan aims to deliver 43 more in May and 14 more CNG-powered Menarinibus Citymoods with a length of 12 and 18 meters in September, with a total of 57 units in September.
Speaking at the ceremony, Karsan Deputy General Manager of Commercial Affairs Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu said, “It is very exciting for us to bring together Mersin, one of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean coastline, with environmentally friendly vehicles. Tender kazanOur 12- and 18-meter CNG-powered Menarinibus Citymood buses, which we made the first deliveries of today, started to serve in harmony with the historical texture and architecture of the city. We are also pleased that our vehicles will be mostly used by female drivers, our vehicles are in safe hands. Our Menarinibus vehicles, which we believe will provide significant operational savings to Mersin municipality with their comfort and environmentalism, as well as their stinginess in fuel, are equipped with high-tech camera and recording systems, collision sensors, especially in pandemic situations, in line with the demands of our municipality.
We equipped it with high-capacity driver and passenger air conditioners with fresh air intake, the need of which became more evident in the period. Before long, we want to bring the remaining 57 vehicles together with the people of Mersin in the same way. On the other hand, we will carry out the full operation service together with all cleaning, maintenance and repair works of 87 Menarinibus Citymoods that we will deliver, with the same care. As Karsan, we will continue our work without slowing down in order to provide modern public transportation vehicles to every corner of Turkey and to provide on-site operation services with our professional team ”.
Environmentally friendly Menarinibus Citymoods also reduce operational costs
The 12-meter natural gas Menarinibus Citymood offers low fuel consumption and low operating costs; With its full low-floor structure, independent front suspension and superior comfort, it transforms the journeys in urban transportation into pleasure,
It offers comfortable operations to its users with its digital screen, wide viewing angle and automatic transmission. Menarinibus Citymood's FPT CURSOR 6 CNG engine, which has a cylinder volume of 7,8 liters in compliance with environmentally friendly Euro 8 norms, offers its users 243 kW of power and a maximum torque of 1.300 Nm. A different dimension to urban transportation with 36 fixed seats and a high passenger capacity of 137 people. kazanThe 18-meter-long Menarinibus Citymood, on the other hand, expands the comfort area and offers maximum capacity.