New Istanbul Public Buses Inc. preferred the Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo, which offers firsts with high-tech pioneering safety equipment such as anti-collision brake assist and turn assist.
In addition, the hygiene level is increased by using new antiviral effective high-performance active air conditioning software and active filters against the Covid-10 epidemic in 19 new Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo vehicles to be used on Private Public Bus lines.
New Istanbul Public Buses Inc. received 10 2021 model Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo vehicles to be used on Private Public Bus lines with a ceremony held at Mercedes-Benz Türk Headquarters. Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solos, which will serve Istanbul residents with the use of different individual public bus customers; It makes a difference in the city bus sector with safety equipment such as anti-collision brake assist and turn assist, offered for the first time in Turkey. Produced in Hoşdere Bus Factory, one of the most modern bus factories in the world, Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo has a wide interior with its fully low-floor structure; It also houses the recuperation module, which provides unmatched fuel economy with its economical and environmentally friendly E6 engine. Thanks to this module, which is only available in the new Conecto buses, the energy stored by the bus is returned as additional fuel savings. Equipped with many accessories such as fire warning and extinguishing system, disabled ramp, automatic air conditioning system, Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo takes high safety and comfort standards to the next level.
In the delivery on June 16; New Istanbul Public Buses Inc. Chairman of the Board of Directors Yalçın Beşir and members of the board of directors received their vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Türk City Bus and Public Sales Group Manager Orhan Çavuş, Bus Customer Services Group Manager Özgür Taşgın and Public Sales Coordinator Can Okumuş.
Mercedes-Benz Türk City Bus and Public Sales Group Manager Orhan Çavuş, in his speech at the ceremony, said, “We continue our city bus sales without slowing down, where we have gained a great momentum by winning the new bus purchase tender opened by Ankara Metropolitan Municipality in 2021. Thanks to the advanced security technologies of our Conecto Solo vehicles produced at the Hoşdere Bus Factory, one of the most modern bus factories in the world, Istanbulites will travel safely in traffic. Thanks to the large passenger capacity of Conecto Solo, the people of Istanbul will maintain their social distance and ensure their transportation with peace of mind. In the new buses, the hygiene level is increased by using new antiviral effective high-performance active air conditioning software and active filters against the Covid-19 epidemic. We are confident that our Conecto Solo model, with its low fuel consumption, affordable operating costs and high production quality, will serve Yeni İstanbul Public Buses A.Ş. for many years to come. We would like to thank Yeni Istanbul Public Buses A.Ş. for prioritizing comfort and safety by choosing our Conecto Solo buses for the transportation needs of the people of Istanbul. We wish the people of Istanbul to travel with our vehicles in healthy days.” said.
New Istanbul Public Buses Inc. Chairman of the Board Yalçın Beşir; “As a company, in our bus preference; We pay attention to durability, comfort, safety and operating costs. Mercedes-Benz brand considers both passengers and operators with new safety equipment offered as standard only in Conecto vehicles in Turkey. Environmental friendliness and fuel economy with its Euro 6 engine played a major role in our preference for Conecto. Mercedes-Benz Turk; It proves that it is with the public bus tradesmen with its competitive prices, attractive financial conditions, vehicle delivery from stock. Producing solutions for all the needs of bus tradesmen, Mercedes-Benz Türk makes us feel that it is with us today as it always does. While I would like to express my thanks to all Mercedes-Benz Türk officials who contributed to the realization of this delivery; I wish our new buses to be beneficial to the people of Istanbul and to travel with these buses in good and healthy days.” said.
Mercedes-Benz is Closer to Turkish Public Bus Shopkeepers Than Ever
In addition to its superior product features, Mercedes-Benz Türk offers public bus tradesmen; It continues to offer special prices, immediate delivery from stock, exchange opportunities with BusStore, and favorable financial conditions. With 5 corporate and expert authorized services located in various regions of Istanbul, it is ensured that the vehicles are always in running condition. Thanks to the services that work on the basis of uninterrupted 24 hours and flexible working hours, customers can continue their work without losing time for maintenance and repair services. The last link of the value chain, which is formed by high quality, low fuel consumption and maintenance and repair costs, and extensive and expert service network, is completed with high second hand value.
The air inside the buses is completely renewed every two minutes.
Mercedes-Benz continues to offer exemplary safety equipment. The new air conditioning system installed on buses against the Covid-19 pandemic is one of these safety equipment. Active filters have become standard equipment on all city buses released from Mercedes-Benz Türk Hoşdere Bus Factory as of February 2021. Mercedes-Benz Conecto Solo buses delivered to New Istanbul Public Buses also have this active air conditioning software and active filters.
The new filter technology of Mercedes-Benz buses is designed to minimize the risk of spread. The fully automatic air conditioning system constantly changes the air inside the vehicle. Every two minutes, the air inside the vehicle is constantly and completely renewed. Considering that the air is renewed at least once an hour in offices and at least every two hours in other living environments, the superior technology of the new software and filters of Mercedes-Benz buses is better understood.
Passengers can check the presence of active filters before getting into the vehicle, with a special label with a logo attached to the front and rear doors of the buses with filters with the new air conditioning system.
New safety standards are set in the city with Conecto, Mercedes-Benz's ambitious model for urban passenger transportation
ABS (Anti Locking System), EBS (Electronic Braking System) and ESP (Electronic Stability Program) available in Conecto's standard equipment ensure safety on the road. PBA – Preventive Brake Assist and SGA – Side Guard Assist (Turn Assist), developed specifically for city bus transportation, patented by Mercedes Benz and used in Mercedes-Benz buses for the first time in the world, are standard in Conecto. started to be presented. The front collision avoidance first warns the driver of any potential collision hazard, and if the danger persists, it provides gradual braking in accordance with urban passenger transport. Turn assist helps to detect critical situations in time when turning and greatly increases the safety of unprotected traffic participants such as pedestrians and cyclists, especially in urban traffic. The 5-stage retarder integrated into the automatic transmission, together with the brake system, ensures smooth deceleration of the vehicle, shortens the braking distance and extends the life of the brake pads. Despite the increase in dimensions, the new Conecto now weighs less, thanks to its innovative and lightweight bodywork. With its new body structure developed by Mercedes-Benz engineers, it provides the "survival space" that the upper body must guarantee in the event of an accident.