Daimler’s wholly owned subsidiary, Daimler Colombia S.A., is opening a bus plant in Funza, Colombia, with an installed capacity of 4,000 units per year.
A total of $2 million is being invested in the Colombian bus plant, which occupies 11,000 square meters. Daimler's is preparing for the growing demand for regular buses as well as efficient mobility solutions in the metropolises of the region.
“In a currently challenging market such as Latin America, we are investing in the future viability of our locations and in modern vehicle technologies,” Head of Daimler Buses Hartmut Schick said. “With the new bus assembly, we want to further tap into market potentials in the Latin American bus vehicle business.”
The Latin American market is the second largest bus region in the world.
“With our modern bus portfolio featuring BlueTec 5 technology, we are meeting the growing demand of the Colombian market and our neighboring Latin American countries for clean and efficient vehicles,” President of Daimler Colombia S.A.
Mathias Held said.
The TransMilenio BRT system in Bogota is an example of a successful transport solution for a metropolis home to millions of people. More than 2,300 buses from Daimler are running in the SITP and TransMilenio system in Bogotá.
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