Ford Sollers will supply 170 A-class minibuses and B-class tourist buses to the Bashkortostan Committee for Transport and Roads for further use on intercity and suburban routes. Ford Transit vehicles were selected as part of a competitive procurement process and comply with all applicable requirements.
The ceremony of handing over the first batch of 110 Ford Transit vehicles to Bashavtotrans with the participation of the Acting Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov took place on August 9 in Ufa.
Ford Transit vehicles, which will be operated in the Republic of Bashkortostan, are equipped with anti-lock brakes, an electronic stability control system, an assist system for starting uphill, an emergency brake assist system, a driver airbag, 8-way driver’s seat adjustment, air conditioning, and a passenger compartment heater creating a comfortable temperature for passengers even in harsh winters.
Ford Transit production was launched at the Ford Sollers factory in Yelabuga using full-cycle technology to offer a state-of-the-art product adapted to be operated in Russian conditions at a competitive price. The range of basic versions includes all-metal vans, bus, and chassis; vehicles are available for order with 3 options for base length, 2 options for roof height, and all types of drives, including all-wheel drive.
Based on information by Ford Sollers Press Service