With the arrival of 4 MAN buses with Castrosuas' compressed natural gas (CNG) bodywork, set aside for urban services in Alcalá de Henares serviced by Alcalabus (a company member of Monbus) the company finishes the fleet renewal for 2015, which has brought 57 new vehicles such as:
- Mercedes - Benz Tourismo 16RH, 16RHD and 16 RHD6.
- Noge Touring HD 12960 with Mercedes Benz OC500 chassis.
This time, the Natural Gas Vehicle buses received are the result of merging the designs of two leading companies in the sector, on one hand we had MAN’s Lion’s City chassis and othe the other Castrosua’s City Versus body.
With these vehicles, the company reinforces its environmental commitment and its bet on sustainable mobility, as both have MAN's E2876 CNG engine also knows as Natural Gas Vehicle, whose greenhouse gas emissions are below the limits established by the Euro VI regulations.In the same way, the certificates obtained according to the ISO 50001 and ISO 14064 regulations on energy performance and greenhouse emissions reinforce this commitment.
As well as being a sustainable meaning of transportation in the city, this vehicles are highly accesible by people with reduced mobility (PRM) as they have different technical devices such as a Kneeling system which allows to lower the air suspension and regulate the height of the passenger doors. They also have:
- Electronic and manual platform
- Slip-proof floor
- PMR seats (clearly identified by a different colour cover)
- Reserved are for peole with reduced mobility in wheelchair (PRMWC)