BMC Shows Up with 5 New Models at Busworld’17

20.10.2017

BMC, proud leading Turkish manufacturer of high volume commercial and military vehicles, launches 5 new models at Busworld Kortrijk Exhibition which will take place between 20-25 October in Belgium. With its capability to respond in the quickest way to the changing conditions and customer demands, the company boasts a product range that includes vehicles indispensable for passenger transportation. BMC, of which increasing market share and growing sales amount are the proof for customer satisfaction, will reveal 5 new models 4 of which are at the city bus category.

BMC’s strong positioning of its brand all over the world, as well as its effective marketing strategy

provides the ability to respond to the customer needs with innovations and new products in domestic and overseas markets. BMC buses are not only on the roads of European countries thanks to the years of experience, but the company is also able to continue to its path with technology. With its newly generated electric buses, BMC is continuing to develop technology for electric propulsion in the segment of City Buses. At Busworld ’17, the company will for instance reveal the latest versions of its all-electric offering on the City Bus segment.

BMC will also launch “Apron14m” that provides a new solution for transporting airport passengers. With this product, BMC continues to reflect its powerful image on efficiency. Apron 14m is the proof of efficient time usage at the airports by reducing the time spent on the ground to a minimum. Thus, not just the challenge of reducing time from check-in to aircraft is defeated, comfortability on the other hand is put on the table as an important aspect.

BMC EXHIBITS 5 OF ITS NEWLY CONFIGURATED VEHICLES AT BUSWORLD ‘17

At Busworld ‘17, BMC will promote 5 of its newly generated vehicles with the following technical details:

Neocity 8,5m Low Floor Bus (Euro6 Diesel Engine)

Ideal for the journeys carried out within the city itself, Neocity helps to keep running costs low with a category-leading passenger capacity.

Together with its turbocharged intercooler 4 cylinders diesel Euro6 engine, Neocity 8,5m has up to 210hp power and 850Nm torque.

4 forward + 1 reverse automatic gearbox with intarder, fully air service brake, side and full kneeling, front and rear disc brakes, 2 service doors, low-floor monocoque body and easy serviceability can be accounted among the leading features of the vehicle. Independent front axle provides very good handling and drive comfort.

19.5” front axle load capacity of 5.500kg and 19,5” portal rear axle developed for BMC has load capacity of 10.400kg which allows accommodate up to 72 passengers, 25 sitting (4 foldable seats) and up to 51 standing.

Neocity 8,5m offers fully adjustable steering wheel, ergonomic driver area, isolated driver cabin, engine room automatic fire detection system, electrical side mirrors, manual foldable disabled ramp, LED interior lighting, and digital clock as its standard accessories.

Rear view camera and display screen, engine room automatic fire extinguishing kit, air-conditioning, digital destination boards, LCD screen, security cameras system with recording, tire pressure monitoring system and electrical ceiling ventilation are optional features and they can be added as per request.

Neocity 8,5m Low Floor Bus

With TM4 electric motor and Samsung battery pack Neocity 8,5m EV bus has a range up to 275km on highway, 210km in city traffic. Full charge takes only 7 hours, quick change can fill the 80% of the batteries within 2 hours.

Fully air service brake, side and full kneeling, front and rear disc brakes, 2 service doors, low-floor monocoque body and easy serviceability can be accounted among the leading features of the vehicle.

19.5” front axle load capacity of 5.500kg and 19,5” portal rear axle developed for BMC has load capacity of 10.400kg which allows accommodate up to 72 passengers, 25 sitting (4 foldable seats) and up to 51 standing.

Neocity 8,5m offers fully adjustable steering wheel, ergonomic driver area, isolated driver cabin, engine room automatic fire detection system, electrical side mirrors, manual foldable disabled ramp, LED interior lighting, and digital clock as its standard accessories.

Rear view camera and display screen, engine room automatic fire extinguishing kit, air-conditioning, digital destination boards, LCD screen, security cameras system with recording, tire pressure monitoring system and electrical ceiling ventilation are optional features and they can be added as per request.

 

Neocity 10m Low Floor Bus (Euro6 Diesel Engine)

With its turbocharged intercooler 6 cylinders diesel Euro6 engine, Neocity 10m has up to 250hp power and 1000Nm torque. Also available with 4 cylinders turbocharged intercooler diesel Euro6 engine up to 210 HP and 850Nm.

4 forward + 1 reverse automatic gearbox with intarder, fully air service brake, side and full kneeling, front and rear disc brakes, 3 service doors, low-floor monocoque body and easy serviceability can be accounted among the leading features of the vehicle. Independent front axle provides very good handling and drive comfort.

19.5” front axle load capacity of 5.500kg and 19,5” portal rear axle developed for BMC has load capacity of 10.400kg which allows accommodate up to 88 passengers, 26 sitting and up to 62 standing.

Neocity 10m offers fully adjustable steering wheel, ergonomic driver area, isolated driver cabin, engine room automatic fire detection system, electrical side mirrors, manual foldable disabled ramp, LED interior lighting, and digital clock as its standard accessories.

Rear view camera and display screen, engine room automatic fire extinguishing kit, air-conditioning, digital destination boards, LCD screen, security cameras system with recording, tire pressure monitoring system and electrical ceiling ventilation are optional features and they can be added as per request.

Procity 12m Low Floor Bus (Euro6 CNG Engine)

Procity CNG has an overall length of 12m and it is categorized under the BMC’s City Bus series. The vehicle’s engine is turbocharged with 6 cylinders. Automatic gearbox has 6 forward and 1 reverse gear. With its passenger capacity of 26 sitting and 71 standing, Procity has manual foldable ramp, automatic fire extinguishing kit, electrical wing mirrors, rear camera and display screen and LED interior lighting. Optional features of the vehicle are as follows: Air conditioning, digital destination board, automatic greasing system, LCD screen, security cameras with recording system, automatic oil filling.

14m Apron Bus (Euro5 Diesel Engine)

IATA and AHM 950 compatible 14m Apron Bus has turbocharged intercooler 4 cylinders diesel Euro5 engine up to 182hp power and 700Nm torque. Front wheel drive, 6 forward + 1 reverse automatic gearbox, fully air service brake, both side and full kneeling, front and rear disc brakes, 6 service doors, additional engine for air conditioning system, 42kW A/C for passenger area, separate A/C for driver compartment, low-floor monocoque body and easy serviceability can be accounted among the leading features of the vehicle.

Independent front and rear axle provides very good handling and drive comfort.

22,5” front and rear axles each load capacity of 10.500kg allow to accommodate up to 107 passengers, 12 sitting and up to 95 standing.

14m Apron Bus offers fully adjustable steering wheel, ergonomic driver area, separate driver cockpit, engine room automatic fire detection system, electrical side mirrors, manual portable disabled ramp, LED interior lighting, and digital clock as its standard accessories.

Rear view camera and display screen, engine room automatic fire extinguishing kit, air-conditioning, digital destination boards, security cameras system with recording are optional features and they can be added as per request.

ABOUT BMC

As one of the leading automotive companies providing solutions in both defense and transportation industries, BMC has been established in 1964 in İzmir. Since the first day of its establishment; BMC, by developing in-house know-how via its own R&D Center, has achieved a significant contribution of 10 billion dollars to Turkish economy. Within 53 years, BMC has achieved to compensate the needs of its customers via the production of 300.000 vehicles.

Occupying a total area of 250.000 square meters in Pınarbaşı Plant, BMC manufactures buses for public transportation, light and heavy weight trucks for transportation and logistics industry together with the tactical armored vehicles for the defense industry. Together with a wide range of products involving configuration vehicles, spare parts, engines and casting pieces, BMC has exported to more than 80 countries which are on the most part members of European Union.

BMC presents an ability to develop dynamic and innovative viewpoint over research-development and design activities to produce passenger transportation vehicles. Thanks to the know-how specialised on three dimensional design and engineering analysis, BMC also supplies front or rear engined solo articulated and double decker buses with diesel, CNG and hybrid engines in the following lengths of 8,5 m - 9 m - 10 m - 12 m – 14 m - 18 m. All these products can be reconfigured in accordance with the various demands received from different range of customers. With the aim of empowering its dynamic and flexible production capacity, BMC continues to work for the modernization of its overall structure by following the global sectoral trends.

Via foreseeing the customer demands and the prospective client needs, BMC continues to develop its expertise on offering solutions to maximise travel experience of the passengers at a more secure and comfortable level.

Operating with a highly skilled workforce including more than 1650 white and blue collar employees and with the capacity of manufacturing 22 thousands of vehicles, BMC is moving forward to become a global brand via the renewal of its goals.

 

ABOUT BUSWORLD EUROPE KORTRIJK 20-25 OCTOBER 2017

The Busworld Kortrijk Exhibition, where 350 participants from 33 countries will come together, is held in between the dates of 20 – 25 October, 2017 in Belgium. In the Exhibition, BMC takes its place at its stand numbered 900 which is located in Hall 9 and consists of 700 m2, with its 5 vehicles all of which are new. The press conference will be held on Friday, 20th October 2017 from 14:30 to 15:00.