Two MAN Lion's Coaches dressed in Flixbus green that will be whipped on the Milan-Paris route have been delivered to Air Pullman in a ceremony that consolidates the partnership between MAN, Flixbus and ANAV with the Next Mobility Exhibition.
David Siviero Head of Sales & Product Bus in Man Truck & Bus Italia, Alessandro Oldrini, CEO Air Pullman, Andrea Incondi, managing director of FlixBus Italia, and Emanuele Guido, Exhibition Director Business Unit Lifestyle at Fiera Milano SpA and Tullio Tulli, general manager Anav.
Next Mobility Exhibition, public mobility is nestled in Milan
A little more than three months after the inauguration of the Next Mobility Exhibition, the attention of the participants in the preview has turned to the appointment dedicated to the mobility of the future, of which they will be protagonists. The three days in Milan will be a novelty in the national and continental exhibition panorama and the hope of manufacturers such as MAN, operators (such as FlixBus and Air Pullman) and trade associations (such as Anav) aim with optimism to make NME one of the reference events for the mobility industry.
Next Mobility Exhibition, MAN among the protagonists
«An important delivery in an evocative setting that seals the partnership between ManBus & Truck Italia and Next Mobility Exhibition», said David Siviero. «Events like this are very useful opportunities to network with our partner companies and to spread the culture of sustainability. Flixbus has chosen to be among the protagonists of Next Mobility Exhibition as an innovation platform and to contribute to the relaunch of the long-distance line sector »said Andrea Incondi, country manager of Flixbus Italia.
MAN Lion's Coach, sustainability on the Milan-Paris
The coaches of the Munich house measure thirteen meters and are powered by 470 horsepower Euro 6D engines in tandem with the Tipmatic twelve-speed automatic transmission, with Easy Start and Efficient Roll device. From the kinematic chain to the interiors, where a 49-seat configuration plus two service seats is envisaged. There are also two stations equipped for the transport of passengers and low mobility; the footboard (electro-hydraulic) is located above the front right wheel arch. The upholstery of the seats is Kiel Avance Caresso, with headrest and leather piping, which can be reclined and expanded; the armrest is mounted on the aisle side and the seat is equipped with footrest, table, nets and three-point seat belts (but only on exposed seats). Finally, 220 V sockets and USB ports installed for each passenger seat and, last but not least, Wi-Fi system.