Voith DIWA.5 AT in city buses and BRT systems, Brazil’s public transport

In preparing for 2014 Fifa World Cup, Brazil’s public transport systems have been expanded. As World Cup 2014 kicks off today, thousands of visitors from home and abroad make their way into stadiums.

Mercedes-Benz Voith DIWA.5 ATCity buses like the Mercedes-Benz shown above is fitted with Voith DIWA.5 AT and will be important for commute through 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Voith’s DIWA.5 AT in city buses and in BRT systems aspires to get spectators to matches in a reliable and safe manner. DIWA.5 automatic transmission has been a chosen option for citybus applications for years. Voith Brazil has contributed appropriately to ensure vehicle availability and feasible operating costs through its local service team. Voith has equipped a majority of new BRT systems in Brasilia and Belo Horizonte. In Rio de Janeiro, Voith is growing through its local service support. In Sao Paulo, Voith reports 100% share in the world’s biggest fleet of 23-metre articulated buses.

Voith Brazil celebrated its 50th anniversary thsi year. Sao Paulo was Voith’s 1st subsidiary outside Europe. Voith Turbo specialises in intelligent drive solutions. Globally the company employs 43 000 people, and generates €5.7 billion in sales in about 50 countries establishing itself as one of the biggest family-owned European companies. In Brazil, with over 4,000 DIWA automatic transmissions in major host cities, Voith is an established partner for many operators.