Volvo Buses has secured an agreement for 91 buses for urban transport in Tunis. The Tunisian city bus company SNT (Societe Nationale de Tunis) and Volvo Buses have signed two contracts, one for 49 B10MA, and one for 42 standard version B7R 4x2 for urban transport.

The chassis of the buses will be delivered from Volvo Buses' factory in Brazil before the end of November. Volvo Buses' importer and bodybuilder, Setcar-Magrimex, will produce the bodies, and the buses are estimated to be ready for delivery to the end customer between January and March 2004.

``We believe in Tunisia and the country's growth potential and it is already one of the most important markets for our International business region,'' said Hakan Sjoberg, sales manager for the Middle East and North Africa.

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