Hong Kong received the first prototype unit of the Volvo B8L double-decker low floor city bus in January 2017. It was officially launched as the first Euro 6 double decker diesel bus in Hong Kong on 11 May 2017 by Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) and Volvo Bus Hong Kong.

The Euro 6 demonstrator bus was said to have returned to the dealership in January 2018.

Fleet Information
CityHong Kong
Bus OperatorKowloon Motor Bus (KMB)
Fleet Size1
Fleet DesignationAVBWL
Vehicle Registration No.UU8290
Registration Period15 May 2017
Bus Information
Make & ModelVolvo B8L
BodyworkWright Eclipse Gemini 2
TransmissionZF Ecolife 6AP1600BS
Year of Manufacture2016
Chassis typeLow floor
Emission StandardEuro VI
Length12 metres
Vehicle Identification No.YV3U2U526GA100025
Electronic Display Signage (EDS)Hanover Displays
CapacityU59+L31+S48
Total: 138 passengers
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AVBWL 1 / UU8290 on Route 96855 viewswebmaster
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Interior - Lower-deck29 viewswebmaster
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Interior - Lower-deck Rear22 viewswebmaster
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Interior - Upper-deck13 viewswebmaster
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Interior - Wheelchair Bay17 viewswebmaster
 
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