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SAPTCO purchases150 Mercedes

SAPTCO, the Saudi Public Transport Company  recently added 150 Mercedes buses worth a total of 176.3 million riyals to their fleet.

The company will receive buses in three batches, where each batch has 50 buses. The first installment is expected during the month of September and the second installment in the month of October. The third and final installment is to come in next year, March 2012.

The company expects the new fleet to have a positive impact on revenues.

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