- news of a new Drumwell casting featuring a 12 metre Volvo
Olympian was announced on 15th June 2013. Two models, this and DW11302,
were subsequently issued on 28th June.
- Kowloon Motor Bus introduced 348 12 metre
air-conditioned Volvo Olympians (3AV class) into its fleet from 1994 to
1998 to enhance the quality of its bus services. The first batch of 50
Olympians had a 3+2 seating arrangement and a carrying capacity of 137
passengers. They operated on Kowloon urban and eastern New Territories
routes 12A 13X, 80, 80X, 89 and 277X. This batch served the public for
more than 17 years and were retired from service in August 2012.