The first 56 Citaros were delivered in Budapest on 30 April 2013, right on schedule.
Till Oberwörder, Head of Marketing, Sales & Aftersales Daimler Buses, handed over the vehicles in the presence of the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the Mayor of Budapest István Tarlós, the General Director of the Budapest Transport Centre, Dávid Vitézy, [...]
It is red, round and a great honour to win. Just six months on from the world premiere of the Setra ComfortClass 500, the new generation of touring coach from Daimler AG’s Ulm-based brand has been distinguished with the internationally recognised “red dot award: product design 2013″.
The design of the new buses, assessed by a [...]
Just a few weeks into series production of the new Setra ComfortClass 500 and a special milestone has already been reached.
Di Fonzo, an Italian bus company, has taken delivery of a S 515 HD at the Daimler brand’s Customer Centre in Neu-Ulm – the 80th Setra bus to join its fleet! Painted in the [...]
Fifty years after production stopped, at this year’s Retro Classics (7 – 10 March 2013) Setra will be shining the spotlight on a coach model which featured largely in the success story of the long-standing brand from Ulm:
the Setra S 6. A total of five examples of the S6, the compact coach with the [...]
Taxiing to the popular runway intersection in a Setra bus. Visitors to Zurich’s airport can now enjoy the comfort of a luxury Setra ComfortClass 400 touring coach when they participate in a sightseeing tour of the airport premises.
During the tour, the new S 415 GT-HD “Final Edition” which belongs to Flughafen Zürich AG takes [...]
Mercedes Benz Integro touring coach with a new generation of engines compliant with the Euro VI emissions standardFreitag, 8.Februar 2013
The new generation of BlueEfficiency Power engines and the transition to the Euro VI emissions standard are the focus of the Mercedes‑Benz Integro in 2013. Considerably lower fuel consumption and further reduced exhaust emissions are the result.
BlueEfficiency Power: two engines, four output variants
The Euro-VI-compliant Blue Efficiency Power engines of the Integro are vertically installed in-line [...]
Touring and transport company Sieke continues the modernisation of their fleet by purchasing five S 415 UL vehicles.
After having received six ComfortClass 400 touring coaches in December last year and a double-decker S 431 DT from the TopClass 400 model series in March of this year, the end of 2012 was seen to be [...]
Swiss public transport operator PostBus Switzerland AG has taken delivery of its 500th Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus.
The milestone vehicle was handed over to Daniel Landolf, Member of the Executive Management at Swiss Post and Head of the Group unit PostBus, by Frank Scherhag and Armin Krieg, CEO and Head of Sales respectively for Mercedes-Benz Buses [...]
Beginning on May 1, 2013, 159 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Citaro urban buses will be providing comfortable, environmentally compatible passenger transport in the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
Daimler Buses landed the major order in early November 2012, and will begin delivering the first urban buses to Budapest in April 2013. The contract is the biggest order to date [...]
BBS Brandner Bus Schwaben in Günzburg has added three Setra S 417 UL intercity coaches to its fleet.
The new Setra MultiClass 400 vehicles are already equipped with Euro VI engines – this means that the Swabian bus company is already relying on drive technology today that will not be prescribed by law until 2014. [...]
Light, spacious and, most importantly, economical – Fraport commissions 28 Citaro airfield shuttle busesFreitag, 26.Oktober 2012
When passengers need to be transported from the airport building to the aeroplanes or vice versa and the aircraft cannot dock directly with the terminal itself, the solution for ensuring mobility is the airfield shuttle bus.
On last Monday, the company that operates Frankfurt Airport, Fraport AG, put 28 Mercedes-Benz Citaro airfield shuttle buses into [...]
The green flag has dropped for the Record Run Buses 2012: At 2 p.m. in Wiesbaden yesterday, Martin Zeilinger, head of product engineering testing drive technology and product quality Daimler Buses, sent off five Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses on an unprecedented efficiency test.
The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro urban regular-service bus and the new Setra ComfortClass [...]
Record Run Buses 2012: bus efficiency test over 20,000 km for the new Euro VI-certified Mercedes-Benz Citaro and Setra ComfortClass 500Montag, 22.Oktober 2012
Euro VI emission standards do not have to mean increased fuel consumption. To that end Mercedes-Benz and Setra employ a multitude of countermeasures.
As a result of these measures, the new Euro VI-certified Mercedes-Benz Citaro urban regular-service bus and the new Setra ComfortClass 500 touring coach series actually use measurably less fuel than their predecessor [...]
In the fuel cell bus category, the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid won the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport.
Roman Biondi, brand spokesman for Mercedes-Benz buses and EvoBus, and Ulrich Piotrowski, the Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses, accepted the award in Cologne on 28 September 2012 from Professor Ralph [...]
Münster in Westphalia, which, since 2004, can boast the title of the world’s most liveable city, officially inaugurated its first hybrid bus line on 27 August 2012.
With the ceremonial handover of two Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid vehicles to the Münster municipal transport service, represented by its manager of Münster’s public transport company Eckhard [...]
The TopClass generation of touring coaches comprises seven different models. These include the 10-metre-long S 411 HD Club Bus, the 12-metre-long S 415 HD, the three-axle S 415 HDH at 12 metres long, the similarly three-axle model S 416 HDH at 13 metres in length and the 14-metre S 417 HDH.
The flagship of this [...]« Previous