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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Major orders for Daimler: More than 520 Mercedes-Benz city buses sold to update fleets in major Brazilian citiesSamstag, 1.September 2012
updates of their fleets and infra-structural measures, major Brazilian cities are already preparing themselves for the increased traffic volume expected during the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016.
Fortaleza in Northeastern Brazil will be one of the cities to host World Cup soccer games. With an order of 135 new Mercedes-Benz [...]
A milestone for Setra buses. Sales of Setra buses, now one of the brands of the Stuttgart-based Daimler AG, began in Switzerland back in 1953.
And now the 2000th Setra bus has been delivered to the Swiss Confederation. The owner of the new S 431 DT TopClass 400 double-deck coach is the company Ernst Marti [...]
Mercedes-Benz is now adding the Intouro regular-service bus to its Western European portfolio of buses and coaches. The model in question is a rural-service bus which has already proven highly popular in many Central and Eastern European countries as well as in France and Portugal since its start of production and launch in 2007, with [...]
Daimler won seven awards at the ceremony honouring the best commercial vehicles and best brands 2012 in Stuttgart last week. More than 8000 readers participated in the poll and bestowed victories on five Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and two Mercedes-Benz service solutions.
“We are delighted about the seven awards and want to thank all the readers. This [...]
Customers take delivery of first series production Citaro buses meeting the Euro VI emission standardMittwoch, 23.Mai 2012
Wiesbaden-based ESWE has today taken delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Citaro meeting the future Euro VI emission standard in a handover ceremony attended by Dr. Helmut Müller, Lord Mayor of the provincial capital of Wiesbaden. A further two vehicles are due to be delivered in the next few days. These are the first series production buses [...]
Electromobility is nothing new either to local public transport or more specifically buses. Today more than two thirds of German public transport services are electrically run. As early as 1969 Mercedes‑Benz presented the world’s first hybrid bus at the IAA.
Nevertheless this drive technology has still not been able to assert itself on a wide [...]
Public transport in Istanbul shifts into a higher gear with a major order for 221 Mercedes-Benz city busesMittwoch, 15.Februar 2012
The brand with the star shines: A new major order for 221 Mercedes-Benz Conecto articulated buses has been placed by the public transportation provider IETT to update its fleet of city buses in the metropolis on the Bosporus.
The new order allows Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Türk to strengthen its partnership of over forty years with [...]
No other Mercedes-Benz coach has achieved sales figures approaching those of the permanently best-selling O303 and certainly none has been as successful in the medium price segment. Its name says it all: we’re talking here of the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo.
Some 17,500 vehicles have been sold since the start of the O350 series in 1994. The [...]
Belgian coach operator Voyages Léonard is giving its fleet of vehicles a facelift with 17 Setra TopClass touring coaches. The coaches form part of an order for a total of 32 new vehicles which the Sales-Lentz Group has placed with the Daimler brand. Luxembourg’s largest bus company became the Belgian tour operator’s new owner in [...]
Daimler FleetBoard is the first supplier of telematics solutions to offer a fleet management and driving analysis app for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Operators can use it to control their fleet of buses or coaches at any time and from any location.
The trip recorder also makes it possible to display the most recent [...]
More and more people will now be able to sit comfortably on new Setra seats thanks to the Ulm-based bus brand of Daimler AG offering a new generation of seats as an optional extra for all MultiClass 400 regular service intercity buses since 1 June 2011.
This move marks the completion of the third step [...]« Previous