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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Mercedes star will soon be seen more often in the city-state of Singapore. Daimler Buses has once again received a major order from the Southeast Asian country and will begin delivering the first of a total of 450 Citaro buses there in fall 2012. Plans call for the deliveries to be completed by the [...]
PostAuto Schweiz AG has become the first company in Switzerland to deploy fuel-cell technology for public road transport. Since the end of 2011, five Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid models have been serving on routes in and around Brugg (in the canton of Aargau) as PostAuto vehicles.
Over the next five years, PostAuto will test the [...]
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 [...]
A new chapter in the history of regular-service bus operations: the first series-production Citaro to meet the Euro VI emissions standard left the production line at the EvoBus plant in Mannheim today.
With the start of series production, Mercedes-Benz once more takes the lead in the field of eco-friendly buses. Based on pioneering diesel technology, [...]
Daimler Buses achieved its second-best sales result ever in 2011, selling a total of 39,740 vehicles or 2% more than in the previous year. The division achieved this result despite difficult sales conditions for complete buses. The only time that sales were even higher was in 2008, when almost 40,600 units were delivered. As a [...]
The new Citaro created a sensation when it was presented to the general public just a few weeks ago. The best-selling urban bus from Mercedes-Benz has been completely revamped, and experts were quick to predict a great future for the bus.
This future is already becoming reality: on 19 September, a ceremony was held to [...]
Daimler Buses has won another large-scale order. The customer is Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) from Switzerland. The 87 Mercedes‑Benz articulated buses are to be deployed on TPG’s 305 km long network in the city of Geneva and its outskirts.
The company has a workforce of over 1700 and operates 82 trams together with around 320 [...]
There could hardly be a greater span between history and future than at the present time in Dresden. Anyone riding past Dresden’s most beautiful monuments and squares along bus route 62 can experience this at first hand as he or she will be sitting in a hybrid-drive Citaro – a Mercedes‑Benz brand articulated bus.
With sales of over 31,000 units during 13 years of production, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro is the most successful regular-service bus of all time.
Now, the vehicle’s success story advanced to the next round, when the all-new Mercedes-Benz Citaro regular-service bus was presented at the Mannheim bus plant to more than 150 European journalists for the [...]
With more than 30,000 examples delivered to date, the bestselling Mercedes-Benz Citaro now has a successor. And with numerous innovative features for both the interior and exterior, the new Mercedes-Benz Citaro is sure to make urban public transport even more attractive.
The design of the Citaro leaves no doubt that this is a fundamental, new development, [...]« Previous