In the next few days, bus passengers in Bremen will have a new experience on the main regular service routes operated by Bremer Straßenbahn AG.
The Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid arrives at bus-stops almost silently, and moves off again just as quietly. In the presence of Dr. Reinhard Loske, Senator for the environment, construction, [...]
The CHIC (Clean Hydrogen in European Cities) project got underway in Cologne on 4 November. The project funded by the EU will permit the integration of 26 fuel-cell buses into daily regular services in five European cities. At least three manufacturers – Mercedes-Benz, Van Hool and Wrightbus – will be supplying fuel-cell hybrid vehicles in [...]
IAA 2010 – Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach unit: Sprinter City in XXL format, the emission-free Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid, EEV without particulate filter, new seats for touring coachesMontag, 27.September 2010
Environmental compatibility, economy and passenger safety lie at the heart of the developments for the Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach unit. The range of new models and features at the International Commercial Vehicle Show covers everything from the innovative Sprinter City 77 – the minibus in XXL format –, the emission-free Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid, to the [...]
Following successful practical trials in December 2009, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB) has now brought three Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid buses into service, with a further two vehicles due to be delivered later this year.
The environmentally-friendly hybrid bus met with an excellent response from passengers during last year’s week-long practical trial, and also demonstrated [...]
After just twelve years in production, the 30,000th Mercedes-Benz Citaro has now been delivered. This unprecedented sales tally for an urban bus is testament to the overall success of a flexible modular system.
On 25 August 2010 Michael Göpfarth, head of sales at the Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach Unit of EvoBus GmbH, handed over the [...]
The most successful city bus of all time is now also being used by the transport company Keisei Bus in Japan, which recently put ten new Citaro articulated buses into operation. The company plans to put five more of the buses into operation in late 2010.
Keisei Bus, one of the top mass transit companies [...]
Mercedes-Benz utilises PEMFC fuel cells (Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell) for the F CELL vehicles. An assessment of various fuel cell designs showed them to be the best option for motor vehicles. The key advantage when it comes to vehicle drive systems is their operating temperature of up to around 80 degrees Celsius.
A fuel [...]
It generates no emissions while running, is whisper-quiet and conserves resources: the new Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid bus from Mercedes-Benz opens up a whole new era in drive technology for urban buses. The newcomer had its world premiere in June 2009 at the UITP Congress (the World Congress of the International Association of Public Transport) in Vienna [...]
Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid made its first appearance in its future operating location of Hamburg today. The exceptional feature of this latest-generation fuel cell hybrid bus is its outstanding environmental compatibility. The bus emits absolutely no pollutants while in motion, and it’s also virtually silent, making it ideal for use in highly congested inner cities and [...]
Mercedes-Benz Buses is presenting numerous new products at the Busworld fair, Europe’s largest fair dedicated to buses and coaches, which will be held in Kortrijk/Belgium from 16 – 21 October. In Hall 5 and the outside display area, a larger number of buses and coaches will demonstrate the great innovative strength and product diversity of [...]
With the capacity to treat and carry up to 123 people, and an overall length of 20.03 metres, the world’s largest ambulance – a large-capacity emergency ambulance based on the Mercedes-Benz Citaro articulated bus – has entered the Guinness Book of Records.
On Friday, 25 September 2009, an extraordinary record attempt took place in front of [...]
Daimler Buses has once again won two contracts, and as a result it will deliver a total of 425 buses to the Netherlands by December. The biggest contract from the Netherlands to date is for 350 Mercedes-Benz urban and intercity buses, which were ordered by Qbuzz, a private bus operator with headquarters in Amersfoort.
The vehicles [...]
Mercedes-Benz was only just celebrating the world premiere of the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid at the UITP Congress when the bus and coach manufacturer was basking in the success of another notable event: on 8 September the 25,000th Citaro was officially handed over to the customer, infra fürth verkehr gmbh, turning the model into the most [...]
Mercedes-Benz Buses is presenting numerous new products at the Busworld fair, Europe’s largest fair dedicated to buses and coaches, which will be held in Kortrijk/ Belgium from 16 – 21 October. In Hall 5 and the outside display area, a larger number of buses and coaches will demonstrate the great innovative strength and product diversity [...]
German Transport Ministry Includes Mercedes-Benz Hybrid City Bus in Its Electric Mobility Development ProgramDienstag, 25.August 2009
The German Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS) will provide funding for Daimler Buses to develop, evaluate, and test the first small fleet of diesel-hybrid city buses able to run solely on electric power. To this end, the ministry (BMVBS) yesterday signed a letter of intent.
The BMVBS has designated eight model regions in [...]
The Road to Emission-free Mobility: The development history of the fuel cell propulsion system, called F-CELL.
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