Stuttgart, Jul 22, 2021 -
They are living proof of the innovative power of medium-sized bus companies, as well as of the versatility and steadfastness of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro: two fully electric urban buses have covered a combined 200,000 kilometres within the space of exactly one year of tough regular-service operations.
Stuttgart / Oberwil, Jul 1, 2021 -
The electric bus era has just begun for the Baselland Transport AG (BLT) transport company, with five eCitaro. BLT is now starting to operate them on route no. 37. This operation with solo buses is a pilot project. Very soon, eight more eCitaro for BLT will follow.
Stuttgart, Jun 29, 2021 -
Regensburg is switching: The Regensburg transport company "das Stadtwerk.Mobilität" wants to convert a good part of the bus fleet to fully electric city buses within a short period of time.
Stuttgart / Roskilde, Denmark, Jun 25, 2021 -
13 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City 45 go into operation on the Danish islands of Lolland and Falster on 27 June 2021. The urban minibuses will primarily be used to transport school pupils overland. They will also operate in the evenings and at weekends on less frequented routes.
Stuttgart, Jun 17, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has transformed two buses into mobile vaccination units. The two vehicles, an OF 1519 urban bus and an 0 500 R touring coach, were donated to the Brazilian Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Brasileira) and are being used to support the Ministry of Health's National Immunization Plan in Brazil.
Stuttgart / Gdynia, Jun 16, 2021 -
Daimler Buses has received its first order for fully electric city buses in Poland. The planned order is made up of eight articulated buses and 16 solo buses. They are expected to be delivered this year.
Stuttgart / Hamburg , Jun 10, 2021 -
This is where it's at! Where musical fans usually start getting in the mood for their event with a view of Hamburg's skyline, passers-by were today able to discover state-of-the-art vehicle technology and passenger comfort of urban buses on-board two innovative articulated buses.
Stuttgart / Rome , Jun 9, 2021 -
Rome-based transport company, Atac, will receive 100 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid buses. The city buses are to be delivered in three lots between June and the autumn of this year.
Stuttgart, May 26, 2021 -
In the covid pandemic, Daimler Buses is investing in the highest level of safety thanks to active filters which operate in conjunction with the established air conditioning systems. Over 5000 buses of the Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands now have the multi-layer, progressively constructed high-performance filters on board.
Stuttgart / Basel, May 18, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz has received a large order for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB). The decision was made following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles.
Stuttgart, Apr 28, 2021 -
With the quiet, fully electric and locally emission-free Mercedes-Benz eCitaro urban bus, cities and urban areas are becoming a better place to live. At Daimler Buses, looking after the environment and being sparing with resources are inextricably linked.
Stuttgart, Apr 20, 2021 -
Announced last autumn and already implemented: three years after its world premiere, we have an update for the fully electric eCitaro city bus: Mercedes-Benz is switching to an even more powerful generation of lithium-ion batteries.
Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, Apr 16, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is expanding its vehicle portfolio with the new Super Padron O 500 R 1830. The chassis can be equipped with urban bodies of up to 14 metres in length and offers space for up to 100 passengers.
Wien, Apr 13, 2021 -
Seven years after the initial order was placed, the success story of the Mercedes-Benz Citaro in Vienna continues. Yet again it came out on top in a tender process for the purchase of more than 400 buses between 2022 and 2027.
Stuttgart, Mar 18, 2021 -
"We're putting our trust in 100 % electrified buses," announces Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, Chair of Métropole Rouen Normandie. The region in north-west France consists of the city of Rouen and 70 predominantly small municipalities.
Stuttgart/Taipeh, Mar 11, 2021 -
Daimler Buses is launching its first Euro VI touring coach in the Taiwanese market. The launch of this vehicle based on the Spanish-made Mercedes-Benz OC 500 chassis will see the company further expand its market presence.
Stuttgart, Feb 12, 2021 -
They stand out at 18 metres long and with their bright yellow paintwork: in the towns of Liège (Luik/Lüttich), Mons and Nivelles in Wallonia, Belgium, the first of a total of 129 new Mercedes-Benz Citaro G hybrid articulated buses are in operation. The operator is the TEC Group transport company.
Stuttgart, Feb 1, 2021 -
Karin Rådström took up her position as Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, today. Rådström most recently has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the Executive Board.
Stuttgart, Jan 27, 2021 -
It is exactly the right bus at the right time: the new Mercedes-Benz Intouro sets the standard for flexibility, efficiency and safety. This has now been confirmed by an expert Spanish jury made up of representatives from 37 renowned Spanish bus companies: the specialists have voted the Mercedes-Benz Intouro "Touring Coach of the Year" in Spain.
Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, Jan 26, 2021 -
The safety and protection of road users is of central importance to Daimler Buses with its brands Mercedes-Benz and Setra. That is why the service brand Omniplus offers Sideguard Assist as a retrofit solution.
Stuttgart / Bremen, Dec 17, 2020 -
With their order of five new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses, Bremen's public transport provider Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) is taking a major step towards the electrification of its local public transport offering. Delivery of the locally emission-free eCitaro buses will take place in early 2022.
Stuttgart / Uppland (Sweden), Dec 11, 2020 -
Daimler Buses is delighted with the largest ever order from Sweden: A total of 112 Mercedes-Benz Intouro (106 vehicles) and Setra S 416 LE MultiClass business (6 vehicles) interurban buses were delivered to "Mohlins Bussar" in Sweden.
Mannheim / Bietigheim, Dec 4, 2020 -
The Bietigheim-based company Spillmann has long been a major player in the local bus and coach market with its emotively designed buses. What began in 2012 with six Citaro vehicles has now grown to a fleet of 26 themed vehicles and has developed into the approach for a bus-based local transport concept of the future.
Stuttgart, Nov 25, 2020 -
Der Mercedes-Benz Citaro ist der Alleskönner unter den Linienbussen. Das beweist ein neuer Citaro LE Ü des Verkehrsunternehmens regiobus Potsdam Mittelmark in Bad Belzig, westlich von Berlin.
Stuttgart / Gothenburg, Nov 17, 2020 -
Following extensive tests the extra-large CapaCity L articulated bus from Mercedes-Benz has been approved for operations in local public transport in Gothenburg (Sweden).
Stuttgart, Oct 26, 2020 -
In its fight against Covid-19 and for the protection of bus occupants, Daimler Buses is relying on a high fresh air content, a fast exchange of air and anti-viral high-performance particle filters in its vehicles.
Visselhövede, Oct 8, 2020 -
The only thing which classic trucks from the 1950s and 1960s have in common with the current Mercedes-Benz Actros is a steering wheel and wheels. No trace of driving comfort, automatic transmissions or intelligent driver assistance systems.
Stuttgart, Oct 6, 2020 -
The Metropole Rennes has signed a declaration of intention to buy 92 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro fully electric city buses. The planned order consists of 59 articulated and 33 solo buses. They are due to be delivered between 2022 and 2025.
Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2020 -
With a profusion of exciting innovations Mercedes-Benz is underscoring its leadership position in the bus segment. The new developments centre around environmental compatibility, safety, economic efficiency and comfort.
Stuttgart, Sep 15, 2020 -
Applause, please, for the new all-electric Mercedes-Benz articulated bus eCitaro G. It is optionally equipped with innovative solid-state batteries. With this battery concept, Mercedes-Benz takes the technological lead not just in the bus segment but in automotive construction worldwide.
Stuttgart, Sep 11, 2020 -
The all-new Mercedes-Benz Intouro raises the bar for buses for inter-city and excursion transport to a whole new level. With pioneering optional assistance systems such as Active Brake Assist 5 the emergency braking assistance system and Sideguard Assist, it offers an unprecedented level of safety for buses.
Stuttgart / Kawasaki, Japan / Portland, USA, Sep 10, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks & Buses is celebrating another milestone on the road to the electrification of its vehicle portfolio: Customers worldwide have already covered more than seven million kilometers with battery-powered, locally CO2-neutral trucks and buses.
Stuttgart, Sep 9, 2020 -
Daimler Buses with its Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands stands for exemplary safety. And this also applies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The air conditioning systems fitted as standard in coaches already protect against the risk of infection by ensuring rapid air exchange on-board.
Stuttgart / Hamburg, Aug 18, 2020 -
The transport company Hamburger Hochbahn AG has signed a framework agreement with Daimler Buses for the delivery of fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro and the new eCitaro G articulated bus.
Stuttgart, Jul 30, 2020 -
The bus business is on the move again. The driving ban for German bus companies implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic has been lifted and the market for bus travel is reviving again in some segments.
Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, Jul 15, 2020 -
Maximum protection for bus drivers: drivers of regular service buses are in contact with a lot of passengers every day. In order to protect them against virus infection in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, Daimler Buses has developed driver's doors with a full-width partition as a retrofit solution.
Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2020 -
‘Safety first’ is one of the most important principles for the bus brands Mercedes-Benz and Setra from Daimler Buses. In the era of the COVID-19 pandemic, customer services must take particular care in order to minimise the risk of infection.