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 / Mühlhausen, Nov 3, 2020 -
Daimler Buses is supporting the fight against the Covid-19 virus by providing a COVID-19 testing bus. In the coming months, the S 416 LE business inter-city bus that was converted at the Neu-Ulm site in only four weeks, will be used by the Huber Group Holding SE as a mobile testing station at schools, residential care homes and companies.
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.
Stuttgart, Dec 4, 2019 -
Daimler Buses is taking a leading role in the production of spare parts from the 3D printer and is offering high-quality, quickly available spare parts to customers from the 3D printer.
Stuttgart, Feb 8, 2019 -
Gold for the Setra "Colours" photo calendar. The jury members for the world-renowned "Gregor Calendar Award 2019" competition who sift through around 700 calendars from photographers and publishers are conclusive: "The twelve colours from the Setra design program take us through the year.
Stuttgart / New York, Nov 16, 2018 -
Daimler Buses is cooperating as a strategic partner with Rally in North America. Rally and Daimler Buses are planning a strategic cooperation for the on-demand bus market, specifically related to event-based mobility.
Stuttgart, Aug 21, 2018 -
Even more safety for the buses and coaches from Mercedes-Benz and Setra. For ten years, the automatic emergency braking assistance system Active Brake Assist has been preventing accidents in touring coaches from Mercedes-Benz and Setra.
Stuttgart/Atlanta, Feb 5, 2016 -
At this year's trade fair of the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo in Atlanta, Georgia (31 January to 4 February 2016), the Setra brand is putting the spotlight on an exclusively equipped S 417 TC touring coach. The US version of the European Setra TopClass is on show at the stand of the North American sales and service partner "Motor Coach Industries International Inc." (MCI).
Stuttgart/Porto, Dec 21, 2015 -
Portuguese bus company Greenbus has augmented its fleet by purchasing two Setra S 516 HDH touring coaches. The two three-axle vehicles, equipped with the TopSky Panorama glass roof, are the first Setra TopClass 500 models to be delivered to Portugal.
Stuttgart/Istanbul, Sep 2, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz Türk A.Ş. is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its state-of-the-art bus production facility in the Hoşdere area of Istanbul, which is in East Thrace, on the European side of the city on the Bosphorus (Marmara Region). The company is one of the most highly regarded in the country. MB Türk has one foot in Europe and one in Asia: the bus production plant in Istanbul-Hoşdere and a truck plant in Aksaray, in the Central Anatolian region.
Stuttgart, Mar 20, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses stand for the highest levels of safety, controllability and operation. Both Daimler Buses brands are long-standing pioneers in these areas. One important basis for this prominence is intensive and early testing of components, entire assemblies and complete buses under extreme conditions - in the annual winter tests in Arctic temperatures and on snow and ice in the Arctic Circle, for example.
Stuttgart, Feb 27, 2015 -
Setra will be marking a special anniversary at this year's "Retro Classics" exhibition in Stuttgart (26 – 29. 3. 2015) by exhibiting three model S 6 buses. The smallest buses ever built by Setra were acknowledged to be the first unibody compact buses and had their world première exactly 60 years ago at the Geneva Motor Show.
Stuttgart/Frankfurt am Main, Feb 17, 2015 -
Setra has once again been awarded a design prize. The TopClass 500 and the ComfortClass 500 received the "German Design Award“ "Special Mention 2015" in the "Excellent Product Design – Transportation and Public Design" product category.
Stuttgart/New Orleans, Jan 22, 2015 -
At this year's trade fair of the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo in New Orleans, Lousiana, (18 – 22 January 2015), Setra is exhibiting an exclusively equipped S 417 TC touring coach. The US version of the European Setra TopClass will be on show at the stand of the North American sales and service partner Motor Coach Industries International Inc. (MCI).
Stuttgart/Muttenz/Salzburg/Hornstein, Dec 19, 2014 -
Bus companies in Switzerland and Austria are investing in vehicles from Setra's new TopClass 500 and ComfortClass 500 generation of touring coaches. For example, "A.N.K. Tours AG" from Muttenz near Basel has added a Setra TopClass 500 touring coach to its fleet.
Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Nov 13, 2014 -
Over 2100 visitors enjoyed a first-class experience at the Setra Show 2014 on 8 and 9 November. As in previous years, this year's international product show offered a variety of activities for guests attending from numerous European countries, America, Africa and Asia.
Stuttgart / Madrid, Oct 28, 2014 -
From 28 to 31 October, Mercedes-Benz and Setra will be presenting their new products and their now completely Euro VI-compliant bus range at the International Bus and Coach Trade Fair (FIAA), where they will be appearing at stand 9C07 in Hall 9 at the IFEMA exhibition centre.
Stuttgart, Aug 8, 2014 -
Urban buses, rural-service buses, touring coaches, minibuses – Mercedes-Benz and Setra are not just represented in every segment of the bus market, they also lead across the board. This dominant position was made apparent by, among other things, the implementation of the Euro VI standard, where both brands set the pace with clean and verifiably more fuel-efficient buses.
Stuttgart/Sargans, Aug 1, 2014 -
Brunner Ferienreisen AG has taken receipt of its first Setra TopClass 500 touring coach. The unveiling ceremony for the S 516 HDH was applauded by over 50 Brunner customers at the Setra customer centre in Neu-Ulm.
Stuttgart, Jul 30, 2014 -
The smart cruise control system Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC) has impressed subscribers of the trade magazine "Omnibusrevue". As part of a survey, Daimler Buses emerged as the clear winner from among a highly competitive line-up in the Technology category of the "Partner of the Year 2014" award with the world's first predictive touring coach cruise control system.
Stuttgart/Wien, Jul 11, 2014 -
Vienna's two major football clubs "FK Austria Vienna" and "SK Rapid" are demonstrating with the luxury buses from the Setra ComfortClass 500 that they are first class when transporting their teams, too.
Stuttgart/Köln, Jun 20, 2014 -
Stuttgart-based Daimler AG plans to present three vehicles from its current range of premium buses at the 40th RDA Workshop in Cologne (29 - 31 July 2014). At its joint stand with Mercedes-Benz, Setra, the brand from Neu-Ulm, will be showcasing the S 516 HDH luxury coach from its new TopClass 500. The brand with the star will be represented in Cologne by the Travego coach and the Sprinter Travel 65.
Stuttgart/Canach, May 23, 2014 -
Coach operator Voyages Emile Weber has extended its fleet with the addition of an S 517 HD from the Setra ComfortClass 500 to meet the exacting standards of travellers from Luxembourg.
Stuttgart/Cologne, Apr 30, 2014 -
Omniplus, the Daimler Buses brand for servicing and related services, now has defective bus and coach windscreens even more closely in its sights. Omniplus will be working closely together with the experts from Carglass to be able to fix damage to glass on Mercedes-Benz and Setra vehicles quickly and efficiently. It is now possible to decide together with the customer at the service outlet whether to repair the glass damage there and then, or whether to call in the services of Carglass.
Stuttgart/Madrid, Mar 14, 2014 -
Setra TopClass 500 takes first place in Spain. Vehicles from the new omnibus generation won the “Coach of the Year 2014” award in Madrid. The jury was convinced by the concept of the exclusive long-distance coaches combining ultramodern luxury with maximum economy.
Stuttgart/Deuben, Feb 13, 2014 -
Passenger transport company Muldental mbH (PVM) has cause for celebration: the Saxon bus company from the district of Leipzig has extended its vehicle fleet with the acquisition of ten new Setra S 415 NF low-floor buses - a move which has also seen the company take delivery of its 75th new Setra vehicle.
Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2014 -
This year's main focus of the Setra brand's trade show display at Retro Classics (13 – 16 March 2014) is on a very special vehicle model, the Setra S 8. In addition, it is also presenting a conventional Mercedes-Benz O 3500 coach with Kässbohrer body.
Stuttgart/Berlin, Feb 6, 2014 -
The company "berlinlinienbus.de" (blb) has started a major initiative in long-distance regular service with five new Setra touring coaches. The two S 516 HDs from the Setra ComfortClass 500 and the three double-decker S 431 DTs from the Setra TopClass 400 are each equipped with two wheelchair spaces. This means that they already comply with the requirements of German passenger transport legislation, which prescribes this number of seating facilities for the handicapped for new vehicles in long-distance regular service from January 2016.
Papéete/Neu-Ulm, Jan 30, 2014 -
The Setra sales division of EvoBus France S.S. in Sarcelles, Paris, has won the tender to supply two rural regular-service buses to coach operator Marama Tours in Tahiti. The four-week crossing made by the two Setra S 412 UL vehicles began in Le Havre (Normandy) and came to an end in Tahiti's capital of Papéete.
Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Jan 23, 2014 -
Germany's largest fleet of bistro coaches has just got even larger. "Stewa Touristik GmbH" has now extended its fleet to 25 vehicles with the addition of three more Setra S 431 DT double-decker coaches. Based in Kleinostheim in Lower Franconia, the bus company has taken delivery of six Setra coaches from Ulm in the course of the past year.
Stuttgart/Neubulach, Jan 9, 2014 -
In its new S 415 GT Swabian bus operator "Teinachtal-Reisen" has taken delivery of a very special vehicle. The two-axle bus is the 50th Setra bus for the family-owned company from Neubulach in Germany, and at the same time it is also the last vehicle of the Setra ComfortClass 400 to be built.
Stuttgart, Dec 18, 2013 -
With the introduction of its all-year-round ski box, Setra is now able to offer a dismountable load container that has been designed to complement the aerodynamic concept of the new Setra TopClass 500 and Setra ComfortClass 500 generation of touring coaches. The ski box offers sufficient space for winter sports equipment as well as other items of luggage.
Groß-Zimmern/Neu-Ulm, Nov 28, 2013 -
The bus company Winzenhöler from Gross-Zimmern in the German state of Hesse has once again won the Europe-wide tender to operate six bus routes within the Rhine-Main public transport network and at the same time boosted its fleet with the acquisition of a total of 15 new Setra low-floor buses. Collection of the fleet of new vehicles in Neu-Ulm made for an eventful day out for the company and its employees, along with their partners and children.
Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Nov 25, 2013 -
The Setra brand is arousing great interest with its current product range. On 16 and 17 November a total of 2550 visitors attended the "Setra Show 2013" at the Customer Centre in Neu-Ulm, 400 more than in the previous year. Numerous premieres were in the limelight during this year's event.
Stuttgart/Buchberg, Nov 7, 2013 -
The bus operator "Steidl Reisen", based in Buchberg in the Upper Palatinate region of Germany, has acquired a new Setra ComfortClass 500 touring coach to mark the company's 40th anniversary. The highlight of the evening's celebrations was the unveiling of the S 516 HD by guest of honour Jean-Marie Pfaff at the depot in front of 400 guests.
Stuttgart/Bernbeuren, Nov 6, 2013 -
This year's photo competition to find "The Most Beautiful Bus of 2013" has been won by bus operator "Heinz Sprenzel-Reisen" from Bernbeuren in Allgäu with a Setra S 416 GT-HD. The colourful underwater south seas world design created by the company received the most votes from visitors to this year's RDA Workshop in Cologne, the leading trade show for the coach travel and tourism sector organised annually by the International Coach Tourism Federation (RDA).
Stuttgart/Kortrijk, Oct 31, 2013 -
With a total of six trade show premieres – from the Sprinter minibus through to the super-high-deck touring coach - Daimler Buses has completed the initial launch of its bus and coach range featuring Euro VI exhaust technology at "Busworld Kortrijk". Immediately following the trade show in Belgium, all of the vehicles celebrating their premieres have now headed off to take part in numerous market launch activities being held throughout Europe.
Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Oct 24, 2013 -
It is not only in the air but also on the ground that Lufthansa ensures a comfortable and reliable arrival for its passengers. To this end Germany's largest airline will be using touring coaches from the new Setra ComfortClass 500 on the route from Strasbourg to Frankfurt airport in future. Linking Alsace to the Frankfurt hub has an important passenger transport function for the airline.