Citaro

  • 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, 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 / 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, May 4, 2020 - In order to protect bus drivers from infection, Mercedes-Benz is now offering a professional retrofit solution for a driver protection door with a separating pane for its Citaro city bus.
  • Abu Dhabi, Apr 17, 2020 - Daimler Buses recently delivered 99 Mercedes-Benz city buses to the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Trier / Stuttgart, Sep 19, 2019 - On 18 September, Steffen Maiwald (Member of the Board of Management at Stadtwerke Trier), Michael Schröder (Managing Director of SWT Stadtwerke Trier Verkehrs-GmbH), Rüdiger Kappel (Head of Fleet Sales at Daimler Buses Deutschland), and Christian Fambach (Plant Representative for Public Transport at Daimler Buses) jointly signed an order to supply 90 Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses.
  • Stuttgart / Purmerend, Aug 27, 2019 - Quiet, highly efficient and with low emissions – that is the Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid. From the end of August the EBS public transport company will be operating 93 of these low-floor urban buses in the Rotterdam - The Hague metropolitan area.
  • Stuttgart / Madrid, Jul 2, 2019 - A natural-gas drive is a fast and cost-efficient option for achieving lower emissions in local public bus transport. The EMT Madrid (Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid) transport company successfully operates several hundred Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT buses with natural-gas drive in the Spanish capital.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 17, 2019 - At the end of March 2019, Daimler Buses signed a contract for the supply of 50 Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses to the city of Wroclaw.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 5, 2019 - First major order received for 2020 in Poland: on 27 February 2019 Daimler Buses was able to sign a contract with the city of Danzig for the delivery of 48 Mercedes-Benz city buses.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 28, 2019 - The switch-over to electric drive systems in urban buses is a complex topic and requires extensive preparations. Thus, the rapid and comparatively less cost-intensive option to implement the especially environmentally friendly intermediate technology goes by the name of the Mercedes Benz Citaro NGT hybrid with natural-gas drive.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin , Nov 20, 2018 - Daimler Buses delivers the first Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses as part of the largest order ever to Germany's biggest bus fleet.
  • Stuttgart / Madrid, Sep 25, 2018 - EMT, the transport company of the Spanish capital Madrid, is set to receive a total of 276 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT urban buses with natural gas drive in the next two years.
  • Stuttgart / Hannover, Sep 19, 2018 - Significantly lower fuel consumption with manageable additional costs – the Mercedes‑Benz Citaro hybrid is the hybrid bus that pays off. It was this feature that also impressed a jury of respected specialist publications from seven European countries, which awarded the Citaro Ü hybrid the Sustainable Bus Award 2019 for rural-service buses at the IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show.
  • Stuttgart / Zagreb / Hanover , Sep 19, 2018 - Thanks to its economical and consistently practical drive concept the Citaro hybrid emerged a convincing winner in this year's Bus Euro test in Zagreb, sweeping aside competition from fully-electric rivals.
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim, Sep 7, 2018 - The new Mercedes Benz eCitaro raises electromobility for city buses to a new level – and this also applies to the safety level of the fully electrically powered bus, which will celebrate its public premiere at the International Commercial Vehicle Show (IAA) in Hanover in September.
  • Mainz, Jul 10, 2018 - It emits zero local emissions and runs almost silently. It combines the thousand fold proven platform of Mercedes-Benz' best-selling city bus with new technological solutions and an independent design.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin , Jun 15, 2018 - First the recent, record-breaking order for up to 950 city buses from Berlin, and now the next order for 15 fully electrically powered Mercedes Benz Citaro buses – the star is shining over the German capital.
  • Stuttgart/Krakow/Gdansk/Bialystok, May 25, 2018 - From September 2018, 86 Mercedes-Benz city buses will be arriving to reinforce the fleet of the Krakow public transport authority. Poland's second-largest public transport authority has placed an order for 56 Mercedes-Benz Citaro and 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid vehicles.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, May 8, 2018 - The largest single order of all time for the best-selling Citaro city bus and the largest order ever placed by a German transport operator:Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) is to take delivery of up to 950 of these Mercedes-Benz city buses in the coming years.
  • Stuttgart / Hamburg, May 3, 2018 - Its official world premiere is yet to come, but the first major order has already been placed: Mercedes-Benz will deliver 20 of the new, fully electric Citaro city buses to Hamburger Hochbahn AG.
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim, Dec 22, 2017 - On 22 December, the first new Citaro hybrid buses left the factory and will gradually go into service with Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB).
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim, Nov 10, 2017 - The countdown to zero emission buses has started: towards the end of next year, Mercedes-Benz will be starting series production of a city bus with all-electric drive system based on the international best-seller, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 14, 2017 - Major landmark for the Mercedes-Benz Citaro, the world's best-selling city bus: Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses, and Ulrich Bastert, Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services Daimler Buses, today handed over the 50 000th Citaro to Wiener Linien.
  • Stuttgart / Hannover , Sep 15, 2016 - An unusual assignment for two very quiet, low-emission Mercedes-Benz buses: a Citaro NGT and a Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid will be in operation to transfer visitors around the exhibition site at the 2016 IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover.
  • Stuttgart / Madrid, May 30, 2016 - Transport operator EMT in the Spanish capital Madrid with its around 3.2 million inhabitants is a long-time user of alternative drives in its buses. The focus of its alternative drives will be the gas engine. So far, the use of natural-gas vehicles has made it possible to cut emissions by over 80 per cent.
  • Stuttgart/Mannheim, Dec 11, 2015 - Augsburger Stadtwerke has the ambitious aim of making its entire local public transport operation CO2-neutral by 2017. As far as its bus fleet is concerned, the Augsburg-based public utility has already achieved this aim as the buses serving the city have been running on environmentally friendly natural gas for many years and even on 100-percent renewable natural gas for the past year.
  • Stuttgart/Lörsch, Nov 26, 2015 - On 26 November 2015 at the Lorsch Abbey UNESCO World Heritage site, Verkehrsgesellschaft Gersprenztal mbH (VGG) and Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar GmbH (VRN) staged a public presentation of 13 new Mercedes-Benz Citaro LE (Low Entry) vehicles and two Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City 65 vehicles for serving the new Ried bus network.
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim, Apr 24, 2015 - Large-capacity bus rather than mega-tailback, a whispering gas engine, an outlook on the intelligent electric drive systems of tomorrow and an app already giving a free choice between all means of transport today – at the UITP Congress, the world congress for transport operators, Daimler is presenting itself as a full-line provider of mobility. Transport operators from all over the world will be in Milan from 8 to 10 June to keep abreast of developments – Daimler is offering cities and businesses tailor-made solutions to transport problems.
  • Mannheim, Nov 17, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz Citaro is celebrating a key milestone at the ONC new bus centre in Mannheim: almost eight months to the day after the delivery of the 1000th Citaro Euro VI and only 11 months after the introduction of the relevant statutory requirement, the 3000th regular-service bus fitted with the economical engine generation is ready for collection.
  • Stuttgart / Hannover , Sep 25, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI received the "Green Bus Award 2014" at the IAA - the world's leading exhibition for commercial vehicles. The prize has been awarded annually since 2011 to a touring coach and an urban bus in alternation by the specialist publications "Omnibusrevue" and "Busfahrer".
  • Stuttgart / Hannover, Sep 24, 2014 - “Whoever comes out on top in this test certainly deserves the coveted IBC trophy”, explains Lutz Gerritzen, editor-in-chief of trade journal Busfahrt at the 2014 International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles. This year’s winner was the Mercedes-Benz Citaro, which beat no fewer than four competitors to emerge triumphant in the year’s toughest comparative test for buses.
  • 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, May 27, 2014 - Buses form the backbone of public local transport and are expected to become increasingly important in the future. The reasons behind this include the fast-growing numbers of passengers and also the limits to capacity suffered by track-bound means of transport. Thanks to their flexibility and also outstanding energy and environmental performance, buses are ideally suited to enabling transport operators to meet these challenges.
  • Stuittgart, Apr 16, 2014 - It is on the road in practically every major European city, from London to Bucharest and from Madrid to Helsinki. It carries passengers in Mexico, Japan, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, and even on the French island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. If forms the backbone of BRT services in Istanbul, Nancy and Strasbourg, and provides the platform for the world's largest ambulance in Dubai. The Mercedes-Benz Citaro has revolutionised the world of low-floor regular-service buses.
  • Stuttgart/Mannheim, Mar 7, 2014 - Almost in parallel with the statutory deadline for the introduction of the Euro VI emissions standard at the start of 2014, today Mercedes-Benz is already handing over its 1000th Citaro model featuring Euro VI exhaust gas technology to a customer. Ralf Steinmetz, Director of transport company HEAG mobiBus in Darmstadt, took delivery of the urban bus from Ulrich Piotrowski, Head of Sales of the Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach unit, Region West, at the New Bus & Coach Vehicle Center (ONC) in Mannheim.
  • 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, Aug 16, 2013 - On 15 August 2013 Ulrich Sieg, director of operations and infrastructure at Hamburger Hochbahn AG, and Steffen Rothhardt, head of the buses division at Hamburger Hochbahn AG, commissioned the 50th Mercedes-Benz Citaro to be delivered in 2013. The anniversary vehicle symbolises the more than 15 years of trust which Hamburger Hochbahn AG has placed in the Citaro concept since 1997. Tammo Voigt, Head of Public Transport Fleet Sales at Mercedes-Benz Buses & Coaches, handed over the vehicle at the port of Hamburg.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Jun 13, 2013 - For the first time ever, a company has won the "Goldener Öltropfen" award for two developments: Daimler AG triumphed in the passenger cars segment with its NANOSLIDE® technology, while in the commercial vehicles segment the award went to the new Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI with recuperation module.
  • Stuttgart/Mannheim, Jun 11, 2013 - – A secured hydrogen infrastructure is a prerequisite for the successful launch of environment- and resource-friendly fuel-cell technology in mobile use. The commissioning of the hydrogen filling station by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on its Campus North site coincides with the start of operations for the shuttle service planned for students and employees, in the form of two Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid fuel-cell buses. Ulrich Piotrowski, Head of Sales Mercedes-Benz Buses Region West, was present at the inauguration of the filling station on 11 June and officially sent the shuttle vehicles into regular-service operation.
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