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, 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.
São Paulo / Stuttgart, Jan 6, 2020 -
Mercedes-Benz and Bosch have joined forces in Brazil to build a state-of-the-art Vehicle Test Center. In addition to trucks and buses, it will also be possible to test passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the future.
Stuttgart / Mannheim, Dec 17, 2019 -
Anniversary in Mannheim: for twenty-five years, the Competence Center for Emission-Free Mobility (KEM) has been the pilot factory for Daimler AG's vehicles with alternative drive systems.
Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2019 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has opened an "urban farm" at its plant in São Bernardo do Campo: since November 2019 they have been growing organic vegetables at the truck and bus plant in keeping with ecological farming standards and serving them in the works canteen in accordance with the "farm-to-table" principle.
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, Jul 31, 2019 -
Stuttgart. The Mercedes-Benz Tourismo touring coach – who is the most economic driver and who can achieve the best figures? Mercedes-Benz Buses wants to find out and is searching for the 2019 Eco Champ – the most economic Tourismo driver in Europe.
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 / Sao Bernardo do Campo , Nov 13, 2018 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil hat einen Auftrag über 121 Stadtbusse für die Erneuerung von Busflotten verschiedener Betreiber in Curitiba, der Hauptstadt des südbrasilianischen Bundesstaates Paraná, erhalten.
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 / São Bernardo do Campo , Nov 15, 2017 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has again won the tender for a large scale order of more than 300 buses. Until the end of the year these city buses and touring coaches will be delivered to customers in Ecuador.
Stuttgart / Nairobi, Jul 3, 2017 -
Daimler is bringing two new bus models to the important African market of Kenya. This is Daimler Buses' response to the ever-growing demand in East and Central Africa for comfortable and safe buses for passenger transportation.
Stuttgart, Jun 30, 2017 -
Daimler Buses and its product brands Mercedes-Benz and Setra have a tradition of playing the pioneering role when it comes to safety and assistance systems. Now Daimler Buses is opening up another new chapter with the new Active Brake Assist 4 (ABA 4) with pedestrian recognition:
Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, Mar 15, 2017 -
Kevin Lampert from Liechtenstein is the winner of the BusTech Challenge 2017. The 30-year-old vehicle mechanic won against competitors from 16 European countries in the internal competition between authorised Omniplus service outlets and lifted the golden winner´s trophy in Neu-Ulm.
Stuttgart, Oct 19, 2016 -
Daimler Buses is cutting buses' fuel consumption thanks to electrohydraulic power steering (EHPS). The fully integrated system replaces the conventional power steering pumps used nowadays in all buses with a gross weight of over 7.5 t.
Stuttgart, Aug 31, 2016 -
The time has come round again for the historic commercial vehicles Tour of Germany: for the 15th time around 70 forwarding agents and transport companies will come together to set off on a ten-day tour of Germany.
Stuttgart/Mannheim, Apr 6, 2016 -
The milestone vehicle is a Travego L / Bohr Omnibus orders a total of three Travego coaches to coincide with the firm's 30th anniversary / Safety features and exclusive equipment for an exceptional standard of coach travel
Stuttgart / Sao Paolo, Jul 24, 2015 -
Daimler Buses received large orders for urban buses of the brand with the star in the metropolises of Latin America, such as in Brazil's third-largest city, Salvador da Bahia, which ordered 180 bus chassis units from the Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil as part of the renewal of its urban fleet. Since September 2014, a total of over 430 Mercedes-Benz bus chassis units have been sold to local operators in Salvador.
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.
Berlin, Apr 10, 2015 -
50th anniversary in the German capital: BusWorld Home, the EvoBus in-house service centre in Berlin has just celebrated its milestone birthday in business. Founded in 1965 by the former Ulm-based company Kässbohrer Fahrzeugwerken, the site in Marienfelde has now been providing fast, expert maintenance and repair assistance for Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses and coaches for half a century.
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/Tokio, Oct 30, 2014 -
Daimler’s sustainable transportation concepts are meeting with a great response all over the world. On Thursday, a forum organized by Mercedes-Benz and FUSO provided information about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to almost 100 customers as well as Japanese politicians, administrative officials, and media representatives. BRT is a local public transport concept in which regular-service buses travel along dedicated lanes and have separate stops and traffic light settings in order to ensure reliable inner-city mobility.
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.
Madrid, Oct 24, 2014 -
Identifying and exploiting potential savings: telematics solutions from FleetBoard permit bus companies to enhance their efficiency in many areas. From 28 to 31 October at the FIAA in Madrid, Daimler FleetBoard is presenting its range of modular services for efficient driver, vehicle and transport management. At the Mercedes-Benz and Setra stand in hall 9, stand 9C07, the Stuttgart-based telematics service provider for commercial vehicles will be showing the new transport management services 'Messaging' and 'Logistics' for buses for the first time.
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/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/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.
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 / Romania, Mar 24, 2014 -
The Romanian bus company Atlassib SRL has added ten Mercedes-Benz Tourismo coaches with Euro VI engines to its fleet. The vehicles were officially put into service following the handover by the EvoBus Romania S.L.R. team to Mr Micu Daniel, managing director of Atlassib SRL, at the company's site in Sibiu on 21 March 2014.
Stuttgart, Mar 7, 2014 -
With Predictive Powertrain Control being introduced in 2014, Daimler Buses is taking a further step towards improving economy while at the same time reducing the burden on the driver. The "predictive" cruise control system is familiar with the topography of the road ahead and thereby avoids the systemic weaknesses associated with an automatic speed control regulator.
Stuttgart/Warsaw, Mar 3, 2014 -
On 28 February 2014, one of Poland's largest high-end tour operators, RafTrans Sp. z o.o. in Warsaw, took delivery of the last eight Mercedes-Benz Tourismo models featuring Euro VI engines which form part of a comprehensive order totalling some 20 vehicles.
Stuttgart/Prague, Feb 28, 2014 -
In February the handover took place of the 2000th Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle to the fleet of the Czech transport company ICOM Transport. The milestone vehicle was handed over by Ulrich Bastert, Head of Sales and Marketing Mercedes Benz Trucks, and Till Oberwörder, Head of Sales Daimler Buses, and received by Zdenek Kratchovil, General Manager of ICOM Transport a.s., and the Chairperson of the Board Katerina Kratchovilova.
Stuttgart/Mannheim, Jan 27, 2014 -
Omnibusverkehr Spillmann GmbH has named one of its six new Citaros "Nautilus". As such, it fits in perfectly with the existing concept embodied by its Bietigheim-based urban buses "City Lounge" and "Metro Lounge". The naming of the company's regular-service buses alludes to their special appointments, which exude high quality and provide for a relaxing, feel-good atmosphere while also helping to prevent vandalism.
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/Mannheim, Oct 25, 2013 -
On 25 October 2013, three Intouro rural-service buses were handed over to transport operator Willms Reinhold Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH at the Mannheim bus plant. One of the three vehicles was the milestone vehicle itself, bearing the chassis number 6000. Ralph Willms, Managing Director of Willms Reinhold Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH, received the symbolic key to the milestone vehicle from Rüdiger Kappel of the Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach unit.
Kortrijk, Sep 5, 2013 -
At this year's Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium, Daimler FleetBoard is presenting the new operational analysis for reduced fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in urban, inter-urban and touring driving conditions. During the trade fair, which runs from 18 to 23 October, FleetBoard will also be presenting its modular range of bus-specific telematics solutions and other new products in hall 5 at stand 501 with EvoBus/Daimler Buses.
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.