General Information

  • Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, Nov 22, 2016 - In mid-November, Setra once again put the spotlight on the vehicles of the IAA Commercial Vehicles from the current product range. On 12 and 13 November, some 2000 guests from more than ten European countries accepted the invitation to this year's Setra Show.
  • Neu-Ulm, Nov 21, 2012 - The Setra ComfortClass 500 arouses a great deal of interest. Roughly two months after its official world premiere all eyes were on the new-generation buses at the 2012 Setra Show. The event, held from 17 to 18 November at the Setra Customer Centre in Neu-Ulm, drew in around 2100 guests, approximately a third more than last year.
  • Stuttgart/Long Beach, Feb 15, 2012 - At this year’s United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo bus trade show in Long Beach, California (8–12 February 2012), the Setra brand showcased an exclusive TopClass S 417 touring coach and the very economical ComfortClass S 407. In addition to luxury items of equipment, this year’s exhibits feature the Electronic Stability Program ESP® which is standard-fit on US touring coaches provided by the Ulm-based brand from now on.
  • Neu-Ulm, Jan 12, 2011 - With the 18th International Used Bus & Coach Fair (IGOM), Setra Buses & Coaches has made a successful start to the anniversary year 2011, in which the brand is celebrating its 60th birthday and 100 years of bus engineering. Around 1700 visitors and potential buyers followed the invitation and attended this already traditional sales fair held between 5 and 7 January 2011 on the site of the production plant in Neu-Ulm.
  • Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Apr 21, 2009 - Thomas Köhler from the Satra Eberhardt bus company based in Kesselsdorf, Saxony is the winner of the 8th Setra Grand Prix 2009, which took place at the Nürburgring from 6 to 8 April 2009. Frenchman Georges Trulla from the Keolis Armor bus company took 2nd place with 766 points. 3rd place went to Michael Klöpfer from Otto Römer Omnibusverkehr GmbH & Co. KG in Winnenden, who notched up a total of 764 points.
  • Neu-Ulm/Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2009 - Visitors to the Daimler test track in Untertürkheim are now carried in a Setra S 411 HD. The 10.16 m long touring coach from the TopClass 400 series is even able to negotiate the high-speed vertical curve thanks to its compact dimensions and short overhangs.
  • Orlando, FL, Jan 26, 2009 - Daimler Buses North America kicks off its 25th Anniversary in North America by showcasing both past and present Setra motorcoaches at the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo in Orlando from January 21-25, 2009. A Setra S 417 luxury motorcoach is displayed beside an original 1955 Setra S 6.
  • Neu-Ulm, Jan 15, 2009 - Daimler brand Setra staged the 16th International Used Bus & Coach Fair (IGOM) from 3 to 5 January, attracting over 2000 prospective buyers from 18 European countries to Neu-Ulm, Germany.
  • Neu-Ulm, Nov 24, 2008 - Traditional start to the new bus and coach year. The 16th International Used Bus Fair (IGOM) will be held from 3 to 5 January 2009. The 16th International Used Bus Fair, which is due to open its doors between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the EvoBus bus and coach assembly site in Neu-Ulm, Bavaria, will once again see the Setra Used Vehicle Centre (GWC) offering independent used bus dealers, Setra general distributors and EvoBus subsidiaries almost 200 buses and coaches covering all makes.
  • Ulm/Stuttgart, Aug 13, 2008 - Setra Buses, a Daimler AG brand, will attain a record-setting market share of nearly ten percent in Turkey this year. By selling more than 100 units in 2008, Setra will significantly exceed its average six percent market share of the last few years. The unit sales figure includes 30 double-decker S 431 DT touring coaches.
  • San Francisco/Ulm, Jan 18, 2008 - Under the slogan “Experience success”, Setra of North America returns to this year’s Motorcoach Expo (January 16 - 20, 2008) in San Francisco with two luxury-class S 417 coaches. This year's show is a particular highlight for the Daimler premium brand since San Francisco is after all the “Setra capital”, its home base in the United States. Overall, 12 Setra customers are headquartered in and around San Francisco with a total fleet of over 80 Setra coaches.
  • Neu-Ulm , Jan 11, 2008 - Some 2100 customers from 21 European countries attended the 15th International Used Bus Fair (IGOM), which took place on the EvoBus bus and coach assembly site from January 4 to 6. Despite current shortages in the used vehicle market, consolidating the stocks of the Setra Used Vehicle Centre (GWC), independent used bus dealers, Setra general distributors and EvoBus subsidiaries enabled an attractive range of around 200 buses and coaches to be presented in Neu-Ulm.
  • Dachau/Ulm , Aug 7, 2007 - World Wide Gruppenreisen (WWG), which specialises in luxury coach tours through the USA and Canada, is underlining the exclusivity of its brand with a new Setra TopClass 400 coach. The equipment package on board the S 416 HDH, which will be used to transport German tourists around the USA starting in the 2008 season, leaves nothing to be desired.