• Stuttgart, Nov 17, 2022 - Close-up” – the name of this series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells a surprising, exciting or behind-the-scenes story by shining a spotlight on details of a vehicle, an exhibit or an architectural or design feature. In the spotlight this time: the Mercedes-Benz O 302 coach from the 1974 Football World Cup.
  • Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Mar 19, 2021 - 70 years of Setra. With a total of six model series over the past seven decades, the renowned Ulm-based brand has regularly set standards within Europe's bus-building industry and has had a decisive influence on the development of the sector.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2021 - 2021 is a very special year at Daimler Trucks and Buses – there are four anniversaries to celebrate: in 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the first truck and in 1951 Otto Kässbohrer followed with the first bus to feature a self-supporting structure – the Setra. Five years before that the first prototype of the Unimog scrambled across difficult terrain.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2020 - Reconstruction, economic miracle and a new desire for travel: the Mercedes-Benz L 6600 heavy-duty truck and the Mercedes-Benz O 6600 bus, equipped with the same drivetrain, were the ideal vehicles for all this and more from 1950 right into the mid-1960s.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 5, 2019 - Its impressive overall design concept made the Mercedes-Benz O 321 H/HL bus ─ which was unveiled 65 years ago ─ a resounding success. And the production figures provide solid proof of this: