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Mercedes-Benz Buses

  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Mannheim / Heidelberg, Nov 23, 2023 - Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH, or rnv for short, is setting an important standard for increasing environmental friendliness in local public transport within the Rhine-Neckar region: The world’s first all-electric Mercedes Benz eCitaro articulated buses from series production with a fuel cell as a range extender and a range of up to 400 kilometers are in use in urban traffic throughout the cities of Mannheim and Heidelberg.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Brussels, Oct 10, 2023 - Daimler Buses has won a total of six awards at the international trade fair Busworld, held from 7 to 12 October in Brussels. The specialist panel at Busworld Awards honoured the eCitaro with the “Grand Award Bus” and the “Comfort Label” awards. The Setra TopClass S 516 HDH received the “Grand Award Coach” as well as two “Coach Comfort” and “Coach Safety” label awards.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Eeklo (Belgium), Oct 9, 2023 - The regional public transport operator Ferry Cars from Belgium has put five new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro low-floor city buses with all-electric drive into operation.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Taranto (Italy) , Sep 27, 2023 - Kyma Mobilità, the local public transport operator in the port city of Taranto in the south-east Italian region of Apulia, has taken delivery of 56 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid low-floor city buses. The introduction of the new Citaro hybrid buses from Mercedes-Benz with a length of around twelve metres in the signature red white and blue paintwork of Kyma Mobilità is not only improving the mobility and efficiency of local public transport but also demonstrating the transport operator’s commitment to a more environmentally friendly city and a better quality of life for the residents and visitors to Taranto.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Willich, Sep 20, 2023 - Bus/touring coach operator Brings Reisen has taken over the first two, further developed Mercedes-Benz Tourismo high-deckers. The Tourismo L touring coaches, with a length of around 14 metres, are unmistakable thanks to their size and appearance. The vehicles also boast carefully configured furnishings.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth am Rhein , Sep 18, 2023 - Whether it's emergency braking at the tail end of a traffic jam, added safety when turning right and changing lanes, reducing the risk of skidding (for example when cornering) or taking evasive manoeuvres and many other applications: with safety assistance systems, professional drivers can more easily master numerous – at times dangerous – situations in road traffic, and thus avoid accidents or at least mitigate their consequences.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Sep 13, 2023 - Wiener Linien GmbH & Co. KG is fully committed to using digitalisation to optimise the management of their bus fleet. The company operates local public transport in the Austrian capital using Omniplus On Data Packages.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Brussels, Aug 31, 2023 - An exhibition stand with a surface of 2700 square metres featuring eight innovative buses and touring coaches from Mercedes Benz and Setra. Three more vehicles from the two major bus and touring coach brands on display in the outdoor exhibition area, including two spectacular vehicles ready for test drives.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Munich, Jul 14, 2023 - A fantastic result with three first places in this year’s readers’ choice organised by the trade magazine busplaner published by Munich-based Huss-Verlag: the innovative and environmentally friendly technologies in the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro fuel cell and Intouro K buses as well as the Daimler Buses Active Brake Assist 5 were declared the winners in three categories and awarded the busplaner Innovation Award 2023.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / The Hague, Jul 10, 2023 - Daimler Buses will deliver at least 95 battery-electric solo and articulated Mercedes-Benz eCitaro and eCitaro G city buses to the city of The Hague together with the e-infrastructure required for operation by 2024.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Jul 6, 2023 - At the beginning of June, Mercedes-Benz showcased the new eCitaro fuel cell for the very first time, the first regular-service bus with a fuel cell to extend the range. Before the start of series production, the eCitaro fuel cell had to pass numerous functional and safety tests. This also included a winter alpine crossing – a test run with many challenges.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Mannheim, Jul 5, 2023 - Within three years, Lyst-Reisen from Zellingen in Franconia has purchased 34 Mercedes-Benz Citaros. At the end of June, Sinisa Ristic of Mercedes-Benz Buses Sales recently presented ten Citaro buses to Stefan Lyding and Junior manager Marcel Lyding, the management of Lyst-Reisen, at the bus plant in Mannheim. The order comprises five Citaro articulated buses and five Citaro hybrid solo vehicles.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Mannheim, Jun 19, 2023 - A milestone for the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro: More than 1,000 units of the low-floor electric bus rolled off the production line in Mannheim. In the nearly five years since its start of series production at the end of 2018, the eCitaro has become a true success story.
  • Jun 14, 2023 - Omniplus, the Daimler Buses service brand, has built a new, top-class service centre for Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses as well as touring coaches, offering a comprehensive range of services in Berlin's Neudecker Weg.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Barcelona , Jun 6, 2023 - The Mercedes-Benz eCitaro is the 2023 Electric Bus Champion. In this year’s electric bus comparison test, organised by Omnibusspiegel bus magazine, the current low-floor bus version featuring highly-efficient NMC°3 batteries bearing the three-pointed star came out on top against five rivals.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2023 - “Close-up” – the name of this series from 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 mobile Austrian post office based on the Mercedes-Benz O 10000 bus from 1938.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Barcelona, May 22, 2023 - At Global Public Transport Summit (GPTS) 2023 from 4 to 7 June 2023, Daimler Buses will be showcasing the first series-production electric bus with fuel cell as a range extender: the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro fuel cell.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Bremen, May 12, 2023 - Bremer Strassenbahn AG (BSAG) is rapidly expanding electrification of the local public transportation network: A total of 35 new all-electric eCitaro G low-floor articulated buses from Mercedes-Benz with the latest NMC 3 battery technology will be added to the 20 eCitaro solo buses that have been driving on the streets of Bremen since 2022.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Kobbegem, Apr 18, 2023 - Bus tour operator Vandekerckhove Autocars (VDK Autocars for short) from the Belgian town of Zwevezele-Wingene has received a brand-new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo. The handover took place in Kobbegem at the headquarters of Evobus Belgium NV/SA, the Belgian sales company of Daimler Buses.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Nijkerk, Apr 17, 2023 - Daimler Buses is making an important contribution to the electrification of local public transportation in the Netherlands. QBuzz and OV-bureau Groningen Drenthe local public transportation companies have decided to purchase 35 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G articulated buses with fully electric drive.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Lochristi, Belgium , Mar 28, 2023 - A two-axle Mercedes-Benz Intouro M with 63 seats and standing room for 37 passengers has been the new showpiece in Begonia Reizen’s fleet from Lochristi since the beginning of 2023. It is the first vehicle of the bus company from the Belgian province of East Flanders to be registered with standing room.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Höchstadt a.d. Aisch, Mar 23, 2023 - The city bus company Werner Vogel is expanding its modern bus fleet with 26 new, environmentally-friendly Mercedes-Benz city buses. These Citaro hybrid vehicles will be operated on behalf of Erlanger Stadtwerke AG (ESTW) on a number of lines in Höchstadt, located in Germany's Middle Franconia region.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Leipzig, Mar 16, 2023 - Regionalbus Leipzig GmbH has acquired 100 Mercedes-Benz buses over the course of eight years. The milestone 100th vehicle, a Citaro articulated bus equipped for intercity transport (GÜ), was accepted by Andreas Kultscher, Managing Director of Regionalbus Leipzig, from Uwe Mauerhoff, Sales of Large Fleets and Authorities, at a reception ceremony at the Mannheim bus plant on March 16, 2023.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hamburg, Mar 16, 2023 - Verkehrsbetriebe-Hamburg-Holstein GmbH public transport provider has ordered 95 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro/eCitaro G buses. The first of the fully electrically powered and locally emission-free buses is expected to be delivered by the end of this year, while the other vehicles will be delivered in the first half of 2024. In addition, VHH has secured an option for a maximum of 155 further vehicles by 2028.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Cologne, Mar 8, 2023 - Viktoria Köln 1904 e.V. is one of the successful soccer clubs in Cologne. With a long tradition and a special fan culture, the club is the soccer representative for Cologne natives on the right Rhine riverbank. The new team vehicle, a black, top-of-the-range Mercedes-Benz Tourismo, joined the regular service fleet for the German soccer league in mid-February. The transport provider for the club is Elmar Weinzierl Omnibustouristik GmbH.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Mannheim, Mar 6, 2023 - Whether product training for sales, qualification of service employees or bus driver training: Training courses for a wide variety of target groups have always been a top priority at Daimler Buses. Daimler Buses is now combining training activities at the Mannheim site under one roof with the newly established Customer Campus Mannheim, a state-of-the-art training, exhibition and workshop site in the immediate vicinity of the bus plant.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Mannheim / Berlin, Feb 28, 2023 - At the 14th Electric Bus Conference, organized by the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) on 27/28 March in Berlin, bus and touring coach manufacturer Daimler Buses will present comprehensive, sustainable electromobility solutions for today and tomorrow.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Schuby, Feb 7, 2023 - Reisedienst Bölck GmbH in Schuby in Schleswig-Holstein has acquired a new S 516 HD Setra touring coach. The 5-star vehicle with the new Setra ComfortClass family face is equipped with a 44 travel seats. A
  • Jan 18, 2023 - Daimler Buses has successfully completed one of the largest orders in its history and one of the most extensive tenders in Europe in 2021 and 2022: 864 Mercedes-Benz buses are now taking over urban and intercity transport in the AML (Área Metropolitana de Lisboa) region around the Portuguese capital Lisbon.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hagenow , Jan 12, 2023 - Electric mobility is usually associated with cities and densely populated areas. The fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro can do more: Ludwigslust-Parchim transport company (VLP) in the southwest of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has now taken charge of the last 15 vehicles of a large order consisting of a total of 45 eCitaros. They are mainly used in regional transport.
  • Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Dec 21, 2022 - The ambitious goal has been defined, and the road ahead is currently still open: As of the end of this decade, Daimler Buses intends to offer all-electric coaches with its Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands.
  • Stuttgart/Vienna, Dec 6, 2022 - Österreichische Postbus AG has commissioned 48 Mercedes Benz Intouro L vehicles. The three-axle inter-city buses, which are just under 15 meters long, are used in the provinces of Salzburg (15 vehicles) and in Styria (33 buses).
  • Stuttgart/Vienna, Nov 3, 2022 - The Austrian metropolis of Vienna is now an even better place to live: The Wiener Linien transport company has ordered 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro vehicles. Low-floor buses with zero local emissions will be delivered from next year until 2025.
  • Køge, Denmark / Stuttgart , Nov 2, 2022 - Køge, Denmark / Stuttgart – The Danish bus company Vikingbus has ordered 31 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro all-electric vehicles. In future, they will mainly be used in Køge, a harbor town south of the Danish capital Copenhagen in the east of the island of Sjӕlland.
  • Oct 26, 2022 - It is the largest investment to date in intercity passenger transportation in Slovenia: The operator Arriva Slovenija is now using 45 state-of-the-art intercity buses with the star. Another 20 Mercedes-Benz Intouro buses will follow next year.
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim / Heidelberg, Oct 17, 2022 - Verkehrsbetriebe Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (rnv), headquartered in Mannheim, is accelerating its transformation to electromobility. In the presence of Elke Zimmer, State Secretary at the Ministry of Transport for the State of Baden-Württemberg and Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner, Mayor of Heidelberg and Christian Specht, Chairman of the Supervisory Board rnv, the first ground-breaking ceremony took place for the depot in Heidelberg with a hydrogen filling station that was also accessible to the public.
  • Sep 18, 2022 - Daimler Buses is vigorously pressing ahead with the transformation to e-mobility with buses in cities and metropolitan areas and the company is proving a point at IAA Transportation 2022 Press Days in Hanover, where the Mercedes-Benz Benz eCitaro with NMC 3 high-performance batteries will be showcased for the very first time.
  • Stuttgart / Mannheim , Sep 8, 2022 - The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid owned by Bietigheim-based bus company Spillmann is so much more than just another themed fleet vehicle. Although this vehicle is once again a lovingly designed, exceptionally well-equipped, one-of-a-kind, Spillmann is involving all of Bietigheim-Bissingen’s twin cities in the design concept to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the twin city partnerships, unlike other, more independently developed design concepts.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 31, 2022 - Exclusive Daimler Buses touring coaches have the right equipment for any purpose and offer all passengers maximum comfort and safety – something top athletes also benefit from.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Aug 30, 2022 - Innovative services exclusively for bus fleets are at the heart of Daimler Buses’ exhibit at the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin. Daimler Buses will be presenting the new Omniplus On Uptime pro service for the first time at the international trade fair for transport technology from 20 to 23 September in hall 4.2. Visitors can also find out about the current Citaro city bus range.