The latest generation Mercedes-Benz OM 471 engine: lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, more output and torque

BERLIN – A massive 1 100 litres of fuel savings a year and about three tonnes of CO2 less – two of the key benchmark figures for a long-distance transport semitrailer tractor unit fitted with the latest-generation OM 471 heavy-duty engine from Mercedes-Benz, assuming an annual mileage of 130,000 km. Consumption reduced, driving dynamics increased Five output ratings up […]

Johann Verster

Published : Tuesday July 7, 2015

Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in all its commercial-vehicle divisions

BERLIN – The commercial vehicle divisions of Daimler AG are forging ahead with the development of safety and assistance systems for deployment in trucks, buses and vans. The ambitious goal is to avoid dangerous situations and thus to realise the vision of accident-free driving. To this end, all commercial-vehicle business units will launch new safety […]

Johann Verster

Published : Monday July 6, 2015

On the great European tour with Setra

Austrian touring service “Artists-Delight” converts S 411 HD for artists Nine sleeping berths and leather Club lounge area for relaxing on long journeys Vehicle chassis adapted to individual customer requirements Stuttgart/Sölden. Music bands on the international rock and pop scene can now make themselves at home while on tour in a comfortably equipped Setra coach. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 18, 2014

500 Mercedes-Benz Bus Chassis for Express Bus Tracks in Brazil

Daimler supplies Bus Rapid Transit system operators in Belo Horizonte with 500 Mercedes-Benz bus chassis Deliveries to start immediately and run until operations start of new BRT system “MOVE” in first quarter of 2014 With 14,400 buses until third quarter of 2013, Daimler achieves a sales plus of 17 percent in Latin America As one […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 3, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Busses

Milestone coach marks two-fold landmark Brustad Busstrafikk takes delivery of the first ComfortClass 500 for Norway S 516 HD is the 500th Setra coach for the Scandinavian country Two-axle vehicle is fitted with exclusive Setra Visibility package A coach handover held a pleasant surprise in store for a Setra customer recently. When Gunnar Brustad went […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday July 5, 2013

134 Mercedes-Benz Chassis for South Africa

Major Order for Daimler Buses: 134 Mercedes-Benz Chassis for South Africa Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards Rea Vaya 1B Bus Rapid Transit contract in Johannesburg Deliveries to begin immediately Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses: “We’re proud that our buses are helping to support the implementation of modern urban mobility systems in South Africa.” Stuttgart/East London […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 11, 2013

Schäfer-Reisen takes delivery of first ComfortClass 500 in Hessen

S 516 HD offers space for 48 passengers in 4-star comfort Hessian bus operator convinced by design and economic efficiency Stuttgart/Nidderau. Neu-Ulm, Nidderau, Vienna. The route that their new coach would take on its maiden journey had been determined long before the German busoperator “Schäfer‑Reisen” took delivery of the S 516 HD at the Setra […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 17, 2013

75th Setra coach helps rejuvenate Fromm Reisen fleet

Milestone coach is a TopClass 400 double-decker S 431 DT Tour operator in the German town of Wain extends its fleet with four Setra touring coaches Family-run company has relied on vehicles from the Ulm-based brand since 1965 The touring coaches operated by the German company “Fromm Reisen” cover a distance of some 1.6 million […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday May 3, 2013

Mercedes Benz Setra Coaches

Setra Touring Coach with 2+1 seating at the UMA Trade Fair Daimler’s bus brand on show at the UMA Motorcoach Expo in Orlando TopClass S 417 with 2+1 face-to-face seats, rear kitchen and glass roof Setra touring coach on the exhibition stand of MCI, the new sales partner Setra was present at this year’s United […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday February 6, 2013

Fuel cell buses with hybrid technology provide shuttle service at Davos

Electric, quiet, pollutant-free – PostAuto Schweiz AG provides two Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid vehicles Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Stuttgart/Davos – Two Mercedes‑Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid buses with fuel cell technology will be providing both shuttle and regular services from 23 to 27 January 2013 at the prestigious “World Economic Forum” in Davos.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 23, 2013

Sieke KG renews their Setra fleet

Five S 415 UL handed over at the Neu-Ulm Customer Centre Management appreciates the versatility of the MultiClass 400 Sieke KG a partner of Daimler’s Ulm-based bus brand since 1978 Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm – Touring and transport company Sieke continues the modernisation of their fleet by purchasing five S 415 UL vehicles. After having received six ComfortClass […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 19, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Travego: adidas now driving Mercedes-Benz Travego

Handover of Travego Edition 1 with Euro VI engine Touring coach for staff events, VIP transfers and shuttle services On 11 December, Horst Hartmann, Head of Sales for the Mercedes-Benz Bus and Coach unit, Germany Region South, officially handed over a Mercedes-Benz Travego Edition 1 Euro VI to the adidas Group: Head of Human Resources […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 12, 2012

2600 Mercedes-Benz School Buses for Brasil

Daimler receives order for 2600 Brazilian government school buses Mercedes-Benz do Brazil will make 2600 school buses available for Brazilian training programme Since August the company has received state orders for more than 4700 commercial vehicles Mercedes-Benz chassis OF 1519 R is “Bus of the Year 2012” Stuttgart/São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil: Mercedes-Benz do Brazil, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday November 30, 2012

Budapest receives biggest fleet to date of new Mercedes-Benz Citaro urban bus

Order comprises 159 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Citaro Deliveries to begin already in April 2013 Till Oberwörder: “An order of this magnitude is strong proof that our customers are highly satisfied with our buses when it comes to quality, environmental compatibility and reliability.” Stuttgart – Beginning on May 1, 2013, 159 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Citaro urban buses will […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 28, 2012

Conecto articulated buses on the streets of Warsaw for the first time: 60 Mercedes-Benz Conecto buses for Poland’s capital

Major order to modernise the city’s bus fleet Stringent safety and environmental standards met Stuttgart, Germany / Warsaw, Poland – It’s already a familiar sight on the streets of Istanbul, Bucharest and Szeged, and now it’s coming to Warsaw. Since the Mercedes-Benz Conecto first went into production in 2007, it has become a firm favourite […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 20, 2012

Record Run Buses 2012 started today: unique efficiency test for Euro VI-certified Mercedes-Benz Citaro and Setra ComfortClass 500

The record run is on: five buses in five-day efficiency test Three Citaro buses in line service in Wiesbaden Two Setra coaches will complete 1800 km on motorways each day Identical conditions, technology and refuelling stops monitored Arrival at the finish line in Wiesbaden after 20,000 km on 26 October 2012 Citaro Euro VI: ancillary […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 22, 2012

Setra extends internet presence

Daimler brand presents new ComfortClass 500 in full detail From now on: twelve more country versions available online Ulm bus brand’s website now with new logo Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm – Even more service and interaction. Parallel to the world premiere of the new ComfortClass 500, Daimler’s Setra brand has extended its internet presence. In addition to the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday October 18, 2012

Mercedes-Benz Citaro and Setra ComfortClass 500

Record Run Buses 2012: bus efficiency test over 20,000 km for the new Euro VI-certified Mercedes-Benz Citaro and Setra ComfortClass 500 Five buses in operation around the clock for five days straight Three Citaro buses in line service in Wiesbaden Two Setra coaches will complete 1800 km on motorways each day Identical conditions, technology and […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2012

French department of Calvados opts for Mercedes-Benz Intouro buses

24 Mercedes-Benz Intouro buses on the road on the Calvados green bus lines – “Réseau Bus verts” Economical overall concept, thanks to tried and tested components The French department of Calvados has ordered 24 Mercedes-Benz Intouro buses, of which the final 13 vehicles will be delivered in October this year. These city buses are being […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 27, 2012

Comfortably safe – the new Setra Premium Lounge

A further world first in Hannover this year comes from Setra in the form of the new Club Lounge. This special exhibit includes the Lounge table, six of the new Ambassador-style seats and a harmoniously designed corner feature. The aluminium-look Premium Lounge table is fitted to a brushed stainless steel pedestal and has two rotatable […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 18, 2012

Setra at the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles IAA 2012

World premiere of the ComfortClass 500 with three vehicle lengths All-encompassing bus concept of the future Lightweight construction with aerodynamic lines Further developed assistance systems for even greater security Environmentally friendly and economic: the new Euro VI engines TopClass 400: world premiere of the new 2+1 seating variant Double-decker S 431 DT with steps on […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 18, 2012

2000th Setra bus for Switzerland

Milestone vehicle goes to Ernst Marti AG in Kallnach S 431 DT double-deck coach for long-distance holiday travel Tour coach operator has been partner of Ulm brand since 1956 Neu-Ulm/Kallnach – A milestone for Setra buses. Sales of Setra buses, now one of the brands of the Stuttgart-based Daimler AG, began in Switzerland back in […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 12, 2012

World premiere of the new Setra ComfortClass 500

Vehicle concept of the future with progressive design Aerodynamic styling lowers fuel consumption World first: Aquablade, the clipless windscreen wiper Ergonomic and aesthetic: the new cockpit Powerful engine generation meets Euro VI standard With the new ComfortClass 500 vehicles, Setra is setting the bar high in the areas of efficiency, comfort, safety and quality. With […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday July 8, 2012

World premiere of the new Setra coaches

ComfortClass 500 with three vehicle lengths at the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles Vehicle concept designed for the future of the industry Numerous innovations in technology and design Stuttgart/Hannover – The Setra brand will be presenting a new generation of coaches at the International Motor Show (IAA) for commercial vehicles (20-27 September 2012). With […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 5, 2012

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