SOUTH AFRICA Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has been awarded the contract for the Rea Vaya 1B BRT project. The successful bid was made through MBSA’s South African dealership subsidiary Sandown Motors, in which MBSA has a majority interest.
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GERMANY The opening of the hydrogen filling station at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on June 11 saw the launch of dedicated shuttle services for students and staff using two Mercedes-Benz Citaro fuelCELL buses.
NETHERLANDS The 2013 UITP exhibition in Geneva between May 26 amd 30 saw Groeneveld celebrate the delivery of the 25,000th Oilmaster to EvoBus for ex-factory installation.
GERMANY Klaus Dieregsweiler of infra fürth verkehr gmbh (sic) recently took delivery of the first two Euro 6 Citaro LEs from Rüdiger Kappel, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Buses and Coaches.
Macpherson Coaches has acquired a new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo from EvoBus UK.
SWITZERLAND Swiss operator BLT Baselland Transport AG has taken delivery of nine Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz Citaros. These are the first standard-production regular-service buses featuring this clean technology to go into service with BLT in Switzerland.
POLAND The first batch of Mercedes-Benz Conecto articulated buses, from a total of 60, have been delivered to Warsaw public transport company Miejskie Zak?ady Autobusowe Sp. z o.o. (MZA). For Mercedes-Benz, this is a significant achievement as it marks a return of the brand to Warsaw’s streets after an absence of several decades.
The new chassis has been designed to cater for the newly developed powertrain Mercedes-Benz revealed its Euro 6 OC 500 chassis line-up at the FIAA show in Madrid last week. The range includes an OC 500 LE bus chassis and OC 500 RF chassis for touring coaches – both built at the Samano factory in [...]
SINGAPORE: SBS Transit to boost fleet with 550 Volvos for Singapore and 450 Mercedes-Benz Citaros ComfortDelGro-owned operator SBS Transit has ordered a staggering 1000 buses – 550 Volvo B9TLs and 450 Mercedes-Benz Citaros.
SWITZERLAND PostAuto Schweiz AG has become the first operator in Switzerland to deploy fuelcell hybrid technology for public transport. Since the end of 2011, five Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid models have been serving on routes in and around Brugg as PostAuto vehicles. Over the next five years, PostAuto will test the fuel-cell drive, using clean [...]