Austria From autumn 2013, passengers boarding a bus in Vienna stand a good chance of reaching their destination in one of the city’s most modern and comfortable buses. Wiener Linien is refurbishing its fleet with 217 Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses – all of them fitted with the new DIWA.6 automatic transmission. The Voith transmission [...]
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Quality Line, the bus division of Epsom Coaches, is operating the first Mercedes-Benz Citaro K in the UK.
Rygor Commercials has made its first move into the bus and coach market by acquiring the southern aftersales centre of EvoBus Daimler UK at Southall, Middlesex.
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.
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.