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Budapest Receives First Delivery Of Citaros From Daimler Buses

Budapest recently received the delivery of the first 56 units of Mercedes-Benz Citaros as part of the contract that was signed by the Budapest City Authorities. A total of 159 units of the latest models of the Mercedes-Benz Citaros will be delivered to the city. The vehicles were handed over by Sales and After Sales Marketing Head of Daimler Buses, Till Oberwörder. The handover was witnessed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, Mayor István Tarlós of Budapest and Dávid Vitézy, the Budapest Transport Centre General Director. Also present in the handover were Péter Szepesi and Mátyás Dósa of VT Transman GmbH. The total order includes 79 solo vehicles and… Continue Reading »

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28 Mercedes-Benz Citaro Shuttle Buses Start Service at Frankfurt Airport

The operator of Frankfurt Airport has just put into service a fleet of 28 Mercedes-Benz Citaro airfield shuttle buses to facilitate the transport of passengers to and from the airport to the airplanes. The batch is actually comprised of 24 articulated buses and 4 solo buses, to be used in Terminals 1 and 2 of the airport, although there is a plan to use these to shuttle passengers in the all-new Terminal 3 of the airport. Naturally, the operator handpicked the equipment used on the buses to accommodate airport requirements and specifications. For this reason, the Citaro series concept was the one chosen by the operator because the modular design… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI Takes “Bus of the Year 2013” Award

Thanks to its innovative approach that focuses on safety, efficiency, and eco-friendliness, the new Mercedes-Benz Citaro (Euro VI engine variant) was awarded as the Bus of the Year 2013 by an international jury. The bus is the first production model that already incorporates the tech needed to meet Euro VI emissions standards. The Citaro Euro VI beat out competitors that mostly fielded hybrid-equipped candidates. The Mercedes-Benz bus impressed the experts with its next-gen BlueEfficiency Power engines with AdBlue fuel injection and its emission control system that has a catalytic converter that has an exhaust recirculation system and a particulate filter. Even with the new tech that the Citaro Euro VI… Continue Reading »

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SG’s SBS Transit Places Order for 450 Mercedes-Benz Citaro Buses

Singapore city bus operator SBS Transit just placed a massive order for 450 units of the Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus, easily standing as the biggest batch order in Asia for this series. This is actually the second wave of Citaro orders from the city-state bus operator. In April of 2011, SBS already purchased 300 units—and the order is set to be completed by Daimler Buses very soon. The new batch of orders will start delivery by fall of 2012 and is scheduled to be completed by late 2015. The Citaro units, from the first batch that’s currently in use to the additional 450, are all compliant with Euro V emissions standards…. Continue Reading »

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The New Citaro Delivered to Lucke-Reisen

On September 19, a special ceremony was held to celebrate the delivery of the Citaro to Lucke-Reisen. The company, based in Nordkirchen is the first company in the bus and coach industry that chose the new-generation Citaro, the best selling city bus from Mercedes, which was completely updated in an aim to increase sales and interest for the vehicle. The new Citaro has a safety feature set based on the ECE R 29 standard. With a lighter frame, it creates more protection. Meanwhile, the doors, aside from being lighter, now has pivot-and-slide door at the front entrance. The driver’s area is raised to make sure that he has a better… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Citaro’s Hybrid is the Future of Public Transportation in Hamburg

The Hamburg High Bahn AG bought four Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL hybrid as part of their “NaBuZ demo” or “Sustainable Bus System of the Future” project. The turnover of the vehicles which signals the start of efforts to greener mode of transportation was attended by Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, Rainer Bomba, State Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Hartmut Schick, head of Daimler Buses and Günter Elste, Chairman of the Hamburg High Bahn AG. Elste said, “In 20 to 25 years, according to all forecasts and petroleum diesel to be too scarce and too expensive in order to drive buses. Therefore, the aim of HOCHBAHN to purchase from next… Continue Reading »

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