British rail infrastructure operator Network Rail has just ordered a couple of Mercedes-Benz Vito 7-seater minibuses that will serve as the shuttle for its concierge team from its Westwood Leadership Development Centre, located on the outskirts of Coventry, to the Tile Hill station and back. That journey will be made numerous times daily, and the efficiency of the electric vans will definitely provide an advantage. The decision to purchase Vito E-CELL units was arrived at after a full year of evaluation, which was headed by Network Rail’s National Delivery Service Business Support Manager Steve Duffy. Duffy said this all started when they dropped by the Mercedes-Benz area at the Commercial… Continue Reading »
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The first US ComfortClass S 407 CC was delivered from the Stuttgart/Ulm Plant to the United States. Dattco and Martz Group takes ownership of the nine coaches that meets the American Standard for safety, which is not surprising, as Mercedes / Daimler makes sure that all safety requirements are being met before delivering the vehicles to its new owner. First US ComfortClass S 407 CC coach is delivered Martz Group and Dattco take delivery of nine vehicles New-design touring coach meets all American standards Stuttgart/Ulm Following the start of series production in Neu-Ulm, in southern Germany, the first buses in the new Setra ComfortClass S 407 have been delivered to… Continue Reading »
It was launched in mid 2011, and the first time it was seen in public, everybody predicted that it will replace even the most successful city bus in the world – it is the new generation Citaro. And now, the Mercedes- Benz Citaro already got a Grand Award, the Busworld Kortrijk / Belgium. It was made after a team of expert judges from the European Coach and Bus Week tested the buses for a week. They looked at the design, interiors and most especially, the new security features. “ The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro is the first bus, which together with the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) can be delivered. We are… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz has entered the bus business in India with the launch of its first ever bus, a luxury intercity coach that will initially operate on a few designated routes in Maharashtra and southern India. We have no clue which bus this is as there is no news about the model name. However we suspect it is the Citaro. The company plans to introduce more products in this segment.