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2nd eCitaro bus fleet commissioned in Poland (in Wroclaw)

Following Gdynia, the city of Wroclaw has now also opted for the Mercedes eCitaro (in its articulated version). Representatives of MPK Wroclaw (Miejskiego Przedsiębiorstwa Komunikacyjnego sp. z o.o.) and EvoBus Polska, in the presence of the Chairman of the City Council of Wroclaw, Sergiusz Kmiecik,...

DVG rolls out seven eCitaro electric buses in Duisburg

Duisburger Verkehrsgesellschaft AG (DVG) put into operation seven Mercedes eCitaro G electric buses in the presence of Ina Brandes, the North Rhine-Westphalia Transport Minister, Ronald R.F. Lünser, Chairman of the Board of Management of Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr (VRR) , Sören Link, Mayor of the Ci...

Daimler AG becomes Mercedes-Benz Group AG

Since February 1, 2022, Daimler AG becomes Mercedes-Benz Group AG. The renaming follows the spin-off and stock exchange listing of Daimler Truck, the latter now focused only on heavy-duty commercial vehicles. As a consequence, the brand-new Mercedes-Benz Group AG will focus its business on light com...

Mercedes eCitaro G tested at 2,000 metres in Italy

A fully electric bus Mercedes eCitaro G was tested for the first time on the Alpe di Siusi, in Italy, at an altitude of 2,000 metres. “This is the first ever test of an 18-metre long battery-electric bus for local public transport at this altitude. It is a special moment for zero-emission mobi...

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BVG Berlin presents the first Mercedes eCitaro

The first Mercedes eCitaro for BVG Berlin arrived at destination. It’s the first unit out of a 15 electric bus order. Berlin public transport company also ordered 30 Solaris Urbino Electric (15 solobuses and 15 articulated. Those will be the first articulated electric buses in Berlin bus fleet...

Mercedes eCitaro elected City Bus of the Year 2019 in Spain

In Spain the Mercedes eCitaro has been awarded with the Spanish prize City Bus of the Year 2019. The ebus from Stuttgart was chosen by a jury made up of 46 experts from transport companies and associations, and the vote is run by the Editec publishing house, Mercedes points out in a press release. M...

The first eCitaro for Hamburger Hochbahn has been delivered

The first public transport company to order the Mercedes eCitaro has today received the first unit of the vehicle. Mercedes delivered the first series production model of an urban bus with a fully-electric drive system to the public transport company Hochbahn AG in Hamburg. It is part of an order fo...

EMT Madrid orders Citaro NGT, 276 units in two years (and 184 Scania)

EMT Madrid placed an order for 276 Mercedes Citaro NGT, fuelled with natural gas. The public transport company of Spanish capital is strongly committed to natural gas. The investment include also the purchase of 184 units of Scania N280-CNG. In total, as a press release from Daimler reports, 672 Cit...

Akasol is working on future Nmc battery for Mercedes eCitaro

Following the world premiere of Mercedes eCitaro, when Daimler management announced the roadmap of expected batteries’ development claiming that in 2020 Akasol Nmc batteries will be able to carry 35 per cent more energy in the same space/weight, now Akasol takes the floor, with a press release...
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