BUSMAKERS NEWS * Germany: Mercedes Benz's
* "Green Bus Award 2014" for the best-selling Citaro urban bus
(Photo: Mercedes-Benz Citaro bus, presented, from left to right, Sascha Böhnke, Omnibusrevue; Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses; Till Oberwörder; Head of Marketing, Sales and Aftersales Daimler Buses)
Stuttgart/Hannover,Germany -Daimler (PR) -September 25, 2014: -- The Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI received the "Green Bus Award 2014" at the IAA - the world's leading exhibition for commercial vehicles. The prize has been awarded annually since 2011 to a touring coach and an urban bus in alternation by the specialist publications "Omnibusrevue" and "Busfahrer". This year the trophy has been awarded for the third time in four years to a vehicle from Stuttgart-based Daimler AG. The award goes to the urban bus displaying the lowest fuel consumption on the demanding, a continuous succession of bus stops and traffic lights impose the highest demands on the driver and the deployed technology. The Citaro Euro VI is more than a match for these conditions, however, as maximum possible overall economy was a specified requirement in the vehicle's development process.
Labels: busmakers news Germany