Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Strasse 21-57
DE 68301 Mannheim

Tel. +49 62 174 00

Brand: Mercedes


Part of Daimler AG, Evobus is one of the protagonists of bus & coach compartement. The company was founded in 1995 with the unbundling of Mercedes-Benz bus segment and the acquisition of Setra. The goal was to create a productive and commercial synergy for Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses while maintaining separate identities. They are two historical marks grouped under the Evobus umbrella: Mercedes made her first appearance in 1902 as an automobile brand of ‘Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft’ and became Mercedes-Benz following the merger of Daimler with Benz which came Daimler Benz AG in 1926. Setra has its roots in Kässbohrer, a company founded in 1893 at Ulm for the production of industrial vehicles. The name comes from the first Setra bus with rear engine and self supporting body designed by Otto Kässbohrer and inaugurated at the 1951 Motor Show. This opened the Kässbohrer-Setra era.

Coming to Evobus, in the initial period the company had three plants (Mannheim and Ulm/Neu Ulm in Germany plus Barros Ligny en France) and stored the first year with 9,340 employees and 5,648 units produced. In 1996 was inaugurated the Omniplus service and was started the first seven of the sixteen European subsidiaries. Meanwhile, the production network was expandend by annexing in 1998 the Sámano plant in Spain and in 1999 the Holýšov plant in the Czech Republic. In those years Evobus started cooperation with Karl Koch, manufacturer of minibuses. This laied the foundation for a segment that got its own life in 2000 following the creation of a center dedicated to the minibuses production. The year 2004 was a record one for Evobus reaching 8,600 units sold of complete vehicles and chassis, and a turnover reached 2.4 billion euros. That same year was inaugurated used vechicles center in Mannheim.

Today the production network of Evobus is displaced in five countries: the buses are manufactured and assembled in Germany (Mannheim, Neu-Ulm), France (Ligny en Barros) and Turkey in the Mercedes Benz Türk factory at Hoşdere. In Spain at Sámano are built chassis while body parts and components are produced in Czech Republic (Holýšov).

The Mercedes series includes Sprinter minibus in City, Transfer and Travel versions, the citybus Citaro in different sizes, configurations and engines (diesel, Ngv, hybrid, hydrogen with fuel cell) and the extralong Capacity in 19,5 m, the intercity Integro, the touring coach Tourino, Tourismo and Travego and the Intouro for services in rural areas.


EVOBUS AUSTRIA – E-mail: infoitalia@daimler.com

EVOBUS BELGIUM – E-mail: sc.brussel@daimler.com

EVOBUS BOHEMIA – E-mail: axel.stokinger@daimler.com

EVOBUS DENMARK – E-mail: martin.m.hink@daimler.com

EVOBUS FRANCE – E-mail: jean.averland@daimler.com

EVOBUS GREECE – E-mail: dimitris.d.zafiropoulos@daimler.com

EVOBUS HUNGARY – E-mail: axel.stokinger@daimler.com

EVOBUS IBERICA – E-mail: juan.maldonado@daimler.com

EVOBUS ITALY – E-mail: axel.stokinger@daimler.com

EVOBUS NETHERLAND – E-mail: hans.smits@daimler.com

EVOBUS POLAND – E-mail: Frank.Koschatzky@daimler.com

EVOBUS PORTUGAL – E-mail: juan.maldonado@daimler.com

EVOBUS ROMANIA – E-mail: alexander.s.shneider@daimler.com

EVOBUS RUSSIA – E-mail: pavel.kurkin@daimler.com

EVOBUS SWEDEN – E-mail: martin.m.hink@daimler.com

EVOBUS SWITZERLAND – E-mail: evobus.schweiz@evobus.com

EVOBUS UNITED KINGDOM – E-mail: reception.uk@evobus.com


January/February 2020: 3D printing for Mercedes and Setra replacement parts.

November 2019 – In Ludwigsfelde he Mercedes Sprinters for the bodybuilders.

October 2019 – Daimler Buses at the next edition of Busworld in Brussels.

June 2019 – With the eCitaro in order to measure the consumption of electric buses.

May 2019 – Test drive for the Mercedes Tourismo Safety Coach.

May 2019 – The Mercedes Sprinter City 75 is Minibus of the Year 2019.

March 2019 – Daimler increased sales in 2018

January / February 2019 – Mercedes new model on display in Mannheim

September 2018 – The Hydrogen-powered Concept Sprinter

June 2018 – The new Sprinter Tourer

Aprile 2018 – All merits of the new Citaro Electric

March 2018 – “Hybrid Mild” tecnology for Citaro

December 2017 – Italian operators at the “City of the Bus 3.0”

November 2017 – Tourismo RHD on the road

October 2017 – Daimler at Busworld 2017

July/August 2017 – Tourismo Third generation

April 2017 – Daimler Buses grows with Europe

November 2016 – Sprinter City 65 looks ahead

September 2016 – The Mercedes Future Bus in the focus of attention in Hannover

June 2016 – On the streets of Mannheim with the Citaro CNG

April 2016 – The Tourismo family over 22 years in the forefront

April 2016 – LED headlamps for Mercedes Citaro and Setra touring coaches

March 2016 – The first 20 years with Mercedes and Setra brands

December 2015 – Mercedes Tourismo L, Tourism, 14 metres

November 2015 – Hoşdere factory is 20 years old

October 2015 – All the Travego Safety Coach technology

October 2015 – Unveiling the innovations at Busworld Kortrijk

September 2015 – One million kilometres with PostBus Switzerland

June 2015 – At the UITP exhibition with mobility solutions

April 2015 – Extreme testing conditions for Mercedes & Setra

March 2015 – Used buses offered for sale at BusStore Show

January / February 2015 – CapaCity Euro VI lengthened to 21 meters

December 2014 – Fuel Cell. Manufacturers committed to development in Europe

September 2014 – Autonomous driving is future of transport

June 2014 – Entire Sprinter minibus range now Euro VI

June 2014 – Euro VI engines also for three-axle chassis

May 2014 – Record numbers for Citaro and Sprinter

April 2014 – Consumption cuts with Predictive Powertrain Control

March 2014 – 10.3-metre Tourismo K ready for the market

March 2014 – Positive record levels in 2013. Bus sales go up 5%

January / February 2014 – Snowy debut for the new Sprinter 4×4

October 2013 – A parade of premieres for Mercedes and Setra brands.

September 2013 – The new Citaro Euro VI on the streets of Milan

June 2013 – The new Citaro with EEV and Euro VI engines.

June 2013 – Not only Euro VI engines for the new Sprinter.

May 2013 – High Tech Store

April 2013 – For 10 years the Tourino is synonymous with medium size coach

February 2013 – Fuel cell in Davos

January 2013 – The first Mercedes Citaro C2 delivered in Italy

December 2012 – Thanks to the Conecto the Mercedes star shines again in Warsaw

November 2012 – Mercedes Citaro on Frankfurt Airport’s tarmac

October 2012 – Hybrid vehicles in Münster and lots of buses in Brazil for Daimler

September 2012 – A preview of Daimler Buses at IAA in Hannover

September – Volvo and Mercedes share the cake in Singapore

July 2012 – The new Mercedes Citaro mounts Euro VI engines

July 2012 – 90 chassis by Mercedes for the BRT of Rio de Janeiro

May 2012 – A look at the Sprinter range produced in Dortmund

April 2012 – Daimler Buses confirmed world’s leading manufacturer

February 2012 – Test drive in the city with Mercedes Sprinter City 77

February 2012 – Over 200 Mercedes Conecto for transport in Istanbul

January 2012 – Drive test for the Mercedes Tourismo RHD

October 2011 – Euro VI engine for the Mercedes Travego

October 2011 – Delivered the first Citaro C2 by Mercedes

September 2011 – Evobus France celebrates 30 years

June 2011 -Ready for the market the Citaro C2 by Mercedes

May 2011– Daimler Buses closed 2010 with a growth of 20 percent

March 2011 – The Omniplus Service Center in Milan is 10 years old

March 2011 – Mercedes Benz at the Uitp Mobility&City Transport of Dubai

February 2011 – The ATM company of Milan put into regular service hybrid buses

January 2011 – The Mercedes Sprinter City 77, low floor with three axles

December 2010 – Mobility of the future according to Mercedes

November 2010 – European project for hybrid buses with fuel cell in five cities

October 2010 – Closed with success the ‘City of the Bus’ by Evobus Italy