A Stroll through History

1995

February 23: Creation of EvoBus GmbH through of the merger of the Setra and Mercedes-Benz brands - EvoBus GmbH operates with a workforce of about 9,340 employees

1996

Creation of the service brand OMNIplus, which is an integral part of EvoBus GmbH today - First seven subsidiaries are founded in Europe (outside Germany)

1997

Presentation of the new Mercedes-Benz city bus generation Citaro - Start of the integrated production network between Mannheim and Ulm/Neu-Ulm

1998

EvoBus (UK) Ltd opens its doors for business in Coventry

 

 

2003

EvoBus is the first bus manufacturer to equip its Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses with the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) as standard - World premiere of the Setra ComfortClass 40

2004

With respect to unit sales and revenues, 2004 is the most successful year of EvoBus to date - EvoBus founds Mercedes-Benz Minibus GmbH

2006

Just three years after the world premiere of the ComfortClass 400 and five years after the premiere of the TopClass 400, Setra celebrates a double success: The 5,000th vehicle of each model series is delivered to customers

2008

The first diesel hybrid Citaro is built - The Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid is presented

2010

Fifteen years after being founded, EvoBus GmbH is the market leader in development, production, service, sales and environmental technologies - In 2010, the 10,000th chassis is delivered in Sámano

2012

The Mercedes-Benz Citaro is manufactured with Euro VI engines as standard  - Since 2012, two years before being mandated by law, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro is produced with Euro VI emission control technology and is thus a pioneer in matters of environmental friendliness

2013

The responsibility for the sales and marketing of Mercedes-Benz and Setra is now in one hand  - Restructuring of the used vehicle activities under the new BusStore brand - The BusStore service brand completes the range of brands of EvoBus

2015

EvoBus GmbH celebrates its 20th anniversary - With its 15 European subsidiaries, EvoBus has a total workforce of 10,363 employees

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