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03 Nov 2017

NEOPLAN SKYLINER CELEBRATES 50TH BIRTHDAY: BERLIN WALL LED TO FIRST DOUBLE-DECKER

NEOPLAN SKYLINER CELEBRATES 50TH BIRTHDAY: BERLIN WALL LED TO FIRST DOUBLE-DECKER At the stand of MAN-Neoplan, the fiftieth anniversary of the Neoplan Skyliner was joyfully celebrated. Numerous invitees attended the ceremony. For many it was quite a surprise to their ears to hear that the Berlin Wall led to the first double-decker. Today, the seventh Skyliner generation is proudly shown at the stand while the very first one, perfectly restored, is being admired with curious eyes at Busworld’s entrance zuid. We are no longer used to it but stainless-steel body parts equalled luxury finish in the 60s.



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03 Nov 2017

HARTMUT SCHICK (DAIMLER BUSES) ON ELECTRIFICATION OF CITARO: "WE ARE NOT TOO LATE"

HARTMUT SCHICK (DAIMLER BUSES) ON ELECTRIFICATION OF CITARO: Daimler is once again very well-represented at Buswold. In hall 5, the South German multinational presents both of its brands Setra and Mercedes-Benz. Most of the news was already presented earlier this year with the Setra double-decker and the new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo. Still, for Busworld, they had another scoop in store, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro ‘mild-hybrid’. A striking step amid the battery-electric overload at Busworld. We asked Hartmut Schick, CEO of Daimler Buses, the obvious question: why?



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