Press Releases

News from Setra

  • Brunner Ferienreisen AG from the canton of St. Gallen unveils an S 516 HDH
  • Three-axle bus with extended Setra TopSky Panorama glass roof
  • Company from Sargans relies on Setra for holiday travels without a worry

  • World's longest coach journey takes in the sights of the Silk Road and the Pan-American Highway
  • A Setra S 515 HD from the ComfortClass 500 series is set to clock up 52,000 kilometres over nine months
  • Setra touring coach design impresses Freiburg coach tour operator "Avanti Reisen"

  • Daimler brand exhibits four of their customers' coaches at the 2013 Retro Classics show
  • The world's first compact coach was presented in Geneva in 1955
  • Production of the Setra S 6 stopped fifty years ago
  • An S 6 from the Setra classic collection will also be on display in Stuttgart

  • Flughafen Zürich AG runs tours with an S 415 GT-HD "Final Edition"
  • Vehicle from the Setra ComfortClass 400 series with a fully-automatic lift for the disabled
  • A Daimler touring coach from the Ulm plant transports passengers in the event of flight cancellations

  • Daimler's bus brand on show at the UMA Motorcoach Expo in Orlando
  • TopClass S 417 with 2+1 face-to-face seats, rear kitchen and glass roof
  • Setra touring coach on the exhibition stand of MCI, the new sales partner

  • Groupe Lacroix takes delivery of first new-generation vehicle
  • Setra S 515 HD with 49 seats and elegant paintwork design by Graphibus
  • Good market opportunities in France thanks to excellent fuel consumption and high standard of safety

  • Five S 415 UL handed over at the Neu-Ulm Customer Centre
  • Management appreciates the versatility of the MultiClass 400
  • Sieke KG a partner of Daimler's Ulm-based bus brand since 1978

  • "Busplaner" magazine presents the International Sustainability Award 2013 for the first time with awards in 14 categories
  • Mercedes-Benz Citaro Euro VI wins in the inter-city category
  • Setra ComfortClass 500 wins in the touring coach category

  • Upper Austrian bus company Neubauer receives anniversary vehicle
  • For the company's management team, quality and service network were the deciding factors
  • The Setra TopClass 400 touring coach will soon be driving around all of Europe

  • Vehicle fleet to operate on new scheduled routes throughout the German region of Franconia
  • Largest single investment to date by the company Schmetterling Reise- und Verkehrslogistik GmbH
  • Managing Director Elmar Singer: "The best vehicles on the market in terms of value retention"

  • Event attracts even more visitors to Neu-Ulm
  • Focus on new ComfortClass 500 vehicles
  • Premiere for models S 412 UL and S 416 H with Euro VI technology

  • Swabian bus operator deploys three new S 417 UL models
  • With Setra's help, BBS assumes a pioneering role in the Swabian administrative region
  • BBS management: "Having the latest bus technology is standard practice for us"

  • The record run is on: five buses in five-day efficiency test
  • Three Citaro buses in line service in Wiesbaden
  • Two Setra coaches will complete 1800 km on motorways each day
    etc.

  • Daimler brand presents new ComfortClass 500 in full detail
  • From now on: twelve more country versions available online
  • Ulm bus brand's website now with new logo

  • Five buses in operation around the clock for five days straight
  • Two Setra coaches will complete 1800 km on motorways each day
  • Three Citaro buses in line service in Wiesbaden
    etc.

A further world first in Hannover this year comes from Setra in the form of the new Club Lounge.

  • World premiere of the ComfortClass 500 with three vehicle lengths
  • All-encompassing bus concept of the future
  • Lightweight construction with aerodynamic lines

  • SNCF launches new long-distance route concept
  • 26 ComfortClass 400 coaches to run on new long-distance routes
  • Setra Buses to support project as full-service provider

The TopClass generation of touring coaches comprises seven different models. These include the 10-metre-long S 411 HD Club Bus, the 12-metre-long S 415 HD, the three-axle S 415 HDH at 12 metres long, the similarly three-axle model S 416 HDH at 13 metres in length...

  • Vehicle concept of the future with progressive design
  • Aerodynamic styling lowers fuel consumption
  • World first: Aquablade, the clipless windscreen wiper

  • Milestone vehicle goes to Ernst Marti AG in Kallnach   
  • S 431 DT double-deck coach for long-distance holiday travel
  • Tour coach operator has been partner of Ulm brand since 1956

  • ComfortClass 500 with three vehicle lengths at the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles
  • Vehicle concept designed for the future of the industry
  • Numerous innovations in technology and design

  • Latvian bus operator "Talsu Autotransports" takes delivery of two S 415 UL buses
  • Setra MultiClass buses connect Talsi with the capital Riga
  • Setra buses and coaches have been in inter-urban and touring operation for ten years

  • Daimler bus brand presenting two buses at the UMA Motorcoach Expo in Long Beach
  • Electronic Stability Program ESP® comes as standard from 2012
  • Setra stand features a TopClass S 417 and a ComfortClass S 407

  • Bus company Voyages Léonard renewing its Setra fleet
  • Company's first purchase of TopClass high-deck coaches
  • Sales-Lentz Group orders total of 32 vehicles 

  • ComfortClass S 416 GT-HD in service with tour operator "Karl Everts"
  • Scandinavian coach operator appreciates quality and service of the Setra coaches
  • Partner of the Ulm-based coach brand since 1976

  • Milestone vehicle is a S 415 GT-HD from the Setra ComfortClass
  • Now run by the third generation of the same family, this Swiss company maintains an all-Setra fleet 
  • Over the years since 1956, Setra buses from every model series used 

  • First US ComfortClass S 407 CC coach is delivered
  • Martz Group and Dattco take delivery of nine vehicles
  • New-design touring coach meets all American standards

  • Consortium orders 25 TopClass and ComfortClass touring coaches
  • Polish coach operators Sindbad and RafTrans to provide transportion for players, support staff and officials
  • Extensive service network crucial for decision in favour of Setra

  • S 415 GT-HD is "Green Coach 2011"
  • Best fuel efficiency for two-axle touring coaches

  • Setra, a Daimler AG brand based in Ulm, unveils its new Internet presentation at Kortrijk
  • Detailed information displayed swiftly and in a simple, concise manner
  • Simplicity and exclusivity of the products placed in the foreground

  • The Ulm-based bus & coach brand combines luxurious comfort with extravagant design 
  • Eight vehicles from the current model series on display
  • S 415 GT-HD from the ComfortClass : "Final Edition" with innovative design idea

  • More than 13,500 Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses produced over a period of 30 years
  • First Setra bus rolled off the production line in Ligny-en-Barrois in March 1981
  • Family Day at the plant attracts more than 1,000 visitors
  • Plant Director Dr. Jan Hegner: “We are a highly efficient bus plant that can implement measures very flexibly and which operates according to the same process standards as other locations within EvoBus’ European production network

  • S 8 was the brand’s first self-supporting coach in 1951
  • S 415 HD and S 416 HDH limited Special Edition are also present in Cologne
  • The Ulm brand belonging to Daimler AG celebrates its 60th anniversary this year

  • New seat generation also being fitted to MultiClass vehicles since 1 June
  • Successful era of the modular seating system comes to an end after production of more than two million seats
  • Daimler Buses is Europe's largest manufacturer of bus and coach seats

  • Daimler AG bus brand voted "Coach of the Year" for third time in Great Britain
  • Trade magazine "Busfahrer" presents Setra "Best Bus" award
  • ComfortClass chosen as champion in Bosnia

  • Innovative Setra appointments meet all the needs of the industry
  • Exclusive exterior and interior provide luxury setting for touring operations
  • Broad variety also stands the brand in good stead on regular services in Europe

  • Significant increase in sales, revenues, and earnings
  • Five strategic approaches for sustained success
  • Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses: "We plan to surpass the unit sales mark of 40,000 buses in 2011."

  • Metro bus company buys S 416 GT-HD/2 coaches
  • Biggest private bus company in Turkey has been brand partner since 2002
  • New ComfortClass 400 vehicles for regular long-distance services

  • S 415 GT-HD from coach operator Cicko Commerce is voted "2010 Coach of the Year"
  • Bus brand from Daimler AG receives top honours for the third time from specialist magazine
  • Setra ComfortClass 400 enjoys widespread success with seven vehicle variants

  • Significant Turkish customer purchases 15 twin-axle S 416 GT-HD coaches
  • ComfortClass 400 vehicles have proven record for long-distance applications
  • Istanbul company has been a partner of the Ulm-based Daimler brand since 1981

  • From body-on-frame to today's buses and coaches
  • Setra: a construction method becomes a brand name

  • Four-minute welcome film with useful tips in eleven languages
  • Additional service from Setra takes burden off drivers
  • Coach operators can incorporate personal messages

  • Premiere of the ComfortClass S 407 at UMA Expo bus trade show in Tampa
  • New touring coach reflects American design idiom
  • Canadian bus operator buys TopClass S 417 exhibition vehicle

  • Successful start to Setra's anniversary year
  • 1700 visitors from 18 countries at IGOM 2011
  • More than 200 vehicles of various brands available