This impressive order has been place by four Sardinian public transit authorities: CTM Cagliari, ATP Nuoro, ASPO Olbia and ATP Sassari. The buses will help replace 60% of the city fleets. According to the agreement, 217 Mercedes-Benz Citaro and Citaro K city buses as well as 22 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City 65 minibuses will be provided by Daimler.
“We’re very happy about the big order from Sardinia,” says Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses. “The order confirms that our customers want our high-quality and environmentally friendly buses even in economically tough times. Capacity utilization at our European bus production locations will continue to be high as a result.”
All the buses will be equipped with the Mercedes-Benz BlueTec SCR diesel technology and meet the Euro 5 and EEV (Enhanced Environmentally Friendly Vehicle) emissions standards.