October 02, 2012

Citaro FuelCell Hybrid wins EBUS Award

In the fuel cell bus category, the Citaro FuelCell Hybrid won the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport. Roman Biondi, brand spokesman for Mercedes-Benz buses and EvoBus, and Ulrich Piotrowski, the Market Launch Manager for
Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses, accepted the award in Cologne from Professor Ralph Putz of the Landshut University of Applied Sciences, in the presence of Rainer Bomba, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development.

Under the patronage of Dr. Peter Ramsauer, the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development, the Forum for Transport and Logistics was offering the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport, for the first time this year.

"The EBUS Award recognises the efforts that have been made up to now to introduce electric buses into public local transport, and is intended as an incentive for everyone to drive forward further innovative developments in this sector," said Professor Adolf Muller-Hellmann, Chairperson of the Forum for Transport and Logistics. 


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