Motorcoach

Daimler sets revenue record, showcases Setra S 6

Posted on January 27, 2009

[IMAGE]Strecker.jpg[/IMAGE]

Daimler Buses North America brought a vintage Setra S 6, which originally made its debut at the 1955 Geneva Motor Show, to help celebrate its 25th year in North America at the UMA Expo in Orlando, Fla.

During a press conference, President/CEO Andreas Strecker and Chief Commercial Officer Pat Scully gave a company update for 2008, which included a 16 percent increase in revenue – a new record – and 10 percent increase in transit sales, as well as a doubling in Sprinter shuttle sales.

Motorcoach numbers were not yet available, according to Scully, who added that like the industry, sales came to a screeching halt around the fourth quarter of 2008. Scully also said, though, that the company is optimistic that the motorcoach numbers will still be good and 2009 will be a fruitful year for the company.  

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

ABC Companies enhances parts business units, eyes Calif. service center launch

With permitting processes completed and construction underway, ABC targets Q2, 2018, for expected occupancy of its Newark, Calif. facility, with Grand Opening plans to be announced shortly.

IMG releases 2018 Travel Resource Guide

With an easy to use layout and information important in the planning process, such as facility locations, vehicle types and sizes, and the key contacts of the 56 companies that make up the IMG network, the publications is distributed to over 15,000 businesses.

MCI, NFI execs talk new vehicles, service enhancements at UMA EXPO

MCI and parent New Flyer Industries Inc. held a special press event during the UMA 2018 EXPO on Monday, Jan. 8th. to review 2017 and plans for 2018 and beyond.

ABC, Van Hool developing electric coaches with Proterra battery tech.

The new Van Hool CX45E and CX35E models utilize the CX platform and will feature Proterra® E2 battery technology along with a fully-electric drivetrain.

Red Carpet Charters adds three locations to Trailways brand

With 30-plus years of experience in charter transportation, Red Carpet Trailways is used to accommodating the specific needs and itineraries of its charter clients with customized solutions.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close