28 Jan '13, 3am

Mercedes-Benz Citaro fuel cell bus at 2013 Davos World Economic Forum. - EV World: EV WorldMercedes-Benz Citaro

Mercedes-Benz Citaro fuel cell bus at 2013 Davos World Economic Forum. - EV World: EV WorldMercedes-Benz Citaro

At the World Economic Forum currently being held in its traditional venue in Davos, Switzerland, Mercedes is providing two Citaro buses fueled by fuel-cell technology. As any world citizen knows, unpredictable world events have a way of reaching into the pockets of consumers everywhere, so providing alternative fuel buses to these economic leaders is a nice reminder of the possibilities of alternative technologies. The fuel-cell buses are not unique for this event, as the provider of the two shuttle buses, PostAuto Schweiz AG, has been running 5 fuel-cell Mercedes Citaros since 2011. These Citaros see in regular use on PostAuto service routes in and around the Aargau canton of Brugg. This is part of PostAuto’s long-term test of fuel cell drive systems in public conveyances. According to Hartmut Schick, Head of Daimler Buses, “I had the opportunity to see operation on the g...

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