Wheelwright business founded by Karl Kässbohrer
The company’s first bus rolls off the Ulm-Wiblingen production line
The first luxury touring coaches, built on passenger car & truck chassis
Streamlined high-speed buses for motorways
The SETRA S8 becomes the first bus to be produced using the self-supporting integral construction method. The buses are given the SETRA brand name.
The 100 series replaces the S10 series
Launch of the 200 series. With more than 36,000 units produced, it sets new standards in bus construction.
The new-generation 300 coach series is unveiled
Bus production starts at the new “Plant 5” (Neu-Ulm)
The new MultiClass series is unveiled
Mercedes-Benz AG purchases Karl Kässbohrer Fahrzeugwerke. All European bus activities bundled into EvoBus GmbH, with the SETRA brand maintained as a separate product unit.
Start of the EvoBus integrated production network
Building of new “Plant 5” painting facility
World premiere of the TC 400 in Ulm. 50 years of Setra
Presentation of the S 431 DT double-decker bus at the International Motor Show in Hanover.
10th anniversary of EvoBus GmbH and relocation of parts production from “Plant 1” to “Plant 4” (Neu-Ulm)
Building of new “Plant 8” central parts store (Neu-Ulm)
Building of new “Plant 5” customer centre
Building and purchase of new “Plant 5” administrative building and sale of “Plant 1” in Ulm