Iveco Bus

Iveco Bus (formerly Irisbus) is a bus manufacturer, with headquarters in Lyon, that belongs to the industrial group CNH Global through its subsidiary Iveco,[1] based in Turin (Italy). Iveco-bus is now only a brand division of IVECO[2][3][4] which is a company incorporated under Italian law and listed on Borsa Italiana.

Iveco Bus
Industryautomotive industry Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersLyon, France
ProductsBuses, coaches
Revenue€1.6 billion (2015)
OwnerCNH Industrial


Irisbus Citelis
Irisbus Agoraline with ABM CB60 body in Australia
Irisbus Agora buses in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Irisbus Magelys at the Busworld 2007 exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium
Iveco CityClass 18 m in Seoul, South Korea
Las Vegas CAT Irisbus Civis

Iveco Bus was formed through the merger of the bus and coach divisions of Fiat Industrial, Iveco and Renault in January 1999, with Ikarus Bus added in late 1999. The Ikarus Bus division was sold off in 2006 to Hungary's Műszertechnika group.

From 2003 to 2010, Irisbus was 100%-owned by Fiat Group's Iveco, and the company was named Irisbus Iveco.[5] Now since 2013, Irisbus has been 100% owned by CNH Industrial's Iveco.

The company is based in Lyon, France with offices in Turin, Italy, Watford and Mainz. Buses are developed in one of two R&D centers, one in Italy and one in Switzerland. The engine which powers Irisbus Buses was developed in Italy by Fiat Powertrain Technologies, Turin, Italy.

The Irisbus name was retired and now the division is a branch of Iveco, rebranded as Iveco Bus in May 2013, after a reorganization plan.[6] All new buses are sold under the IVECO brand, as are all the other vehicles produced by the group.


The main assembly plants are located in:

Other factories to supply engines and parts are scattered across the world (most of these are IVECO factories)



  • Dailyminibus, from Iveco
  • Happy – minibus
  • Midway – midibus
  • Midys – midibus
  • Midirider
  • Euromidi
  • Europolismidibus, from Iveco
  • Metrotransit bus
  • Citybus
  • Recreo – intercity bus
  • Crossway – Intercity bus
  • Urbanway – transit bus
  • Arway – line
  • Evadys H – tour coach
  • Evadys HD – tour coach
  • Magelys – tour coach
  • Civis – trolleybus (for alternative urban transport)
  • Cristalis – trolleybus (for alternative urban transport)
  • Hynovis, hybrid bus.[7][8]
  • Scolabus 25 (School Bus) (UK)



  1. ^ (in Italian)[1]
  2. ^ "CNH Industrial – Homepage". Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
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  5. ^ "History". Irisbus Iveco. Archived from the original on 27 March 2010. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Iveco Bus: the new Iveco brand dedicated to collective transport". 24 May 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  7. ^ "HYNOVIS Prototype Hybrid Hydraulic Bus from Irisbus". Retrieved 27 November 2010.
  8. ^ [2]

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