IVECO Bus (formerly Irisbus) is a bus manufacturer with headquarters in Turin.[1] 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
TypeDivision
Founded1999
HeadquartersTurin, Italy
ProductsBuses, coaches
Revenue€1.6 billion (2015)
ParentIveco
WebsiteIveco.com

HistoryEdit

IVECO (1975 - 1999)Edit

In 1975 Fiat Bus created the brand IVECO (Industrial Vehicle Corporation) which gradually was recognized by Lancia, Officine Meccaniche (OM) in Italy, Magirus Deutz in Germany and Unic in France; in 1999 with the integration of Renault Bus became later Irisbus.

Irisbus (1999 - 2013)Edit

The French-Italian company was created in January 1999 by the merger of the coach and bus divisions of Renault Véhicules Industriels and the bus and coach divisions of Fiat Industrial and IVECO with Ikarus Bus added in late 1999. The Ikarus Bus division was sold off in 2006 to Hungary's Műszertechnika Group acquiring the property of Heuliez and Karosa which was transformed in Iveco Czech Republic in 2007.

From 2003 to 2010, Irisbus was 100%-owned by Fiat Group's IVECO, and the company was named Irisbus IVECO.[5] On 14 September 2011, Fiat Industrial announced the closing of the Italian plant in Flumeri, Campania due to a drastic reduction in production, preparing the relocation of the activities to Annonay France. Since 2013, Irisbus has been 100% owned by CNH Industrial's IVECO.

IVECO Bus (2013 to present)Edit

The Irisbus name was retired and the division is a branch of Iveco, rebranded as IVECO Bus in May 2013, after a reorganization plan.[6] All the new buses are sold under the IVECO brand, as are all the other vehicles produced by the group. The bus operator are bounded towards the criteria of purchase price, operating cost and profitability, therefore the manufacturers reduce to only few models of urban, intercity and coach buses but with many combinations in length, capacity and engine types.

The company is based in Turin with offices in Lyon, Watford, and Mainz. Buses are developed in one of two Research and Development centres, one in Italy and one in Switzerland. The engine which powers IVECO Bus Buses was developed in Italy by Fiat Powertrain Technologies.

FactoriesEdit

The main assembly plants are located in:[7]

ModelsEdit

CurrentEdit

DiscontinuedEdit

Buses
Coaches
Minibuses
Trolleybuses

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Italian)[1]
  2. ^ "CNH Industrial – Homepage". cnhindustrial.com. Archived from the original on 19 January 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  3. ^ "CNH Industrial - FileDownload" (PDF).
  4. ^ "CNH Industrial - FileDownload" (PDF).
  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". Iveco.com. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  7. ^ Plants - Iveco Bus
  8. ^ "Iveco is present in all five continents". IVECO. Retrieved 5 July 2022.
  9. ^ "IVECO South Africa". IVECO. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  10. ^ "Crealis". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  11. ^ "E-Way". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  12. ^ "Crossway LE". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  13. ^ "Streetway". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  14. ^ "Urbanway". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  15. ^ "Iveco Afriway". IVECO. Retrieved 5 July 2022.
  16. ^ "Crossway". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  17. ^ "Evadis". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  18. ^ "Daily". IVECO BUS. Retrieved 2 July 2022.

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