Neobus (Brazil)

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Neobus
Sociedade Anônima
Industry Automotive
Founded 1999
Headquarters Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Products Intercity, Urban, Micro and Mini Buses
Slogan People first
Website http://www.neobus.net.br/en

Neobus is the tradename of Brazilian bus manufacturer San Marino Onibus e Implementos Ltda (San Marine Omnibus and Implements Limited) based in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. Neobus initiated production of buses in 1999 and has already manufactured over 30,000 vehicles.[1] The company manufactures the bodies for a whole range of coaches, e.g. microbus[disambiguation needed], intercity and touring coach. Its primary manufacturing plant, located in Caxias do Sul.[2]

Navistar partnership with Neobus[edit]

Neobus Spectrum
Neobus Thunder

On 1 February 2012, Navistar announced that it will form a joint venture with Neobus, for the manufacturing and developing fully integrated buses under the NeoStar brand, which will initially focus on North American and South American markets.[3]

Products[edit]

  • City Class an Iveco based medium duty bus.
  • Mega - a Mercedes-Benz or Volkswagen based transit bus.
    • Mega BRT - an articulated bus.
    • Mega BRS - a single version of the BRT.
    • Mega BRS Low Entry - a low floor version of the BRS
    • Mega Low Entry - a lower density version of the BRS Low Entry
  • Spectrum - an Agrale or Mercedes-Benz based transit bus.
    • Spectrum City
    • Spectrum Class - an executive coach
    • Spectrum Road - a tourist coach
  • Thunder - a smaller bus available as in transit, tourist or executive versions.

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