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The company Martins Caetano & Irmão is founded and starts operating in the bus bodybuilding industry


Salvador Caetano introduces in Portugal the use of steel in coach and bus body manufacturing


The new plant in Gaia starts its activity


First coaches are exported to England


Salvador Caetano (UK) Ltd. was founded


Gaia plant is certified for its quality system in accordance with the European regulation NP EN 29002:1988

5th certificate and 1st in the automotive sector in Portugal


Start of production of COBUS airfield buses


Optimo is elected the “Mini/Midi bus of the year” in the United Kingdom


Start of compliance with the Regulation 66

- Lateral roll-over resistance structure

- Delta model


Start of business of CaetanoBus, Fabricação de Carroçarias, S.A.

Construction of the first city buses in aluminum for Connexxion, in the Netherlands


CaetanoBus S.A introduces the first coach in Europe with front entrance accessibility for wheelchair users


The German participation in the capital of the company ended in January

Salvador Caetano Group acquired all the shares formerly held by Daimler

Start of chassis manufacturing

Development of a 100% electric bus


Presentation of the facelift of the Winner model

CAETANOBUS is finalist in the European Business Awards 2012-2013 in the Innovation category

Delivery of 34 CNG city buses on MAN chassis to the English market


Launch of E.COBUS - the first 100% electric bus for exclusive use at airports

The project known internally as Diesel to Electric Upgrade consists of the conversion of used diesel buses in new fully electric vehicles

CaetanoBus has secured a contract to deliver 20 Lion's City Midi units to Gibraltar


CaetanoBus wins the Inovação NOS award - Big Companies category, with the e.COBUS business model

Delivery of 6 e.COBUS to the Stuttgart Airport and 127 MAN Lion´s City Midi to the Bahrain

Development of a Double Decker Bus to the premium tourism segment

Launch of the new COBUS 3002 and the new minibus iTRABUS S33

Certification OHSAS 18001:2007 / NP 4397:2008


Launch of the new Double Decker Coach and the new urban electric bus - e.City Gold

Development of the new coach Winner


Strategic alliance between Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and CaetanoBus

CAETANO Electric Chassis officially presented at Coach & Bus UK 2017


e.City Gold entry into service in several Portuguese cities

Official presentation of Fuel Cell Bus project in partnership with Toyota


Presentation of the new urban hydrogen bus – the H2.City Gold – in partnership with Toyota


Start of commercialization of H2.City Gold

Toyota Motor Europe strengthens its strategic alliance with CaetanoBus, through Toyota Caetano Portugal, which becomes a direct shareholder of CaetanoBus


Zero-Emissions Caetano buses now have the Toyota brand

Through the co-branding of e.City Gold and H2.City Gold