ALTAS AUTO is a Lithuanian-owned company founded in 2002 which is now the largest in the Scandinavian market and one of the leaders in Europe in the field of engineering and manufacturing of minibuses.
Every year ALTAS AUTO manufactures about 600 of its Mini and Midi buses (built on the Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, MAN and Iveco platforms), which operate in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and Scandinavia. The company's production is developed in new 8000 sq. m facilities and are based on ISO 9001 quality control standard and LEAN methodology.
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2019 “ALTAS Viator” the first midi class tourism bus manufactured by ALTAS AUTO, received the prestigious “A’Design Award” Silver nomination 2019 for its design.
2018 Became the first bus manufacturer in Europe to develop a new product together with Volkswagen AG –the Volkswagen Crafter Cityline low entry minibus. Prior to the launch of this project, Volkswagen had no such products within their bus fleet.
2018 Presented the first midibus produced in the independent Lithuania – ALTAS Viator, which was awarded a golden medal at the Product of the Year awards in the machinery and equipment industry category.
2017 Launched its second production line for fleet projects.
2016 Received Green Energy Certification.
2016 Became market leader in terms of sales in Scandinavia and a leader in its field in Western Europe.
2015 The first producer in Europe to introduce a plug-in hybrid to a low-entry Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cityline bus.
2014 received ISO 14001 certification (Environmental standard).
2014 Reached rapid growth by increasing production capacities and applying LEAN methodologies.
2014 Mercedes-Benz Cityline named “Product of the Year” in Lithuania.
2008 Network of professional dealers was launched: company commenced cooperation with professional sales agents in Germany, Norway, Sweden, Finland and other European countries.
2007 Became the first producer from Eastern Europe to participate in the major bus exhibition Busworld in Belgium and offer products in Western and Northern Europe.
2007 Entered into the European market with the establishment of its first representative abroad.
2005 Company became one of the largest reprocessors of various purpose vehicles in Lithuania after only a few years of operation.
8,000 sq. meters of production facilities
located Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital.
Team of 200 employees including 20
engineers in R&D team.
2 production line types: for serial and
ALTAS AUTO production includes mini and midi class buses. Mini buses category was developed from the beginning of company’s start and currently includes 6 models, while midibus production market was entered in 2018 by introducing ALTAS AUTO own brand bus Altas Viator.