History

Our very personal success story.

Our milestones

We look back on a colourful and eventful history. The company started literally from scratch. The most important milestones:

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1991

Driven by the courage to develop a long-lasting company, six highly motivated employees began to create the conditions with much sweat and blood for a new start on the same site.

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1992

Production start in Schönebeck – the first special vehicle rolls out in January. Adapted Automobile (AA) for ease of use by disabled people

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1993

A West German customer: The Knights Hospitallers from Kiel. For the first time an annual turnover of 1 million will be achieved.

 

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1995

The first car mechanic apprenticeship is being designed. Production start for emergency response vehicles (ERV) and patient transport ambulances (PTA).

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1997

Launch on 6 June 1997 at the 17th Federal Congress on Emergency Medical Services in Nuremberg with an emergency doctor’s car and a patient transport ambulance.

 

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1998

DIN EN ISO 9001 certification. The first two ambulances are built on VW LT 35 chassis. The brand name “Ambuliner” is coined.

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2000

In May 2000, the first dynamic tests were carried out on a patient transport ambulance at TÜV Rheinland in Cologne.

 

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2001

As part of the 1st RETTmobil in Fulda on 19 May 2001, the “New Ambuliner” with a headroom of 1900 mm was presented.

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2002

The first production hall “Elbe” planned by us from scratch is being built. This year exports doubled to 10.6%.

 

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2004

For the first time, the “HORNIS” will be built on the basis of Volkswagen T5. The head count of Ambulanz Mobile is now over 100.

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2006

RETTmobil 2006. One of the most modern ambulances in Europe is presented to the public. The first DELFIS is launched. For the first time, more than 1000 vehicles are built in a year at Ambulanz Mobile.

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2007

The new production hall “Salzland” will be completed in January. The then Minister of Economics and Labour of the State of Saxony-Anhalt, Dr. Reiner Haseloff (engineer) gave the award of the company of the month at the inauguration. Ambulanz Mobile also wins the “Great Prize of the SMEs”.

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2008

At the RETTmobil, the HORNIS SILVERLINE is launched and the TAURIS PTA, modelled on Volkswagen Crafter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, is presented.

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2009

The first MICA (Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance) with box body is being built in the design language of Ambulanz Mobile and presented to the public. The first TIGIS RTW.

 

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2011

On 21 June 2011, Ambulanz Mobile celebrates its 20th anniversary with employees, partners and friends.

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2012

As the first manufacturers of AA (Adapted Automobiles), we may call ourselves premium partner of Volkswagen commercial vehicles. In the same year, we become van partner of Mercedes Benz.

 

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2013

The NOVARIS C – PTA (Patient Transport Ambulance) is presented. Based on the equally new Ford Transit Custom, this PTA is a very successful model.

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2014

At the RETTmobil 2014, the next, newly designed DELFIS is presented after 8 years. The MICA (Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance) DELFIS EUROPA

 

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2015

First real crash test with a MICA. The DELFIS EUROPA was successfully crash tested on 26 March 2015 in Neumünster at 64 kmph.

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2016

The safety of the new TIGIS EUROPA has been tested in two unique crash tests. Collision at a road junction at 51 kmph and a crash test against a 120-tonne solid block at 40 kmph.

 

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2017

RETTmobil 2017 in Fulda: Presentation of the DELFIS CR. The new DELFIS CR impresses, among other things, with a redesigned roof structure and new LED lighting technology.

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