Mercedes-Benz has received the "Best Bus" award for the fourth year in succession. More than 1000 bus drivers took part in the poll.The Munich-based magazine "Busfahrer" ("Bus Driver") has been conducting the survey since 2007. The criteria stipulated by the editors were appearance, design, attractiveness, innovation, safety features, quality of finish, cockpit, handling, driving characteristics, passenger comfort, and driver visibility (from inside/outside perspectives). A total of 21 European manufacturers (12 coaches and 9 regular-service buses) were represented in the poll. The Mercedes-Benz Citaro EEV was number one in the city bus category. It received top marks for appearance, innovation, cockpit, driving characteristics and safety. The Mercedes-Benz high-capacity CapaCity regular-service bus was awarded third place.