Solaris is a leading European manufacturer of innovative public transportation vehicles, such as buses, trolleybuses and urban rail vehicles. The family business, founded by Solange and Krzysztof Olszewski, has supplied almost 15,000 vehicles to customers in 32 countries since production started in 1996. Solaris specialises in state-of-the-art city and intercity buses and offers the world's largest range of diesel-electric hybrid buses. Trolleybuses and electric buses provide public transport that is emission-free at the point of operation. The Solaris Tramino low-floor tram is built for attractive urban rail services.
Solaris Bus & Coach is a family-owned and family-run enterprise. Founder Krzysztof Olszewski gathered solid experience in the bus industry at a well-known German bus manufacturer, where he held important managerial positions for 15 years. In 1994, he introduced the first low-floor bus to the Polish home market and thus, became a pioneer in this field.