Neoplan Bus GmbH had been a leading european German bus, trolleybus and coach manufacturer since 1935. Back then, it's founder, Gottlob Auwärter, started bodywork for bus and truck chassis production in Stuttgart. Neoplan is well known for it's innovative and futuristic bus and coach designs.
After the acquisition by MAN in 2001, Neoplan had been a subsidiary of NEOMAN Bus GmbH untill 2008 when Neoman's operations were taken by MAN Truck & Bus AG (formerly MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG). Nowdays Neoplan is primarily a bus & coach brand of MAN AG, particularly known for its futuristic designs, and it's inovation and profound impact on the bus industry.