In 1970, Lorena Transport was founded by Bpk. G.T. Soerbakti and started running a short distance transportation service business by relying on 2 units of Mercedes Benz buses that serve inter-city routes, namely Bogor - Jakarta pp, then in 1984, opened the Jakarta-Surabaya pp route, followed by other cities in Java, Madura , Bali and Sumatra. At present LORENA-KARINA has more than 500 units of buses, all of which use Mercedes Benz products to service more than 60 cities in Indonesia.
In 1989 Lorena Group expanded its business by establishing PT. Ryanta Mitra Karina, commonly called "KARINA", is also engaged in inter-provincial inter-city bus public transportation services (AKAP) that serve the Jakarta, Surabaya, Malang, Madura and Denpasar routes.
LORENA-KARINA is committed to serving the inter-city inter-city bus public transportation service users (AKAP) as well as providing excellent service and business motto that prioritizes customer satisfaction, namely: SABAR, SOPAN and SMILE.
The results of the efforts of PT. Eka Sari Lorena Transport in developing its business has produced awards from consumers and certificates of recognition from various government and international institutions. In 2003 PT. Eka Sari Lorena Transport successfully obtained ISO 9001: 2000 certification, LORENA Transport is the first land transportation company in Indonesia to obtain ISO 9001: 2000 certification. This is the fruit of LORENA's commitment to always prioritizing quality & quality.
The superiority and added value of LORENA-KARINA lie in creativity and innovation in anticipating changes that occur to the wants and needs of customers. To support bus operations and the application of the concept of an integrated depot that can serve all customer needs in one location, a LORENA-KARINA bus depot has been built on Jl. Raya Tajur No. 106 Bogor, and on Jl. RA. Kartini No. 16 Cilandak, Jakarta. Where all LORENA-KARINA buses depart and arrive as well as a transit point for passengers on long-distance travel from Sumatra, Java, Madura and Bali or vice versa. The depot is equipped with facilities for the convenience of passengers.
On June 1, 2008, Lorena Group has launched a New Program called the GREEN CARD LORENA-KARINA frequent traveler program. This Green Card is the latest flagship program that makes it easy for Green Card members when traveling by using the services of LORENA-KARINA. As a Green Card holder, many benefits are obtained so as to make the trip have added value.
In November 2007, Lorena Transport won the Busway tender held by the DKI Jakarta provincial government for corridors V and VII by defeating more than 30 competitors. For corridor V, Lorena Transport uses 13 units of Komodo-branded articulated (articulated) buses. As for corridor VII, Lorena Transport will use 34 units of single Hino brand buses. Lorena Transport will show the public the quality of Mass Rapid Transportation on an international scale while still prioritizing the efficiency of state finances.