Stuttgart/Rems-Murr district, Apr 7, 2021 -
In the fight against the corona virus pandemic and in a bid to speed up the vaccination campaign in the Rems-Murr district, the head of the district's council, Dr Richard Sigel has joined forces with Baden-Württemberg's Ministry for Social Affairs and drawn up a unique concept within the State of Baden-Württemberg which will see a mobile doctor's practice being used directly in the towns and villages of the district.
Stuttgart, Mar 29, 2021 -
When it comes to increasing vehicle safety, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has always been a pioneer in the industry. The company has invested hundreds of millions of Euros per year in research and development, for assistance systems to provide even greater assistance to drivers in their work and increase safety for all road users.
Stuttgart, Mar 26, 2021 -
It's not an everyday sight for the star to be travelling in tandem – not even in the home city of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Two tonnes of steel spread over a diameter of five metres are being transported safely in a tilted position on the back of a hydraulic heavy-duty transporter with a Mercedes-Benz Actros semitrailer truck.
Crailsheim/Stuttgart/Vreden/Aachen, Mar 25, 2021 -
International foodstuffs producer Vion wants to significantly reduce its fuel consumption and CO2 emissions over the coming years. The company has set itself the aim of reducing its emissions in German meat distribution operations by eight percent.
Wiesbaden, Jan 26, 2021 -
Typically short routes and as a result frequent starts and stops: waste disposal companies demand extreme robustness from trucks. And adherence to schedules and constant availability – the demands on the recycling and waste disposal sector are immense.
Stuttgart, Jan 15, 2021 -
The new Actros F is an entry route to the world of Mercedes-Benz trucks and is particularly aimed at those customers looking for a functional truck but who do not necessarily need every new innovation of the latest Actros generation.
Stuttgart / Warsaw, Nov 6, 2020 -
The Mercedes-Benz Actros has already received numerous awards, including the prestigious "International Truck of the Year 2020" title - selected by a jury of expert international journalists.
Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2020 -
When it comes to increasing vehicle safety, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has always been a pioneer in the industry. The company has invested hundreds of millions of euros per year in research and development, for assistance systems to provide even greater assistance to drivers in their work and increase safety for all road users.
Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2020 -
With groundbreaking innovations, the newest Actros generation from Mercedes-Benz Trucks takes everything to a very high level with more efficiency for hauliers, better comfort for truckers and improved safety for all road users.
Wörth am Rhein, Aug 7, 2020 -
Dirk Stranz is very matter-of-fact when it comes to trucks. "We build the vehicles that transport goods – and they have to be able to do that both safely and efficiently," says the test engineer from Mercedes-Benz Trucks as he walks down the staircase from his office in the Wörth development and testing centre into the foyer.
Stuttgart, Jul 31, 2020 -
In 2018, the launch of the latest Actros model series saw Mercedes-Benz Trucks premiere a comprehensively networked workplace with colour displays in the form of their intuitively operable Multimedia Cockpit. Two standard screens form the centrepiece of the so-called human-machine interface – or HMI for short. These serve as the central source of information for the driver:
Stuttgart, Jul 16, 2020 -
Oh how the workplace of truck drivers has changed over the decades! A quick look at the cockpits and steering wheels of the different model series makes clear the technical transformation which the so-called human-machine interface (HMI) in trucks has undergone through the past decades.
Ladbergen / Stuttgart , Jun 24, 2020 -
Freshening up, taking a shower, finding a toilet – elementary needs for truck drivers on tour. However, during the Covid-19 lockdown it has been impossible for many truck drivers to use sanitary and washing facilities.
Stuttgart/Frankfurt-Hahn, May 15, 2020 -
In Germany it is now compulsory to wear a mask covering both nose and mouth in many workplaces, on public transport and in shops. As a result the demand for protective masks has once again risen steeply.
Stuttgart, Mar 9, 2020 -
Germany – Daimler Truck AG is supporting the Tilly Lahnstein School, a vocational school for blind and visually impaired students run by German charity Nikolauspflege, with a donation of 25,000 euros.
Stuttgart, Feb 19, 2020 -
The fuel consumption of the Actros has been steadily reduced over the past decades. In typical long-distance transport operations, for example, savings of up to 15 percent have been achieved between 2011 and the introduction of the new Actros from 2019.
Oulu, Feb 12, 2020 -
Minus temperatures and icy roads, short days and poor visibility: Winter presents both the trucks and their drivers with a particular challenge. Finnish transport company Vähälä has 65 of their own trucks and is putting their trust in the new Actros for their daily routines in the extreme conditions of Finland which are unmatched across the rest of the continent.
Stuttgart, Feb 6, 2020 -
the new Actros is a compelling proposition – first of all in daily operation with more and more European transport companies, and then also as the winner of numerous awards across the whole of Europe. Such awards underline the fact that the flagship of Mercedes-Benz Trucks continues to set standards for safety, efficiency and connectivity. The new Actros is the truck for the 2020s.
Stuttgart, Jan 14, 2020 -
The new Actros is now on the road for the first time as an open car transporter for the Austrian logistics service provider Lagermax. With its new flagship from Mercedes-Benz Trucks, this family-owned company from Salzburg with 3600 employees makes its mark as an innovative leader in a fiercely competitive line of business.
Stuttgart, Dec 13, 2019 -
Since the summer, an increasing number of trucks sporting the Mercedes star have been seen on the roads without the typical large exterior mirrors. Instead, small streamlined camera arms are mounted on the roof frame.
Stuttgart, Nov 27, 2019 -
Since summer of this year, there's a growing number of them in our towns and cities: e-scooters. In almost every German city, there are now various providers from Germany and abroad.
Stuttgart / Berlin, Nov 7, 2019 -
On Thursday, the Mercedes-Benz Trucks Safety Dialogue was held, where experts from politics and business, and from Dekra Accident Research and the Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club e.V. (General Bicycle Association of Germany) discussed innovative solutions for further improving road safety in the context of trucks for all road users.
Stuttgart / São Paulo, Oct 14, 2019 -
Launch at the Fenatran, the largest commercial vehicle and transportation fair in Latin America: On Sunday, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil presented the new Actros manufactured in Brazil to the public.
Eckernförde, Sep 3, 2019 -
Late summer can still get extremely hot. The restaurants and cafés on the east coast in the north of Schleswig-Holstein then rely on Behn Getränke GmbH. Having beverages delivered from this family firm is a tradition in the region: it's been in business for more than 125 years.
Stuttgart, Aug 20, 2019 -
Anyone who gets behind the wheel of a new Actros or Arocs with Multimedia Cockpit interactive will find themselves just a click away from an innovative, fully networked world of vehicles, drivers and logistics: an overview of all the installed apps is accessible simply by pressing “Connect” on the main screen of the instrument panel touchscreen.
Stuttgart, Jun 25, 2019 -
In preparation for the new Mercedes-Benz Actros, Mercedes-Benz Trucks carried out final tests with customers. One of these customers is the forwarding agent Wagenstetter from Forsting in Upper Bavaria.
Wörth am Rhein, May 21, 2019 -
At the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant, the sapphire-blue
Actros 1851 LS 4x2 was the first customer vehicle to roll off the production line. Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Gerald Jank, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations, and Dr Matthias Jurytko, Head of Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant, accompanied the series production start of the Mercedes-Benz flagship truck together with the production team in the Palatinate town of Wörth.
Wörth am Rhein , Apr 25, 2019 -
Goodbye Rhineland-Palatinate, hello South Africa: The 750,000th truck kit from the CKD Center (= Completely Knocked Down) at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant was packed today in a 40-foot sea container for its journey overseas.
Stuttgart, Mar 13, 2019 -
Thanks to its innovative assistance systems, the new Actros has made another huge jump forward with regard to safety. However, the engineers working on the new Actros have not just achieved this progress with new systems such as Active Drive Assist for semi-automated driving in all speed ranges, but also by improving existing systems.
Stuttgart, Oct 30, 2018 -
Following its world premiere in Berlin, the new Mercedes-Benz Actros has since celebrated its trade fair premiere at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. With more than 60 technological innovations, the design of the new Mercedes-Benz Actros has also seen a big change.