Stuttgart, Apr 9, 2021 -
One of the greatest talents of inventor Gottlieb Daimler was finding new areas of application for his engine. He invented the motor cycle, then went to the motorised trolley car, a motorised firefighting hose and then, almost inevitably, to the truck in the year 1896.
Stuttgart / Tokio / Victoria, Apr 8, 2021 -
FUSO has launched Daimler Trucks’ first series-produced e-Truck in Australia. Recently, a launch event was held in Melbourne to showcase the pioneering eCanter light-duty vehicle.
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.
Burgwedel/Volkach, Mar 31, 2021 -
ROSSMANN Logistik has greatly simplified driver training for store delivery processes – all thanks to the HABBL app’s digital guidance and intuitive interface. New drivers can become proficient users of the mobile software after a brief orientation.
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.
Stuttgart / Gaggenau, Mar 24, 2021 -
Since July 2019, the purely battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros has proven its worth in extensive field testing at the company Logistik Schmitt. The eActros has travelled a total of around 50,000 kilometres in the Northern Black Forest to date, carrying more than 100,000 load units on around 5,000 trips.
Valencia / Stuttgart / Tokyo, Mar 22, 2021 -
Aquaservice, a leading distributor of natural mineral water and beverage dispensers in Spain, has become the first company in the southern European country to incorporate Daimler Trucks’ reliable all-electric light-duty truck in its urban distribution fleet.
Stuttgart, Mar 19, 2021 -
A farmhand with 25 hp: the semi-automatic potato planting machine was an implement dating back to the beginnings of the Unimog. The track width of the Unimog was designed for work amongst the potato rows: it was 1270 mm which was sufficient space for precisely two rows of potatoes between the wheels.
Schönefeld/Brandenburg , Mar 12, 2021 -
In pharmaceutical logistics, nothing can be left to chance: the health of the population is bound with great responsibility. The public tender for delivering Covid-19 vaccines in the Brandenburg region was won by Unitax-Pharmalogistik GmbH.
Stuttgart / Tokyo , Mar 11, 2021 -
Daimler Trucks’ Japan-based subsidiary FUSO, one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, has delivered three all-electric FUSO eCanter light-duty trucks to IKEA Japan K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Swedish home furnishing company IKEA,. IKEA Japan is the first home furnishing company to receive delivery of the eCanter.
Stuttgart/Cappeln, Mar 5, 2021 -
No matter whether it's a side salad on Helgoland, Pizza Rucola in Frankfurt or a cauliflower bake in Friedrichshafen the probability that we have all eaten vegetables from Mählmann Gemüsebau at one time or another is fairly high.
Stuttgart / Swindon (UK), Mar 3, 2021 -
Jason Ward always places great emphasis on the technology on board his new vehicles and, up to now, has opted for a somewhat discreet design on his Arocs four-axle trucks: inconspicuous white.
Gothenburg, Sweden / Stuttgart, Germany , Mar 1, 2021 -
Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50 percent of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co.
Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2021 -
2021 is a very special year at Daimler Trucks and Buses – there are four anniversaries to celebrate: in 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the first truck and in 1951 Otto Kässbohrer followed with the first bus to feature a self-supporting structure – the Setra. Five years before that the first prototype of the Unimog scrambled across difficult terrain.
Stuttgart, Feb 25, 2021 -
In the first two quarters of 2020, Daimler Truck AG experienced a significant decrease in important markets which have been additionally harmed by the economic effects of COVID-19.
Stuttgart, Feb 22, 2021 -
Near-series prototypes of battery-electric trucks from Mercedes-Benz face snow and ice, both in everyday transport operation at customers and in intensive use on the test track.
Seattle/Blacksburg/Stuttgart, Feb 17, 2021 -
Torc Robotics has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc. as its preferred cloud provider to handle the scale and speed needed for data transfer, storage, and compute capacity as the company prepares to deploy its fleet of next-generation self-driving test trucks in New Mexico and Virginia.
Stuttgart/ Portland, Oregon, Feb 16, 2021 -
The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary (60) as the next President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) with its brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation.
Stuttgart, Feb 1, 2021 -
Karin Rådström took up her position as Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, today. Rådström most recently has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the Executive Board.
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.
Chennai / Stuttgart, Jan 25, 2021 -
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), now unveiled the BharatBenz ‘BSafe Express’, a specialized reefer truck designed for the safe transportation of COVID-19 vaccines.
Brussels / Stuttgart, Jan 21, 2021 -
Daimler Truck AG CEO Martin Daum is the new Chair of the Commercial Vehicle Board of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which brings together the CEOs of Europe’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and vans.
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 / East Kilbride bei Glasgow, Dec 18, 2020 -
A displacement of 15.6 litres, a six-cylinder in-line engine with 425 kW (580 hp), four axles of which two are driven – those are the key statistics for the Arocs 3258 8x4 which is now being used in the fight against sewage system dirt in Scotland. A steered rear axle makes the four-axle truck as agile as a three-axle vehicle so that it can reach its destination even on winding roads.
Stuttgart / Gundelfingen, Dec 16, 2020 -
Heavy duty tractor units like the Mercedes-Benz Actros SLT are often involved when oversize, heavy duty components or machinery are transported. The Actros SLT is now celebrating a milestone: the 500th Mercedes-Benz SLT towing vehicle based on the current Actros has been handed over to TSB Transport-Service Beitinger in Swabia's Gundelfingen.
Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2020 -
Daimler Truck AG, IVECO, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group today committed to work together to help create the conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks in Europe.
Stuttgart / Hamburg, Dec 15, 2020 -
The battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros is starting another customer trial: with Netto Marken-Discount in the greater Hamburg area. The food discounter is testing the heavy-duty electric truck to supply its Hamburg supermarkets with, for example, fruit, vegetables, dairy products and dry goods.
Stuttgart / Nieuwegein, Dec 14, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks continues the delivery of its all-electric FUSO eCanter in the Netherlands. In 2020, PostNL, one of the launch customers of the FUSO eCanter in the country, expanded its fleet of locally emission free light-duty trucks by adding four eCanter to their fleet.
Stuttgart / Laarkirchen, Austria, Dec 11, 2020 -
Premium quality is not only a hallmark of new vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Trucks. Used Mercedes-Benz trucks also continue to meet the highest standards. From now on, the very best of them will carry the Mercedes-Benz Certified label.
Stuttgart, Germany / Guildford, UK, Dec 10, 2020 -
Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) and Daimler Truck AG have signed an agreement to jointly develop the next generation of liquid-hydrogen refueling technology for fuel-cell-powered trucks. With their collaboration, the partners aim to make the refueling process with hydrogen as easy and practical as possible.
Stuttgart, Dec 3, 2020 -
In the current episode of Transportation Matters, the CEO podcast of Daimler Trucks & Buses, Martin Daum speaks with Jeremy Rifkin who is considered a visionary for the "hydrogen economy".