Stuttgart, Jul 4, 2016 -
From the beginning of July the latest generations of the OM 470 and OM 471 Mercedes-Benz truck engines are approved for use with alternative fuels according to norm prEN 15940.
Berlin, Jul 3, 2015 -
World premiere in the German capital Berlin: on Friday, as part of its "Shaping Future Transportation 2015 – Campus Efficiency" event, Mercedes-Benz presented its latest truck engine. The Latest Generation of the OM 471 heavy-duty truck engine is an engineering masterpiece. The engine offers fuel savings of up to 3% compared to its predecessor, reducing operating costs and lowering CO2 emissions at the same time, and ensuring that truck customers and the environment benefit equally from this latest unit to emerge from Mercedes-Benz Trucks Engine Development.
Stuttgart, Mar 13, 2012 -
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a totally new generation of Mercedes-Benz medium-duty engines with the series designation OM 93x in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim today. Together with the equally new heavy-duty OM 470 engine, Daimler is expanding its "BlueEfficiency Power" engine portfolio into a comprehensive range complying with the impending Euro VI emissions standard. Initially presented in 2011, the OM 471 is already in service on long-haul operations in the new Mercedes-Benz Actros.
Chur, Switzerland, Apr 27, 2010 -
“In ten years time, commercial vehicles will consume 20 percent less fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by the same amount,” said Andreas Renschler, the Board of Management Member responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses, about his vision during a comparative truck drive across the San Bernardino Pass in Switzerland. In his statement, Renschler set the bar pretty high for the engineers of the Stuttgart-based commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Hannover/Stuttgart , Sep 30, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is using the International Commercial Vehicle Fair (IAA) in Hanover to mark the start of an initiative for improved day-to-day economy. The aim of the BlueTec Eco initiative is to help vehicle operators to make the most of what is technically feasible in their day-to-day operations. The potential of modern vehicle technology under ideal conditions was recently demonstrated by a standard truck from the new Mercedes-Benz Actros generation, which achieved a diesel consumption of 19.44 litres per 100 km for a 40-tonne semitrailer combination over a test track distance of more than 12,728 kilometres.