Stuttgart, Jun 15, 2021 -
In 1923 Benz & Cie. presented the first diesel truck to the world. The five-tonne vehicle was driven by a four-cylinder diesel OB 2 engine with an output of 33 kW (45 hp) at 1000 rpm. When compared with a petrol-driven truck of the same design, the efficiency of the diesel truck was immediately impressive:
Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 -
On June 30, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the world premiere of its battery-powered eActros for heavy-duty distribution. With the presentation of the first series-produced electric truck bearing the star logo, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will usher in a new era and underscore its commitment to locally CO2-neutral road transport.
Stuttgart / Ningde, China, May 20, 2021 -
Today, commercial vehicle manufacturer Daimler Truck AG and lithium-ion battery manufacturer and developer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) – both global leaders in their fields – announced the intensification of their existing partnership based on their shared vision of CO2-neutral electrified trucking.
Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 -
When it comes to making the switch to electromobility, fleet managers are keen to obtain answers not only on which vehicle is right for them but also to a whole host of other questions. For example, on the topic of charging infrastructure.
Stuttgart, May 19, 2021 -
Daimler Trucks is focusing on hydrogen-powered fuel-cells for the electrification of its vehicles for flexible and demanding long-haul transport. It aims to achieve ranges of up to 1,000 kilometres and more without any stops for refuelling.
Stuttgart, May 11, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is taking another important step in the digitization of its vehicles. In practical tests, Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks have for the first time paid automatically for fuel at Shell service stations in Stuttgart, Germany. T
Stuttgart / Wörth, May 4, 2021 -
Polished to high gloss and ready for hand over – the first of only 400 special Edition 2 Actros trucks will soon be gladden its new owner while the next vehicles are waiting to be finalized. Around 40 additional options for the interior and exterior as well as special design elements give the Edition 2 an unmistakeable character. The result: a premium Actros with a "wow" effect.
Stuttgart, Apr 28, 2021 -
Accidents involving trucks turning off to the right are among the worst type of accident that can happen on inner-city roads, and not just for unprotected road users like cyclists and pedestrians, but also for the drivers themselves.
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.
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 / 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.
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.
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 / 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 / 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 / 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, Nov 30, 2020 -
The most innovative trucks for the electric future bear the three-pointed star – that’s the verdict of the renowned International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, which awarded its prestigious 2021 Truck Innovation Award to two trucks from Mercedes-Benz: the battery-electric eActros and the fuel-cell concept Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck.
Stuttgart / Karlsruhe, Nov 19, 2020 -
Another practical test of the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros is starting at the company Inapa Deutschland in Ettlingen. This leading paper wholesaler is to use the heavy-duty electric truck for the distribution of paper packed on pallets to printers in the Karlsruhe area.
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 / Brussels , Nov 4, 2020 -
Mercedes-Benz Trucks continues with practical trials of the battery-powered
Mercedes-Benz eActros. For the first time a Belgian logistics company Van Mieghem Logistics starts operating the all-electric eActros.
Stuttgart / Waldenbuch, Oct 22, 2020 -
The battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros truck is now in use for the chocolate manufacturer Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co KG. The family-owned company, which specializes in square chocolate bars and is based in Waldenbuch near Stuttgart, is testing the eActros for production supply on the route between the Dettenhausen warehouse and the production site in Waldenbuch.
Visselhövede, Oct 8, 2020 -
The only thing which classic trucks from the 1950s and 1960s have in common with the current Mercedes-Benz Actros is a steering wheel and wheels. No trace of driving comfort, automatic transmissions or intelligent driver assistance systems.
Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Sep 23, 2020 -
“Now & Next” is the theme under which Mercedes-Benz Trucks is presenting its new products at the Wörth plant and giving an insight into the future of sustainable mobility.
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.
Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2020 -
Construction calls for a hands-on approach. It's a tough job that requires hardy workers. The new
Mercedes-Benz Arocs has all the qualities required to be the perfect partner for construction-related transport: powerful engines, varied drive configurations and a robust chassis for the sustainable development of industry-appropriate vehicle bodies.
Wörth, Sep 23, 2020 -
Digitisation is changing logistics. All those involved along the value chain are digitally linked across company boundaries. Logistics providers are taking on a new role: they are becoming process managers and data suppliers.
Stuttgart / Berlin, Sep 16, 2020 -
Truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks today presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles, ranging from urban distribution to international long-haul transport, thus reaffirming its commitment to the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Convention.
Stuttgart / Kawasaki, Japan / Portland, USA, Sep 10, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks & Buses is celebrating another milestone on the road to the electrification of its vehicle portfolio: Customers worldwide have already covered more than seven million kilometers with battery-powered, locally CO2-neutral trucks and buses.