Electric mobility

  • 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.
  • Tramagal / Stuttgart , Jun 8, 2021 - The Tramagal plant in Portugal, Daimler Trucks’ central production location for FUSO in Europe, today announced that its truck-manufacturing infrastructure is setting the course for green truck production by achieving carbon neutrality in 2022.
  • 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 / Basel, May 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has received a large order for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB). The decision was made following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles.
  • Stuttgart / Frankfurt, May 6, 2021 - International logistics service provider DB Schenker and FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, are reducing greenhouse emissions on Norway's roads, sending a strong signal in the field of e-mobility.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 28, 2021 - With the quiet, fully electric and locally emission-free Mercedes-Benz eCitaro urban bus, cities and urban areas are becoming a better place to live. At Daimler Buses, looking after the environment and being sparing with resources are inextricably linked.
  • Stuttgart / Munich, Apr 22, 2021 - A prototype battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros is now operating for Paulaner Getränke und Service GmbH (Paulaner GSG). The logistics subsidiary of the time-honoured Paulaner brewery is responsible for the brewery’s distribution and is testing the eActros in operation transporting pallets of barrels and crates.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 20, 2021 - Announced last autumn and already implemented: three years after its world premiere, we have an update for the fully electric eCitaro city bus: Mercedes-Benz is switching to an even more powerful generation of lithium-ion batteries.
  • 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 / 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.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on April 15, 2021.
  • 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 / 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, Mar 5, 2021 - Untertürkheim to become a technology competence centre with a campus focusing clearly on electric drive and battery technology, including the production of lithium-ion cells.
  • Berlin, Mar 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million amount to transform its Berlin-Marienfelde plant in Germany into a campus for developing, testing and implementing pioneering software applications for its global production network.
  • Schlieren / Stuttgart / Tokyo, Feb 24, 2021 - Daimler Trucks' first all-electric truck in small series production, is now conquering another European truck market.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart / Tokyo, Feb 19, 2021 - Three years after the launch of small-series production, deliveries of Daimler Trucks’ all-electric light-duty truck FUSO eCanter have now surpassed 200 vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 12, 2021 - More and more Mercedes-Benz customers are deciding in favor of an all-electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
  • Stuttgart / Bremen, Dec 17, 2020 - With their order of five new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses, Bremen's public transport provider Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) is taking a major step towards the electrification of its local public transport offering. Delivery of the locally emission-free eCitaro buses will take place in early 2022.
  • 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, Dec 14, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is targeting leadership in electric drives and vehicle software. The consistent electrification of the entire product portfolio is a key element of the strategic focus "Ambition 2039" and a prerequisite on the way to CO₂ neutrality.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2020 - Green power, that is to say electricity from renewable resources, is a significant factor in the life-cycle of an electric car for preventing CO2 emissions. This is because around 50 percent of the CO2 footprint of a battery-electric vehicle are produced during the use, i.e. due to CO2-affected charging sessions.
  • 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 / 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.
  • Zurich / Winterthur, Oct 29, 2020 - Only a few weeks ago the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G celebrated its world premiere and already it is "electrifying" Zurich.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart / Frankfurt , Oct 12, 2020 - International logistics service provider DB Schenker and FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, are further expanding their pioneering partnership in the field of e-mobility.
  • 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 15, 2020 - Applause, please, for the new all-electric Mercedes-Benz articulated bus eCitaro G. It is optionally equipped with innovative solid-state batteries. With this battery concept, Mercedes-Benz takes the technological lead not just in the bus segment but in automotive construction worldwide.
  • Stuttgart / Tokyo, Sep 14, 2020 - Within the last year the FUSO eCanter, Daimler Truck’s first all-electric light-duty truck in small-series production, has visited several countries to promote all-electric urban delivery.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart / Hamburg, Aug 18, 2020 - The transport company Hamburger Hochbahn AG has signed a framework agreement with Daimler Buses for the delivery of fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro and the new eCitaro G articulated bus.
  • Stuttgart / Leipzig, Aug 17, 2020 - As the first customer of the second test phase in Germany, DB Schenker has received a battery-electric eActros of the so-called “innovation fleet”.
  • Stuttgart / Tokio, Aug 11, 2020 - Daimler Trucks’ Japan-based subsidiary FUSO has recently showcased its leading role in the development of innovative trucks with advanced technologies.
  • Stuttgart / Rotterdam, Netherlands, Aug 6, 2020 - The starting signal for the second test phase of the Mercedes-Benz eActros “innovation fleet”: After about a year of intensive practical use by ten customers in Germany and Switzerland, eight of the purely battery-powered trucks are now successively going to new customers in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2020 - With two fully electric driven Mercedes-Benz eCitaro the Egenberger bus company in Thierhaupten close to Augsburg is ringing in a new era for regular bus services in the region.
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