Daimler Trucks

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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/Oberhof, Feb 9, 2021 - It's essential, but too much is too much: not only COVID-19, but also unfavourable snow conditions created challenges for the Biathlon World Cup in Oberhof.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein , Jan 29, 2021 - Change of leadership at Daimler Trucks: The new Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG is Sven Gräble.
  • 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.
  • Stuttgart / Böblingen, Jan 22, 2021 - Two new Mercedes-Benz Actros 1848 LS tipper semitrailers work non-stop for the project of the new Airfield Hospital in Böblingen-Sindelfingen.
  • 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/Rottach-Egern , Jan 20, 2021 - When the snowstorm is so bad that you don't want to put your nose outside - then it's Unimog weather.
  • 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".
  • Beijing / Stuttgart, Dec 2, 2020 - Daimler Truck AG and Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. jointly announced that both partners will produce and distribute Mercedes-Benz tractors for an advanced market segment in China.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 1, 2020 - Being on the road in a heavy truck in city traffic, sometimes on narrow roads and with confusing intersections is a challenge for many professional drivers.
  • 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, Nov 10, 2020 - Whereas in the past a tractor used to collect the milk from farms, now a new Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 430 is in operation.
  • 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, Nov 5, 2020 - The huge tyres of the Unimog U 5023 seem formidable when compared to the narrow tyres of the Mercedes Simplex from 1902. That's no surprise: last year the U 5023 had to overcome extremely steep climbs to break the world record for driving at high altitudes in Chile and it had to deal with sharp-edged rocks too.
  • 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, Germany / Gothenburg, Sweden, Nov 2, 2020 - The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Palo Alto, CA, U.S., Oct 30, 2020 - Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc., the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, and the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Daimler Truck AG, announced a strategic partnership to enable highly automated trucking, starting on highways.
  • Stuttgart / Tokio / Jakarta, Oct 28, 2020 - FUSO distributor PT Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian Motors (KTB) is now collaborating with its dealer network to sell trucks and buses online for easy access amidst coronavirus-related restrictions.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Mountain View, USA , Oct 27, 2020 - Daimler Trucks and Waymo have signed a broad, global, strategic partnership to deploy autonomous SAE L4 technology.
  • Stuttgart /Göppingen, Oct 26, 2020 - 27 October marks the 70th anniversary of the Unimog take-over by Daimler-Benz AG. This date thus marks the birth of the now legendary Mercedes-Benz Unimog, which has proven its strengths many hundreds of thousands of times.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 22, 2020 - Karin Rådström will start her appointment as Member of the Board of Management, Daimler Truck AG, responsible for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, on 1 February 2021. Rådström most recently has been responsible for sales and marketing at Scania as a member of the Executive Board.
  • 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.
  • Oct 19, 2020 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia, announces the world premiere of the new light-duty Canter truck.
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