Mercedes-Benz

  • 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:
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  • 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.
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  • Stuttgart/ Cardiff, May 25, 2021 - Transport for Wales was looking for two special vehicles to assure traffic safety. The catalogue of requirements was extensive and very precise – and the search ended with the procurement of a vehicle from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks: the Econic.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Stuttgart/Gaggenau/Petrinja (Croatia) , Apr 21, 2021 - Helper in emergency: Unimog U 4000 from Unimog Club Gaggenau for auxiliary goods transport to Petrinja When the earth shook in the region around the Croatian town of Petrinja between Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021, a Mercedes-Benz Unimog was quickly positioned.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Stuttgart, Mar 1, 2021 - In 1948 the Unimog was yet to bear the Mercedes-Benz name and was instead produced by the Boehringer machine-building company in Göppingen.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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