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 / Hamburg , Jun 10, 2021 -
This is where it's at! Where musical fans usually start getting in the mood for their event with a view of Hamburg's skyline, passers-by were today able to discover state-of-the-art vehicle technology and passenger comfort of urban buses on-board two innovative articulated buses.
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.
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 / 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/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.
Stuttgart/Hartlepool (Großbritannien), Apr 14, 2021 -
J&B Recycling is a waste disposal firm which employs a staff of more than 200 and is based in Hartlepool, north-east England. The company puts its trust in the reliability, efficiency and safety technologies from Mercedes-Benz Trucks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/Cappeln, Mar 5, 2021 -
No matter whether it's a side salad on Helgoland, Pizza Rucola in Frankfurt or a cauliflower bake in Friedrichshafen the probability that we have all eaten vegetables from Mählmann Gemüsebau at one time or another is fairly high.
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 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 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.