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  • Stuttgart/Bukarest, Oct 14, 2021 - Romania's national road administration (CNAIR) has ordered 135 Unimog vehicles. The first batch of 45 vehicles has now been delivered to Romania. The remaining vehicles will follow in two further stages until 2023.
  • Wörth am Rhein, Oct 7, 2021 - The world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz eActros took place at the end of June, and today the first series-production vehicle rolled off the production line in the new Future Truck Center at the Wörth plant.
  • Gaggenau / Mannheim / Kassel, Oct 4, 2021 - The Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants in Germany are starting production of key components for the battery-powered eActros. They include the electric axle and the battery packs, which are produced and assembled at the plants in Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 4, 2021 - Four near-series battery-powered eActros vehicles are starting practical operation shortly before the launch of series production on October 7, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 29, 2021 - Two near-series battery powered eActros trucks have crossed the Alps as part of a series of tests in Italy’s South Tyrol region.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Sep 21, 2021 - Today several vehicle innovations were presented to the public by Mercedes-Benz Trucks. In doing so, the focus was especially on the electrification of the product portfolio.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Sep 21, 2021 - The energy revolution in the road haulage industry is focussing the minds of transport operators more than ever on the question of the best drive technology to serve their needs.
  • Stuttgart/Pretoria, Sep 14, 2021 - Daimler Trucks and Buses Southern Africa recently handed over an impressive fleet of 90 Mercedes-Benz Actros 2645LS trucks to one of its esteemed customers - Bakers SA Limited.
  • Gaggenau, Sep 7, 2021 - 75 years of the Unimog were celebrated this weekend in Gaggenau among other things with a convoy of 75 Unimog vehicles which weaved its way from the production plant in Wörth am Rhein via Karlsruhe and along the country roads to the Unimog's home town of Gaggenau in the Murg Valley.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - There are plenty of reasons to choose used trucks. The new Mercedes Benz Certified TruckStore quality label makes this decision even easier for customers of Mercedes-Benz trucks: all trucks are checked according to the toughest criteria and they provide a lot of benefits.
  • Stuttgart/Milton Keynes (United Kingdom), Aug 18, 2021 - On 18 August 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the very first motorised truck in the world. It was sold by Daimler to British Motor Syndicate, an automobile company in London.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Aug 12, 2021 - Tobias Wöllmer from the Gressel haulage company in Neustadt an der Aisch recently collected his Actros Edition 2 from the Customer Centre at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth. The driver now drives a special model limited to 400 units.
  • Gaggenau / Kassel / Mannheim , Jul 30, 2021 - Following intensive talks, Daimler Truck AG and the Works Council have agreed on key points regarding the future orientation and safeguarding of the Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants.
  • Stuttgart/Munich , Jul 29, 2021 - The readers of the specialist magazine "Off Road" voted the Unimog "Off-Road Vehicle of the Year" with 54.9 percent of the votes – that's even a few more than last year. Thus the "Universal-Motorgerät" won first place in the special vehicles category for the 17th time in a row.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 27, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks is pushing resolutely ahead with the development of the battery-electric eEconic for municipal operations in multiple intensive trial series.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jul 15, 2021 - Sustainable, highly flexible and ideally positioned for the future of transport: The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is becoming the center for emission-free transport within the Mercedes-Benz truck production network.
  • Stuttgart/Gaggenau, Jul 6, 2021 - Beer from Schwaben: previously used as a tractor unit, this U 25 is from the 401 model series and was available to order from September 1953 with a completely steel cab. It was built by Westfalia in Rheda-Wiedenbrück.
  • Stuttgart / Moscow , Jul 2, 2021 - DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS (DK RUS), the Joint Venture between Daimler Trucks and its Russian partner KAMAZ, has received a large order from the Russian construction company Partner Group.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 30, 2021 - On 30 June 2021 Mercedes-Benz Trucks celebrates the world premiere of its battery-electric eActros for heavy-duty distribution haulage. Mercedes-Benz Trucks is heralding a new era with the launch of the first electric series-production truck with a star.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 22, 2021 - Whether in terms of efficiency, safety or comfort, the Mercedes-Benz Actros has been setting a high standard for trucks in the long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution haulage sectors since 1996.
  • 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 / Bremen , Apr 30, 2021 - The Unimog U 430 is an indispensable member of the team at Bremer Baumdienst in northern Germany.
  • 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/Gaggenau, Apr 27, 2021 - In 1951, the Unimog was added to the Daimler-Benz portfolio and the U 25 (2010 model series) was produced at the Gaggenau plant between 1951 and 1953.
  • 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.
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