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  • South Korea/Stuttgart, Mar 1, 2012 - South Korea's largest airport, Incheon, has expanded its fleet of winter service vehicles with the addition of a further seven Actros models from Mercedes-Benz. Handed over in the middle of February to Jae-Sun Ryu, the airport's Deputy Executive Director, the vehicles bring the total number of Mercedes-Benz Actros models in service at the modern airport to 28.
  • Wörth/ Enugu-Nigeria , Nov 26, 2009 - Another 50 Inca-yellow Mercedes-Benz Actros 2031 S semitrailer trucks have been handed over to the owners of the Nigerian beverage logistics company Nnabugwu Transport Ltd. in the Mercedes-Benz truck plant in Wörth. According to Mr. Onuorah Ben Nnabugwu, CEO of Nnabugwu Transport Ltd, “If you really want to save money, you have to use high-quality trucks like the Mercedes-Benz Actros.
  • Roosendaal, Netherlands/Wörth, Jul 3, 2009 - Penske Logistics has added four new Mercedes-Benz Actros 1841 LS semitrailer tractors to its fleet. The European headquarters of Penske Logistics in Roosendaal, Netherlands, will employ the new vehicles exclusively for transporting goods of its customer Truck-Lite. Based in Harlow, UK, Truck-Lite is a supplier of mirrors and lighting for commercial vehicles.
  • Stuttgart/ Wörth , Jul 2, 2009 - Readers of the Polish specialist truck magazine “Polski Traker” and listeners of the Polish truckers’ radio station “Radio Truck” have named the Mercedes-Benz Actros the best truck on the Polish market, awarding it the title “Truck of the Year 2009” in Poland. More than a third of the experts taking part in the vote – covering more than two dozen truck model series from different manufacturers – decided in favour of the Mercedes-Benz Actros.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Aug 20, 2008 - Today a spectacular series of convoys headed out in all directions from the Wörth Mercedes-Benz plant in Germany to the Mercedes-Benz dealerships and company-owned Daimler outlets. The event heralds the nationwide launch of the brand-new Actros truck on August 23, 2008. It was truly a sight to behold: every thirty seconds, one of the 350 or so new Actros demonstration vehicles left the biggest truck factory in the world.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2008 - The international driving presentation of the new Actros, the flagship of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, is on tour through the growing transportation markets of Central and Eastern Europe. A convoy of Actros tractor-trailers is setting out from the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and driving through the Central European nations of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania to Bulgaria, the tour’s final destination.
  • Stuttgart/Nardo , Jun 2, 2008 - A 40-tonne truck has turned the dream of a ‘one-litre car’ into reality: as the result of a test drive at Nardo in southern Italy, the new Actros tractor-trailer from Mercedes-Benz has set a world record as the most fuel-efficient truck in its category. The Actros was driven around the clock for seven days hauling a 25-tonne payload at an average speed of 80 km/hr for a total distance of nearly 13,000 km.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Mar 28, 2008 - Daimler AG and CS Cargo Group have signed a framework agreement regulating the delivery of 335 Actros trucks in 2008. The agreement also gives CS Cargo Group the option to order a total of 1,500 Mercedes-Benz trucks by 2010.
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