Mercedes-Benz Trucks

  • Stuttgart/Munich, May 25, 2022 - Whether for waste disposal, snow clearing, street cleaning, grass cutting or just on the building site, municipal vehicles are used in a wide variety of ways. Cost-effectiveness, performance, safe handling and environmental friendliness are top priorities for companies.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt am Main, May 13, 2022 - Launch of the final test phase of the Mercedes-Benz eEconic before the start of series production: With immediate effect, FES Frankfurter Entsorgungs- und Service GmbH is using the near-series e-truck from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks for municipal waste collection in Frankfurt am Main.
  • Wörth am Rhein / Fulda, May 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be exhibiting a Unimog U 5023 with Rosenbauer TLF 3000 body at the leading exhibition for rescue and mobility – RETTmobil 2022– in Fulda, Germany, from May 11 - 13 2022, at stand no. F 17. The extreme off-roader Unimog U°5023 is both efficient and robust.
  • Stuttgart, May 5, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented a truck with cameras instead of outside mirrors back in 2014 with its study entitled “Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025”. In 2018, we were the first in the industry to introduce series production of the MirrorCam – the first mirror camera system for trucks.
  • Stuttgart/Cologne, May 4, 2022 - Since the start of the eActros series production in October 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has been gradually expanding the range of applications of the e-truck for heavy-duty distribution
  • Stuttgart, Apr 7, 2022 - Powerful, extremely reliable, profitable in day-to-day operations, fuel-saving and yet also dynamic: Haulage firms make a variety of demands on their trucks– because they are what earn them their crust.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Mar 31, 2022 - Hydrogen refueling station operator H2 MOBILITY Deutschland announced a shareholder investment round of 110 million Euros this week at a press event in Berlin.
  • Stuttgart / Rovaniemi, Finland , Mar 15, 2022 - Before the impending start of series production in the second half of the year, the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eEconic proved itself in the Arctic Circle winter test. At icy temperatures down to -25°C, development engineers from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks tested the e-truck intended for municipal use in Rovaniemi, Finland.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth / Kempten, Feb 28, 2022 - One of the first battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros out of series production is going to the logistics service provider Dachser. Karin Rådström, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, personally handed over an eActros 300 to Stefan Hohm, Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Dachser Board of Management, during a customer meeting in Wörth am Rhein.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth, Feb 28, 2022 - he first all-electric series-produced eActros from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth am Rhein is now in customer hands: Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, has handed over an eActros 300 for heavy-duty distribution transport to the logistics service provider DB Schenker.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 18, 2022 - The Actros L Driver Extent+ further enhances the Mercedes-Benz premium truck and definitely makes for an unforgettable driving experience. The new special edition model is striking with its exclusive design and first-class comfort. A driver’s dream, strictly limited to 150 units.
  • Stuttgart/ Wörth am Rhein, Feb 10, 2022 - Daimler Truck is pursuing the development of an integrated ecosystem, including comprehensive consultancy services and suitable charging infrastructure, to create the best possible way to welcome its truck customers to the world of e-mobility.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 21, 2021 - Almost every third construction vehicle in Germany carries a star on its radiator grille. And the construction business has a great tradition in relying on the brand with the star: Mercedes-Benz can now look back on some 125 years of experience in the construction industry.
  • Stuttgart/Bangkok, Dec 17, 2021 - Two new Unimog U 423s for rail/road applications have commenced operations in Bangkok. These vehicles carry out a wide range of maintenance work on the new Red Line metro route in the Thai capital.
  • Stuttgart / München / Göteborg, Schweden, Dec 16, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have now signed a binding agreement to create a joint venture (JV) to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric, heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • Stuttgart / St. Blasien, Dec 15, 2021 - Exactly 70 years ago, the success story of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog for snow clearing began. Just at the right time when there was demand, Alfred Schmidt, a young qualified engineer from St. Blasien in the Black Forest had the right idea.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2021 - Following the production launch of the battery-powered eActros at the Wörth am Rhein plant in October, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has already booked the first major order for 120 of the vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2021 - The Unimog concept may be 75 years old, but continual innovation makes sure it stays state of the art. In 2021, the Unimog stands out with its two new top-of-the-range variants, U 435 and U 535, as well as a new variant in the medium weight class, the U 327, which combines a lot of power with maneuverability and a high payload.
  • Stuttgart/Durham (Großbritannien), Dec 13, 2021 - Perfect service is the prime company policy of Aston Workshop located in Durham in north-east England.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 9, 2021 - Elmar List from Drolshagen always makes sure to show his appreciation of his drivers’ performance. “I can rely on my drivers,” says List, who runs his own haulage company.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Nov 25, 2021 - Due to the split of Daimler into two independent companies on 1 December, Daimler Truck transferred the first batch of historical Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and parts of its truck and bus archive to the location in Wörth at the end of November.
  • Stuttgsrt, Nov 16, 2021 - In the autumn the leaves fall – and have to be cleared away before the first snowflakes fall. And what is just as popular with local authorities as with drivers to help out? the Mercedes-Benz Atego.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 12, 2021 - The Actros has reinvented itself over and over and again for a quarter of a century: right from the start in terms of efficiency, safety, reliability or comfort and recently regarding electromobility too.
  • São Paulo / Stuttgart, Nov 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil launches the Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x4 specifically designed and engineered for Brazilian as well as Latin American customers. Based on the European model of the truck, this adapted version withstands extreme operating situations, characterized by demanding terrains and challenging routes in Latin America.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2021 - Daimler Truck is consistently pursuing its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles and has now reached the next milestone: In October, the further enhanced prototype of the hydrogen-based fuel-cell truck Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck received approval from German authorities for use on public roads.
  • 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.
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