Tech & Innovation

  • Stuttgart / Houston / Portland , May 25, 2022 - Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) and Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) a leading US foodservice distribution company, have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deliver up to nearly 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026. The first eCascadia delivery is expected to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California site later this year.
  • Stuttgart/Reutlingen, May 23, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG will become a major anchor shareholder in German high-tech engineering company Manz AG (https://www.manz.com) through a capital increase of around ten percent, subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. In addition, in a first step both companies have signed a cooperation agreement on a strategic partnership to establish a pilot line for the production of lithium-ion battery cells and for the assembly of batteries at Daimler Truck’s Mannheim site.
  • Stuttgart / Portland, May 18, 2022 - After well over one million-miles (1.6 million kilometers) of testing in daily customer operations, Daimler Truck and its U.S. Freightliner brand recently unveiled the all-electric eCascadia that will enter series production in 2022.
  • Stuttgart / Portland / Albuquerque, Apr 12, 2022 - Daimler Truck is a leading OEM in the development of SAE Level 4 (L4) autonomous trucks with critical redundant safety systems. With its independent subsidiary Torc Robotics, Daimler Truck is pushing ahead with the development of autonomous trucking in the United States.
  • Stuttgart/Blacksburg, Apr 6, 2022 - Torc Robotics, an independent subsidiary of Daimler Truck, is opening a technology and software development center in Stuttgart, Germany. Torc is a leader in SAE Level 4 self-driving vehicle software for heavy-duty vehicles.
  • 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 11, 2022 - Which technology drives a CO2-neutral future? No question currently occupies the truck industry, the energy sector and politics like this one. Daimler Truck has clearly set its strategic course and is consistently pursuing a dual-track strategy in the electrification of its portfolio with both battery-electric and hydrogen-based drives.
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  • 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 / Portland, Dec 3, 2021 - Daimler Truck is developing a scalable autonomous truck platform that is perfectly suited for SAE Level 4 autonomous driving, including redundancy systems needed to achieve safe and reliable operations.
  • Stuttgart/Tokio, Nov 15, 2021 - Daimler Truck is going full speed ahead to win the race to zero emissions. A good example: the all-electric light-duty truck FUSO eCanter.
  • Stuttgart/Neu-Ulm, Oct 27, 2021 - The Center of Competence 3D-Printing at Daimler Buses is expanding its portfolio and is now also offering additive manufacturing services to customers of other industries.
  • 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.
  • 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 - For the past two years, Daimler Truck and Torc Robotics have intensified their collaboration with their common goal to enable safe deployment of autonomous trucks (SAE Level 4) and shape the future of the trucking and logistics industry at large.
  • 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 / São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Sep 14, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has presented the fully electric eO500U bus chassis. The bus chassis was specially designed for Latin American cities and will be produced in São Bernardo do Campo, in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, from 2022 on.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 2, 2021 - "What will move us next," is the slogan of the IAA MOBILITY 2021 from 07 to 12 September of this year in Munich.
  • 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 / Tokyo , Jul 28, 2021 - Daimler Truck continues to push the transformation to CO2-neutral transportation with further deliveries of the FUSO eCanter, its fully electric light-duty truck, in the second quarter of 2021.
  • 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, Jul 14, 2021 - More and more transport and logistics companies are considering the purchase of an eTruck. However, it is often difficult for customers to see whether an eTruck can actually cover the usual application profile of conventional trucks in the fleet.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • 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 29, 2021 - Regensburg is switching: The Regensburg transport company "das Stadtwerk.Mobilität" wants to convert a good part of the bus fleet to fully electric city buses within a short period of time.
  • Chennai / India, Jun 24, 2021 - Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), Daimler Trucks’ commercial vehicle subsidiary in India, continues to push innovative digitalization initiatives as it recently opened the first Virtual Reality Center (VRC) at its Chennai plant.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 21, 2021 - Full concentration on buses: services specifically aimed at buses are the recipe for the success of the Omniplus service brand under the roof of Daimler Buses.
  • 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.
  • Tramagal / Stuttgart , Jun 8, 2021 - The Tramagal plant in Portugal, Daimler Trucks’ central production location for FUSO in Europe, today announced that its truck-manufacturing infrastructure is setting the course for green truck production by achieving carbon neutrality in 2022.
  • 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.
  • Hamburg / Stuttgart, Germany, May 20, 2021 - Daimler Truck AG and Shell New Energies NL B.V. (“Shell”) have signed an agreement to jointly drive the adoption of hydrogen-based fuel-cell trucks in Europe. The companies plan to support the decarbonisation of road freight by building-out hydrogen-refuelling infrastructure and placing fuel-cell trucks in customers’ hands.
  • 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 / Basel, May 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has received a large order for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB). The decision was made following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles.
  • Stuttgart / Neu-Ulm, May 12, 2021 - Daimler Buses and its service brand Omniplus have created a mobile printing centre for the decentralised production of 3D printed spare parts in order to be able to provide bus customers with spare parts more quickly.
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