The Daimler Truck Media Site is being relaunched soon.

From Wednesday, November 29, 2023, you will be able to reach our new Newsroom on the corporate website. You will then be transferred directly.

In addition to a new contemporary design and a user-friendly structure, the Newsroom also offers new exciting formats.

That is certainly something to look forward to!


  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Portland (USA), Nov 24, 2023 - Daimler Truck AG’s (Daimler Truck) subsidiary Daimler Truck North America, LLC (DTNA) has officially supplied Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling (RCCB) with 20 zero-emission, battery electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors. This significant addition to RCCB's California fleet marks a milestone in sustainable heavy-duty transportation, reinforcing the commitment to eco-friendly practices in Downey, California.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Nov 13, 2023 - Temperatures below zero and snow-covered or icy roads, less daylight and poor visibility: Winter always presents a special challenge for trucks and drivers. It goes without saying that battery-electric trucks, such as the eActros, must also be able to handle difficult weather conditions.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / California, Oct 31, 2023 - RIZON, the newest brand of Daimler Truck AG (“Daimler Truck”), which is offering all-electric class 4 and 5 medium-duty trucks for the U.S.-market, has achieved full homologation in the United States, clearing the way for the sale of their electric trucks nationwide. Daimler Truck launched their new electric truck brand in May this year.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Portland (USA) , Oct 30, 2023 - Daimler Truck AG (“Daimler Truck”) announces the start of production of the Freightliner eM2 at their subsidiary Daimler Truck North America LLC (“DTNA”). The battery electric medium-duty truck is designed for pick-up and delivery applications and represents one of now ten battery electric vehicles from Daimler Truck in series production worldwide.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Gaggenau, Oct 30, 2023 - Die erste in Deutschland ausgelieferte Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 Sattelzugmaschine ist an Logistik Schmitt gegangen. Der im Rahmen einer Kleinserie gefertigte E-Lkw wurde von Ronald Ott, Leiter Vertrieb Lkw Mercedes-Benz und FUSO Deutschland, an Rainer Schmitt, geschäftsführender Gesellschafter von Logistik Schmitt, übergeben.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Tokyo , Oct 25, 2023 - Daimler Truck AG’s (“Daimler Truck”) subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (“FUSO”) is exhibiting various products and services at JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW (“JMS”) from October 28th to November 5th. The exhibition, successor of the biennial “Tokyo Motor Show”, is hosted by Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association at Tokyo Big Sight exhibition grounds.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Wörth am Rhein , Oct 24, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered a specially converted truck for heavy-duty transport (SLT) to the Viktor Baumann company. The maximum trailer load of the new Arocs SLT 4463 AS 8x6 is 1,000 tons.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hamburg, Oct 10, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled the series version of the first battery-electric long-haul truck with the three-pointed star. The manufacturer presented the Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 today as a world premiere to an international audience at an event south of Hamburg. With this heavy-duty electric truck, the manufacturer plans to define the new standard in road freight transport – in terms of technology, sustainability, design and profitability for e-fleet operators.
  • Leinfelden/Gersthofen, Oct 9, 2023 - Working with Mercedes-Benz Truck customer driver test team, GLSG Gersthofer Logistik- und Speditionsgesellschaft mbH is launching a pioneering test program using a specially equipped Mercedes-Benz Actros. These everyday use tests focus primarily on assistance systems that will be launched on the market in a wide range of Daimler Truck trucks and buses from 2024 onwards.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Bolzano, South Tyrol, Oct 5, 2023 - development engineers from Mercedes-Benz Trucks have successfully completed a test run across the Alps with the battery electric eActros 600 for long-distance haulage. The engineers drove the prototype, which had been loaded up to 40 tons, from Stuttgart – via the steep rise to the Swabian Jura mountain range at Aichelberg, Kufstein and the Brenner Highway – to Bolzano in South Tyrol.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Wörth am Rhein/Molsheim (France), Oct 2, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Custom Tailored Trucks (CTT), the department for tailor-made conversions from Mercedes-Benz Trucks, has successfully converted its 300,000th vehicle. The anniversary vehicle is an Actros 8x4/4 Full-SLT for use in the heavy-duty sector.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hanover , Sep 26, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be presenting the new UNI-TOUCH operating system for the Unimog implement carrier at Agritechnica, the leading trade fair for technological innovations in agriculture. The new features of the operating system focus on the comprehensively revised center console, a touchscreen and a more flexible positioning of the joystick.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Berlin, Sep 26, 2023 - Daimler Truck has successfully demonstrated that hydrogen fuel-cell technology can be the right solution to decarbonize flexible and demanding long-haul road transportation. A public road approved prototype of the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck completed Daimler Truck’s #HydrogenRecordRun covering 1,047 km of distance driven with one fill of liquid hydrogen.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen , Sep 19, 2023 - More range, more powerful, even more efficient and an impressive range of applications: the FUSO Next Generation eCanter is ready to convince customers of electric mobility. While the previous model was only available in selected markets, the new electric generation of the popular light truck is now available throughout Europe.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth am Rhein , Sep 18, 2023 - Whether it's emergency braking at the tail end of a traffic jam, added safety when turning right and changing lanes, reducing the risk of skidding (for example when cornering) or taking evasive manoeuvres and many other applications: with safety assistance systems, professional drivers can more easily master numerous – at times dangerous – situations in road traffic, and thus avoid accidents or at least mitigate their consequences.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Kawasaki, Sep 13, 2023 - Daimler Truck AG (“Daimler Truck”) and their Japanese subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Bus and Truck Corporation (MFTBC, “FUSO”) announce the handover of the first FUSO Next Generation eCanter to Yamoto Transport Co, Ltd. (“Yamoto Transport”). The all-electric truck is the first of around 900 Next Generation eCanters Yamoto Transport ordered from FUSO - the largest single order of FUSO’s light-duty electric truck eCanter so far. The remaining deliveries to the customer will follow sequentially from now on.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen , Sep 12, 2023 - More design, more comfort, more Actros L – there’s nothing else. The Actros L Edition 3 special model, limited to 400 units, with “Wow” effect is sold out for months! Up to 30 additional features in the interior and exterior as well as design elements from the Edition 1 and Edition 2, the special models with cult status, give the truck an unmistakable character.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Sep 11, 2023 - On October 10, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the world premiere of the battery-electric eActros 600 for long-distance haulage. The manufacturer has now provided a first taste of the series-production truck with a newly released image.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Kyiv (Ukraine), Sep 5, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks has delivered over 100 highly off-road-capable Zetros trucks to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. The delivery includes a number of vehicle types for military support and logistics tasks. The Ukrainian armed forces want to expand their operational capability for supply and defense with the robust trucks.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Hattingen, Sep 4, 2023 - At the “Schöne Sterne ®” Mercedes Festival, an event that took place on 26 and 27 August in Hattingen, Daimler Truck AG took part with an N 56, the first ever Mercedes-Benz three-axle truck. The company also showcased the classic Setra S 11 on the premises of Henrichshütte LWL Museum. The vehicle has a claim to fame as part of the “Strasse der Lieder” TV show, centring on songs and travel.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Aarhus, Denmark, Aug 30, 2023 - The battery-electric eEconic for municipal use is now also in operation in Aarhus, Denmark, on the east coast of Jutland, as a waste collection vehicle for the waste disposal company Urbaser A/S. The batteries of the five eEconic are charged overnight at the company’s depot.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Andalusia, southern Spain, Aug 28, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks has successfully completed summer testing of the battery-electric eActros 600 for long-distance haulage. For around five weeks, test engineers put the electric truck through its paces at high temperatures of up to 44 degrees Celsius in Andalusia in southern Spain.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth am Rhein / Ötigheim , Aug 16, 2023 - Drought and dryness with a higher risk of forest fires on one hand, and unusually heavy rainfall, high water, and floods on the other: In the context of climate change, extreme weather has come to be one of the greatest challenges faced by fire departments and disaster relief services. The Stuttgart Fire Department recently decided to purchase a total of four new Mercedes-Benz Unimog.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth am Rhein, Aug 14, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks has been constantly opening new chapters in the success story of the Mercedes-Benz Econic for 25 years: Since production was launched in 1998, it has been meeting the municipal, collection and distribution haulage sectors' high requirements for ergonomics, safety, economy and ecology.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Münsingen, Aug 2, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks engineers are currently testing prototypes of the battery-electric eActros 600 on the test site of the former military training ground in Münsingen and on public roads in the vicinity.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Wörth, Jul 26, 2023 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks has recently successfully completed its sales tour across Europe. The three e-trucks traveled more than 5,000 kilometers through Germany, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium and have now returned to Wörth am Rhein. Mercedes-Benz Trucks Sales organized a total of 14 customer events with over 1,000 guests and 1,250 test drives.
  • Stuttgart/Oberhonnefeld, Jul 4, 2023 - The Nürburgring not only offers racing at its best, but is also home to a driving safety centre that the Schmitt-Peterslahr haulage company relies on for its driver training courses. Recently, 35 drivers deepened their knowledge and skills on critical braking and driving situations together with Mercedes-Benz TruckTrainers and instructors from the driving safety centre.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Wognum, the Netherlands, Jun 28, 2023 - Simon Loos is now using the eActros 300 Tractor in the Netherlands. The first of a total of five vehicles was handed over to the food logistics company in June. The electric semitrailer trucks for Simon Loos are part of a small series that will be successively delivered to the first customers before the official start of series production in autumn.
  • Wörth/Torgau, Jun 27, 2023 - Jens Riedel and Silvio Schubert keep Torgau clean with their street sweepers. They drive through the streets of the small town in Saxony for eight hours a day. Recently, they have started using a new Unimog U 427 on the job that draws its power from an OM 936 (Euro VIe) BlueTec diesel engine. This engine generates 200 kW (272 hp) of performance from six cylinders and a displacement of 7.7 liters, generating a maximum torque of 1,100 Nm. This gives Stadtwerke Torgau a compact, powerful and versatile vehicle that complements the previous Unimog U 300 and U 400 implement carriers in its fleet.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Eisenach, Jun 16, 2023 - The Unimog U 4023 and U 5023 from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks' extreme off-road Unimog model series have established themselves as indispensable helpers for fire departments and disaster response. They are also increasingly being used in many urban and municipal fleets, as climate change is drastically increasing the hazard situation due to heavy or continuous heavy rain, floods and landslides, even in built-up areas.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Wörth/Mannheim/Kassel/Gaggenau , Jun 13, 2023 - The battery-electric Mercedes-Benz truck for long-distance haulage is on its way. Mercedes-Benz Trucks will be presenting the series version of the previous eActros LongHaul on October 10, 2023, with a new design and the new name of eActros 600 as a world premiere.
  • Wörth/Bad Kissingen, Jun 7, 2023 - All adventurers can check out the advantages of the Unimog from 8 to 11 June 2023 in Bad Kissingen, Germany. The town is hosting the all-wheel drive and long-distance travel exhibition "Abenteuer & Allrad" (Adventure & All-Wheel Drives).
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen , Jun 2, 2023 - June 3rd is World Bicycle Day. A study by the research institute Ipsos from 2022 showed that there is a connection between the frequency of bicycle use and the feeling of safety: the more secure people feel on the bike, the more they cycle. Mercedes-Benz Trucks would like to make its contribution to more safety - not just perceived.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Aksaray, Turkey, May 30, 2023 - The eActros 300 Tractor for distribution haulage has covered around 3,000 kilometers from the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant to Aksaray in Turkey, where the road endurance and reliability testing of the electric truck will be taking place. Test engineers chose a route across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria for the trip.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Tramagal , May 22, 2023 - Following its European premiere at the IAA Transportation in Hanover in September 2022, Daimler Truck subsidiary FUSO is celebrating the start of production of the all-electric light truck in Europe. The event at the Mitsubishi FUSO Europe ("MFTE") production plant in Tramagal, Portugal, brought together company representatives and guests of politics and business to celebrate the first Next Generation eCanter from European production running off the assembly line.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen, May 16, 2023 - The vision of accident-free driving motivates Daimler Truck for all trucks and buses that are developed and produced in the group of companies and sold under the brands Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, FUSO, Setra, Thomas Built Buses, Western Star, BharatBenz and RIZON.
  • Wörth am Rhein, May 12, 2023 - The Universal-Motor-Gerät from Mercedes-Benz – known around the world as Unimog for over 75 years - can look back at a proud history. Whether to help fighting forest fires, as a camper van for travel enthusiasts or a trusty workhorse in municipal services, the Unimog boasts a wide range of uses and has a huge fanbase.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen / Weilerswist , May 12, 2023 - DSV is relying on the Mercedes-Benz eActros for its distribution operations. The logistics company based at the Weilerswist site to the west of Bonn has added three vehicles to its fleet. The e-trucks with dry freight bodies are used to supply 15 branches of the “dm” drugstore company in the Bonn city area.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Frankfurt, May 11, 2023 - Frankfurter Entsorgungs- und Service GmbH (FES) was able to put a pre-series vehicle of the eEconic through its paces for several months. Following the successful practical operation, the first six of a total of eight series-production eEconic vehicles were handed over at a joint press event in Frankfurt. FES is the largest disposal company in the Rhine-Main region.
  • Leinfelden-Echterdingen/Fulda, May 10, 2023 - Between May 10 and 12, 2023, Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks will be showcasing a highlight of innovative firefighting technology at RETTmobil in Fulda, the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility: The TLF-W forest-fire combination pumper based on the Unimog U 5023, which will be on display at the F16 open-air stand, is equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art specialist firefighting equipment.