Trucks

  • 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/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 / 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/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.
  • Kawasaki City, May 9, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (Headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, President and CEO: Karl Deppen, hereafter “MFTBC”) announces its celebration of the FUSO brand’s 90th anniversary in May 2022.
  • 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
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Apr 19, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen), announces the official start of sales in Tanzania under a new partnership with general distributor Capstone Corporation Ltd., part of the CFAO group. A commemorative event was held in the city of Dar es Salaam on March 30th, 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, 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/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, Apr 1, 2022 - In this difficult time of war, Daimler Truck and its employees from all over the world are sending a multitude of strong signs of solidarity with the people of Ukraine. As an immediate measure, the Executive Board of Daimler Truck had already approved a monetary donation of one million euros to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)*.
  • 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.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Mar 30, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen), announces the launch of an all-new range of Euro IV-compliant light-duty and medium-duty trucks for Indonesia, as the key overseas market transitions to new emissions standards starting April 2022.
  • Stuttgart, Germany/Kawasaki, Japan, Mar 28, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen) announces that majority shareholder Daimler Truck Holding AG (“Daimler Truck”) benefitted from an overall economic recovery in the most important commercial vehicle sales markets in the financial year 2021 and significantly increased its group sales.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Mar 15, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen), has unveiled test vehicles of its next generation eCanter for the first time at the company’s Kitsuregawa Proving Ground (Sakura City, Tochigi).
  • 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.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Feb 28, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen), announces the introduction of the new Euro V-compliant medium-duty Fighter truck for GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) markets. With this rollout, both light- and medium-duty segments in the FUSO lineup will be available in the region with Euro V technology.
  • 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.
  • Pune (Chakan) | Nashik | Satara, Jan 28, 2022 - Expanding its footprint in the Western region, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in association with Autobahn Trucking inaugurated three new BharatBenz dealerships in Pune (Chakan), Nashik and Satara.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Jan 21, 2022 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Karl Deppen), is pleased to announce the official launch of the new Euro VI-compatible lineup of light-, medium- and heavy-duty FUSO trucks for the Taiwanese market.
  • 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.
  • Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh, Dec 20, 2021 - Expanding its footprint in the Northern region, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), in association with PAL Trucking inaugurated the new BharatBenz dealership in Jammu.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Dec 20, 2021 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Hartmut Schick), will deliver 10 light-duty Canter trucks to support medical emergency care in Tajikistan, through an aid project overseen by the Japanese government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) program.
  • 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, 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.
  • Kawasaki, Japan, Dec 2, 2021 - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO Hartmut Schick), announces the expansion of its employee e-mobility training programs in Japan.
  • Stuttgart/Tramagal, Dec 2, 2021 - Daimler Truck subsidiary FUSO announces the start of production (SOP) of the latest generation FUSO Canter in Europe.
  • 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/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, Nov 11, 2021 - Prior to the intended stock market listing in December 2021, Daimler Truck hosts its Capital Market Day, revealing profitability ambitions for each segment and laser-focused financial discipline.
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