Daimler eActros delivered to DB Schenker and Dachser
Daimler Truck has handed over the first eActros to German logistics companies around five months after Daimler started series production in Germany’s carmaking region of southwestern Germany. DB Schenker will use the eActros 300 to transport palletised consignments in the Leipzig area, while the Dachser has also taken delivery of another unit.
Einride orders 120 eActros
Following the start of production of the eActros in October, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has now booked its first major order. The Swedish technology company Einride has ordered 120 eActros to support their customers in European markets.
Mercedes begins producing components for the eActros
The German aggregate plants of Mercedes-Benz are starting production of central components for the battery-electric eActros. These include the e-axle and the battery packs, which will be manufactured and assembled at the Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim locations.
Mercedes reveals serial eActros with 400km range
Mercedes-Benz Trucks today presented the series version of the eActros. The battery-electric truck for heavy-duty distribution has noticeably improved performance data compared to the prototypes that were tested by customers for a good two years. Series production is scheduled to start in the second half of the year in Wörth.
Mercedes eActros almost ready for serial production
Several years of testing of the eActros prototypes are drawing to a close. On 30 June, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will present its battery-electric truck for heavy distribution transport. The start of series production is planned for the second half of the year at the German plant in Wörth am Rhein.
Daimler Trucks partners with CATL, Shell, Siemens, Engie & EVBox
CATL will supply batteries for the production version of the announced Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul from 2024 onwards. Daimler’s commercial vehicle division has also entered into its own collaborations with Engie, EVBox, Siemens Smart Infrastructure for EV infrastructure and Shell for fuel cell truck infrastructure.
Daimler plans H2 truck with 1,000 km range
Daimler Trucks has just presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles ranging from urban distribution vehicles right up to international long-distance transport. The presentation event in Berlin focused on fuel cell technology for trucks in the long-distance transport segment.
Mercedes eActros e-trucks start next customer tests
Mercedes-Benz has started the second test phase of the eActros “innovation fleet”: Customers will now test the electric truck in everyday use. The first eActros of the second phase will be supplied by the Dutch logistics service provider Simon Loos.
DPD UK takes charge of ten eVito electric vans
Mercedes-Benz has registered further interest in its electric vehicles at home and abroad: DPD will add ten eVito to its British fleet, a first in the UK. Moreover, clients in Germany have procured hybrid transporters and also join the growing circle of eActros truck testing companies.
Meyer-Logistik receives eActros for real world tests
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has handed over another eActros to customers for real world testing: Meyer-Logistik has received the 25 tonne capacity vehicle for operational testing of the transport of temperature sensitive food stuffs from storage locations to multiple super markets in the Hamburger inner city.