May 3, 2023 - 03:36 pm
European roadshow presents the eActros in action
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has started its sales tour through five European countries to present the eActros in Germany, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium. The tour started at the manufacturer’s largest assembly plant in Wörth.
Mar 23, 2023 - 03:48 pm
Daimler Truck tests electric trucks in the freezing cold in Finland
While many certainly wish for spring at this point, winter is an important season for Daimler Truck. To put its eActros 300 electric truck and the recently introduced LongHaul variant through their paces even in icy and cold conditions, the fleet headed some 3,000 kilometres north.
Jan 10, 2023 - 03:35 pm
Tevex Logistics orders 50 Mercedes eActros LongHaul
Tevex Logistics, the logistics subsidiary of the German butcher Tönnies Group, wants to use the battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-distance truck for food deliveries in the future. To this end, the company has now signed a letter of intent with Mercedes-Benz Trucks for the order of 50 units.
Dec 15, 2022 - 03:47 pm
Dachser orders 50 eActros LongHaul
In Germany, the logistics provider Dachser plans to add 50 long-distance electric Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul trucks to its European fleet. Dachser and Mercedes-Benz Trucks have signed a letter of intent to this effect.
Oct 26, 2022 - 12:32 pm
Mercedes is optimizing truck batteries for use in construction BEVs
Around one in five Mercedes-Benz trucks sold in Europe is in the construction site segment. The Stuttgart-based company is now also turning its attention to vehicle development for this energy-intensive business: in the form of specially prepared prototypes of the eActros LongHaul and the Arocs, as well as an eActros with an electrified roll-off tipper.
Sep 21, 2022 - 12:46 pm
Daimler shows off new applications of eActros at the IAA
Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented a range of new applications for the battery-electric eActros currently on display in Hanover. Presentations included using the eActros as a semitrailer tractor and an electric auxiliary drive solution, for example for skip and roll-off tippers.
Sep 20, 2022 - 05:44 pm
Daimler Truck debuts eActros LongHaul prototype at IAA
Daimler Truck has brought a concept prototype of the eActros LongHaul to IAA Transportation and revealed further technical details surrounding the battery-electric long-haul truck. The 40-t truck will drive with up to 600 kWh battery capacity and 600 kW peak power.
Jul 26, 2022 - 07:28 pm
Daimler Truck completes demonstration charging park
Daimler Truck has completed the construction of a demonstration truck charging park at its site in Wörth am Rhein, Germany, which was launched in February. Near the industry information centre, customers will soon be able to test charging columns and concepts from various manufacturers and, with the help of experts on site, develop customised charging […]
May 30, 2022 - 03:58 pm
Daimler Truck reveals first eActros LongHaul prototype
Daimler Truck has built the first prototypes of the battery-electric long-distance truck eActros LongHaul and plans to test them on public roads this year. In addition, the truck manufacturer has announced further variants of the eActros for distribution transport.
Feb 28, 2022 - 02:49 pm
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.
Dec 15, 2021 - 03:47 pm
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.
Oct 4, 2021 - 03:59 pm
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.
Jun 30, 2021 - 12:40 pm
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.
Jun 15, 2021 - 01:14 pm
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.
May 20, 2021 - 10:32 pm
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.
Oct 29, 2020 - 04:40 pm
Mercedes to deliver three eCitaro G to Switzerland
Mercedes-Benz is supplying three units of the new all-electric eCitaro G articulated bus to Switzerland. They will be used by the Eurobus transport company to provide a fast connection between two university locations of the ETH in Zurich.
Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm
eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries
The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.
Sep 16, 2020 - 05:21 pm
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.
Aug 6, 2020 - 09:28 pm
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.
Jan 16, 2020 - 01:56 pm
Mercedes designs municipal electric refuse truck
Daimler Trucks has announced a new all-electric truck called eEconic. It is based on the Mercedes-Benz eActros and is designed as a waste collection vehicle. Series production is scheduled to begin in 2022.
May 10, 2019 - 12:18 am
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.
Oct 21, 2018 - 03:49 pm
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.
Feb 21, 2018 - 01:45 pm
Daimler reveals electric truck eActros to press
Daimler gathered the press for an early presentation of the Mercedes-Benz eActros today. The electric truck has a range of 200 km and is on its way to the first clients to go into testing operations for a year.