Brazil

  • São Paulo / Stuttgart, Nov 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil launches the Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x4 specifically designed and engineered for Brazilian as well as Latin American customers. Based on the European model of the truck, this adapted version withstands extreme operating situations, characterized by demanding terrains and challenging routes in Latin America.
  • 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, Jun 17, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has transformed two buses into mobile vaccination units. The two vehicles, an OF 1519 urban bus and an 0 500 R touring coach, were donated to the Brazilian Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Brasileira) and are being used to support the Ministry of Health's National Immunization Plan in Brazil.
  • Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, Apr 16, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is expanding its vehicle portfolio with the new Super Padron O 500 R 1830. The chassis can be equipped with urban bodies of up to 14 metres in length and offers space for up to 100 passengers.
  • Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, Mar 24, 2021 - Daimler Buses and Mercedes-Benz do Brasil have launched the OF 1621 bus chassis on the Brazilian market.
  • Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, Jul 28, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has received an order for 100 heavy trucks from Transportadora Contatto, a Brazilian transport company.
  • Stuttgart / Sao Paolo, Feb 3, 2020 - After 35 years at Daimler AG, Ulrich Bastert (60), Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Daimler Buses, will be retiring on July 1st, 2020. Philipp Schiemer (55), who is currently Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda., will step into his new role as Mr. Bastert's successor, while Karl Deppen (53) will be in charge of the Brazilian division of Daimler Trucks & Buses.
  • São Paulo / Stuttgart, Jan 6, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz and Bosch have joined forces in Brazil to build a state-of-the-art Vehicle Test Center. In addition to trucks and buses, it will also be possible to test passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2019 - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has opened an "urban farm" at its plant in São Bernardo do Campo: since November 2019 they have been growing organic vegetables at the truck and bus plant in keeping with ecological farming standards and serving them in the works canteen in accordance with the "farm-to-table" principle.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 22, 2019 - Daimler Buses has received a major order for 147 city buses in Uruguay. The customer is public transport company C.U.T.C.S.A. (Compañía Uruguaya de Transporte Colectivo S.A.) which serves the capital Montevideo and the surrounding towns.
  • Stuttgart / São Paulo, Oct 14, 2019 - Launch at the Fenatran, the largest commercial vehicle and transportation fair in Latin America: On Sunday, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil presented the new Actros manufactured in Brazil to the public.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 23, 2018 - The Brazilian logistics company Transpanorama is expanding its fleet with 222 Mercedes-Benz trucks. Primarily, the 154 Axor and 68 Atego trucks deliver to post offices.
  • São Bernardo do Campo , Oct 24, 2018 - Brazil's largest brewery and drinks supplier Cervejaria Ambev is making major enlargements to its fleet and has chosen trucks with the three-pointed star.
  • Sao Paulo / Stuttgart, Mar 28, 2018 - Technologically at the cutting edge and fully connected: Daimler Trucks is launching a new era of truck production in Brazil, involving systematic implementation of Industry 4.0 concepts.
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