Electric mobility

  • 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/Reutlingen, May 23, 2022 - Daimler Truck AG will become a major anchor shareholder in German high-tech engineering company Manz AG (https://www.manz.com) through a capital increase of around ten percent, subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. In addition, in a first step both companies have signed a cooperation agreement on a strategic partnership to establish a pilot line for the production of lithium-ion battery cells and for the assembly of batteries at Daimler Truck’s Mannheim site.
  • 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 / 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.
  • 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/ 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.
  • 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.
  • Gaggenau / Mannheim / Kassel, Oct 4, 2021 - The Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants in Germany are starting production of key components for the battery-powered eActros. They include the electric axle and the battery packs, which are produced and assembled at the plants in Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 4, 2021 - Four near-series battery-powered eActros vehicles are starting practical operation shortly before the launch of series production on October 7, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 29, 2021 - Two near-series battery powered eActros trucks have crossed the Alps as part of a series of tests in Italy’s South Tyrol region.
  • Stuttgart/Wörth am Rhein, Sep 21, 2021 - Today several vehicle innovations were presented to the public by Mercedes-Benz Trucks. In doing so, the focus was especially on the electrification of the product portfolio.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 2, 2021 - "What will move us next," is the slogan of the IAA MOBILITY 2021 from 07 to 12 September of this year in Munich.
  • Gaggenau / Kassel / Mannheim , Jul 30, 2021 - Following intensive talks, Daimler Truck AG and the Works Council have agreed on key points regarding the future orientation and safeguarding of the Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants.
  • Stuttgart / Tokyo , Jul 28, 2021 - Daimler Truck continues to push the transformation to CO2-neutral transportation with further deliveries of the FUSO eCanter, its fully electric light-duty truck, in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 27, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Trucks is pushing resolutely ahead with the development of the battery-electric eEconic for municipal operations in multiple intensive trial series.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jul 15, 2021 - Sustainable, highly flexible and ideally positioned for the future of transport: The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is becoming the center for emission-free transport within the Mercedes-Benz truck production network.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2021 - More and more transport and logistics companies are considering the purchase of an eTruck. However, it is often difficult for customers to see whether an eTruck can actually cover the usual application profile of conventional trucks in the fleet.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2021 - The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 30, 2021 - On 30 June 2021 Mercedes-Benz Trucks celebrates the world premiere of its battery-electric eActros for heavy-duty distribution haulage. Mercedes-Benz Trucks is heralding a new era with the launch of the first electric series-production truck with a star.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 29, 2021 - Regensburg is switching: The Regensburg transport company "das Stadtwerk.Mobilität" wants to convert a good part of the bus fleet to fully electric city buses within a short period of time.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 - On June 30, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the world premiere of its battery-powered eActros for heavy-duty distribution. With the presentation of the first series-produced electric truck bearing the star logo, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will usher in a new era and underscore its commitment to locally CO2-neutral road transport.
  • Tramagal / Stuttgart , Jun 8, 2021 - The Tramagal plant in Portugal, Daimler Trucks’ central production location for FUSO in Europe, today announced that its truck-manufacturing infrastructure is setting the course for green truck production by achieving carbon neutrality in 2022.
  • Stuttgart / Ningde, China, May 20, 2021 - Today, commercial vehicle manufacturer Daimler Truck AG and lithium-ion battery manufacturer and developer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) – both global leaders in their fields – announced the intensification of their existing partnership based on their shared vision of CO2-neutral electrified trucking.
  • Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 - When it comes to making the switch to electromobility, fleet managers are keen to obtain answers not only on which vehicle is right for them but also to a whole host of other questions. For example, on the topic of charging infrastructure.
  • Stuttgart / Basel, May 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has received a large order for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB). The decision was made following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles.
  • Stuttgart / Frankfurt, May 6, 2021 - International logistics service provider DB Schenker and FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, are reducing greenhouse emissions on Norway's roads, sending a strong signal in the field of e-mobility.
  • Stuttgart / Munich, Apr 22, 2021 - A prototype battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros is now operating for Paulaner Getränke und Service GmbH (Paulaner GSG). The logistics subsidiary of the time-honoured Paulaner brewery is responsible for the brewery’s distribution and is testing the eActros in operation transporting pallets of barrels and crates.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 20, 2021 - Announced last autumn and already implemented: three years after its world premiere, we have an update for the fully electric eCitaro city bus: Mercedes-Benz is switching to an even more powerful generation of lithium-ion batteries.
  • Stuttgart / Tokio / Victoria, Apr 8, 2021 - FUSO has launched Daimler Trucks’ first series-produced e-Truck in Australia. Recently, a launch event was held in Melbourne to showcase the pioneering eCanter light-duty vehicle.
  • Stuttgart / Gaggenau, Mar 24, 2021 - Since July 2019, the purely battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros has proven its worth in extensive field testing at the company Logistik Schmitt. The eActros has travelled a total of around 50,000 kilometres in the Northern Black Forest to date, carrying more than 100,000 load units on around 5,000 trips.
  • Valencia / Stuttgart / Tokyo, Mar 22, 2021 - Aquaservice, a leading distributor of natural mineral water and beverage dispensers in Spain, has become the first company in the southern European country to incorporate Daimler Trucks’ reliable all-electric light-duty truck in its urban distribution fleet.
  • Stuttgart / Tokyo , Mar 11, 2021 - Daimler Trucks’ Japan-based subsidiary FUSO, one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, has delivered three all-electric FUSO eCanter light-duty trucks to IKEA Japan K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Swedish home furnishing company IKEA,. IKEA Japan is the first home furnishing company to receive delivery of the eCanter.
  • Schlieren / Stuttgart / Tokyo, Feb 24, 2021 - Daimler Trucks' first all-electric truck in small series production, is now conquering another European truck market.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 22, 2021 - Near-series prototypes of battery-electric trucks from Mercedes-Benz face snow and ice, both in everyday transport operation at customers and in intensive use on the test track.
  • Stuttgart / Tokyo, Feb 19, 2021 - Three years after the launch of small-series production, deliveries of Daimler Trucks’ all-electric light-duty truck FUSO eCanter have now surpassed 200 vehicles.
  • Stuttgart / Bremen, Dec 17, 2020 - With their order of five new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses, Bremen's public transport provider Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) is taking a major step towards the electrification of its local public transport offering. Delivery of the locally emission-free eCitaro buses will take place in early 2022.
  • Stuttgart / Hamburg, Dec 15, 2020 - The battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros is starting another customer trial: with Netto Marken-Discount in the greater Hamburg area. The food discounter is testing the heavy-duty electric truck to supply its Hamburg supermarkets with, for example, fruit, vegetables, dairy products and dry goods.
  • Stuttgart / Nieuwegein, Dec 14, 2020 - Daimler Trucks continues the delivery of its all-electric FUSO eCanter in the Netherlands. In 2020, PostNL, one of the launch customers of the FUSO eCanter in the country, expanded its fleet of locally emission free light-duty trucks by adding four eCanter to their fleet.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 30, 2020 - The most innovative trucks for the electric future bear the three-pointed star – that’s the verdict of the renowned International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, which awarded its prestigious 2021 Truck Innovation Award to two trucks from Mercedes-Benz: the battery-electric eActros and the fuel-cell concept Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck.
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