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23 September 2022
The newest premium Actros model is powered by the third-generation OM 471 engine, which Mercedes says delivers as much as a 4% decrease in fuel consumption.
20 September 2022
The manufacturer has been developing prototypes of the GenH2 Truck based on the payload, range, and performance characteristics of its Actros tractor unit.
19 September 2022
“Since the last IAA four years ago, we have moved forward at full speed with the transition to CO2-neutral transport,” says Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum.
19 September 2022
“Assuming the driver feedback remains as positive, and the trucks continue to live up to their early promise, there’s a real opportunity here for Mercedes-Benz to increase its share of our fleet,” says Willmotts Managing Director Dan Gray.
12 August 2022
Most of the company’s 17 vacuum tankers, with gross vehicle weights ranging from 18 to 32 tonnes, are Mercedes-Benz.
9 August 2022
The concrete mixer, vehicle, and driver hire specialist acquired its first Mercedes-Benz truck in 2014 after initially favouring Swedish trucks; today the fleet is composed entirely of trucks bearing the Three-Pointed Star.
5 August 2022
With optional full-height glass in the side door, the cab of Gold Fish’s new Econics rates a maximum of five stars under the Direct Vision Standard.
2 August 2022
The company is no stranger to trucks that bear a three-pointed star, as all but five of the 22 vehicles in its fleet are Mercedes-Benz models.
1 August 2022
“The truck is reliable, fuel-efficient, and popular with our drivers, who are familiar with and know how to get the best out of it,” says Minecrete Transport Manager Paul Mullington.
27 July 2022
Five years ago the electrical goods distributor’s fleet was composed entirely of trucks from a Swedish marque, but nearly all its 26 vehicles bear the Three-Pointed Star.
19 July 2022
“That toughness and durability is what we’ve come to expect from Mercedes-Benz, which is why we keep coming back for more,” says Co-Director Lou Dowse.
15 July 2022
In 2012, the Newport firm bought its first group of 7.5-tonne Atego trucks to deliver and install its uPVC (unplasticised polyvinyl chloride) conservatories, doors, and windows.
8 July 2022
“The launch of the eActros is a major milestone in the history of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and it was very exciting to be able to display this groundbreaking vehicle,” says Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ Kathryn Mitchell.
27 June 2022
“We’ve been running Mercedes-Benz vehicles for well over 10 years and have never had any problems with them,” says founder and Managing Director John Johnston.
23 June 2022
The Actros 2551 tractor units are fitted with resilient steel bumpers and raised ride heights to protect from damage while working on rough sites.
22 June 2022
The kitchen design firm also paired its new trucks with demountable box bodies, which allows them to be loading the next wave of installations whilst the trucks are still out in the field, dramatically reducing down time.
8 June 2022
Matthew James added a new Econic 1830 L 4x2 to its fleet of 40 trucks, which already includes five 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz Actros LnR trucks with low frames and pantechnicon bodies provided by Rygor Commercials.
31 May 2022
The 40-t eActros features a 500-kilometre range and is compatible with high-performance “megawatt charging” networks to quickly recharge the long-distance truck.
26 May 2022
The company will showcase the all-electric eEconic waste collection vehicle, the battery-electric eActros with electrified tipper, and the Unimog implement carrier at its booth at the show in Munich from 30 May to 3 June.
25 May 2022
“We’ve always relied on the Atego because we know it won’t let us down,” says Formula One owner and Managing Director Martin Corcoran.
23 May 2022
Five Actros trucks have already been delivered, including an exclusive Edition 1 and four 26-tonne, low-chassis LnR models.
19 May 2022
The firm’s new Arocs 3253 tipper has a 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder, OM 471 engine with 530 horsepower to better handle Telegraph Hill near Exeter, Devon.
16 May 2022
The tractor unit offers low-emissions Euro 6 engines and Mercedes technological advancements such as Active Sideguard Assist to detect cyclists and pedestrians in the truck’s blind spot.
12 May 2022
“The drivers tell me they’re really quiet and comfortable, while in terms of fuel consumption the new trucks are already performing at the top end of our 9- to 9.5-mpg fleet average,” says proprietor James Killoh.
12 May 2022
The new MirrorCam features camera arms that are 10 centimetres shorter on each side, new image parameters, and an enhanced camera housing.

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Mercedes-Benz Unveils New Actros L With 3rd-Gen OM 471 Engine For Greater Fuel Efficiency
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Volvo Trucks Presents A New Electric Axle For Extended Range
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Mercedes-Benz Testing Fuel Cell-Powered GenH2 Truck
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Fuso Next Generation eCanter Light Truck Makes European Debut At IAA Transportation 2022
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Mercedes-Benz Shows New Electric eActros LongHaul & 300 Trucks, Announces Medium-Duty eAtego & Hydrogen Fuel Cell GenH2 At IAA
“Since the last IAA four years ago, we have moved forward at full speed with the transition to CO2-neutral transport,” says Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum. ...
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Willmotts Receives 5 New Mercedes-Benz Actros With 2nd-Generation MirrorCam
“Assuming the driver feedback remains as positive, and the trucks continue to live up to their early promise, there’s a real opportunity here for Mercedes-Benz to increase its share of our fleet,” says Willmotts Managing Director Dan Gray. ...
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Volta Zero Tested To Hot Weather Extremes
Taking place over six weeks at the purpose-built Nardo Technical Centre in Southern Italy, the hot weather testing programme was designed to ensure outstanding levels of reliability and durability. ...
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O’Reilly Transport Ireland Adds 75 SDC Curtainsiders To Trailer Fleet, Continues Long-Term Partnership
O’Reilly Transport Ireland has been in operation for more than 50 years, and for more than half that span, the logistics firm has worked with SDC Trailers. ...
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