Click on the dates in the timeline below to view interesting events in Mercedes-Benz Axor's history
Axor launched as the heavy series of the smaller model Atego. From launch the Axor came in three different cab variants.
New facelift launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. This saw the introduction of a new hydraulically actuated manual speed gearbox, G131-9, and the Telligent braking and driving assistance system, among many other smaller changes.
Second facelift launched. This time Mercedes redesigned the front of the Axor, which is now very similar to the Actros 3 Generation series.
To meet Euro 6 regulations, the Axor was succeeded by the Mercedes Antos in heavy distribution and Mercedes Arocs for construction traffic.