Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz Trucks

From hard haul to high-tech: 50 years of truck development for the sake of the environment, safety, comfort and economy

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Stuttgart, Apr 30, 2010

  • The truck technology of 2010 would have been the stuff of pipe dreams in 1960
  • End of the 1950s: a time of radical change in the truck industry
  • The 1960s: the LP series marks the dawn of the modern era
  • The 1970s: the “New Generation” (NG), the start of a long-running success story
  • The 1980s: turbos and a new style of driving
  • The 1990s: SK, Actros – focus on environmental and safety issues
  • The new millennium: trucks on the road to perfection

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks expanding its

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Stuttgart / Aksaray, Türkei, Apr 15, 2010

  • Move into the premium segment for long-distance road haulage trucks
    in Turkey

  • Plans call for assembly of the Mercedes-Benz Actros in Aksaray

  • Hubertus Troska, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “We are following a clear growth strategy for our flagship vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz Actros.

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Mercedes-Benz at the Bauma fair: full product range and new additions

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Munich / Stuttgart, Apr 13, 2010

  • Durable and economical technology

  • Full product range for any application

  • New: Actros with road construction package

  • New: light Axor four-axle chassis for concrete mixers

  • New: Zetros series of off-road trucks for special construction applications

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Mercedes-Benz Atego as an all-purpose water utility service vehicle

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Mosbach / Stuttgart, Apr 01, 2010

  • Bodensee-Wasserversorgung water utility deploys Mercedes-Benz Atego for installation, maintenance and repair operations

  • With all-wheel drive, final drive ratios, differential locks and single tyres to cope with all terrains and all weathers

  • Additional equipment such as a loading crane and cable winch facilitate handing and transportation of heavy pumps and piping

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Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Sells 550 Trucks to the Brazilian Retail Company Casas Bahia

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São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Mar 18, 2010

  • Order encompasses light and semi-heavy trucks from Mercedes-Benz’ truck program for Latin America as well as Mercedes-Benz vans

  • Vehicles to be delivered by June 2010

  • Jürgen Ziegler, President of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil: “With this new investment, Casas Bahia is not only demonstrating its faith in the resumption of Brazil’s economic growth but also its trust in our range of high-quality and reliable Mercedes-Benz products.”

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