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DHL Freight introduces Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 heavy electric tractor-trailers in Germany

DHL Freight, headquartered in Bonn, has deployed two Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 trucks for delivery and distribution transport at the company’s Koblenz and Hagen sites. The truck at Hagen makes round trips to the Mercedes-Benz truck plant in Kassel, and the second truck makes deliveries to customers in the Koblenz area. Each truck is powered by… Read more »

Swiss cement supplier Holcim to order 1,000 Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 electric trucks

Swiss building materials producer Holcim has signed a joint letter of intent with Mercedes-Benz Trucks to purchase 1,000 eActros 600 electric trucks, the majority of which will be used with silo trailers for transporting building materials, including cement. It is the largest planned single order to date for the eActros 600. Around 50 prototype models… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz’s eActros 600 electric truck excels in hot-weather testing

Mercedes-Benz Trucks recently tested a prototype of its long-range electric truck, the eActros 600, in extreme heat in Andalusia, Spain. For five weeks, Mercedes engineers shook down every system on the truck, from itss electric powertrain and battery thermal management to its air conditioning system, to its fast charging capabilities, in summer temperatures of up… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 Tractor makes 3,000 km road test run from Germany to Turkey

In preparation for series production this fall, the Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 Tractor, along with the eActros 300 4×2 and the eActros 300 6×2, took a test drive from the company’s Wörth plant in Germany across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria to its site in Aksaray, Turkey. Battery charging was performed only at public charging… Read more »

DB Schenker to add 100 Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul trucks to its fleet

German logistics and freight transport company DB Schenker has signed a joint letter of intent with Mercedes-Benz Trucks to acquire 100 eActros LongHaul trucks for European long-distance haulage as part of DB Schenker’s goal of achieving CO2 neutrality by 2040. According to Mercedes-Benz, the electric truck, expected to be ready for series production in 2024… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 operates electrically from the Arctic Circle to Germany

During six consecutive days in March, engineers from Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a Daimler subsidiarysubjected a near-series prototype of the company’s eActros 300 electric tractor unit to rugged practical testing, covering the approximately 3,000 kilometers between Rovaniemi, Finland and the German city of Stuttgart. The purpose was to test the heavy-duty vehicle under varied and difficult climatic… Read more »

Dachser to order 50 Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul trucks

German logistics service provider Dachser has signed a letter of intent to add 50 Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electric trucks to its European fleet. The e-truck, with a range of around 500 km (310 miles), is expected to be ready for series production by 2024. Dachser has been using EVs such as the FUSO eCanter and… Read more »

Daimler unveils battery-electric eActros LongHaul truck

Daimler Truck unveiled its new heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electric truck at the recent IAA Transportation show in Hanover, Germany. The eActros LongHaul has a range of around 500 km, and is capable of megawatt charging, which allows charging from 20 to 80 percent in “well under 30 minutes.” It features three LFP battery packs… Read more »

Daimler tests new eActros truck-and-trailer combo in the Black Forest

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has launched a new phase of practical tests for the eActros, which has now been approved as a truck-and-trailer combination with a total weight of 40 tons. The combination has been handed over to transport firm Logistik Schmitt in the northern Black Forest for endurance testing. The vehicle is already available to order… Read more »

Mercedes begins real-world testing of its eActros electric truck, with a wary eye on the Tesla Semi

Mercedes-Benz Trucks will put its new electric truck, the eActros, on the road with customers for real-world trials in 2018. Ten vehicles in two variants, with a gross vehicle weight of 18 or 25 tons, will be tested under real-life conditions by ten customers in Germany and Switzerland. These customers operate in different sectors and… Read more »