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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 opens the first charging hub in its premium US EV charging network

Mercedes-Benz has big plans for its own US charging network, and it aims to deliver a premium charging experience commensurate with the Mercedes brand. Mercedes-Benz HPC North America, a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and MN8 Energy (an energy provider that operates 900 renewable energy projects in 28 states), will “set a new standard for fast,… 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 announces pricing for its new eSprinter van

Mercedes has set the starting price for the eSprinter, its first all-electric van in North America, at $71,886.12. The market-launch 170-inch-wheelbase cargo version with high-roof configuration is now available for order from US dealerships. It is equipped with a 113 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery and offers a WLTP range of up to 249 miles…. Read more »

Mercedes-Benz develops dedicated EV architecture for vans

Mercedes-Benz has developed a new purpose-built modular and scalable architecture dubbed Van Electric Architecture (VAN.EA), upon which all its newly developed vans will be based starting from 2026. The company is planning to reduce its portfolio of van variants by more than 50% compared to its current offering with internal combustion engines while covering the… 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 »

Mercedes-Benz debuts the Mercedes-AMG E-Scooter

Mercedes-Benz, in collaboration with Swiss mobility company Micro Mobility Systems, has introduced the Mercedes-AMG E-Scooter, designed for city dwellers, commuters and last-mile applications. Equipped with a 500-watt motor and a 9.6 Ah battery, the e-scooter has a range of up to 40 km and a top speed of 20 km/h. It weighs 14.7 kg and… 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 »

Mercedes-Benz announces plans for its new eSprinter electric van

Mercedes-Benz has announced that production of the electric version of its popular Sprinter van will start in the second half of 2023, in both North America and Europe. The new eSprinter is set to launch in the US and Canada in the second half of 2023, and the market launch in Europe will follow towards… Read more »