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Kamaz with Actros cab.

Kamaz with Actros cab.

At the commercial vehicles exhibition COMTRANS 2017, KAMAZ showed a prototype of a new heavy duty tractor called KAMAZ 54901. We did show the truck before but this picture of the truck in the real world gives a better impression. The truck has the Actros cab with a new designed grille. KAMAZ plans to start…Continue Reading

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class presented

Mercedes-Benz X-Class presented

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new X-Class pickup. With this car Mercedes steps into a new segment. Mercedes-Benz thinks this segment will grow from the current 2,2 million vehicles worldwide to about 3,2 million in 2026. Mid-size pickups are already part of a normal cityscape in many countries, especially in the southern hemisphere. In Argentina and Australia, for example,…Continue Reading

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Econic as extra safe tractor for city distribution

Econic as extra safe tractor for city distribution

The Mercedes-Benz Econic cab is extra safe for inner- city transportation. The driver sits low and thererfor he has more contact with pedestrians and cyclists. “Our experience over the last couple of years in London and elsewhere has proved the safety benefits the Econic offers in comparison to a conventional rigid truck chassis give it…Continue Reading

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MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ starts production Euro-6 trucks

MAZ, from Minsk is starting the production of Euro-6 trucks this year. The Belarusian truck brand is focusing on the Baltic States, the Balkan countries and West-Europe with these trucks. MAZ says they are conviced that they can fight the European truck brands on quality for a better price. The MAZ trucks use Mercedes-Benz drivelines.…Continue Reading

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Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Mercedes-Benz is producing a small series of the all- electric Urban eTruck this year. The trucks are being build for different customers in Europe. The 25 ton truck has a payload of 12,8 ton and a range up to 200 km, wich would be good for distribution. Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “Following the…Continue Reading

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Mercedes shows Pickup concept X-Class

Mercedes shows Pickup concept X-Class

  Mercedes-Benz has presented the new X-Class pickup truck. This model will be available in about one year and Mercedes is aiming at the luxury market with the vehicle. The X-Class is based on the Nissan Navara platform, just like the Renault Alaskan pickup. The pickup has a very good lookin design and also the…Continue Reading

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Mercedes stops production Atron in Brazil

Mercedes stops production Atron in Brazil

Mercedes-benz has stopped the production of the bonneted trucks in Brazil. After Scania and Volvo Mercedes was the last to produce bonneted trucks in a country that was build by trucks of that type. The last Atron trucks had a Euro-5 engine under the hood. The cab was an evolution of the European Ecoliner cab.…Continue Reading

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Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck launched at IAA 2016

Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck launched at IAA 2016

Mercedes-Benz is launching the Urban eTruck at the IAA 2016 in Hannover. Today the new truck was launched for the press but the full design will be showed at the IAA. The Urban eTruck is a 26 ton truck for heavy city distribution. The battery’s are good for about 200 km and that should do…Continue Reading

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OM470 and OM471 approved for alternative fuels

OM470 and OM471 approved for alternative fuels

Mercedes-Benz Trucks approves the use of alternative fuels according to norm prEN 15940 with immediate effect for the latest generations of the OM 470 (displacement 10.7 l) and of the OM 471 (displacement 12.8 l). These include the subgroups Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), Biomass To Liquid (BTL), Gas To Liquid (GTL), Coal To Liquid (CTL) which are different resources converted…Continue Reading

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