Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz

Budget Actros, the F-type

Budget Actros, the F-type

Mercedes-Benz introduces the Actros F. This is a budget Actros for costumers who need a basic truck without all the advanced systems in the new Actros series. The Actros F is equiped with a complete new cab that is 250 cm wide, but lower placed over the engine. Therefor the F has a small engine…Continue Reading

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Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

Mammoet effectively transports 430 tons of reactorparts

With the help of the recently introduced Trailer Power Assist (TPA), an innovative development by Mammoet and Scheuerle, the Dutch heavy-load service provider was able to transport a 430-tonne coil using only two tractor units. Without TPA, six towing vehicles would have been required. In addition, the technology reduced the time required for the transportation…Continue Reading

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New Sprinter spotted in France!

New Sprinter spotted in France!

Tomorrow we are leaving for Germany to have a first look at the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Now what a coincidence, look what i just found in my mailbox! These photo’s were taken today on the Peage in France in the Lyon area. Dutch truckdriver Arjo Oskam thought this could be something for Iepieleaks. You bet…Continue Reading

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New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter coming up soon

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter coming up soon

Mercedes-Benz is giving a sneak preview of the next Sprinter that will arrive next spring. Connectivity, electrification and even more specific configurations are keywords for the next generation of the most succesfull delivery van in Europe. The full electric eSprinter is anounched for 2019, after the introduction of the eVito next year. The third generation…Continue Reading

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More details about Mercedes Electric truck

More details about Mercedes Electric truck

With a permissible gross weight of 26.0 t the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck produces zero local emissions and runs silently, yet it is equal to a truck with an internal combustion engine in terms of load and performance, Mercedes says. The features of the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck include its drive with electrically powered rear axle and…Continue Reading

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Daimler shows artist impression of new Sprinter

Daimler shows artist impression of new Sprinter

During the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, NACV Daimler has presented the first glimps of the new Sprinter. The design sketch indicates that the most important market launch in the van sector in 2018 will also set new standards in terms of appearance. After the divorce in the production between the VW Crafter and the Sprinter Daimler had to…Continue Reading

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Auvinen goes low with his latest

Auvinen goes low with his latest

Finnish haulier and showtruck specialist Mika Auvinen has launched a spectacular new purple combination, based on a Mercedes 2663 Actros rigid. Again, the end result is spectacular and it is up to your taste if you like it or not. At least we have never seen anything that comes near this Actros conversion. According to…Continue Reading

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This is how you move 28 metre tanks

This is how you move 28 metre tanks

In the first issue of BIGtruck Online Magazine, we present a unique transport of 28 metre high tanks, which are produced somewhere in Holland. At Mammoet, they know how to handle such equipment. A Scheuerle platform was brought onto the scene, as well as a lot of knowledge and some big Mercedes trucks. Check out all…Continue Reading

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Mercedes X-class uncovered!

Mercedes X-class uncovered!

When everyone always has a camera at hand, this can happen. On the web we find this picture of an uncovered X-Class Mercedes pick-up, a few months before introduction. The X-Class is clearly an offspring of the Nissan Navarra, as ties between Mercedes and Renault seem to become ever tighter. Both companies share a lot…Continue Reading

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