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Imperial swings to better fuel economy

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) through its CARGO Commercial Vehicles dealership based in Germiston handed-over a fleet of six New Generation Freightliner Argosy. CARGO Commercial Vehicles persuaded Imperial Cargo’s group MD Christo Theron and his management to try out the CPK, smooth performance and class-leading fuel efficiency of the improved Argosy.

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Well-received: 500,000th Freightliner Truck Handed Over to Customer as It Rolls Off the Production Line

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) produces 500,000th Freightliner truck at Mount Holly plant in North Carolina The milestone vehicle – a medium-duty Freightliner Business Class M2 106 – rounds out the truck fleet of the U.S. power company Duke Energy Stuttgart / Mount Holly, North Carolina: Daimler´s commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) […]

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Daimler expands its Truck Family in India: Start of Production for New BharatBenz Models

Chennai plant launches production of medium-duty BharatBenz trucks (9 and 12 tons GVW) Start of production is right on schedule for the truck model offensive in India BharatBenz trucks offer best total cost of ownership Stuttgart / Chennai, India – Following the market launch of its heavy-duty trucks two weeks ago, the Daimler Trucks subsidiary […]

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New Unimog U 5000 6×6 with three axles

Third axle increases payload, body-mounting space and traction Outstanding off-road capabilities and a robust construction Time-tried Unimog principles: compact dimensions and outstandingly capable For over ten years, the Unimog U 5000 has been the professional vehicle in the extremely mobile off-road Unimog product range specialising in outstanding off-road mobility, torsional flexibility and outstanding traction.

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Fuso at the 2012 International Commercial Vehicle Show

New Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid: “Green light for efficiency” Series production to start in Europe Hybrid drive saves up to 23 percent fuel in short-radius distribution High-performance batteries with long-life guarantee Battery container can withstand a 50 km/h side impact Fully automated Duonic dual-clutch transmission New truck developed at Daimler Trucks’ Global Hybrid Centre in […]

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Mercedes-Benz Daimler Trucks – A true Global Player

“Global Excellence” approach encompasses traditional as well as new markets Global orientation exploits economies of scale and effectively balances market fluctuations Well-equipped to meet growing demand in BRIC states with “modern domestic” trucks Hanover / Stuttgart – “As global as possible, as local as necessary”: It is along this principle that Daimler’s commercial vehicles division […]

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Mercedes-Benz Daimler at the 64th IAA Commercial Vehicles Show with Top-Class Products

Global commercial vehicle market on solid level Daimler increases global truck sales by 20 percent through August Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid: First economically viable hybrid truck for Europe World premiere: Sprinter E-Cell study for zero-emission transport Economical diesel engines: From the Antos to the Citan Sophisticated aerodynamics lower fuel costs Stuttgart/Hanover – At this year’s […]

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Mercedes-Benz South Africa opens TruckStore in Centurion

MBSA opens TruckStore in Centurion Highway Business Park ‐ TruckStore, the used commercial vehicle specialist from Daimler has been launched by Mercedes‐Benz South Africa (MBSA) in Centurion – Gauteng amid great anticipation and enthusiasm.  MBSA is the first market performance centre (MPC) in the world to bring TruckStore outside of Europe and it is set […]

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Mercedes-Benz Actros wins 2012 red dot design award

Design: unmistakable origins with a character of its own Euro VI engines from 175 kW (238 hp) to 375 kW (510 hp) A full complement of safety systems now available for the short-radius distribution sector for the first time Mercedes-Benz sets sustainable trends in truck design with maximum aesthetic appeal. The judging panel of the […]

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Joint venture between Daimler AG and Chinese truck maker Foton

First Jointly Produced Truck Rolls Off Assembly Line Auman-branded trucks will be produced by Beijing Foton Daimler      Automotive Co. Ltd. (BFDA) Second Auman plant is already ramping up production The first jointly produced truck by the joint venture between Daimler AG and Chinese truck maker Foton.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks You Can Trust Journey Continues

Mercedes-Benz Trucks South Africa is making history today by venturing into unprecedented territory. Trucks You Can Trust (TYCT) is extraordinary because it is not a launch of a product, but a launch of a concept – A concept of trust!

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Innovative Euro VI technology platform provides an outlook on the new 2014 generation of Unimogs

New engines: environmentally friendly, powerful and economical Emission control combines SCR technology and particulate filter Performance improved yet again Increased payload due to a weight-optimised design and an increase in load ratings Compact thanks to smart arrangement of components Mercedes‑Benz Special Trucks has provided an initial outlook on the future of the Unimog in its […]

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Economic, clean, highly efficient: a perfectly tuned drivetrain in trucks, vans and buses

Complete engine range conforms to Euro VI emissions standard  Exhaust system for Euro VI: a complex technology lab Gearbox: PowerShift for short-radius distribution and long-distance haulage Axles: driving dynamics and comfort combine with efficiency Carefully tuned components for a high-efficiency drivetrain – one of the unmatched strengths of all Daimler Group trucks, vans and buses. […]

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Mercedes-Benz: The Unimog U 20 in the Swiss fire brigade

15 pump water tenders delivered to theCantonofTicino Its manoeuvrability and compact size make it easier to use in steep and narrow streets The low position of the subframe makes favourable loading and unloading heights possible Wörth/Schlieren – The Unimog U 20, the most compact of the legendary Unimog range from Mercedes-Benz – which includes a total of […]

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Mercedes-Benz Antos: World premiere of the first truck specifically designed for heavy-duty short-radius distribution transportation

Design: unmistakable origins with a character of its own Euro VI engines from 175 kW (238 hp) to 375 kW (510 hp) A full complement of safety systems now available for the short-radius distribution sector for the first time Stuttgart – At the beginning of the week Daimler presented the new Mercedes-Benz Antos, the first […]

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Unimog to serve Kalagadi well

The Kalahari is estimated to contain 80% of the world’s known manganese reserves, which is an important ingredient in steel. An evaluation of historically available information indicates that up to one-billion tons of mineable ore could exist under the prospecting area, covering a section of 8 000 ha.

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Mercedes-Benz Actros fleet keeps owner-drivers business wheels rolling

Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Centurion recently delivered seven Actros 3344S/33 trucks to seven owner-drivers of Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages SA’s owner-driver programme.

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Mercedes-Benz South Africa introduces Truck Mobility

In a constant pursuit of adding value to customers, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) introduces TruckMobility, an innovative product offering that gives operators additional piece of mind for choosing Mercedes-Benz products.

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Daimler AG at the Ifat Entsorga 2012

Multifunctional vehicles with sustainable drive systems Focus on: the New Actros and Fuso Canter TF Versatile Unimog models in municipal use Effectively eco-friendly: the Econic LNG World’s leading trade show for innovative environmental technology Stuttgart/Munich – Daimler AG responds to the interest from decision-makers and users from the public and service sector with a wide […]

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Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid – drive for environmental protection

Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid handed over in Wuppertal Up to ten kilometers on electric power alone for regular bus services 100% electric, zero-emissions and almost silent on inner city routes Advanced lithium ion batteries in use Development schemes accelerate developments in new drive technologies Electromobility is nothing new either to local public transport or more […]

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The New Medium-Duty Engines from Mercedes-Benz

Uncompromisingly versatile: family of four and six-cylinder engines including one horizontal variant Uncompromisingly eco-friendly: Euro VI from the outset in all output categories Uncompromisingly economical: outstanding fuel efficiency, maintenance intervals and service life Uncompromising performance: dynamic response, excellent pulling power and powerful exhaust brake Uncompromising engineering: high tech for medium-duty engines, first diesel engine with […]

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Impressive Ancestry: The History of Medium-Duty Engines at Mercedes-Benz

Benz and Daimler vie with each other over the diesel engine Breakthrough for the “oil engine” The incomparable career of the 300 series Milestone in engine technology: the 300 series Stuttgart, 13 March 2012. 90 years of medium-duty commercial vehicle diesel engines from Mercedes-Benz means 90 years packed with innovations and with the unrivalled careers […]

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LOW COST FOR MORE PACKAGE AS MERCEDES-BENZ RE-LAUNCHES SERVICE CONTRACTS

Less truly is more with the new Mercedes-Benz UK Truck Service Contracts. Customers can now get more expertise, peace of mind and control for less money – essential for the current financial climate. Mercedes-Benz has launched its new Truck Service Contracts; a revised and re-priced programme with lower costs for customers.

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Mercedes-Benz South Africa TruckStore: the used commercial vehicle specialists

TruckStore: the used commercial vehicle specialists Highway Business Park, Centurion – TruckStore, the used commercial vehicle specialist from Mercedes-Benz South Africa, is ready to commence construction of a brand new facility for the Southern African market.  Preparing for the necessary earth works, and then commencement of construction, the TruckStore team is kicking-off with an official […]

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Difficulties At Tgrsa Cars

Difficulties At TGRSA

DELMAS, MPUMALANGA – Round 4 of the National Extreme Festival at the Red Star Raceway near the Mpumalanga town of Delmas proved to be a tough day at the office

Breyten Odendaal

5 July, 2022

Van Market Supply Shortages

Van Market In Decline Due To Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling -23.0% to 26,443 units and rounding off a challenging first half

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5 July, 2022

Car Market Affected By Supply Shortages

Car Market Performance Affected By Supply Shortages

Tuesday 5 July, 2022 UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The month saw

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5 July, 2022

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