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Electrification of trucks is of top priority at Daimler. The global launch in New York City on 14th of September 2017 of the FUSO eCanter, the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck, provides impressive proof of Daimler Truck’s strive for bringing electric vehicles for everyday use to the market. Fast charging is an important topic especially for fleet owners. Together with StoreDot we will now jointly work on a holistic approach to fast charging, with the future-generation FUSO eCanter as a possible example of application.

Daimler Trucks teams up with innovation leader for electric charging StoreDot Ltd.

Daimler AG’s Trucks division leads new financing round of Israeli nanotechnology materials pioneer StoreDot Ltd. Daimler becomes a strategic partner to accelerate the adoption of FlashBattery technology to the Electric Vehicles market FlashBattery technology enables charging any electric vehicle as quick as filling a tank of gas Cooperation underlines Daimler […]

Daimler Trucks launches first all-electric truck in series production – the FUSO eCanter

Daimler Trucks launches first all-electric truck in series production – the FUSO eCanter

UPS first commercial customer in the US announced at global launch event in New York City Electric trucks provided to four prominent NGOs in cooperation with the New York Attorney General Fully electric FUSO eCanter will reduce noise-levels caused by inner-city distribution and help megacities like NYC reach their climate […]

Three Trapped In Overturned Truck, Tongaat

Three Trapped In Overturned Truck, Tongaat

Five people were injured, three seriously, following a head on collision involving an Isuzu truck and a Mercedes Benz Sprinter taxi on the R102 near Belverdere in Tongaat this morning. At approximately 04:42 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene by passing motorists reporting the […]

Truck Crashes Into Boundary Wall, Verulam

Truck Crashes Into Boundary Wall, Verulam

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to a home on Alamanda Drive in Sanna Township – Verulam after receiving a call from a member of public reporting a truck accident yesterday afternoon. Upon arrival a Toyota Dyna truck was found to have collided through the boundary wall […]

2 Entrapped after truck collision on the R21.

2 Entrapped after truck collision on the R21.

RV07, RV08 & A07 responded to reports of a Truck collision on the R21. Upon arrival, Paramedics found 2 entrapped patients. One person sustained serious, multiple injuries to his legs. Netcare HEMS was called in to assist in the transportation of this critical patient. The other patient was also transported […]

Daimler Trucks & Buses’ FleetBoard SA comes to the aid of the drought-stricken area of Imizamo Yethu

Daimler Trucks & Buses’ FleetBoard SA comes to the aid of the drought-stricken area of Imizamo Yethu

Daimler Trucks & Buses’ FleetBoard South Africa division comes to the aid of the drought-stricken area of Imizamo Yethu FleetBoard division hands over 25 000 litres of water to those most in need Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (with financial contributions from Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Mercedes-Benz Vans) partners with […]

Buying a truck for your business is a heavy duty affair

Buying a truck for your business is a heavy duty affair

The construction and heavy engineering industries require reliable transport to successfully manage and complete their projects. As a construction manager, project manager or contractor finding the right truck, or trucks, is crucial to business efficiency. But choosing the right truck to suit your specific needs can be tricky. What’s more, […]