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Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully‑electric city bus: Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH is the first customer

Mercedes-Benz Citaro fully‑electric city bus: Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH is the first customer

Memorandum of understanding signed for the delivery of Mercedes-Benz Citaro city buses with fully‑electric drive First vehicles to be delivered at the end of 2018 Practical operation in the Rhein-Neckar metropolitan region, in direct proximity to the Mannheim location Findings from customer trials have been adopted into the further development […]

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa unveils world-class SelecTrucks Zimbabwe

Affordable and certified commercial vehicles Par-excellence sales service and after-sales backed by ZIMOCO HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, under the banner of ZIMOCO (the only official distributor of Daimler commercial vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Buses and Vans, FUSO, Freightliner and Western Star Trucks)  recently unveiled SelecTrucks […]

Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces OF-1723 bus chassis

Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa introduces OF-1723 bus chassis

Launched to assist bus operators in tough business conditions Shane Henry, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern Africa: “We listened to our customers who highlighted the tough conditions they are operating in, as well as the limited financial resources they are facing.” JOHANNESBURG – Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach Southern […]

Imperial Logistics working group focuses on sky-high potential of supply chain control towers

Imperial Logistics working group focuses on sky-high potential of supply chain control towers

In today’s global marketplace, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex. Recognising the growing need for centralised control, planning and execution of supply chain activities across all supply chain partners, Imperial Logistics has launched a working group focused on exploring, understanding and advancing the use of supply chain control towers. “These […]

Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks – ULTRA

Tata Motors unveils its new range of light trucks – ULTRA

Tata Motors, one of the leading commercial vehicle brands in South Africa, today unveiled its new generation range of commercial vehicles – Tata Ultra, The Business Utility Vehicle at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including ULTRA 814 (4.5T), ULTRA 1014 […]

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 […]

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) has received a number of exciting entries for its 2017 Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award. The annual competition has drawn excellent entries over the years and CAIA looks forward to receiving further 2017 initiative submissions says Executive Director Deidré Penfold. “Responsible […]