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Mercedes-Benz Zetros In-Cab Demo

Inside-the-cab video of a Mercedes-Benz Zetros, a model from Mercedes-Benz Special Vehicles that operates essentially as a severe-duty truck.

Transport Topics
September 18, 2018
Business, Technology

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Adds Digital Tools for Drivers, Fleets

New Sprinter next to its predecessors. The new Sprinter on display next to its predecessors: the previous two Sprinter generations launched in 2006 and 1995 and the TN introduced in 1977. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

AMSTERDAM — The updated Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van will offer a multitude of new options and features when it hits the market later this year, but the most significant additions could be its new connected-vehicle services.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 13, 2018
Business, Technology

Mercedes-Benz Unveils New Sprinter Van

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van makes its first public appearance Feb. 6, 2018, at the vehicle's world premier in Duisburg, Germany. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
February 6, 2018
Business, Technology

Mercedes-Benz Debuts New Sprinter Van

Unveiling of the new Sprinter From left, Mercedes-Benz’s Dieter Zetsche, Volker Mornhinweg and Wilfried Porth at the unveiling of the new Sprinter in Duisburg, Germany. (Mercedes-Benz)

DUISBURG, Germany — Mercedes-Benz has revealed its new Sprinter, a digitally connected, highly versatile vehicle that can be customized to fit a diverse range of applications, from last-mile delivery to construction work to passenger transport. (See video of unveiling)

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Sprinter Van Redesign Highlights Connectivity, E-Commerce

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Mercedes-Benz plans to unveil the new Sprinter in February, with the U.S. market launch targeted for the fourth quarter of 2018. Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

STUTTGART, Germany — Mercedes-Benz previewed the next iteration of its Sprinter van and highlighted how it is using vehicle connectivity to help customers operate more efficiently and adapt to the demands of e-commerce.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
December 5, 2017
Business, Technology

Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After 100 Perfect Flights

Delivery drone above a Mercedes-Benz Vito van Delivery drone above a Mercedes-Benz Vito van. (Daimler AG via Bloomberg News)

Mercedes-Benz, conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items such as ground coffee and cellphones, said the mini-aircraft completed 100 drop-offs to strategically placed vans in Zurich with a perfect safety record, and more deliveries are planned for next year.

Elisabeth Behrmann | Bloomberg News
November 28, 2017
Business, Equipment

Daimler Second-Quarter Revenue Increases, Profits Flat; Truck Unit Sputters

Daimler Trucks Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

Daimler AG reported higher revenue and flat profits during the second quarter, with a strong performance from its Mercedes-Benz car division but sputtering results from the global truck unit.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 26, 2017
Business

Mercedes-Benz to Launch Pickup Truck in 2017

Daimler

FRANKFURT, Germany — Mercedes-Benz will launch a pickup truck in late 2017, becoming the first German premium automaker to enter one of the most lucrative segments in the car industry.

Reuters | By Andreas Cremer
October 25, 2016
Business

Mercedes-Benz Vans Breaks Ground on $500 Million Sprinter Plant in South Carolina

Mercedes-Benz Vans

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mercedes-Benz Vans broke ground on its $500 million Sprinter plant for the North American market in North Charleston on July 27 as a company executive cited growing demand for Euro-style vans.

Fran Matso-Lysiak | Equipment Editor
August 1, 2016
Business

Mercedes-Benz Plans First Pickup Truck

Daimler AG

Mercedes-Benz plans to enter the pickup segment in coming years, underscoring a push by manufacturers of upscale vehicles to invade territories traditionally dominated by mass-market competitors.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 27, 2015

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