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Mercedes Actros Gets the Fleet Truck of the Year 2014 Award

Mercedes-Benz is not only outstanding in its luxury cars. Once again, the brand showed that it is capable of adapting into the continuously-changing landscape of the auto industry even in its other products. Recently, the new Mercedes Actros was voted as the “Fleet Truck of the Year 2014”. The recognition was given to the three-pointed star marque’s truck division in the Motor Transport Awards 2014. The Motor Transport Awards is considered by the automotive sector as their own version of the “Oscars” as its prestige can be likened to it. The latest event marked the 29th year of the awarding body. The judging panel was composed on 60 highly regarded experts in the auto… Continue Reading »


Six new Axors on garbage duties in Stockport

How concerned are you for the environment? Can you measure it in terms of how much garbage you produce? Well, Mercedes-Benz is one automotive company that’s heavily interested in caring for the environment—around 50 tonnes—of mechanical hardware, that is. That’s right. Asset & Land Environmental has commissioned six Mercedes-Benz Axors for their waste treatment serves. That’s three 32-tonne hookloaders and three 18-tonne skiploaders. Sitting near Junction 25 of Stockport’s M60 motorway, the A&LE center is the biggest waste treatment plant in the whole of Manchester’s south area. The plant is now capable of processing up to 200,000 tonnes of waste, from both commercial and domestic sources, each year. A&LE boasts… Continue Reading »


Truck technology highlights to be showcased at IAA

Daimler AG will once again grace this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles show bringing with them their whole list of groundbreaking innovations. The show however, pegged to start on September 23 in Hanover, will be preceded by the unveiling of Mercedes-Benz’s truck highlights on a special issue of the Mercedes-Benz Transport magazine. So you’ll have the chance to eyeball images of the new Atego and Axor, as well as photos of the Actros Limited Edition Black Liner and White Liner. The pair of Actros variants will be making their very first public appearance at the IAA, so you can bet that it’s going to be very special. Why? Because only 500… Continue Reading »


Spy Photos: Mercedes Axor and Actros Trucks

Spy photos reveal Mercedes Axor and Actros trucks wearing a camouflage usually seen in cars to hide the actual model and avoid industrial copying of other car manufacturers. Although we regularly see this in cars, we were surprised to see such camouflage applied in trucks. The Mercedes trucks were covered in vinyl to camouflage its whole body, the actual size of the covering is enough to completely cover two to three cars. The appearance of the trucks were intended to mislead the cameras and prevent them from capturing the actual design of the trucks. Although is seemed less convincing when used in trucks, as it hardly hides the actual form… Continue Reading »


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