Commercial vehicle

 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck plans. This week Daimler, which owns the Mercedes-Benz and Smart car brands as well as the Freightliner and Western Star truck... read more

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Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Elon Musk teases Tesla semi truck, reveals tunnel-boring plans

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed more details on the company’s upcoming electric semi-trailer truck as well as his plans for a separate tunnel boring company aimed at... read more April 29, 2017 by


 
Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota Project Portal imagines a fuel cell-powered semi truck future

Tesla may have garnered buzz surrounding the announcement it will reveal a semi truck in September, but Toyota this week showed how it imagines revolutionizing the trucking... read more April 22, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model 3 reveal in July, semi truck in September

The second half of 2017 will be busy for Tesla as the company reveals two new products and starts production of one of them. The first to arrive will be the... read more April 14, 2017 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter spy shots

Mercedes-Benz’s Sprinter is about to undergo a redesign. The large van last received an update for 2014 but we’ll be seeing a complete overhaul this time around... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Volvo Concept Truck

Volvo concept truck made more frugal with hybrid powertrain

Volvo Trucks in 2016 unveiled a concept vehicle it claimed could achieve 30 percent better fuel efficiency than a conventional semi truck. Now, the Swedish company is testing... read more February 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker

Mercedes Brings Down Sprinter Van Price With Worker Model

If you need a seriously big van for your business, Mercedes-Benz has an excellent option in the form of the Sprinter. But with a starting price up around $37,490, it’s... read more February 11, 2016 by


 
Production-ready Mercedes-Benz Actros truck fitted with Highway Pilot autonomous driving system

Production-Ready Mercedes Autonomous Truck Takes To The Autobahn: Video

Last year Mercedes-Benz showed off a futuristic truck concept fitted with an autonomous system dubbed the Highway Pilot that enabled it to drive itself along stretches of... read more October 6, 2015 by


 
Freightliner Inspiration Truck self-driving truck concept

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more May 6, 2015 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes To Build Next-Gen Sprinter Van At New South Carolina Plant

Hot on the heels of last week’s confirmation of Mercedes-Benz’s V-Class-based Metris mid-size van for the U.S. market, the German automaker has now announced that... read more March 9, 2015 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris

Mercedes V-Class-Based Metris Confirmed For U.S.

After teasing with some customized SEMA concepts last fall, Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the Metris, a version of its Vito mid-size van that will be sold in the U.S. and... read more March 6, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Metris Party/DJ Van by RENNtech, 2014 SEMA show

Mercedes-Benz Previews New Metris Van With Four SEMA Concepts

Mercedes-Benz’s Sprinter van is about to get a smaller sibling in the form of the new Metris, previewed in concept form at the 2014 SEMA show this week and due to go on... read more November 5, 2014 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 concept, 2014 Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show

Meet Mercedes-Benz's Futuristic Autonomous Truck Concept: Video

While we’ve frequently reported on autonomous cars and the impact of the technology on the car industry, one of the areas we’re likely to see the technology take... read more September 23, 2014 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 autonomous vehicle

Mercedes Looks Into Autonomous Trucks

Long-haul truckers may not be too happy to hear it but according to Daimler board member Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, "The truck of the future is a Mercedes-Benz that drives... read more July 7, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Gets Nip, Tuck, And New 4-Cylinder Heart

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van is the diesel-powered workhorse of many a commercial operation located around the planet. It's a vehicle with serious capability, a truly... read more May 6, 2013 by


 
Richard Dean Anderson returns to his most famous role for Mercedes-Benz Citan van promotion

Mercedes Enlists MacGyver To Help Sell New Van: Video

April Fool’s Day may have been four months ago but today we have a story worthy of being a great prank, only it’s real. Mercedes-Benz has enlisted none other than... read more August 15, 2012 by


 
 

 
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