Electric-Trucks from Mercedes-Benz

In 2016, Daimler Trucks is going to introduce the first heavy duty all-electric truck for commercial vehicles at the IAA. The positive development of the technology for battery-powered cars makes Electric-Trucks more profitable/cost-efficient in the future. The Urban eTruck from Mercedes-Benz heralds the electrification of heavy duty trucks for local and distribution transport. The Electro-Truck …

Testing MAN TGS, Mercedes Axor, Scania G, and Volvo FM

Saving around 10,000 €, lower fuel consumption, more payload—models such as the MAN TGS, Mercedes Axor, Scania G and Volvo FM offer a lot of truck in comparison to their larger siblings, and they make the hearts of shippers and movers beat faster. This was enough reason for lastauto omnibus and FERNFAHRER magazines to take …

Test: Iveco Eurocargo 120E25 for Distribution Traffic

The new Iveco Eurocargo has an impressive number of registrations in Germany as well, and is therefore more successful than its larger siblings, Stralis and Trakker. The testers from lastauto omnibus, who investigated the Iveco Eurocargo 120E25 version more than two years ago, ascribed this to its unfussy appearance and maturity after 20 years of …

DAF CF 85.410: Comfortably through the Construction Site

More than two years ago, the experts from lastauto omnibus magazine thoroughly tested the DAF CF 85.410 dump truck. They found some good sides of the Dutch truck. The roof-mounted handrail was mentioned in this context, as were the lateral running board on the driver’s cab and the massive rubber straps hanging from the first …

Test: Mercedes Atego

Mercedes-Benz presented its new Atego in spring. But its predecessor is no slouch, either. The editors from lastauto omnibus compared the hybrid drive to an automatic transmission with start-stop automatic and to a manual transmission. Which Mercedes Atego is most advantageous for distribution transport companies? The Mercedes-Benz Atego offers copious different models in the distribution …