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 …

bauma 2016 in München: Superlative for heavy machinery

Bauma in Munich, the industry leader among trade fairs for construction machinery, excavators, agricultural machinery etc., ended a week ago. And again, it impressed the experts and interested visitors with innovations from the construction and mining industries. Altogether 3,423 exhibitors presented themselves and their exhibits to about 580,000 visitors from 200 countries.

Great enthusiasm among exhibitors – many visitors from the industry

Also the resume of the exhibitors is very positive: experts came from all over the world with high interest. That is why the bauma is – in addition to the record numbers of exhibitors, size, number of visitors – especially in business transactions at the top. “The willingness to invest has exceeded all expectations this year”, says, for example, Stefan Heissler, member of the board of Liebherr-International AG.

Platform for innovations

The bauma is not only a meeting point for the industry; it is also a platform for the companies to present their innovations. E.g. Wacker Neuson introduced their zero-tail-excavators, so no tail overhang for tight and inaccessible construction sites.

Also a trend is compact machines which ensure a high efficiency despite weight savings because of their special design. More and more automated controls and assistance systems are implemented in construction machines to avoid unnecessary over-excavation and increase efficiency.

Also the team of TruckScout24 has visited the bauma 2016, to learn about the newest trends and of course, to look at the impressive heavy machines of the mining industry …

Impressions can be found here in the gallery

 

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