Mercedes-Benz Reveals Electric, Autonomous Trucks and Commercial Vehicles

“We are presenting our vision of urban transport. Just like with long-distance haulage, our goal is to achieve more safety and efficiency than ever before – and also to be free of local emissions,” said Wolfgang Bernhard, who heads Daimler Trucks. “This will make our cities even more pleasant to live in, despite rising populations and an increased need for transportation.”

“Against the background of urbanization and digitalization, the transport of the future needs to be made more intelligent, flexible and sustainable,” said Volker Mornhinweg, head of Mercedes-Benz Vans. “In the future customers will need more than a van on four wheels. They’ll need intelligent system solutions precisely tailored to their needs.”

For example, the company is introducing its PRO Connect for vans web-based service. It allows fleet supervisors to manage maintenance in real-time and receive notifications concerning needed repairs before costly breakdowns occur.