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Published: June 5, 2020

 

FUSO eCanter delivers gas bottles in London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

London / Stuttgart / Tokyo – Daimler Trucks continues deliveries of the FUSO eCanter, its fully electric light-duty truck. Among the new customers is Calor, one of UK’s best-known gas suppliers. Emitting zero emissions, the FUSO eCanter is now delivering the company’s bottled butane and propane to customers in central London. Helping to reduce the environmental impact of delivery operations, the truck spends much of its time working inside the city’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) contributing to improving the city’s air quality.

 

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Published: April 23, 2020

 

Daimler Trucks affiliate FUSO supports customers with extended vehicle warranty in current situation

Stuttgart – In the current situation, Daimler Trucks affiliate FUSO extends
their vehicle warranties to safeguard mobility for their customers in
Europe. Two months of additional coverage will be supported by FUSO
automatically for warranties expiring between the period of March 15th to
May 15th, 2020. This program will be offered in all European markets.  

 

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Published: March 31, 2020

 

Hello Dublin! FUSO eCanter delivers post in Ireland

Dublin / Stuttgart / Tokyo – The world’s first all-electric light truck has added yet another European city as its home turf. Since March 2020, two FUSO eCanter are now operating in the Irish capital Dublin for the country’s post service An Post. With the handover in Dublin, the FUSO eCanter is now running in ten European cities in Germany, the UK, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Denmark and Ireland.

 

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Published: March 20, 2020

 

Daimler Trucks & Buses maintaining its service network

Stuttgart - Mercedes-Benz trucks, FUSO and Daimler Buses are doing everything possible to continue to supply their customers with spare parts and maintenance services in the current situation. Wherever organizationally possible - and subject to respective legal and official requirements - we pursue the clear goal of maintaining our service network across Europe with up to 3,000 centers. Corresponding plans are being drawn up for our own companies and for partner companies. The teams rely on pragmatic and uncomplicated solutions to keep our customers' vehicles running and supplied with spare parts.

 

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Published: March 11, 2020

 

London: up high with the Canter

South London-based TAH Access Platform has extended its fleet of vehicles to include another 7.5 tonne Fuso Canter. The robust and compact light-duty truck is used for transporting a tracked machine. 

 

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Published: January 28, 2020

 

Velkommen til København, eCanter!

Copenhagen / Stuttgart / Tokyo – Daimler Truck’s all-electric FUSO
eCanter has arrived in Scandinavia - Europe's leading region in terms of
sustainability. Two vehicles are now operating in Denmark's Capital
Copenhagen. The Danish Transport Minister Benny Engelbrecht personally
handed over the two FUSO eCanter to the two well-known Danish
customers "Citylogistik" and "Aarstiderne".  

 

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Published: September 17, 2019

 

FUSO eCanter is a kilometre millionaire – 25 times around the world with electric power

Stuttgart / Tokio - After two years in customer operations, the FUSO eCanter fleet has achieved one million kilometres, driven locally emission-free. Customers are now operating around 150 vehicles in New York, Tokyo, Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Lisbon. More deliveries are set to follow successively.

 

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Published: January 3, 2020

 

Unit sales by Daimler Trucks in 2019 slightly down on previous year, as expected

Stuttgart – Daimler Trucks, the world's leading truck manufacturer, sold fewer vehicles in 2019 than in 2018 in a market environment that has been weakening significantly since the summer. In the first eleven months of 2019, sales of 446,800 units by the brands
Mercedes-Benz, FUSO, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and BharatBenz were 4 percent lower than in the previous year (January to November 2018: 466,900). Daimler AG will announce the exact sales figures for full-year 2019 at the annual press conference on February 11, 2020. The annual press conference of Daimler Truck AG is scheduled for February 18, 2020. 

 

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Published: April 2, 2019

 

DB Schenker and FUSO expand partnership for electric trucks

Stuttgart / Essen –The logistics service provider DB Schenker and FUSO, a Daimler Trucks brand, are expanding their partnership in the field of fully-electric light-duty trucks. Thus DB Schenker took on four additional FUSO eCanter trucks in March for urban short-radius distribution in Paris, Frankfurt and the Stuttgart region. DB Schenker has already been using an eCanter in Berlin since last year and is testing the use of the vehicles in mixed fleets. DB Schenker is now in talks with FUSO about further eCanter vehicles for additional European markets.

 

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Published: March 18, 2019

 

Daimler Trucks Asia opens new FUSO Product and Design Center in Japan

Kawasaki / Stuttgart – Daimler Trucks further improves its Japan-based subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and has officially opened the new Product Center building and Design Center at the Kawasaki Plant (K1) today. The new building encompasses the corporate headquarters, R&D and design functions of the company, and is part of a large-scale modernization at MFTBC. Daimler Trucks has invested approx. € 74 Million (94 Oku JPY) since 2017 into this building, known as Campus Plus. The new building offers a modern working environment on 10,000 sqm and is also home of the new, state-of-the-art Design Center.

 

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Published: March 14, 2019

 

Daimler hands over FUSO eCanter to Penske Truck Leasing in the US

Reading (Pa.)/Tokyo/Stuttgart – After Penske Truck Leasing received its first fully electrified Freightliner eM2 truck from Daimler Trucks North America in the US end of last year, the company now gets its first FUSO eCanter. Penske plans to operate the light duty trucks from FUSO for urban delivery in California. As an experienced truck manufacturer and through the backing of its parent Daimler Trucks, FUSO can demonstrate its ability of supporting the operation of eCanter trucks through its established parts, service and warranty network of FUSO dealerships.

 

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Published: January 31, 2019

 

Special tree surgery applications in Scotland: Fuso Canter "operates" on trees at LJX Tree Services

Stuttgart / Glasgow −Tree pruning and felling as well as site clearances are all in a day's work for LJX Tree Services, one of Scotland's leading tree surgery specialists. In the last six months company boss Dan Kerr has already purchased three Fuso Canter trucks and integrated them into his fleet In Langbank on the south bank of the river Clyde, west of Glasgow. 

 

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Published: September 28, 2018

 

Fuso Canter with sleeper cab and refrigerated box body

For the drivers at Evans European Transport from Grimsby in Lincolnshire
in northern England, a Scotland tour involves several days on the road. 

 

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Published: July 6, 2018

 

Lisbon more environmentally friendly on the road with the FUSO eCanter

Stuttgart / Lisbon – Lisbon drives electric. Today, Daimler Trucks is handing over ten all-electric light-duty FUSO eCanter trucks to the city administration of the Portuguese capital.

 

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Published: May 17, 2018

 

Not only in orange – FUSO eCanter handed over to first customers in the Netherlands

Stuttgart / Amsterdam – Twelve FUSO eCanter, all-electric light-duty
trucks by FUSO, a part of Daimler Trucks, will also be operated by Dutch
customers from now on.

 

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Publiziert: 22. März 2018

 

Twelve FUSO Canter for the Dutch town of Houten

Houten (NL) / Stuttgart - The municipality of Houten, Netherlands, has put twelve FUSO Canter into municipal service. "This is the second series of FUSO trucks that we have bought. We already know for ourselves that these are robust vehicles suitable for a wide range of applications", is how Arie Koning, project manager for the municipality of Houten, explains his purchasing decision. "Practical experience has proved that reliability and ease of maintenance are the particular strengths of this brand." 

 

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Published: March 19, 2018

 

Daimler Trucks hands over first all-electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in Great Britain

London/Stuttgart - Daimler Trucks has handed over the first all-electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in Great Britain. The world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles is thus bringing its electric light-duty truck (7.5 tonnes) to a further major market following the market launches in New York, Tokyo and Berlin. 

 

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Published: February 28, 2018

 

P&H Logistik boosts Berlin delivery fleet with three all-electric Fuso eCanter vehicles

Berlin - P&H Logistik AG in Berlin has extended its vehicle fleet to include three all-electric light-duty Fuso eCanter trucks. The vehicles from the Daimler Group will be operated by P&H Logistik for a renowned American parcel deliverer in the Berlin area in the next two years. 

 

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Published: December 14, 2017

 

FUSO eCanter – first all-electric trucks in series production delivered to customers in Europe

Berlin – Today, Daimler Trucks is handing over the first units of its all-electric FUSO eCanter to European customers. The renowned and globally operating logistics companies DHL, DB Schenker, Rhenus and Dachser will now use the all-electric light-duty truck in series production in their fleet. In the future these FUSO eCanter will play an important part in the companies’ sustainable fleet management, especially in urban delivery transport and various other logistics tasks.

 

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Published: September 14, 2017

 

Daimler Trucks – world’s largest truck manufacturer – launches first all-electric truck in series production – the FUSO eCanter

New York City, NY – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks - the global market leader with truck brands like Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz and FUSO - today celebrated the global launch of the FUSO eCanter in New York City. The FUSO eCanter is the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck and will be delivered to customers starting this year in the US, Europe and Japan. MFTBC is planning to deliver 500 units of this generation to customers within the next two years. Larger scale production is intended to start in 2019.

 

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Published: July 28, 2017

 

Daimler starts production of FUSO eCanter in Europe – the world’s first series all-electric light-duty truck

Stuttgart / Tramagal – Yesterday, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) celebrated the start of production of the world’s first all‑electric light-duty truck, the Fuso eCanter. Fuso is a brand of Daimler Trucks Asia. The event was held at the production plant in Tramagal, Portugal, where all eCanter for the European and U.S. markets will be produced in line with the conventional Fuso Canter truck.

 

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Published: May 16, 2017

 

Daimler Trucks takes on Japanese market with new FUSO truck

Stuttgart/Kawasaki –Presenting its all new heavy duty truck FUSO Super Great (above 15t) Daimler Trucks is determined to expand its position in the Japanese market. With the latest generation of the FUSO flagship, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles sets a new benchmark for efficiency, safety and connectivity in Japan. With the FUSO Super Great Daimler Trucks’ global platform strategy takes it full effect: the engines, transmissions and axles already established in the triad, are supplied from powertrain plants of the sister brand Mercedes-Benz in Mannheim, Gaggenau and Kassel as well as the plant of US-powertrain subsidiary Detroit in Redford, Michigan.

 

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Published: July 21, 2016

 

Stylish interior – thanks to the Fuso Canter

Stuttgart / Manchester - Providing a one-stop furnishing solution for the private rental sector is a demanding business which requires a tremendous degree of organisation. It also requires the utmost reliability. Logistics company Loft Interiors of Manchester – which operates throughout the UK – has found the perfect vehicle for transporting furniture to and from the depot and between properties. When it came to procurement the vehicle of choice was the Fuso Canter. Seven Fuso Canter 3C13 trucks fitted with five-metre box bodies are now on the road throughout the UK.

 

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Published: April 11, 2016

 

Daimler Trucks launches fleet test with electric truck from Fuso

Stuttgart – Daimler Trucks, the world's leading truck producer, is launching the first fleet test for emission-free, electric trucks in Germany today. Dr Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Daimler Trucks & Daimler Buses, and Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of the Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, handed over the five battery-powered Fuso Canter E-Cells to Stuttgart's mayor, Fritz Kuhn, and the Hermes Logistics Company today.

 

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Published: October 28, 2015

 

Silent and with zero emissions

Stuttgart/Porto –64 percent savings in operating costs - this is the gratifying result of the final analysis of data from customer field trials with eight FUSO Canter E-Cell trucks in Portugal. Apart from the impressive savings in operating costs, the Canter E-Cell also scores points in terms of environmental aspects. No CO2 emissions at the site - reduction by 37 percent compared to diesel, taking into account the current power production in Portugal. Thus, with the pre-production version of the electric-powered Canter, Fuso is on the right track to being able to meet the demand after electric-powered trucks in urban delivery traffic.

 

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Published: Oktober 8, 2015

 

Well covered with Fuso Canter

Stuttgart/Badin - Businessman Pavol Maslen has left nobody out in the rain for more than 20 years. His company builds metal roofs and realised almost 1.3 million square metres of roofing in Southeast Europe, including in the economic zone of the Austrian neighbours, with the energetic support of its 12 Fuso Canter trucks.

 

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Published: June 30, 2015

 

Null Emissionen, 100 Prozent elektrisch: Kundentests mit Fuso Canter E-Cell erfolgreich abgeschlossen

Stuttgart/Lissabon – One year after the hand-over of Fuso Canter E-Cell trucks to selected customers, the trials for the battery-electric-powered “Zero Emission” vehicle were officially completed in Portugal. At an event held in Lisbon, Paulo Portas, Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal, representatives of government authorities, customers as well as the management of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Europe and Daimler Trucks drew a positive conclusion from the real-life performance of the trucks.

 

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