Daimler commercial vehicles at Bauma from 11 – 17 April 2016 in Munich Stuttgart

From A for Arocs to Z for Zetros: The alphabet of construction vehicles from Daimler at Bauma 2016 in Munich
  • Daimler presents 22 vehicles for the construction industry over  2100 m²
  • The focus is on the Arocs, the only truck model series for construction
  • Actros 4163 LS SLT as a four-axle model with an additional dock axle
  • Unimog U 527 shows what the implement carrier achieves in road construction
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans covers the entire construction spectrum
  • Fuso Canter impresses with a robust design and high payload
  • Daimler Services offer diverse services covering all aspects of the construction vehicle
Strong. On every terrain. This is the Daimler motto for its appearance at the Bauma 2016 trade fair. As the world's leading show for the construction sector it offers the ideal podium for the Group's diverse construction ve-hicles. From A for Arocs to Z for Zetros they cover the entire spectrum of construction vehicles. Whether it's an urban delivery vehicle or van, a light-duty truck or a heavy-duty truck, heavy-duty tractor units or an individual special-purpose vehicle – the Mercedes-Benz and Fuso brands offer the right answer to every question in the construction segment. Over a total area of 2100 m², on an area of 1700 m² in Hall B4 and over a space of 400 m² in the open-air grounds right next to it Daimler is exhibiting 22 vehicles in all for virtually every conceivable application.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks: Arocs, Atego, Actros and Actros/Arocs SLT
The Mercedes-Benz A Team is the main focus when it comes to trucks for the construction industry. At its heart is the Arocs, the specialised truck model series for construction transport and thus a true pro through and through. The Arocs celebrated its world premiere at Bauma 2013, and now it is available with its full range. This includes the Arocs HAD with the engageable all-wheel drive Hydraulic Auxiliary Drive. It is currently causing a sensation in the construction sector. In time for Bauma 2016 Mercedes-Benz is extending the spectrum of the Arocs to include a new hypoid-axle tandem in two different versions (2x10 t and 2x13 t) for even higher efficiency, plus cab variants with a low entrance and also additional equipment variants such as a cockpit with a light interior and optional equipment with the Home line or Style line. The Arocs is demonstrating its abilities at Bauma with six vehicles.
The Arocs is flanked by several model series. The Atego as a medium-duty dump truck, for instance, is being shown at Bauma 2016 as an all-wheel drive dump truck. An Actros from the tried-and-tested model series com-pletes the stand-out range for export markets all over the world. One of the eye-catching features always comes in the form of the spectacular Actros SLT and Arocs SLT heavy-duty tractor/trailer combinations. At Bauma 2016 an Actros 4163 LS Semi-SLT as a four-axle model with an additional dock axle is opening the door to the fascinating world of the heavy guys, and here it is configured for an overall towing weight of 155 t.
Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks: Unimog, Zetros and the Econic
It is indispensable for special tasks on the construction site: the off-road legend that is the Unimog proves its unique skills as a highly specialised implement carrier in model series U 218 to U 530 with a multitude of attachments and implements – now even with four-wheel steering. In off-road applications the all-terrain Unimog U 4027/U 5027 accesses work-places which others would never reach. At the Bauma show a Unimog U 527 is demonstrating just what the implement carrier is capable of in road construction. The Mercedes-Benz Zetros also has permanent all-wheel drive. At the same time it offers the load capacity of a heavy-duty truck. The extremely robust cab-over-engine vehicle is presented at Bauma 2016 as a three-axle model, as befits a heavy-duty truck for off-road use. The Mercedes-Benz Econic is embarking on a career as a construction vehicle. In urban construction transport it enhances safety due to its low-entry cab with an optimum view of pedestrians and cyclists.
Mercedes-Benz Custom Tailored Trucks (CTT). Application Information Centre
Whatever it takes: Mercedes-Benz Custom Tailored Trucks (CTT) realises individual requests. Whether it is a question of wheelbase modifications, an Arocs as a five-axle model featuring the axle configuration 10x4, a Zetros with a crewcab or as a tractor unit: CTT manufactures extraordinary variants for customers all over the world. Developed by in-house engineers in close coordination with Daimler Trucks' central development department. With service and explicit and implied warranties from Mercedes-Benz.
View, compare and drive construction vehicles from Mercedes-Benz: the Application Information Centre makes this possible. Right at the gates of the truck plant in Wörth, customers can inspect around 180 trucks from all model series and tonnages, including around 40 dump trucks, concrete mixers and building material platforms. They carry bodies from renowned manufacturers. At the Application Information Centre, customers benefit from neutral advice and from the opportunity to drive the laden truck, even off-road.
Mercedes-Benz Vans: Sprinter, Vito and Citan
As a full-range provider in the MPV sector Mercedes-Benz Vans covers the entire construction spectrum. 
On the construction site the best-selling Sprinter van is present in diverse variants, as a pickup, crewcab, dump truck, panel van and crewbus, with special bodies and fittings, with rear- and all-wheel drive. At Bauma 2016 the Sprinter is appearing as a crewcab with a tipper body plus as a pickup. A long-wheelbase version of the Vito Mixto shows the extent of a panel van's ability: it transports people and materials simultaneously and ploughs through thick and thin with all-wheel drive. Mercedes-Benz is sounding out the compact Citan's possibilities with surprisingly spacious workshop fittings. The Citan benefits from detailed enhancements and extended equipment. One of these is the new dual clutch transmission 6G.DCT.
With the VanSolution range Mercedes-Benz Vans is extending its offering to include complete vehicles with bodies and fittings from a single source and with a full plant warranty and implied warranty – also for construction.
Fuso Canter: the high-payload and indestructible light-duty truck
A robust design, durable components, a high payload and low costs – the Fuso Canter displays properties that the construction sector wants. It ranges from 3.5 t to 8.55 t perm. GVW and is thus driving-licence-friendly. A space-saving cab-over-engine design, stable frame, strong axles, compact and powerful engines – there are many arguments in favour of the Fuso Canter. And there are added specialities: the dual clutch transmission Duonic cuts consumption and enhances comfort, the Canter 4x4 demons-trates impressive handling off-road, as the first standard hybrid truck in Europe the Canter Eco Hybrid saves lots of fuel, the Canter E-Cell is as quiet as a whisper when out on the road and is emission-free as it drives through town.
Daimler services: a diverse range
With a truck from Mercedes-Benz, companies and drivers are never alone – each vehicle is framed by a range of unique, high-performance services. The Mercedes-Benz Bank adds tailor-made financing or the right leasing model to the mix. Europe's leading telematics provider FleetBoard cuts fuel con-sumption and wear, provides support for order management and reads out the driver card. The construction vehicle is available for lease from CharterWay, whether for 24 hours or a period of months, supplemented by services and special fleet contracts. CharterWay even leases the Actros SLT. With the free Mercedes-Benz ServiceCard customers can put everything on one card: refuelling at the most favourably priced filling station on the route, paying service and toll fees, easier coordination of help should the vehicle break down. After all, TruckStore is Europe's largest used vehicle dealer for trucks and responsible for the purchase and sale of used vans and trucks. The average stock is around 4000 vehicles, including lots of trucks for the construction industry. A Europe-wide uniform evaluation plus individual services ensure fair and individual processing.

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