Part of Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz is one of the world's largest manufacturer of trucks under various brands. Trucks have been built under the Freightliner, Master Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Fuso, Sterling (discontinued) and Western Star.

Daimler trucks were first produced in 1886.

Trucks are produced in Brazil, Germany and South Africa. A joint venture with Kamaz is underway and will soon be producing trucks, and a plant is under construction in India, formerly a joint venture with Hero.


The 2010 range of Mercedes-Benz trucks consists of: [1]

  • Mercedes-Benz Accelo 9 15 C - medium duty
  • Mercedes-Benz Atego — (1998-current) light truck from 7 to 16 tonnes
  • Mercedes-Benz Axor — (2001-current) mid-sized truck from 18 to 26 tonnes in rigid and articulated
  • Mercedes-Benz Actros — (1996-current) heavy duty rigid and premium articulated — 18 to 250 tonnes
  • Mercedes-Benz Atego 2425 - heavy duty
  • Mercedes-Benz Econic — low floor version of the Axor for refuse and specialist applications
  • Mercedes-Benz Unimog — for special purpose applications and transport across extreme terrain
  • Mercedes-Benz Zetros — off-road truck for extreme operations
  • 1828L (F581) Mobile Casualty Treatment Centre
  • 1517L Mobile Casualty Treatment Centre

Old Models

  • Mercedes-Benz L-series truck
  • Mercedes-Benz LP 608 (1965- )
  • Mercedes-Benz NG 73 (1973-1992)
  • Mercedes-Benz NG 80 (1980- )
  • Mercedes-Benz LK-series (1984- )
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