Mercedes-Benz Trucks (Overview)

Be it for long-haul, construction site, or distribution transportation, the Mercedes-Benz brand offers the right solution for the light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty truck segments. Again and again, the pioneering spirit at Mercedes-Benz Trucks has generated groundbreaking innovations, from efficient drives to automated driving to active and passive safety systems. Recently the company publicized that every 5th truck in Europe was manufactured at its plant in Worth, Rhein, communicating the companies dominance in the market.  

Market presence

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is a global company that operates in various markets around the world. Mercedes-Benz Trucks have active markets in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa.


Ownership structure

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Trucks, one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. Direct investment via Daimler Truck shares has been possible since December 10, 2021, as The Daimler Truck Holding share is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 

Power types 

Propelling towards net zero targets, Mercedes-Benz Trucks now accommodates a wealth of alternative fuel types and power sources; having a presence in Electric, Biodiesel, Natural Gas and soon Hydrogen. With two active electric models, the eActris and eEconic, the company is seamlessly interjected into the market. Mercedes-Benz has also unveiled the eActros Longhaul, demonstrating it’s broad portfolio of fully electric vehicles and its dominance within the net zero commercial vehicle field. Furthermore, all Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles can be fueled with HVO biodiesel, without any modifications or limitations.  

Hydrogen has entered the decarbonization narrative within recent years and has recently gained scope as a tangible alternative power solution. In response Mercedes Benz have launched a hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle, called the GenH2, with the first prototypes being under test on the test track and on public roads.