Mercedes Benz Trucks Ireland
Mercedes Benz Trucks Ireland has launched the eActros 600, a battery-electric long-haul truck designed to set new standards in road freight transport, offering impressive battery capacity, range, and safety features.
- Mercedes-Benz Trucks introduced the eActros 600, a battery-electric long-haul truck, as a world premiere event.
- The eActros 600 is designed to redefine road freight transport standards in terms of technology, sustainability, design, and profitability for e-fleet operators.
- It features a high battery capacity of over 600 kilowatt-hours, providing a range of 500 kilometers on a single charge, without the need for intermediate charging.
- Charging infrastructure at depots and loading points is sufficient for approximately 60 percent of long-distance journeys in Europe, while continuous expansion of public charging infrastructure is essential for other long-distance haulage applications.
- The eActros 600 supports CCS charging with up to 400 kW and will eventually enable megawatt charging (MCS).
- Sales of the electric truck are set to begin in the current year, with series production planned to start by the end of 2024.
- The eActros 600 aims to reduce CO2 emissions significantly and has the potential for over 80% CO2 savings compared to diesel trucks over its ten-year product life cycle.
- Mercedes-Benz Trucks offers a holistic solution for battery-electric long-distance transport, including vehicle technology, consulting, charging infrastructure, and services.
- The eActros 600 is designed for a gross combination weight of up to 44 tons, with a standard semitrailer offering a payload of around 22 tons in the EU.
- The truck features innovative drive technology, including an 800-volt electric axle with two electric motors, providing a continuous output of 400 kW and a peak output of 600 kW.
- The eActros 600 includes Predictive Powertrain Control for efficient driving and recuperation.
- Safety features of the eActros 600 exceed legal requirements, with advanced assistance systems, including Active Brake Assist, Frontguard Assist, Active Sideguard Assist, and Active Drive Assist.
- Intelligent services, such as Mercedes-Benz Complete, are available for the eActros 600, offering real-time monitoring and maintenance planning.
- The truck features an external Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) to ensure pedestrian and cyclist safety.
- The eActros 600 boasts an aerodynamic design with features like a rounded front hood, optimized bumper, air deflectors, and more to improve efficiency.
- Power take-offs for work equipment or refrigerated semitrailers are available.
- The eActros 600 features efficient LFP battery technology with a long service life and a high usable capacity.
- The vehicle aims to offer profitability compared to diesel trucks, depending on electricity and diesel prices, as well as toll systems.
- The vehicle’s design is focused on lowering air resistance to enhance energy efficiency.
- The eActros 600 also introduces the concept of one-pedal driving, allowing for deceleration through recuperation.
- The eActros 600 can be operated as a semitrailer tractor with standard semitrailers.
- The truck is equipped with intelligent services, including maintenance management and real-time traffic data.
- Safety features include sensor fusion technology and advanced assistance systems to improve safety and reduce accidents.
- The eActros 600 will support customers in achieving cost parity with diesel trucks based on various factors, including electricity prices and toll systems in different countries.
O’Donnell Commercials Truck and Trailer Parts, Donegal, Ireland.
- Delivering throughout Ireland and to the UK daily
- Phone: 074 93 90122