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MirrorCam wins a resounding ‘thumbs up’ from Mendip Wood Shavings’ drivers

Thursday 2nd January 2020

  He’s been driving trucks for more than 40 years, but Arthur Selway’s sights were set firmly on the future when he took delivery of his new Mercedes-Benz Actros. One of two identical tractor units supplied to Bristol-based Mendip Wood…

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Barometer – Keeping Christmas Moving

Friday 20th December 2019

Roads are expected to be far busier than usual today on ‘Frantic Friday’, according to Highways England, with millions of people travelling to visit family and friends over the festive period. With new research from Mercedes-Benz Vans revealing that 95%…

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Proximity Control Assist in the Actros

Wednesday 17th August 2016

Proximity Control Assist on the Actros

The optionally available Proximity Control Assist is designed for relaxed, safe driving by automatically adapting the speed and proximity of the Acrtos to the changing driving situation using the integral cruise and braking speed control. The system also incorporates a stop-and-go function to further relieve the strain on the driver. With this, the Proximity Control Assist can automatically bring the Actros to a complete stop, for instance when traffic starts to tail back – and when things start moving, the truck slowly pulls away again.