A new toughie on the construction sites
Mercedes-Benz launches new heavy-duty Arocs trucks in SA, with four variants geared for construction and distribution
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has launched its new Arocs range of commercial vehicles in Southern Africa. Following on the heels of the Actros truck tractors for long-distance transport, the new Arocs is aimed at distribution and construction transport. This product strategy allows Mercedes-Benz Trucks to precisely match the interests of today’s customers, says a Mercedes-Benz Trucks spokesperson . “All-purpose vehicles are increasingly becoming a thing of the past, that’s why the new range of Mercedes-Benz trucks uses a common platform to develop custom-tailored vehicle series for specific segments,” he says. At the heart of the new Arocs is the new OM460 Euro III 12.8l inline 6-cylinder turbo-diesel engine which already does duty in the new Actros. Fleetboard Eco Support is standard on all new Arocs models, providing driver support by displaying tips on a consumption-reducing driving style in the instrument cluster during the journey. Arocs for Distribution Two Arocs for Distribution vehic...