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Eco-Friendly Cargo Trucks

These Mercedes-Benz Zero-Emissions Trucks Come in Three Models

— September 23, 2020 — Autos
These Mercedes-Benz zero-emissions trucks have been unveiled by Daimler AG as a lineup of transportation solutions that aim to transform the industry by eliminating the need for fossil fuels. The trucks include the eActros, the eActros LongHaul and the GenH2, of which the two former are electric while the latter is hydrogen-powered. The trucks are built to support the enterprise needs of businesses who require a way to transport goods on both a short and long-haul basis.

The Mercedes-Benz zero-emissions trucks come as part of the brand's shift towards more sustainable transportation as they pledge to create only CO2-neutral trucks in Europe, North America and Japan by 2039. The announcement comes as part of a larger shift towards efficient shipping solutions as the economy continues to turn towards electric and hydrogen-powered options to help curb emissions and cut operating costs.
Trend Themes
1. Zero-emissions Trucks - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Developing more efficient and eco-friendly transportation solutions for businesses by eliminating the need for fossil fuels.
2. Electric Trucks - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Advancing electric truck technology to meet the growing demand for sustainable transportation solutions.
3. Hydrogen-powered Trucks - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Expanding the development of hydrogen-powered trucks for long-haul transportation, offering an alternative to fossil fuel-powered vehicles.
Industry Implications
1. Transportation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Transforming the transportation industry by introducing sustainable and zero-emission cargo trucks.
2. Automotive - Disruptive innovation opportunity: R&D investments to create more efficient and environmentally friendly truck models to meet the growing demand for sustainable transportation.
3. Renewable Energy - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Advancing hydrogen fuel cell technology and expanding infrastructure to support the adoption of hydrogen-powered vehicles in the transportation sector.
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