Mercedes-Benz Vans: “We are ready for the change in technology”

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Mercedes-Benz Vans: “We are ready for the change in technology”

During the presentation event, Andrés Orejón, general director of Mercedes-Benz Vans in Spain, assured that the brand’s mission. Respond to all types of needs: “We want to be at the forefront of innovation, providing products that fit your needs and digital services that make your everyday life easier.”

In addition, Orejón recalls that all vans from German manufacturers already have a 100% electric variant. “We are ready for technological change. The customer can choose any vehicle based on the activity they undertake.“, he pointed out. In this sense, he highlighted that the TCO of an electric van is already positive if it has its own charging infrastructure. In addition, he emphasized the importance of having a more public charging infrastructure and effective incentives to encourage electromobility.

Looking to the future, Andres Orejan anticipated it In 2026, the first vans built on the new VAN EA platform will begin marketing., which is specifically designed to respond to the needs of electric traction. Some factories (Vittoria, Jabor and Dusseldorf) are already preparing to build Vito and Sprinter equivalents on this new platform.

Ecosistema Digital Mercedes-Benz Vans

The head of Mercedes-Benz Vans in Spain also emphasized the important role it plays Digitization. The brand has built a digital ecosystem that provides solutions to all types of customers, from individuals to large fleets. For example, Mercedes-Benz Uptime is a very useful tool for transportation professionals because it allows them to anticipate potential incidents and maximize the uptime of their vehicles. When faced with any kind of problem, the German company offers a variety of alternatives (express service, mobile service, alternative vehicle…) to minimize downtime.

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Carmen Mosquera, head of connectivity at Mercedes-Benz Vans, described a range of digital extras that improve safety, navigation, comfort, electric charging, remote services (free localization for three years) and productivity.

Finally, Orejón wants to highlight the importance that Mercedes-Benz places on safety (“We always want to go one step further and equip our vehicles with more systems than are established by regulations”) and sustainability (“We want to be completely” carbon neutral before 2040″).

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Carlos Nieto, Marketing and Product Manager of Mercedes-Benz Vans, was in charge of analyzing the new features incorporated into both the Vito and the Sprinter, which, of course, already have the mandatory safety systems (ADAS) from next month. July and other extras.

The middle of the family now gets a 10.25-inch touchscreen with MBUX multimedia system, keyless start, electric parking brake and easy-back tailgate. On the exterior, the updated grille, MULTIBEAM LED headlights and new wheels stand out. In the case of the eVito, navigation and active autonomous management are added with e-intelligence.

The Sprinter comes with a standard 10.25-inch touchscreen MBUX multimedia system. 100% electric version (eSprinter) Received the highest number of updates: First time ever Available with rear wheel driveThe capacity of the batteries will now reach 113 kWh (479 kilometers of autonomy), and also has an optional trailer hitch and offers Trailer load up to two tons. Additionally, Mercedes-Benz will begin marketing a chassis-cab version.

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