Daimler has opened a new charging park for electric commercial vehicles at the Stuttgart-Untertürkheim headquarters. Daimler Trucks and Mercedes-Benz Vans will jointly use the charging stations for its electric test vehicles. The new charging park will be a further step in the electrification strategy and connected corporate activities.
The innovative charging stations have a total output of 1 megawatt, distributed to two DC fast-charging stations with 300 kilowatts each for trucks, and three more charging stations with 150-kilowatt output each for vans. When the vehicle is connected to an appropriate station, the charging process is started via a chip by which the station recognises the respective vehicle automatically. The stations are equipped with all common plug variants for electric trucks.