Developing a bright future

Operating profile Description of the
operating profile
Possible
applications/
industries
Possible solutions for tomorrow: drive systems Possible solutions for tomorrow: BlueEFFICIENCY packages
Town -Transport operations in inner-city areas with short distances and frequent stops (e.g. pedestrian precincts)
-Annual mileage <20 000 km
-Greatly affected by access restrictions
-Retail business
-Taxi, shuttle, bus
-Parcel delivery
-Construction, trades
-Catering
-Innovative diesel engines
-Natural gas drive [1]
-Hybrid drive
-Alternator management
-ECO start/stop function [1]
-Shift point display
-New manual van transmission for diesel engines
Mid-range -Inter-urban operations and suburbs
-Average speeds
-Mostly daily tours with return to starting point
-Annual mileage >20 000 km
-Less affected by access restrictions
-Wholesale
-Refrigerated/frozen foods
-Customer service
-Innovative diesel engines
-Natural gas drive [1]
-Electric power steering pump (powerpack)
-In-engine measures
-New manual van transmission
for diesel engines
Long-range -Transport assignments on motorways and highways
-Higher speeds
-Long distances, few stops
-Annual mileage >80 000 km
-Not affected by access restrictions
-Courier service
-Overnight express service
-Freight forwarding
-Innovative diesel engines -Low rolling-resistance tyres
-Streamlining package
-New manual van transmission for diesel engines

[1] Already available now for the Sprinter.