Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz and Bosch celebrate 40th anniversary of the anti-lock braking system (ABS)

From 22 to 25 August 1978, Mercedes-Benz and Bosch presented the anti-lock braking system in Untertürkheim. A world first, this digital driver assistance system redefined the partnership between driver and car. ABS was available in the S-Class (model series 116) … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest battery and H/EV event moves to manufacturing hub for e-mobility

3rd annual event to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, home to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche 200+ exhibitors already signed up for the event in the region known as ‘birthplace of the car’ More than 8,000 international attendees anticipated in 2019 (7 … Read the full press release

Daimler and Baidu to expand partnership through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX

Daimler and Baidu signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand partner-ship through the Apollo autonomous driving platform and to integrate Baidu’s vehicle connectivity services into Mercedes-Benz infotainment system MBUX. Dr. Dieter Zetsche: “Automated driving and connectivity are progressing at an … Read the full press release

Hungarian state railway (MÀV) to purchase nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 road-railers to maintain its rail network

BUDAPEST/ STUTTGART, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Hungarian state railway (MÀV) has decided to purchase nine Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 423 road-railers to maintain its rail network. Powered by the environmentally friendly Euro VI four-cylinder in-line engine OM 934 LA with an output of 170 kW (231 hp), … Read the full press release

New brand presence: Mercedes-Benz to modernise its appearance in the exterior and interior area of its retail operations

STUTTGART, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is showcasing its new brand presence in the first showrooms. As the first international showroom, Hong Kong gives a thorough insight into the future world of experience. In Germany, customers can experience the new concept … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz awarded the best player of the ESL One Katowice 2018 tournament a vehicle of his choice valued at 50,000 euros

STUTTGART/KATOWICE, 27-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 80 players, 16 teams, a million US dollars in prize money. The world’s best players and teams in the Dota 2 discipline, a real-time strategy game, determined their champions from 24 to 25 February 2018 in the Spodek … Read the full press release

Daimler and BAIC to further expand local production for the Mercedes-Benz brand at their joint venture Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd.

Daimler and BAIC announce plans to expand local production of Mercedes-Benz vehicles due to expected market demand in China Local production hub Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBAC) to operate additional production location Investment of over 11.9 billion RMB to … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class to debut in Amsterdam on 2 February 2018

STUTTGART/AMSTERDAM, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There are just a few days to go: the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class celebrates its world premiere in Amsterdam on 2 February 2018. With Mercedes me media, anyone can be there live – wherever they are in the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz sold 2.3 million cars worldwide in 2017; China the largest individual market for Mercedes-Benz

In 2017, Mercedes-Benz sold approximately 2.3 million cars worldwide, increasing its unit sales by 9.9%. The car division delivered a total of more than 2.4 million Mercedes-Benz and smart to customers last year. 2017 was the seventh consecutive record year … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach to convert new patrol cars for the Dutch national police as subcontractor to Mercedes-Benz

Valkenswaard, Netherlands, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach will carry out the conversion of new patrol cars for the Dutch national police as a subcontractor to Mercedes-Benz. The conversion work will be done at VDL Bus Venlo. The … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz expands operations in the US with a $1.2-B investment

Investment announcement made during the Tuscaloosa based plant’s 20th anniversary celebration. Strategic move of Mercedes-Benz to start production of electric passenger cars in the U.S. as part of its worldwide electric initiative. Tuscaloosa plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s … Read the full press release

Top model mother and son drive the final chapter of leading vehicle brand’s fashion story

STUTTGART/MILAN, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Top model Amber Valletta, her son Auden McCaw and the Concept EQ are the focus of the third and last chapter of the #mbcollective Fashion Story from Mercedes-Benz. Director and filmmaker Luke Gilford’s photos and film … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz/SXSW: Concert of the German hip-hop band “Beginner” at the me Convention

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 15 to 17 September 2017, the me Convention – initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW – will bring together leading thinkers from the economy, design, technology and creative industries during the IAA in Frankfurt. … Read the full press release

Amber Valletta, Hartmut Esslinger and Amber Mac at The me Convention organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW

FRANKFURT, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The me Convention, initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW), has recruited more high-calibre speakers: Amber Valletta, fashion icon and entrepreneur, will speak about the circular economy in the fashion industry as part … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”

STUTTGART, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is supporting the final major of the current golfing year as an “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”. Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Rickie Fowler will be teeing off at … Read the full press release

Wroclaw Transport Services expands its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz

STUTTGART/WROCLOW, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz has secured another major tender in Poland. Wroclaw Transport Services is expanding its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz. The Citaros are being built at the EvoBus plant in Mannheim and … Read the full press release

Daimler: Mercedes-Benz adds new Cabriolet to its E-Class family

STUTTGART, 29-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is completing its E-Class family with the new E-Class Cabriolet. This open four-seater with a classic fabric soft top combines puristic, sensuous design with high long-distance comfort for four occupants and the latest technology. This … Read the full press release

Brazilian Energy Company Receives More than 500 Trucks from Mercedes-Benz

Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz do Brasil delivered 524 trucks to one of the three biggest Brazilian energy companies. The 6×4 off-road versions of the Atego and Axor series will be handed over to Raízen … Read the full press release

Daimler Buses uses 3D printing to produce small batches and replacement parts for the Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands

Pioneer in the production of parts using the 3D printing process Complex and functionally integrated standard 3D parts available on demand Economical and flexible production even for small production series for buses and coaches of the Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands … Read the full press release

Saudi-Arabian transport group Al Khaldi signs purchase order for 540 Mercedes-Benz medium and heavy duty trucks

Al Khaldi Transport Group (Damman, Saudi-Arabia) orders 540 medium and heavy duty Mercedes-Benz trucks Mercedes-Benz models Actros, Atego und Accelo will be operating in energy and infrastructure sector All 540 trucks come with a full service and maintenance contract Stefan … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Takes New Approach to Marketing Communication with Campaign “Grow Up”

With “Grow up.”, Mercedes-Benz is taking a new approach to marketing communications. The most extensive content creation in the history of the brand has been realised for the five models of the compact-car family. With more than 100 moving-image sequences … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz experts discuss artificial intelligence (AI) and mobility at 4th Future Talk in Berlin

Stuttgart/Berlin, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — How is artificial intelligence (AI) influencing tomorrow’s mobility? How can we use its ideas today? How intelligent will the car of the future be? And above all: what role will people play in this? These were … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz includes highly purist variant in its G‑Class line-up – the new G 350 d Professional

Stuttgart, 02-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz augments the legendary G‑Class line-up to include a highly purist variant. With a striking exterior and optionally available Professional Off-Road package, the new G 350 d Professional is ideally suited to gruelling off-road use and professional applications. … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz exclusively launched the new episode of Fashion Creatives starring Justin O’Shea and Jayne Min

Stuttgart/Sydney, 19-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In support of its commitment to the Global Fashion Engagement and emerging talent worldwide, Mercedes-Benz exclusively launched the new episode of Fashion Creatives starring the newly appointed creative director of Brioni, Justin O’Shea and L.A. based … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes-AMG Collection 2016 available at authorised Mercedes-Benz dealers and partners

STUTTGART, 19-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sporty and dynamic motorsport textiles, cool shirts for kids, fine leather goods and premium personal accessories: the Mercedes-AMG Collection 2016 features a wealth of new, high-quality products. New additions to the range also include further personal … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz’s cabriolets and roadsters to be presented at the Retro Classics in Stuttgart

STUTTGART, 04-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The dream of open-top driving is closely linked with the 130-year history of the motor car. Sporty roadsters and luxurious cabriolets from Mercedes-Benz play a pivotal role in this respect. At the Retro Classics the brand … Read the full press release

Eyewear: Mercedes-Benz Style and Rodenstock presented the Design Studies “Aesthetics Eyewear” at Opti 2016

MUNICH, 20-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Flowing, almost floating-like transitional lines, typical of Mercedes-Benz Style, play between form and material to perfection: Mercedes-Benz Style and Rodenstock presented the Design Studies “Aesthetics Eyewear” – visionary perspectives of upcoming Eyewear Collections – at … Read the full press release

The Mercedes-Benz F 100 research vehicle turns 25

STUTTGART, 20-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The F 100 research vehicle celebrated its world premiere 25 years ago. Never before had the designers and engineers realised so many new ideas and innovative solutions in a single vehicle. At the same time, with … Read the full press release

Most successful year in motorsport history for Mercedes-Benz

Successful title defence: Felix Rosenqvist wins the prestigious Formula 3 Grand Prix in Macau for a second time Seventh Macau victory for the Mercedes-Benz Formula 3 engine For the past three years, the race win has gone to a driver … Read the full press release