Tag Archives: Mercedes-Benz

AI IN JAN 2024 ACROSS EUROPE: THE LATEST IN AI (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE) RESEARCH, DEPLOYMENTS, DEVELOPMENTS, DEALS, ETC.

(IN BRIEF) From Bonn to Bilbao, Europe’s AI scene is buzzing with innovation. Major players like Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, and Volkswagen are pushing boundaries through groundbreaking partnerships and integrations. Projects like NextGen are personalizing therapies using AI, while collaborations between … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo: Four Decades of Innovation in Camping Adventures

(IN BRIEF) Since its inception in 1984, the Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper has been synonymous with family holidays and adventurous journeys, continuously setting standards in the camping segment. Evolving from its origins with the “Bremer Transporter” to the current V-Class … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Chooses Continental Tires for Enhanced Efficiency and Safety in E-Class

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz has once again partnered with Continental for its new E-Class model, equipping it with EcoContact 6 Q tires known for energy-efficient driving and reduced noise levels. These tires offer benefits such as extended service life and low … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Hyper-Personalized User Experience and Innovative Entertainment at CES 2024

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils a series of digital advancements and collaborations at CES 2024, focusing on delivering a hyper-personalized user experience in their vehicles. The key highlight is the MBUX Virtual Assistant, powered by generative AI and advanced 3D graphics, … Read the full press release

CES 2024: Mercedes-Benz Unveils MBUX Virtual Assistant with Generative AI for Hyper-Personalized In-Car Experience

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils its new MBUX Virtual Assistant powered by generative AI, transforming the car-driver relationship with natural conversation. This development, showcased at CES 2024, brings a more natural and intuitive interface to Mercedes-Benz vehicles, allowing for proactive support … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Secures Conditional Automated Driving License in Beijing, Paving the Way for Safe and Reliable Automated Driving in China

(IN BRIEF) On December 16, Mercedes-Benz achieved a significant milestone by obtaining conditional approval for its Level 3 conditionally automated driving system in Beijing, becoming one of the first automakers to do so. The automaker plans to conduct tests of … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Extends Management Contracts of Key Executives and Proposes New Member for Supervisory Board

(IN BRIEF) During a recent Supervisory Board meeting, Mercedes-Benz Group AG announced the extension of management contracts for two key executives. Sabine Kohleisen, the Board Member for Human Resources & Labour Director, had her contract extended until November 30, 2025, … Read the full press release

McLaren Racing Extends Partnership with Mercedes-Benz for Power Units in Formula One Until 2030

(IN BRIEF) McLaren Racing and Mercedes-Benz have announced the continuation of their partnership in Formula One, with McLaren set to use Mercedes-AMG power units from 2026 to 2030. This partnership extension marks the 26th year of collaboration between the two … Read the full press release

Road Safety Advancement: Mercedes-Benz Hits 10 Million Active Brake Assist Systems Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz has reached a significant safety milestone with over 10 million of its passenger cars worldwide equipped with Active Brake Assist, which includes pedestrian detection. This system helps reduce the risk of collisions with vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Its Roadmap to a 100% Digital Enterprise with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz is actively embracing Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as a crucial element in its digital transformation journey. The company aims to lead in automotive digitalization under the banner of “Enterprise Transformation – 100% Digital.” FOSS plays … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz and Eneco Partner to Simplify Electric Driving Transition

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz Belgium Luxembourg & Netherlands is joining forces with Eneco to establish a strategic partnership focused on charging solutions to facilitate the transition to electric driving for customers. This collaboration aims to provide both business and private customers … Read the full press release

Dr. Jörg Homering Appointed Head of Production and Site at Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Jörg Homering, previously Head of Industrial Strategy at Mercedes-Benz Vans, will assume the role of Head of Production and Site at Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde GmbH on November 1, 2023. He will succeed Dr. Markus Keicher, who is transitioning … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Ambitious Expansion of Global High-Power Charging Network

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz is set to launch its initial high-power charging stations this fall, starting in Atlanta (USA), Chengdu (China), and Mannheim (Germany). This move marks the beginning of a global charging network expansion, aiming to have over 2,000 high-power … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz investit dans le développeur taïwanais de batteries lithium-céramique à semi-conducteurs ProLogium

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) STUTTGART, 27-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG, l’un des plus grands constructeurs de voitures haut de gamme et le plus grand constructeur mondial de véhicules utilitaires , a annoncé que Mercedes-Benz étendra son partenariat de développement technologique … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz to invest in Taiwanese solid-state lithium ceramic batteries developer ProLogium

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 27-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG, one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has announced that Mercedes-Benz will expand technology development partnership focused on solid-state batteries with Taiwanese … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom classée la marque de télécommunications la plus précieuse d’Europe par Brand Finance Global 500

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) BONN, 26-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR : DTE), l’un des leaders mondiaux des télécommunications intégrées entreprises et le plus grand fournisseur de télécommunications en Europe en termes de chiffre d’affaires, a annoncé que la valeur de … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom ranked the most valuable telecommunications brand in Europe by Brand Finance Global 500

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 26-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies and the largest telecommunications provider in Europe by revenue, has announced that its brand value has increased 18% over the last … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz marks 70 years of producing various models of cars, vans, buses, trucks in Argentina

(PRESS RELEASE) BUENOS AIRES, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz celebrates 70 years of production in its factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, its first plant outside of Germany. Having been the first productive subsidiary, meant the initial step of the worldwide … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Tencent Security Keen Lab to strengthen vehicle security

(PRESS RELEASE) SHENZHEN, Guangdong, CHina/ STUTTGART, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz announces cooperation with Tencent Security Keen Lab to continuously improve its car IT security. Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz trucks’ latest tests confirm eActros and eEconic operational capabilities in winter conditions

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Trucks announces that it has put the eActros and the eEconic through an in-depth series of different tests on the Swabian Jura in the freezing cold of February this year. Near-series prototypes … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz gradually restarts production at its car plants; Extensive package of anti-infection measures implemented

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 1-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mercedes-Benz car plants in Untertürkheim, Berlin, Hamburg, Sindelfingen and Bremen have successfully restarted production after a phase of suspension of production and short-time work caused by the Covid-19- pandemic. On 20 April … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz: EQC’s accident safety was validated at the Mercedes-Benz technology centre for vehicle safety (TFS)

combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures [1] STUTTGART, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures)[1] is also a genuine Mercedes when it comes … Read the full press release

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