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, Jan 30, 2015
Second humanitarian aid flight gets under way for Syrian refugees
Today sees the start of Daimler AG's second aid flight to Erbil in northern Iraq, organised in cooperation with “Luftfahrt ohne Grenzen e.V.” (Wings of Help) based in Frankfurt am Main. The initiative is the result of the latest Daimler fundraising campaign for Syrian refugees which took place at the end of 2014 and exceeded all expectations by raising a total of around 250,000 euros.
Stuttgart, Germany / Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
, Jan 27, 2015
Strategic move: Mercedes-Benz Expands SUV Capacities in the U.S.
Mercedes-Benz is reorganizing its SUV production and will expand production capacities in the USA. The U.S. contract manufacturer AM General will join the production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars, producing the R-Class in South Bend, Indiana, in the future. Production capacities at the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International – MBUSI), which will be gradually be released in this process, will then be used for the M-Class, the GL-Class and the new GLE Coupé due in summer.
Stuttgart, Germany/Kecskemét, Hungary
, Jan 20, 2015
Start of Production at the Mercedes-Benz Kecskemét plant: First Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Rolls off the Line
Less than three years after its opening, Mercedes-Benz' youngest plant in Kecskemét, Hungary has passed another important milestone: With the official start of production of the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake, the second model series to be exclusively produced in Kecskemét after the Mercedes-Benz CLA is rolling off the line.
, Jan 09, 2015
Mercedes-Benz posts best-ever sales in the company's history
Mercedes-Benz sold more cars than ever before in 2014. The brand with the star delivered 1,650,010 vehicles to customers (+12.9%) and achieved the fourth record year in a row. Record sales were posted in every month of the year 2014 – including in December with 163,171 units sold (+17.2%). The past year ended for the Stuttgart based company with the strongest sales month and the best quarter (454,854 units) in the company’s history.
, Jan 05, 2015
New vehicle generation provides foundation for growth - 2015: smart accelerates its success
smart is celebrating global success. The smart electric drive already accounts for almost one in four sales of the smart fortwo in the USA. And China is already smart's second most important market, just five years after the brand's launch there. Following a successful launch of the model initiative with the new smart fortwo and forfour in Europe, 2015 will see smart laying the foundations for sustained growth in the overseas markets.
, Dec 29, 2014
Daimler Trucks sells nearly 500,000 trucks in 2014
Daimler Trucks will nearly sell 500,000 trucks in 2014. Despite partly difficult market conditions, the world's leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles succeeded in increasing deliveries to 445,300 units in the first eleven months of 2014, an increase by three percent over the same period last year. Based on first December figures Daimler Trucks assumes to finish 2014 with a considerably positive sales growth reaching nearly 500,000 units.
, Dec 19, 2014
Triple victory: Daimler Financial Services offers best auto financial services in China
For Daimler Financial Services in China, 2014 has been a record-setting year. The company concluded more than twice as many financing and leasing contracts as it did in 2013 and received a series of awards.
, Dec 19, 2014
Production Milestone at Daimler Trucks in India: 20,000 Trucks Produced
Production milestone at Daimler Trucks in India: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) yesterday crossed the milestone of 20,000th locally produced BharatBenz and FUSO trucks from its plant in Chennai, South-East India. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG achieved this production mark only two and a half years after start of production of the first BharatBenz heavy-duty truck. The anniversary truck is a BharatBenz 2523C tipper.
, Dec 11, 2014
Daimler decides on allocation to German pension fund
The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG today decided on an extraordinary contribution to the pension fund of €2.5 billion, split proportionately between the Daimler AG, EvoBus and the Daimler Financial Services companies.
, Dec 11, 2014
Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appoints Ola Källenius to the Board of Management
In its meeting of today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has appointed Mr. Ola Källenius (45) as a member of the company’s Board of Management with effect from January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2017. He will continue to be responsible for worldwide car Marketing & Sales. The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has thus expanded the Board of Management to eight members once again.
, May 15, 2013
The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class - The aspiration: the best automobile in the world
With the three engineering priorities "Intelligent Drive", "Efficient Technology" and "Essence of Luxury", the new S-Class extends the boundaries of technology on many levels. The S Class is not just a technological spearhead for Mercedes-Benz but for automotive development as a whole.
, May 09, 2013
The new E-Class Coupé and Cabriolet: A passionate form of driving pleasure
Along with the Saloon and Estate, Mercedes-Benz has also carried out a thorough revamp of the Coupé and Cabriolet in the E-Class family. Visually, both the Coupé and Cabriolet draw on the new Mercedes-Benz design idiom. An exclusive and luxurious specification for sublime motoring refinement underlines both the customer's individuality and the models' E-Class family genes.
, Mar 26, 2013
Mercedes-Benz TecDay "S-Class Ambience: The Essence of Luxury" - The assignment: Perfection
The best automobile in the world – every new generation of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has earned this accolade anew for itself. The logical goal in the book of specifications for the coming model was therefore: perfection to the last detail. The result is "The Essence of Luxury".
, Mar 15, 2013
Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6: Taking the desert by storm
Superior 6x6 all-wheel drive technology, AMG V8 biturbo power and looks that leave no room for any doubt: the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 near-series show vehicle is an off-roader which represents the last word in forward-thrusting power far from the beaten track. 400 kW (544 hp), a 6x6 drive, low-range ratio, five differential locks, portal axles, tyre pressure control system and a special chassis allow this pickup to make good progress in environments where the concept of individual mobility normally bites the dust as soon as the road ends.
, Mar 06, 2013
The CLA-Class: Sleek as they come
The CLA is set to establish a new segment, with world-leading aerodynamics (Cd value of 0.22 for the BlueEFFICIENCY Edition), avant-garde coupé design and 4MATIC all-wheel drive (optional). As a new four-door coupé it follows the idea of the CLS, whose design concept has spawned more than its fair share of imitators since its debut in 2003.
, Mar 05, 2013
Mercedes-Benz at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show: Efficient, intelligent, emotional
The Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG will have its world premiere in Geneva, while the comprehensively facelifted Mercedes-Benz E-Class family will be unveiled for the first time in Europe. The new Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class boasting the world's best Cd value and the special Grand Edition Viano AVANTGARDE model will be putting in their first appearance at a motor show.
, Feb 28, 2013
The new Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG: A new benchmark in performance and dynamism
Mercedes-AMG continues to champion performance, dynamism and efficiency: the new E 63 AMG is now also available as a particularly exclusive and powerful S-Model with an output of 430 kW (585 hp), 800 Newton metres of torque and featuring a newly developed performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system. The AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine continues to be the absolute pinnacle of efficiency:
, Feb 28, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Mercedes-AMG GmbH is adding to its model range two dream cars that are entirely in a league of their own in the form of the SLS AMG Coupé Black Series and the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive. This means that the SLS AMG now comes in a total of seven different variants – an exceptional model diversity that no competitor is currently able to match. AMG, the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz Cars, is thereby once again demonstrating its expertise in the development of unique, high-performance cars, as well as its ability to cater closely to individual customer requests.
, Feb 08, 2013
The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class: More efficiency, more intelligence, more emotional appeal
With new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new design idiom, Mercedes-Benz has comprehensively modernised the E-Class and as such is extending its leading position in the luxury segment even further. In both the Saloon and Estate models, no less than eleven new or optimised assistance systems from the future S-Class celebrate their world premiere. They combine a host of comfort and safety features, all of which Mercedes-Benz refers to as "intelligent drive".
, Dec 20, 2012
Ten years of PRE-SAFE®: the car with protective reflexes celebrates a special anniversary
Ten years after the PRE-SAFE® anticipatory occupant protection system celebrated its world premiere in the S-Class (W 220) in the autumn of 2002, PRE-SAFE® is now available in a total of 14 model series right across the Mercedes-Benz Cars model range, from the A-Class to the S-Class, and is currently able to trigger anticipatory measures in up to eleven hazardous scenarios. Almost 60 percent of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars delivered worldwide in 2012 have been fitted with PRE SAFE®.
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