June 22, 2020 - The infotainment-system MBUX wants to be on equal terms with other voice assistants like Siri, Google or Alexa. Which skills can we therefore expect from MBUX in the near future? Georges Massing, Vice President Digital Vehicle & Mobility tells us in the second episode of his interview with HeadLights. He reveals how Mercedes customers use MBUX most commonly and explains, why he’s a fan of cooperations with competitors on a software level.
I know that everybody is looking to challenge us and want to see what we bring, since we brought this to the A-Class - what's next? I say: Just wait and see, it's Mercedes.
About Georges Massing
Georges Massing was named “Mr. MBUX” by the former CEO of Daimler AG, Dieter Zetsche. As Vice President Digital Vehicle & Mobility, the development of the infotainment system MBUX and its integration into our vehicles is one of his responsibilities. He began his career in 2001 in DaimlerChrysler’s international trainee program. From 2002 to 2007, he held various positions in procurement and in the development department for A- and B-Class. After that, he worked for Magna and BMW, before returning to Daimler in 2016.