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  • Düsseldorf, Oct 18, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz plant in Düsseldorf celebrated its 60th anniversary in April this year, and with that the next milestone on 5th October: the production of the 5 millionth van. As a van plant of the first hour, the 'Bremer' and the 'Düsseldorfer' rolled off the production line here as early as 1995. The 5 millionth van is an eSprinter, which has been produced in Düsseldorf since the end of 2019.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Oct 11, 2022 - In the first nine months of the year, Mercedes-Benz Vans increased sales of eVans by one third compared to the year-earlier period (Q1 to Q3 2021) and thus once again underscores its claim to leadership in the field of electric mobility.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Sep 30, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz announces that Francesco Ciancia (48) joins the company as of October 1st, 2022. He is currently Head of Manufacturing for Low-Mid Segment for Stellantis Europe Region. He will succeed Ingo Ettischer, Head of Mercedes Benz Vans Operations.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Sep 8, 2022 - Mercedes Benz Vans is adapting its European production setup as part of its strategy to attain leadership in electric mobility and to phase out fossil fuels. Mercedes-Benz Vans is already electrifying all of its model lines and offers all models in the mid-sized and large van segments with an electric drive.
  • Stuttgart, Germany & Irvine, California, Sep 8, 2022 - Mercedes Benz Vans, full range provider of electric private and commercial vans, and electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian, have today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to initiate a strategic partnership. The partnership will enable the companies to cooperate on the production of electric vans.
  • Düsseldorf, Germany, Apr 1, 2022 - 60 years of vans from Mercedes Benz, including the iconic Sprinter van as well as historic legends such as the 'Bremer' and the 'Düsseldorfer' - that's what the Mercedes Benz plant in Düsseldorf can look back on today.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2022 - Mercedes Benz Vans is celebrating an important milestone: the world's seven millionth commercial van, an eSprinter, was handed over to a customer in Germany. The jubilee customer was the Taube bakery in Oschatz, Saxony, a third-generation family business.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 2, 2022 - Logistics in an automotive plant is a highly complex task. Countless parts and materials need to be in the right place "just in time" in order not to let production come to a standstill and to produce the vehicles according to individual customer requirements.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 2, 2021 - Under the leadership of Marcus Breitschwerdt (60), currently Head of Mercedes Benz Vans, all aspects of brand and corporate heritage incl. the Mercedes Benz Museum, as well as all business activities in the Classic area will be realigned on January 1, 2022. He will pass his current role as Head of Mercedes Benz Vans on January 1, 2022 to Mathias Geisen (43), currently Head of Corporate Strategy for Daimler & Mercedes-Benz.
  • Buenos Aires, Sep 10, 2021 - During seven decades, Mercedes-Benz produced various models of cars, vans, buses, trucks in Argentina. Today the Mercedes-Benz factory in Buenos Aires is the only one in the world that produces vans, trucks and buses at the same site.
  • Stuttgart/Düsseldorf, Jul 30, 2021 - At the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, Mercedes-Benz will once again be present with an exhibition stand in hall 16 from 28 August to 5 September.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, May 12, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Vans is combining the German sales organisation with that of the Europe region to form a single, new unit. Steffen Lucas (50) will become the head of the unit. He was previously responsible for sales and marketing in the Europe region and will also simultaneously take over the role of Managing Director at Mercedes-Benz Sales Germany.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 30, 2021 - Germany – Management and employee representatives at Mercedes-Benz have struck an agreement to build the next generation eSprinter van, which is based on the newly developed Electric Versatility Platform, at three locations: North Charleston, South Carolina, Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde in Germany.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Vans extends its three-year involvement with the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) in 2021 and continues to be the title sponsor of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are also supported once again by the brand with the three-pointed star, as a main partner from this year on.
  • Ludwigsfelde, Germany, Feb 8, 2021 - Exactly thirty years ago, an LN2 truck was the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle to roll off the production line in Ludwigsfelde, which is now Daimler's third largest van production plant in the world. Today, about 200 of the so-called open model series of the Sprinter (chassis, platform vehicle, tractor head) are manufactured daily, well over 50,000 per year.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 25, 2021 - More than a quarter of a century ago, the production of the mid-size Vito van started at the Mercedes-Benz works in Vitoria in northern Spain.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 22, 2021 - Vanlife is trendy and the market is booming, even – or especially – at the present time. In Germany, for instance, new registrations reached a new high in 2020 according to the German Caravaning Industry Association (CIVD), with about 80,000 newly registered motorhomes.
  • Ludwigsfelde, Dec 17, 2020 - The Mercedes-Benz plant in Ludwigsfelde (Brandenburg) has every reason to celebrate: 84 years after the site was founded, the 1.5-millionth commercial vehicle has rolled off the production line there. Since its establishment, the plant has built engines for various companies and, since 1965, commercial vehicles from various brands.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 27, 2020 - The first snow is falling and thus the winter vanlife season is about to start. Winter camping is trendy. On our media site you will find new images of a wide variety of motorhomes based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, embedded in a winter scenery.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 9, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is forging new paths in the U.S. with the Mercedes-Benz Vito. For the first time in the U.S., the brand with the three-pointed star is positioning its mid-size van as a basis for camper van conversions. In the U.S. the Vito is known as the Metris, which has been adapted to meet the local market requirements and demand from customers.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 6, 2020 - Just like the workplace of truck drivers, the evolution of the van cockpit reflects the technical progress made over the decades.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 15, 2020 - Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Verband der Automobilindustrie has cancelled this year's IAA for commercial vehicles. According to the event's organisers, the show is the world's leading platform for transport, logistics and mobility.
  • Stuttgart, May 26, 2020 - Two professional drivers from DPD, two almost identical Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans and what3words teamed up for a special logistics efficiency test in Nagold, Germany.
  • Stuttgart/Fuerteventura, May 12, 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the stand-up paddling world champion brings the surfer feeling into her own four walls on Fuerteventura. In an interview, she reveals how exactly that works and how she keeps herself completely fit during the forced break.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 10, 2020 - In 2019 Mercedes-Benz Vans achieved a new best in the Group sales in a difficult environment, having sold a total of 438,400 vans (+4%). Revenues also developed positively to 14.8 bill. Euros, whilst the EBIT was significantly negative due to numerous one-time effects (-3.1 bill. Euros).
  • Stuttgart, Jan 10, 2020 - This year’s Mercedes booth at the Caravan, Motor and Tourism (CMT) exhibition is all about connectivity.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 28, 2019 - Christmas is just around the corner and thus also the most busy time of the year for online shopping. To ensure that everyone's presents arrive on time, there's no room for error during deliveries.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt am Main, Sep 11, 2019 - At this year's, IAA international motor show being held from 10 to 22 September 2019 in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz Vans will be showcasing its vehicles destined for private customers.
  • Berlin, Aug 28, 2019 - Immer mehr Menschen möchten in ihren Freizeit- und Urlaubsaktivitäten flexibel unterwegs sein und entscheiden sich daher für die Reise im Campermobil.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 12, 2019 - Coordinating urgent online orders or vehicle information such as location, fuel level or any upcoming maintenance work is all conveniently possible from your desk or your smartphone. And those are just a few examples of what Mercedes PRO connect can do for you.
  • Stuttgart / Düsseldorf, Aug 6, 2019 - Just a year after its market launch, the third generation of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is proving to be a true success.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2019 - Customers can now find an independent sales outlet for Mercedes PRO, the digital B2B fleet solution, at the Mercedes-Benz dealership in Manhattan (New York, USA).
  • Stuttgart, Jun 4, 2019 - Ever since its launch in 2013, Van ProCenter, the Mercedes-Benz Vans Sales Retail Excellence programme, has been demonstrating how professional expertise in customer business for the van sector can be increased even further.
  • Stuttgart/Amsterdam, Apr 13, 2018 - ViaVan, the joint venture of Mercedes-Benz Vans and Via, launched its service in Amsterdam in early March 2018. The Dutch capital is thus the first city in Europe where this ecologically and economically sustainable alternative form of mobility is available.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 30, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz Vans has been named transporter brand of the year in the Netherlands. In the election the business association evofenedex asked users for their favorite transporter brand.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 27, 2017 - Access to the world of connectivity and fleet services offered by Mercedes-Benz Vans: The compact Mercedes PRO Adapter enables customers to use initial services from Mercedes PRO connect for their fleets.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 3, 2017 - Half a year after being founded, Mercedes-Benz Vans Mobility GmbH (MBVM), a Daimler subsidiary based in Berlin, is launching its first service on the German market. The new, highly flexible rental service goes by the brand name "Mercedes-Benz Van Rental" and is primarily aimed at commercial van customers
  • Stuttgart / Hamburg, Mar 28, 2017 - Hermes and Mercedes-Benz Vans have agreed on a wide-ranging strategic partnership to electrify the courier service’s vehicle fleet.
  • Berlin, Mar 24, 2017 - At its Berlin Commercial Vehicle Centre, Mercedes-Benz Vans Sales Germany has symbolically handed over the first batch of a total of more than 2100 vans – scheduled for delivery in the 2017 fiscal year – to Europcar, Europe's largest vehicle rental provider.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 24, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz Vans once again set new records for unit sales, revenue and EBIT in 2016. Daimler’s van division handed over a total of approximately 359,100 vans and multipurpose vehicles to its customers, representing growth of approximately 12 percent (2015: 321,000).
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