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  • Stuttgart/London, Jul 27, 2021 - Vehicle data can save lives and now Mercedes-Benz is taking the next decisive step: as one of the first European cities, London is exploring how data from vehicles, starting with data from the Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems, could make the city’s streets safer for everyone, in particular for people walking and cycling.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 20, 2021 - Innovation is the future. And the future is written by STARTUP AUTOBAHN, the innovation platform for mobility startups: Exactly five years ago, the most powerful European mobility platform in terms of the number of partners and implemented pilot projects was founded on the initiative of Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart/Sindelfingen, Dec 17, 2020 - 10th anniversary at the Mercedes-Benz driving simulation centre: ten years ago, the most modern moving-base driving simulator of its time commenced operation in the Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre (MTC) in Sindelfingen.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 3, 2020 - On 13 February 2020 the Wagenhallen in Stuttgart will open their doors for the STARTUP AUTOBAHN for the seventh time. Europe's largest innovation platform was formed by Daimler AG in 2016, and has attracted 28 national and international companies as partners since then.
  • Sindelfingen, Dec 19, 2019 - A vehicle is driving on a country road on a cold, dull December morning. The road surface leaves a lot to be desired, and potholes and ruts make for uneven road conditions. The driver does not notice any of this.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 16, 2019 - On 16 July 2019, the "Stuttgarter Wagenhallen" will once again be the venue of the EXPO DAY for STARTUP AUTOBAHN.
  • Augsburg/Varel, Krailling, Apr 30, 2019 - What began as a promising vision in May 2017 has now reached a successful conclusion: the project "NextGenAM" will work on the development of a pilot production line for a next-generation automated "Additive Manufacturing" process for partners Premium AEROTEC, EOS and Daimler.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 22, 2019 - The most desirable luxury commodities in the 21st Century are private space and time. Automated vehicles are designed to offer people precisely that: the car is transformed from purely a means of transport to a private area of retreat.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 21, 2019 - Today the fifth EXPO Day by STARTUP AUTOBAHN took place in the "Wagenhallen" in Stuttgart, with the attendance of Baden-Württemberg's Minister President Winfried Kretschmann.
  • Berlin, Feb 21, 2019 - Today the Daimler subsidiary MBition founded in autumn 2017 occupied its new premises in the German capital, and has therefore officially arrived in Berlin.
  • Bayreuth/Kamenz, Feb 6, 2019 - Transmission system operator TenneT and Daimler AG through its wholly owned subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH have researched and tested the feasibility of innovative system services in the transmission grid as part of a joint development partnership.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 22, 2019 - The product range of Mercedes me is becoming increasingly varied, and is available in more and more markets. With Australia, New Zealand and Thailand on board since the beginning of this year, the number of markets in which Mercedes me can be used has risen to 45.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2018 - The car of tomorrow will increasingly become a digital companion. This means that it must not only be roadworthy and reliable, but also secure where its data are concerned. Daimler AG already offers various digital services for the networked vehicle today.
  • Stuttgart/Berlin, Sep 21, 2018 - It is hoped that, in future, computers will not only make it easier for humans to calculate when designing, but that they will also learn to "think" like a designer.
  • Augsburg/Varel, Krailling, Ulm, Aug 31, 2018 - One year ago, Premium AEROTEC, Daimler, and EOS jointly initiated the NextGenAM project to develop the basis of a future system for series production using 3D printing technologies.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 20, 2018 - In shaping future mobility, complex issues need to be addressed which stretch the current generations of computers and server systems to the limits of their capabilities, or even beyond.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 22, 2017 - What is this button in the centre console for? How can I link my mobile phone with my car? What is "Sport+"?
  • Stuttgart, Sep 19, 2017 - Europe’s largest innovation platform - STARTUP AUTOBAHN - is about to kick-off its third round. 500+ startups were screened for the program and 34 startups were accepted into Program 3 starting on 25th September.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 25, 2017 - Within only one year, STARTUP AUTOBAHN has become the biggest innovation platform in Europe. After 100 days of working on over 50 pilot projects, 28 startups from all over the world and 9 leading industry players showcase their successes at the EXPO Day of STARTUP AUTOBAHN’s second program on July 25th, 2017.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 16, 2017 - The innovation and cooperation platform between established companies and startups – STARTUP AUTOBAHN – has now selected a record number of 28 companies for the second round.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 9, 2017 - STARTUP AUTOBAHN - Started in May 2016, the innovation and cooperation platform between established companies and startups has successfully completed the first programme with the EXPO Day at ARENA2036 on the campus of the University of Stuttgart.
  • Düsseldorf / Stuttgart, Nov 30, 2016 - As part of a development project, researchers at Daimler AG and the Austrian CRP applications specialist Secartechnologie GmbH have succeeded in developing an innovative new CRP pultrusion process. This allows carbon fibers and metal to be pultruded in profile form.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 16, 2016 - Until now, CFRP materials have been used above all in premium vehicles and in small quantities on account of high material costs and time-consuming manufacturing processes that are not suitable for series production.
  • Bangalore, India, Nov 11, 2016 - As one of the first automotive manufacturers worldwide, Mercedes-Benz opened a Research and Development Center in Bangalore, India in 1996. The brand with the three-pointed star sensed the role IT would have in the future of automotive technology in terms of engineering, digital development, testing and simulation at an early stage.
  • Stuttgart / Munich, Oct 19, 2016 - Weighing just 13.9 kg, the carbon-fiber torque tube in the new Mercedes AMG-GT R is 40 percent lighter than the already weight-optimized aluminum component in the Mercedes AMG GT.
  • Berlin/Metzingen, Sep 26, 2016 - Hydrogen-powered vehicles can now refill their tanks at the OMV service station in Metzingen. The opening of the new filling station continues the longstanding cooperation between the industry partners Daimler, Linde and OMV Deutschland as part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP), and marks another step towards a nationwide hydrogen infrastructure.
  • Berlin/Ulm, Jul 15, 2016 - The network of hydrogen (H2) filling stations in Germany is growing: Daimler, Linde, Total, and the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) jointly hosted the official opening of another hydrogen fuel pump in Ulm today.
  • Stuttgart, May 25, 2016 - As Baden-Württemberg's answer to California's Silicon Valley, Daimler is establishing STARTUP AUTOBAHN, the new startup ecosystem in Stuttgart. "In contrast to Silicon Valley with its software focus, with STARTUP AUTOBAHN both software and, above all, hardware-oriented projects are to be in the foreground.
  • Stuttgart, May 20, 2015 - The large-scale project, known internally as PLM2015, has been completed and the new Siemens NX CAD software has been introduced.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 12, 2014 - In terms of both design and technology, the second generation of the B-Class car has heralded a new compact class era at Mercedes-Benz. More than 350,000 of the sports tourer have been sold since the market launch in late 2011. Now the best-seller from Mercedes-Benz has undergone a major facelift including exterior and interior enhancements along with attractive, redefined design and equipment lines.
  • Stuttgart / Montafon, Jul 3, 2014 - On 3 July the Silvretta Rally will start with an anniversary. It will already be the fifth time that locally emission-free vehicles will cross the roads of the Austrian Montafon Mountains. This makes the Silvretta E-Auto Rally a somewhat classic. It is also the fifth time that Mercedes-Benz and smart will participate – and with six electric vehicles they will again have the largest fleet of the electric rally.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 17, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz has developed an intelligent energy management system for hybrid vehicles that assesses the road ahead and takes it into account. The objectives of the "Intelligent HYBRID": benefiting from the freely available recuperation energy to the greatest extent possible and providing driving pleasure thanks the boost effect of the electric motor.
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan 7, 2014 - Exclusively for visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES, January 7 – 10, 2014) Mercedes-Benz is taking an unconventional approach to showing the new C-Class. An augmented reality app brings the car to life on the show stand, providing visitors with a digital preview of the vehicle prior to its world premiere at the Detroit Motor Show.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 8, 2013 - A taste of electric mobility for Daimler AG's employees in and around Stuttgart: as part of the "charge@work" project, the group is making 260 electric vehicles available to employees. Over 170 charging points at five Daimler plants in Stuttgart contribute to the aim of establishing zero-emission mobility as part of everyday life.
  • Dublin, Irland, Apr 9, 2013 - Die Daimler AG ist mit dem erstmalig vergebenen „European Data Innovator Award“ ausgezeichnet worden. Den Preis nahm Dr. Michael Gorriz, CIO Daimler AG, heute im Rahmen einer feierlichen Verleihung auf dem European Data Forum in Dublin, Irland stellvertretend für das Information Technology Management (ITM) bei Daimler, entgegen.
  • Berlin, Mar 15, 2012 - A central element for the increasing expansion of electromobility in Germany is taking shape. To enable all future users of electromobility to access a nationwide charging infrastructure comfortably and securely, BMW Group, Bosch, Daimler, EnBW, RWE, and Siemens have formed a joint venture. Following the announcement of a memorandum of understanding to this effect in January, the six partners have now officially launched their joint venture.
  • Berlin, Mar 6, 2012 - To coincide with their arrival, yesterday the new residents of the “Effizienzhaus-Plus mit Elektromobilität“ were given a smart fortwo electric drive and a Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL. For the next three months the family of four will therefore be able to get around using the battery-electric vehicles without producing any emissions at all. Among other things the project serves to field test state-of-the-art technologies, and this is why the vehicles will use the intelligent charging function "Smart Charge Communication" and an inductive charging option.
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA, Jan 11, 2012 - Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Daimler and Google announced a deepening of their strategic partnership to provide Daimler with access to the suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) known as Google Maps API for Business for the use of cloud-based, map-related applications in Daimler vehicles and early access to other new APIs as they are developed. These applications significantly accelerate time-to-market in Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.
  • Stuttgart/ Baden-Baden, Oct 11, 2011 - For release prior to the 15th International VDI-Congress and Exhibition “Electronic Systems for Motor Vehicles” on 2011-10-12/13 in Baden-Baden (Germany).German vehicle manufactures Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, and Volkswagen are going to present the Combined Charging System at the 15th International VDI-Congress and Exhibition “Electronic Systems for Motor Vehicles” from 2011-10-12/13 for the first time. The Combined Charging System has been developed in close cooperation with the American vehicle manufacturers Ford and General Motors (GM).
  • Berlin, Sep 10, 2009 - Today leading industrial companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Berlin with the participation of the German Minister of Transport, Wolfgang Tiefensee. The agreement intends the evaluation of the setup of a hydrogen infrastructure in Germany so as to promote serial production of electric vehicles with fuel-cell. This marks a major step towards the commercialization of such locally emission-free vehicles.
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