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  • Affalterbach/Nice, May 19, 2022 - Spectacular proportions defined by a long wheelbase and emphasised by short overhangs, powerful shoulders, large wheels, a distinctive rear spoiler and star-shaped headlamp signature – the Vision AMG makes an emotional statement from every perspective.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Apr 14, 2022 - Today Mercedes-Benz is launching the new short film "Awake" in a campaign that was created in collaboration with the “Hochschule Fernsehen und Film München” (University of television and film Munich). The spot shows the danger of microsleep by the example of "Microsleep Detection", the microsleep warning system in the EQS, to present how innovative driving assistance systems and safety features can make a valuable contribution to the vision of accident-free driving.
  • Stuttgart/Orlando, Jan 20, 2022 - Today, Mercedes-Benz and Luminar Technologies, Inc., a leading global automotive technology company, announced a partnership to accelerate development of future automated driving technologies for passenger cars.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 17, 2021 - Twice the electric range at 100 kilometres, 110 rather than 90 kW of electric power and a level luggage compartment with through-loading facility: the new plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz, the S 580 e (combined fuel consumption, weighted: 1.0-0.6 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions, weighted: 22-15 g/km; combined power consumption, weighted: 24.8-20.7 kWh/100 km) has many advantages compared to its predecessor.
    Combined fuel consumption, weighted (WLTP): 1.0-0.6 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 22-15 g/km; combined power consumption, weighted: 24.8-20.7 kWh/100 km*
  • Stuttgart/Baden-Baden, Oct 6, 2021 - "For what really counts": Heads of state and business leaders can take this S-Class slogan literally when they entrust their lives to the new special-protection version of the luxury model.
    Combined fuel consumption (WLTP): 19.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions (WLTP): 442 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Aug 6, 2021 - "For what really counts": heads of state and business leaders can take this S-Class slogan literally when they entrust their lives to the new special protection version of the luxury model.
    Combined fuel consumption (WLTP): 19.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions (WLTP): 442 g/km*
  • Stuttgart/Bergisch Gladbach, Dec 20, 2019 - According to a study by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Mercedes-Benz is the leading premium brand for innovations in the period from 2016 to 2019. CAM analysed the automotive innovations of 31 premium brands: Mercedes-Benz proved to be the most innovative, with around 180 new features in series production.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 24, 2019 - Luxurious comfort, extensive individualisation options and integrated maximum protection ex factory: this is what Mercedes-Benz Guard stands for. The first Mercedes-Benz automobile with special protection was a prestigious Pullman Saloon in the Nürburg 460 (W 08) series introduced in 1928.
    Combined fuel consumption 20.6 - 18.4 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions 473 - 421 g/km*
  • Nice, Sep 14, 2019 - At Design Essentials 2019, Mercedes-Benz Design is presenting the "Vision Mercedes Simplex", a sculpture embodying the heritage and future of the luxury brand Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 12, 2019 - What is a work day like in the life of Daimler's design boss? What inspires him and pushes him to passionately give his best? The premiere of the new video series "One of us" from Mercedes-Benz answers these questions and offers an exclusive look behind the scenes.
  • Austin, Mar 12, 2019 - In a live talk on the subject of "how design makes the difference“, Daimler Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener with the critically acclaimed global performer and recording artist A$AP Rocky met at the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference in Austin, the world's largest digital conference.
  • Stuttgart/Gonnesweiler(Mosel), Jun 21, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz announces collaboration with the Canadian high-end bike manufacturer, Argon 18, on high-performance endurance bikes. Both companies share the claim as leaders in innovative technology and unique user-experience.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz adds to its global network of Advanced Design Centres. In 2018, the brand with the star will open a new Centre in France's "Silicon Valley" on the Côte d'Azur.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 12, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz is further enhancing the performance of the LINGUATRONIC voice control system. Infotainment, navigation and – for the first time – vehicle functions can now be operated conveniently courtesy of a host of new, intuitive voice commands.
    Fuel consumption, combined: 7.7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions, combined: 174 g/km*
  • Sindelfingen, Jan 27, 2017 - The Mercedes-Benz designers have restyled the product range with great success. The upcoming compact class generation marks the dawn of an even more rigorous implementation of the design idiom of "sensual purity". The "Aesthetics A" sculpture provides a first indication.
  • Sindelfingen, Nov 30, 2016 - In the presence of the Minister President of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, Mercedes-Benz today crashed an E-Class Saloon to mark the opening of what the company describes as the world's ultimate state-of-the-art crash test centre, built at its site in Sindelfingen. The new Vehicle Safety Technology Centre (or TFS, from the German for its name), opens up totally new opportunities, for example for vehicle-vehicle tests, for work on designing assistance systems and PRE SAFE®, and for the validation of vehicle concepts involving alternative drive systems. The investment amounts to a three-digit million euro sum.
  • Sep 28, 2016 - The E-Class Saloon has achieved a full five-star Euro NCAP rating, significantly exceeding the standards the independent safety test requires a vehicle to attain in order to be awarded five stars.
    Fuel consumption combined: 4.3-3.9 l /100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 112-102 g/km.
  • Sep 22, 2016 - Despite drastically more stringent emission standards for nitrogen oxides and particulates, the fuel consumption of heavy trucks has been reduced by 22 percent over the last 20 years.
  • Lünen/Stuttgart, Sep 13, 2016 - Der größte 2nd-Use-Batteriespeicher der Welt geht ans Netz. Nach knapp einjähriger Bauphase steht das13 MWh-Projekte nun vor der Vollendung:
  • Stuttgart/Kamenz, Jun 2, 2016 - Daimler AG is continuing to expand its network of expertise in the field of lithium-ion battery applications. Within this innovative line of business, the newly established Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH is assuming the development and global sale of Mercedes-Benz brand stationary energy storage with immediate effect. Thus, Daimler is focusing even more on the growing market for stationary batteries.
  • Stuttgart, May 27, 2016 - With its completely newly developed family of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz is the first manufacturer to put diesel vehicles on the market that already fulfill the stricter emission limits planned for the EU as of September 2017.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 5, 2016 - For Mercedes-Benz, 2016 is the year of the convertible and the roadster. No other manufacturer offers so many and such young convertibles and roadsters as Mercedes-Benz Cars. The new C-Class Cabriolet – the latest in a long line of dream cars – has just had its world premiere in Geneva. Other signs of spring are the two updated SL and SLC Roadsters. The latest range of convertible dream cars extends from the smart fortwo cabrio and the C and E-Class Cabriolets to the S-Class Cabriolet.
  • Lünen/Stuttgart, Nov 3, 2015 - The world's largest 2nd-use battery storage unit will soon go into operation in the Westphalian town of Lünen. A joint venture between Daimler AG, The Mobility House AG and GETEC, it will be operated from the beginning of next year at the site of REMONDIS SE and marketed in the German electricity balancing sector. A special feature of this venture is the use of second-life battery systems from electric vehicles.
  • Berlin, Oct 13, 2015 - Six industrial companies - Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde, OMV, Shell and Total - have formed a cross-sector joint venture, H2 MOBILITY Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG. The creation of the limited partnership paves the way for a staged expansion of hydrogen (H2) filling stations across Germany, which will bring the total to around 400 by 2023.
  • Sindelfingen, Oct 6, 2015 - The title says it all: "Daimler Design – Unexpected Moments" is the name of the exhibition which will be on show at the municipal gallery in Sindelfingen from 11 October 2015. The exhibition provides insights into the diverse spectrum of work in the field of design - from smart through Mercedes-Benz cars to the large commercial vehicles and the lifestyle products.
  • Fellbach/Berlin/Munich/Stuttgart, Oct 1, 2015 - Daimler, Linde and TOTAL are continuing their joint plans for the expansion of the national hydrogen infrastructure. After the openings at the Geiselwind motorway service area, the first H2 filling station on the autobahn, and at two locations in Berlin, the partners have now taken another step towards a nationwide supply network for locally emission-free electric vehicles with fuel cells.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 4, 2015 - The Press Department at Mercedes-Benz is under new management. On 1 August Bettina Fetzer assumed responsibility for the global Product and Brand PR for Mercedes-Benz Cars. This includes the passenger car brands of Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-AMG and smart. She has taken over from Christoph Horn, who on 1 September moved to ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
  • Stuttgart/New York, Jun 21, 2015 - Prof. Rodolfo Schöneburg, Head of Vehicle Safety, Durability and Corrosion Protection at Mercedes-Benz Cars, has received – together with Mercedes-Benz engineers Marica Paurevic and Hans Weisbarth – the 2015 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). This is in recognition of the seat belt buckle extender developed by Prof. Schöneburg and his team for the S-Class Saloon.
  • Geiselwind/Berlin/Munich/Stuttgart, May 4, 2015 - As part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP), Daimler, Linde and TOTAL have jointly taken an important step forward in the expansion of Germany’s hydrogen (H2) infrastructure. In the presence of Dorothee Bär, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Germany's first motorway hydrogen filling station was officially inaugurated today.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 30, 2015 - A guardian angel is celebrating a milestone anniversary: in March 1995, Mercedes-Benz introduced the Electronic Stability Program ESP®. Alongside the seat belt, airbag and ABS, the Daimler invention is by far the most significant safety system of modern passenger cars and over the years has helped to save the lives of several thousand people. ESP® has been mandatory for new passenger cars in Europe since November 2011.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 10, 2015 - Drawing on the maxim "electric mobility is something you can learn", Daimler AG and the ACADEMY Holding AG are launching a pilot project with five selected ACADEMY driving schools in the wider Stuttgart area, with the aim of making electric vehicles an integral part of driver training. Kick-off for the project will be on April 10 at the Mercedes-Benz sales and service outlet in Stuttgart, in the presence of the Mayor of Stuttgart, Fritz Kuhn.
  • Stuttgart/San Francisco, Mar 18, 2015 - At Mercedes-Benz "Intelligent Drive" stands for the networking of systems, sensors and algorithms for enhanced comfort and safety. The drive system also benefits from the increasing level of intelligence on board vehicles. Following the Mercedes-Benz S-Class PLUG-IN HYBRID, the new Mercedes-Benz C 350 e provides a further example of dynamism and efficiency combined in impressive guise. The anticipatory operating strategy opens up a new dimension in driving. And the autonomously driving research car F 015 Luxury in Motion heralds a revolution in mobility, showing how "Intelligent Drive" might look like in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 19, 2015 - "With CO2 emissions of just 65 g/km and fuel consumption of 2.8 l/100 km, my new ministerial car emits on average 50 g less CO2 and consumes on average 1.6 l less fuel, which is clearly below the levels of my last car.
  • Stuttgart/Hochgurgl, Dec 4, 2014 - The current 4x4 family from Mercedes-Benz comprises 76 models. This means that 4x4 technology tailored to the respective vehicle class is always available – from the compact class model family and the vehicles of the C-, E-, S-, and CLS-Class to the comprehensive range of SUVs and cross-country vehicles of the GLA-, GLK-, M-, GL- and G-Class.
  • Guangzhou, Nov 19, 2014 - The world’s best automobile in its most exclusive form: It was with this statement that the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class made its debut on the eve of Auto Guangzhou 2014. At the world premiere in South China’s economic powerhouse, Mercedes-Benz presented the flagship model in its new sub-brand, which stands for the very highest exclusivity and unparalleled comfort – the Mercedes-Maybach S 600.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 13, 2014 - One man, one G, one life's work. That sums up the essence of an unprecedented global adventure. When Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out in their Mercedes-Benz 300 GD to visit as many of the countries around the world as possible, the G-Class was just ten years old.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 7, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz posted the strongest sales month in the company’s history to date in September and the first month with customer deliveries of more than 160,000 vehicles (162,746 units, +13.8%). Moreover, with sales from July to September, the company has had the strongest quarter in its history to date (412,018 units, +11.9%).
  • Stuttgart, Sep 5, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles last month than in any previous August. With an increase of 9.7%, 118,887 new vehicles were delivered to customers all over the world. Since the beginning of the year, the Stuttgart-based premium manufacturer has grown unit sales to a new record high of 1,032,410 units (+12.3%). Thus, the company has topped the million mark in unit sales one month earlier than in the previous year.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2014 - Accident researchers and engineers from Mercedes-Benz and the trauma surgery experts of Klinikum Stuttgart will be working together in future in a cooperation project. The aim is to bring together the specialist knowledge of the doctors and the ideas of the engineers through joint project work in order to further reduce the number and severity of injuries in traffic accidents.
  • Stuttgart, May 30, 2014 - Gliding along elegantly and briskly – something that the new S-Class Coupé does effortlessly. This driving experience becomes even more exclusive with the curve tilting function, a world first for series production cars: the vehicle leans into bends in a similar way to motorcyclists or skiers.