Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Safety Workshop, Stuttgart 2019
Daimler subsidiary Accumotive doubles the amount of employees to approximately 1.000: During a visit of the factory in Kamenz Michael Kretschmer (2nd f.l.), Minister President of Saxony, got insights into the electric strategy of Mercedes-Benz Cars and an overview about the current progresses at the site Kamenz. Dieter Zetsche (l.), Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, with Michael Kretschmer and two apprentices (r.) in front of a battery for the EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0g/km, provisional figures). The battery for the EQC, which will be ramped-up in spring 2019 in the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant, is produced at the Kamenz site in Germany
Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 05 from 1971.
The car with the fake brake pads (above in the picture) has a significantly longer braking distance.
Rims after stress test: Original (left) and counterfeit (right)
Brake pads after stress test: Counterfeit (left) and original (right)