Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 22, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future.
Stuttgart, Jul 21, 2021 -
New members are to be elected to the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG. In the context of the planned Group’s realignment with the spin-off of Daimler Truck, two of the current members of Daimler’s Supervisory Board – Marie Wieck and Joe Kaeser – will give up their mandates focussing henceforth on the Supervisory Board of the stock-listed Daimler Truck.
Stuttgart, Jul 21, 2021 -
A successful era is coming to an end at Daimler AG. After 13 years on the Board of Management and 37 years at the company, Wilfried Porth is stepping down from his position in December 2021. This is at his own request at a time of realignment for Daimler AG with the planned spin-off of Daimler Truck.
Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 21, 2021 -
Daimler AG (ticker symbol: DAI) today reported its results for the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2021. The Group’s total unit sales increased by 36% to 736,400 passenger cars and commercial vehicles (Q2 2020: 541,800).
Kawasaki, Japan, Jul 19, 2021 -
As an integral part of Daimler Truck AG, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; Head office: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Hartmut Schick) is proud to announce that MFTBC will be following the Daimler Trucks & Buses ambition towards CO2-neutrality in production sites by aiming to shift all plants to CO2-neutrality by 2039.
Stuttgart, Jul 16, 2021 -
Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, and Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG, have honoured the American steel supplier Big River Steel (BRS) for the exceptionally sustainable production of steel.
Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jul 15, 2021 -
Sustainable, highly flexible and ideally positioned for the future of transport: The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is becoming the center for emission-free transport within the Mercedes-Benz truck production network.
Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2021 -
More and more transport and logistics companies are considering the purchase of an eTruck. However, it is often difficult for customers to see whether an eTruck can actually cover the usual application profile of conventional trucks in the fleet.
Stuttgart/Sandwich, Jul 13, 2021 -
After a break of almost two years, it is finally time to tee off again at The Open. The 149th edition of the oldest major golf championship in the world will take place from 15 to 18 July at Royal St George’s Golf Club in England.
Fuel consumption combined: 8.6-8 l/km; CO2 emissions combined: 197-183 g/km*
Stuttgart, Jul 12, 2021 -
In the latest episode of his podcast Transportation Matters, Martin Daum, Chairman of the Board of Management at Daimler Truck AG, speaks with EU Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean.
Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2021 -
The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.
Stuttgart / Moscow , Jul 2, 2021 -
DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS (DK RUS), the Joint Venture between Daimler Trucks and its Russian partner KAMAZ, has received a large order from the Russian construction company Partner Group.
Stuttgart, Jul 2, 2021 -
Seeking an extreme challenge: three-time Ironman® World Champion Jan Frodeno has been a Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador since 2016 and holds the triathlon world record of 07:35:39 hours. He achieved this time in the long-distance triathlon at Roth in Middle Franconia in 2016.
Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2021 -
After more than 30 years in a wide variety of management positions in the Daimler Group, Sven Ennerst (57), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG and Head of the Global Product Engineering & Procurement organization as well as Daimler Trucks China, will retire at the end of 2021.
Stuttgart, Jun 25, 2021 -
In order to accelerate the transformation towards “digital first”, Mercedes Benz AG plans to hire around 1,000 software developers to make Sindelfingen the central campus for the development of the future operating system MB.OS within the company’s global research and development activities.
Stuttgart, Jun 23, 2021 -
Stuttgart. Driven by the thought of “Let’s imagine futures together”, Mercedes-Benz teams up with Media Molecule and their game Dreams to bring to life the question: How do we imagine the world of tomorrow?
Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jun 21, 2021 -
Personnel changes at Daimler Trucks: Dr Andreas Bachhofer (51) will become the new Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth. He will thus assume responsibility for the largest assembly plant of Mercedes-Benz Trucks with around 10,000 employees, effective from August 1, 2021.
Stuttgart, Jun 17, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has transformed two buses into mobile vaccination units. The two vehicles, an OF 1519 urban bus and an 0 500 R touring coach, were donated to the Brazilian Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Brasileira) and are being used to support the Ministry of Health's National Immunization Plan in Brazil.
Stuttgart / Gdynia, Jun 16, 2021 -
Daimler Buses has received its first order for fully electric city buses in Poland. The planned order is made up of eight articulated buses and 16 solo buses. They are expected to be delivered this year.
Stuttgart, Jun 15, 2021 -
In 1923 Benz & Cie. presented the first diesel truck to the world. The five-tonne vehicle was driven by a four-cylinder diesel OB 2 engine with an output of 33 kW (45 hp) at 1000 rpm. When compared with a petrol-driven truck of the same design, the efficiency of the diesel truck was immediately impressive:
Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 -
After more than 25 years, Kurt Schäfer (61), Head of Treasury Daimler AG, is ending his career in the company’s Finance department and will retire on 31 December 2021. Steffen Hoffmann (51), Head of Investor Relations Daimler AG, will take over as Head of Treasury on 1 September 2021 in addition to his current responsibilities.
Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 -
On June 30, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the world premiere of its battery-powered eActros for heavy-duty distribution. With the presentation of the first series-produced electric truck bearing the star logo, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will usher in a new era and underscore its commitment to locally CO2-neutral road transport.
Stuttgart, Jun 10, 2021 -
Several companies have initiated a “Responsible Lithium Partnership” aiming to work towards responsible natural resource management, including lithium, in Chile’s Salar de Atacama.
Tramagal / Stuttgart , Jun 8, 2021 -
The Tramagal plant in Portugal, Daimler Trucks’ central production location for FUSO in Europe, today announced that its truck-manufacturing infrastructure is setting the course for green truck production by achieving carbon neutrality in 2022.
Stuttgart, Jun 4, 2021 -
Good news for all tennis fans: after the MercedesCup could not be held last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be time again in June for “game, set and match” at Stuttgart’s TC Weissenhof.
Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2021 -
The current episode of the CEO Podcast Transportation Matters is about CO2-neutral freight transport of the future. The focus is on CO2 pricing – because besides the right vehicle technology and the necessary charging and refueling infrastructure, economy is a central factor for truck customers.
Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with Apple Music to provide the full integration of Apple Music into the Mercedes me connect service “Online Music” and the MBUX infotainment system.
Stuttgart, Germany, May 24, 2021 -
Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO2 free steel into series production.
Stuttgart / Ningde, China, May 20, 2021 -
Today, commercial vehicle manufacturer Daimler Truck AG and lithium-ion battery manufacturer and developer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) – both global leaders in their fields – announced the intensification of their existing partnership based on their shared vision of CO2-neutral electrified trucking.
Hamburg / Stuttgart, Germany, May 20, 2021 -
Daimler Truck AG and Shell New Energies NL B.V. (“Shell”) have signed an agreement to jointly drive the adoption of hydrogen-based fuel-cell trucks in Europe. The companies plan to support the decarbonisation of road freight by building-out hydrogen-refuelling infrastructure and placing fuel-cell trucks in customers’ hands.
Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 -
Today Daimler Truck hosted its inaugural Strategy Day, setting out its ambitions as an independent company and its plans to unlock its full potential, both operationally and financially.
Stuttgart, May 18, 2021 -
Premiere for Mercedes-Benz at the 2021 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI): For the first time, the car brand with the star will be part of the first international event of the League of Legends (LoL) Esports season.