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  • Stuttgart (Germany), Dec 2, 2021 - Daimler AG’s Supervisory Board at its meeting today approved the Mercedes-Benz Business Plan for 2022 to 2026, endorsing the strategic plan for Mercedes-Benz to go fully electric.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 30, 2021 - On its way towards a fully electric future, Mercedes-Benz is joining forces with Factorial to jointly develop next-generation battery technology with the aim of testing prototype cells as early as next year.
  • Berlin, Nov 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world’s pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by 2030, where market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 29, 2021 - Daimler AG‘s (ticker symbol: DAI) business performance demonstrated resilience in the third quarter ending September 30, 2021. Despite considerably lower production and sales due to the semiconductor shortage, revenue remained at the prior-year level.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 27, 2021 - Daimler is aligning the Management Board responsibilities between Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG to enable leaner decision-making in the wake of the separation of Trucks and Buses from Cars and Vans.
  • Stuttgart/Peking, Oct 20, 2021 - Today, Daimler officially started operations of its new “R&D Tech Center China” in Beijing. With an investment of 1.1 billion RMB, the company is further strengthening its R&D footprint and technological capabilities in the world’s biggest car market.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) on 1 October 2021, the shareholders decided by an overwhelming majority on the historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Oct 1, 2021 - At the virtual Extraordinary General Meeting this Friday, Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is setting the course for a historic realignment of the company.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 24, 2021 - On its path toward an all-electric future, Mercedes-Benz is taking an equity stake in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to scale up development and production of next-generation high-performance battery cells and modules.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - The Board of Management, General Works Council and World Employee Committee of Daimler AG and the international trade union federation IndustriALL Global Union have adopted the Principles of Social Responsibility and Human Rights.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on the way to a green steel supply chain. To this end, the company has launched a partnership with the Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB for CO2 free steel.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 24, 2021 - The brand with the three-pointed star is adapting its development organisation to focus on two key topics of the Mercedes-Benz strategy – vehicle software and electrification – with the objective of further enhancing its position as a leading technology company in the automotive luxury segment.
  • Stuttgart/Mindelheim , Aug 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with GROB-WERKE in the field of manufacturing technology, expanding its production capacity and know-how for next-generation batteries.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Jul 30, 2021 - The Board of Management and Supervisory Board of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) have given the go-ahead for the company’s historic realignment and the ongoing roadmap.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 29, 2021 - Counterfeit products are not only illegal, they also endanger the health and safety of car drivers and other road users.
  • 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).
  • Stuttgart/Wörth/Düsseldorf , Jul 19, 2021 - Daimler AG is helping the population in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and other regions, which are in need following heavy flooding.
  • 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, Germany , Jul 15, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans achieved strong results in the second quarter thanks to convincing products, favorable product mix, pricing and ongoing cost discipline.
  • 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 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 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, Jun 1, 2021 - Daimler and Nokia announced today that they have signed a patent licensing agreement.
  • 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.
  • Shenzhen, Guangdong, China /Stuttgart, May 12, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful protection of our customer data and safety, Product security is a fundamental strategic pillar. Security is being implemented through the vehicle lifecycle to enable safe mobility.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein , Apr 30, 2021 - Dr. Matthias Jurytko, currently Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth, will move to cellcentric, the fuel cell joint venture of Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, as of 1 June 2021. He will take over the role of Managing Director and CEO there.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Apr 29, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is fundamentally reorganising its marketing and communication activities. For the first time, both areas are being merged in a joint unit headed by Bettina Fetzer. The aim of this realignment is to have a uniform global presence – for the product brands as well as for the Mercedes-Benz corporate brand.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 27, 2021 - Safety and security matter at Mercedes-Benz – and always have. In both the physical and the digital world. The high demands that customers place on their vehicles with the star can therefore also apply to the handling of data.
  • Stuttgart (Germany) , Apr 23, 2021 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG at its meeting on April 23, 2021 extended the appointments of management board members Martin Daum and Harald Wilhelm.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 23, 2021 - Daimler AG (ticker symbol: DAI) today reported its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 and raised its outlook for the full year. The Group’s total unit sales increased by 13% to 728,600 cars and commercial vehicles (Q1 2020: 644,300) due to the recovery of the global economy combined with an attractive vehicle portfolio.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Apr 16, 2021 - Favourable sales momentum at Mercedes-Benz Cars driven by all major regions, especially China, strongly supported the product mix and pricing in the first quarter 2021. Daimler was able to benefit from this development thanks to convincing product substance combined with significant fixed cost reductions.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Mar 31, 2021 - The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) on Wednesday elected a new Chairman at its constituent meeting following the virtual regular Annual Meeting on the 2020 financial year.
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Mar 31, 2021 - Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is pressing ahead with its structural realignment and the acceleration of a shift to electric mobility.
  • 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.
  • Berlin, Mar 29, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz and Siemens plan to cooperate on advancing digitalization and automation in the automotive industry, supported by the State of Berlin. Mercedes-Benz AG aims to digitize its production processes.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on April 15, 2021.
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