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Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing
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Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing
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Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing; EQS 580 4MATIC (combined electrical consumption: 20.0-16.9 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km)
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BBAC reached the production milestone of 2,000,000 locally produced Mercedes-Benz vehicles. From left to right: Xu Heyi, Chairman of BAIC Group, Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Greater China, as well as Arno van der Merwe, President and CEO of BBAC.
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“Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG: “We reached the milestone of two million ‘Made in China, for China’ cars that clearly shows the impressive growth of our business, thanks to the support of our local customers.”
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The A-Class L Sedan is the first long wheelbase model in the local premium compact sedan segment, exclusively produced for China.
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For the start of production of the A-Class, apprentices from the Rastatt plant produced a steering wheel model using modern additive production processes such as 3D printing. The model is passed on from plant to plant like a baton. From left to right: Arno van der Merwe, President and CEO of BBAC, Andreas Brand, Chief Engineer of Mercedes-Benz Compact Cars Production, as well as Chen Wei, Senior Executive Vice President of BBAC.
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BBAC celebrated its latest addition of Mercedes-Benz A-Class L Sedan to the “Made in China, for China” portfolio, which now includes five local models.
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Daimler plans to build a second Research and Development site in Beijing.. The R & D Tech Center is scheduled to start operations in 2020.
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Daimler plans to build a second Research and Development site in Beijing. The R & D Tech Center is scheduled to start operations in 2020.
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Daimler plans to build a second Research and Development site in Beijing. The R&D Tech Center is scheduled to start operations in 2020.
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Engineered and produced in and for China, the new DENZA 500 offers Chinese customers a refreshed exterior design and extended electric range.
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Through new battery and additional weight reductions, the new DENZA provides an extended range of around 500 km´-
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The new DENZA 500 was tested in a wide range of harsh conditions, including severe winter testing at temperatures of as low as –40 degrees Celsius.
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The new DENZA has a 9-inch touchscreen and offers connectivity services such as the DENZA smartphone app to locate charging piles across China.
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The DENZA 500 adopts a unique exterior design, featuring “tiger eye” LED headlights.
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Daimler and BYD Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. launched the new DENZA 500 battery electric vehicle for the Chinese market on March 26, 2018.
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Production site BBAC in Beijing (China)
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Production site BBAC in Beijing (China)
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The factory of BBAC in Beijing, China.
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Xu Heyi, Chairman of the BAIC Group (left) and Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG (right) sign framework agreement. Source: Bundesregierung / Guido Bergmann
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Xu Heyi, Chairman of the BAIC Group (left) and Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG (right) sign framework agreement. Source: Bundesregierung / Guido Bergmann
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Daimler China production facility awarded by 'Factory of the Year' Jury. Employees of the BBAC plant in Beijing.
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Arno van der Merwe is from April 2017 on the new president and CEO of BBAC in China.
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Peter Schabert has been president and CEO of BBAC in China from August 2015 on and retires in April 2017 after 31 years at Daimler AG.
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Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. Beijing (BBAC) manufactures one millionth car with the three-pointed star. (Company representatives from left to right): Peter Schabert, President and CEO of BBAC, Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Greater China, and Xu Heyi, Chairman of BAIC Group at the celebration in Beijing on November 17, 2016.
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Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBAC) won the category award “Excellent Large Series Assembly” by the “Factory of the Year 2016” Committee.
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The locally produced E-Class at the Beijing-plant is expected to become a growth driver for Mercedes-Benz in China.
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Hubertus Troska (in the middle), Member of the Daimler Board of Management, responsible for Greater China, Ms. Zhang Yajun, Party Secretary of Beijing Polytechnic School and Mr. Huang Kan, Deputy Director of Beijing Municipal Education Commission held keynote speeches at the tenth anniversary of Daimler China Vocational Training in Beijing on November 10, 2016.
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Since 2006, around 4,000 young people have enrolled in vocational training at Daimler in China.
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Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Greater China: The GLC will undoubtedly continue Mercedes-Benz’s SUV success story in China.
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Hubertus Troska (2nd from the right), Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Greater China, Xu Heyi (2nd from the left), Chairman of BAIC Group, Peter Schabert (1st from the left), President and CEO of BBAC and Chen Hongliang, Senior Executive Vice President of BBAC at the ceremony to mark the production start for the All New SUV GLC at Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC)
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After the successful start of the GLC at the lead plant Bremen, Beijing follows now as the second production site. The new assembly facilities meet the highest standards of modern production in our flexible and efficient production network.
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Prof. Shi Yongjiu, Dean, School of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering at Tsinghua university and Prof. Dr. Ing. Hans Georg Engel, Head of R&D, Platform Management, Purchasing & Supplier Quality China are signing the contract about the continuation and further expansion of the research cooperation for sustainable transportation between Daimler Greater China and Tsinghua university in Beijing in presence of Winfried Kretschmann, Prime Minister of Germany’s federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Dr. Nils Schmid, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economics and Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and the Arts.
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F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Grand Opening Mercedes Me Store in Hong Kong on 29 September
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F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Grand Opening Mercedes Me Store in Hong Kong on 29 September
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F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Grand Opening Mercedes Me Store in Hong Kong on 29 September
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„With effect from 1 July 2015, Zhou Liang will become new President and CEO of Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive (BFDA), the 50:50 joint venture between Daimler and Chinese truck manufacturer Foton.”
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From left: Hubertus Troska (Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for China) and Frank Deiss (President and CEO of BBAC) during the opening ceremony of the new compact car plant in Beijing, China with the first locally produced GLA
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