Vehicles & Traffic

  • Stuttgart, Aug 11, 2021 - Large potholes are a safety hazard, because if drivers do not recognise them in time, they can no longer take evasive action or reduce their speed. There is also a risk of damage to tyres and the suspension system. In the worst case, accidents can happen.
  • Seattle/Blacksburg/Stuttgart, Feb 17, 2021 - Torc Robotics has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc. as its preferred cloud provider to handle the scale and speed needed for data transfer, storage, and compute capacity as the company prepares to deploy its fleet of next-generation self-driving test trucks in New Mexico and Virginia.
  • Stuttgart / Hofolding, Jan 19, 2021 - Linien- und Reiseverkehr GmbH & Co. KG is implementing a new idea with the help of six S 531 DT.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 14, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz AG is vigorously driving ahead with the cockpit digitalisation in the Mercedes-Benz vehicle fleet and is on its way to being the leader in car software. The In-Car Coding Community will be launched against this background.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2020 - Daimler Truck AG, IVECO, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group today committed to work together to help create the conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks in Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Guildford, UK, Dec 10, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) and Daimler Truck AG have signed an agreement to jointly develop the next generation of liquid-hydrogen refueling technology for fuel-cell-powered trucks. With their collaboration, the partners aim to make the refueling process with hydrogen as easy and practical as possible.
  • Stuttgart / Mühlhausen, Nov 3, 2020 - Daimler Buses is supporting the fight against the Covid-19 virus by providing a COVID-19 testing bus. In the coming months, the S 416 LE business inter-city bus that was converted at the Neu-Ulm site in only four weeks, will be used by the Huber Group Holding SE as a mobile testing station at schools, residential care homes and companies.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Palo Alto, CA, U.S., Oct 30, 2020 - Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc., the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, and the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Daimler Truck AG, announced a strategic partnership to enable highly automated trucking, starting on highways.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 26, 2020 - In its fight against Covid-19 and for the protection of bus occupants, Daimler Buses is relying on a high fresh air content, a fast exchange of air and anti-viral high-performance particle filters in its vehicles.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 12, 2020 - Automated parking to drive down the airport stress: Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, and the parking garage operator Apcoa want to introduce driverless and highly automated parking at Stuttgart airport in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2020 - When it comes to increasing vehicle safety, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has always been a pioneer in the industry. The company has invested hundreds of millions of euros per year in research and development, for assistance systems to provide even greater assistance to drivers in their work and increase safety for all road users.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 9, 2020 - Daimler Buses with its Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands stands for exemplary safety. And this also applies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The air conditioning systems fitted as standard in coaches already protect against the risk of infection by ensuring rapid air exchange on-board.
  • Blacksburg / Stuttgart / Portland, Sep 3, 2020 - September 2020 marks one year of Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics partnering as a team after the U.S. based automated driving technology company became part of Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 4, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is presenting the new generation of Mercedes me Apps and its own, standardised developer platform. This sees the Mercedes me App, which links the vehicle with the smartphone and was unveiled in 2015, turning into a digital ecosystem.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 3, 2020 - The eighth episode of the Meet Mercedes DIGITAL news format is all about the new Mercedes me apps. Mathias Vaitl, Head of Mercedes me & Digital Services Business at Daimler AG, presents the new generation of Mercedes me Apps and the company's proprietary standardised developer platform.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 31, 2020 - In 2018, the launch of the latest Actros model series saw Mercedes-Benz Trucks premiere a comprehensively networked workplace with colour displays in the form of their intuitively operable Multimedia Cockpit. Two standard screens form the centrepiece of the so-called human-machine interface – or HMI for short. These serve as the central source of information for the driver:
  • Stuttgart, Jul 30, 2020 - The bus business is on the move again. The driving ban for German bus companies implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic has been lifted and the market for bus travel is reviving again in some segments.
  • Ibbenbüren , Apr 2, 2020 - At times when it's hard to motivate people to become professional drivers, the importance of driving schools is well and truly in the spotlight.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2020 - Cameras on the roof frame and displays at the A-pillars: the new Actros is easy to recognise at first glance due to the missing rearview and wide-angle mirrors.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 19, 2020 - The fuel consumption of the Actros has been steadily reduced over the past decades. In typical long-distance transport operations, for example, savings of up to 15 percent have been achieved between 2011 and the introduction of the new Actros from 2019.
  • Stuttgart/Portland/Blacksburg, Feb 18, 2020 - Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics, partners in Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group, will soon expand testing of automated truck technology to new public routes in the U.S.
  • Oulu, Feb 12, 2020 - Minus temperatures and icy roads, short days and poor visibility: Winter presents both the trucks and their drivers with a particular challenge. Finnish transport company Vähälä has 65 of their own trucks and is putting their trust in the new Actros for their daily routines in the extreme conditions of Finland which are unmatched across the rest of the continent.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 6, 2020 - the new Actros is a compelling proposition – first of all in daily operation with more and more European transport companies, and then also as the winner of numerous awards across the whole of Europe. Such awards underline the fact that the flagship of Mercedes-Benz Trucks continues to set standards for safety, efficiency and connectivity. The new Actros is the truck for the 2020s.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 13, 2019 - Since the summer, an increasing number of trucks sporting the Mercedes star have been seen on the roads without the typical large exterior mirrors. Instead, small streamlined camera arms are mounted on the roof frame.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2019 - Seeing and being seen: both are only possible with the help of light. And both are essential for road safety. Even the first cars had the simplest of headlamps. Today there are state-of-the-art light concepts such as DIGITAL LIGHT, with which Mercedes-Benz lives up to its tradition of high safety standards.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, and San José, CA, USA, Dec 9, 2019 - Bosch and Mercedes-Benz’s joint project to develop urban automated driving has now entered a new stage.
  • Stuttgart / Lyon, Nov 21, 2019 - Specialist commercial vehicle journalists from 24 European countries voted for the Mercedes-Benz Actros to be crowned Truck of the Year of the fifth time.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 11, 2019 - Sustainability has many aspects. As a premium manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz strives to develop products that are particularly environmentally compatible in their market segment.
    combined power consumption: 20.8-19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Nov 7, 2019 - On Thursday, the Mercedes-Benz Trucks Safety Dialogue was held, where experts from politics and business, and from Dekra Accident Research and the Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club e.V. (General Bicycle Association of Germany) discussed innovative solutions for further improving road safety in the context of trucks for all road users.
  • Stuttgart / São Paulo, Oct 14, 2019 - Launch at the Fenatran, the largest commercial vehicle and transportation fair in Latin America: On Sunday, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil presented the new Actros manufactured in Brazil to the public.
  • Stuttgart / Vienna , Oct 11, 2019 - The Professor Ferdinand Porsche Prize has again been awarded to Daimler AG.
  • Stuttgart/Balingen, Oct 9, 2019 - In the coming winter, in cooperation with the district of Zollernalb, Mercedes-Benz will test how safety on wintry roads and the efficiency of municipal winter services can be improved with car-to-X communication.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 1, 2019 - Whether with milk and sugar, black, whether brewed or espresso, from a large pot or in a tiny cup: coffee has fans all over the world. And the Germans love it too. On average, Germans drink around 164 litres of coffee each per year.
  • Kamenz/Beijing , Aug 8, 2019 - Daimler AG with its wholly owned subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH and Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd. (BJEV), a subsidiary of the BAIC Group, have entered into a development partnership, intending to establish 2nd-life energy storage systems in China in the future.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 23, 2019 - Bosch and Daimler have reached a milestone on the way to automated driving: the two companies have now obtained approval from the relevant authorities in Baden-Württemberg for their automated parking system in the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Jul 4, 2019 - The Daimler AG and BMW Group are launching their cooperation on automated driving: representatives from the two companies today signed an agreement for a long-term strategic cooperation, which will focus on joint development of next-generation technologies for driver assistance systems, automated driving on highways and automated parking (all to SAE Level 4).
  • Stuttgart, Jul 2, 2019 - Emphasizing safety by design, 11 industry leaders across the automotive and automated driving technology spectrum today published “Safety First for Automated Driving,” (SaFAD), a non-binding organized framework for the development, testing and validation of safe automated passenger vehicles.
  • Sindelfingen, Jul 1, 2019 - Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a key prerequisite for the future topics connectivity, autonomous driving, shared, and electric drivetrain.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 12, 2019 - Significantly reduced NOx emissions is a characteristic feature of vehicles which are certified according to the Euro 6d-TEMP standard. All Mercedes-Benz passenger cars that can be ordered in the new car business now meet this requirement.
  • Stuttgart/Eindhoven, Jun 11, 2019 - From 10 to 13 June, the world's largest conference for automobile safety will take place in Eindhoven/Netherlands. This is where Mercedes-Benz will be presenting the new Experimental Safety Vehicle ESF 2019 to specialist circles.
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