Vehicles & Traffic

  • Stuttgart/Orlando, Jan 20, 2022 - Today, Mercedes-Benz and Luminar Technologies, Inc., a leading global automotive technology company, announced a partnership to accelerate development of future automated driving technologies for passenger cars.
  • Stuttgarg, Dec 9, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is the first automotive company in the world to meet the demanding legal requirements of UN-R157 for a Level 3 system. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has granted system approval for this on the basis of the technical approval regulation UN-R157, thus paving the way for offering such a system internationally, provided that national legislation allows it.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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, 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, 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, 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/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.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 7, 2019 - A new concept for child safety in the ESF 2019 Experimental Safety Vehicle which was recently presented by Mercedes-Benz shows how protection for children can be further improved.
  • Stuttgart/Eindhoven, Jun 3, 2019 - Working together for more safety in road traffic: In cooperation with HERE Technologies, Tom Tom and the transport authorities in six European countries, Daimler, BMW, Ford and Volvo are testing how information about acutely hazardous situations can be passed on using Car-to-X technology.
  • Stuttgart/Wolfsburg, May 13, 2019 - PEGASUS (Project for establishing generally acccepted good quality criteria, tools, methods, scenarios and situations for the approval of highly automated driving functions) is a research project subsidised by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Energy (BMWi).
  • Stuttgart, Jan 30, 2019 - Autonomous driving is going to be an integral part of mobility in the future. Mercedes-Benz considers empathy and trust to be central factors for the acceptance of self-driving vehicles.
  • Stuttgart/Berlin, Nov 26, 2018 - What does a desirable future that is worth living look like? How can individuality and digital transformation be reconciled? How can trust be established between humans and machines?
  • Stuttgart/San José, Nov 8, 2018 - Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than 1 million inhabitants, San José is the third biggest city in California.
  • Beijing, Sep 14, 2018 - Daimler and Bosch have announced the successful premiere of their joint Automated Valet Parking pilot in Beijing. The technology, which debuted in the parking garage at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart in 2017, symbolizes a pioneering effort in infrastructure-supported driverless parking and marks the first pilot of its kind in China.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 29, 2018 - Automated vehicles will become part of everyday life in the near future – not only on clearly structured motorways and expressways, but also in urban areas. Yet urban traffic in particular poses huge challenges for the researchers and developers of the necessary technologies.
  • Beijing, Jul 25, 2018 - With collaboration between Germany and China accelerating in automated driving and intelligent connected vehicles, Daimler and Baidu have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their Sino-German cooperation in these strategic fields.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 19, 2018 - This year's "Plug and Play Global Innovation Awards" go to nine STARTUP AUTOBAHN project partners: DXC Technology and Murata with Context360 in the category "Cross Collaboration", Hewlett Packard Enterprise with Streamr and Webasto with Codepan in the category "Performance", and Daimler with Evopark in the category "Implementation".
  • Stuttgart, Jul 11, 2018 - Automated vehicles are complex computers on wheels. And they need even more computing power if they are to negotiate city traffic automatically, with input sourced from an array of disparate surround sensors.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 11, 2018 - Bosch and Daimler are speeding up the development of fully-automated and driverless driving (SAE Level 4/5) in the city and are decisively setting the course. The partners have chosen California as the pilot location for the first test fleet.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2018 - As part of the 2018 Sino-German government consultations, a special event with driving demonstrations took place on Tuesday, 10 July on the tarmac of Tempelhof airport.
  • Berlin / Beijing, Jul 9, 2018 - Daimler and its partner Tsinghua University signed an agreement in Berlin today to further deepen their cooperative efforts on sustainable transportation research in China.
  • Beijing, Jul 6, 2018 - Daimler became the first international automaker to receive a road test license for highly automated driving research vehicles (level 4) in Beijing, marking a major new milestone in the company’s local research and development efforts in China.
  • Stuttgart/Hongkong, Jul 4, 2018 - Daimler AG is strongly represented at the RISE Conference, taking place from 9 to 12 July 2018 in Hong Kong. As part of the “discussion session”, Dieter Zetsche will explain the cultural differences which are reflected in customers’ varying wishes in Asia, Europe and the USA. He will also describe how artificial intelligence helps suppliers to respond more appropriately to the individual needs of the customer.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 4, 2018 - Germany. Europe’s largest innovation platform - STARTUP AUTOBAHN - kicks-off its fourth round. After screening hundreds of young tech companies 31 startups were accepted into Program 4 starting on 22nd March.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 14, 2018 - EU Directive 2015/758 requires that from 31 March 2018 all new passenger cars type-approved from that date must be equipped with an EU eCall system as standard.
  • Stuttgart/Geneva, Mar 5, 2018 - The future of car light should start soon for selected Mercedes-Maybach customers: the revolutionary headlamp technology DIGITAL LIGHT with virtually dazzle-free main beam in HD quality and a resolution of more than two million pixels should be entering small series production in the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 28, 2018 - The new A-Class is already set up for private car sharing: Mercedes me allows the new compact car to be shared with friends and family members. Operation is simple and secure using the Mercedes me app Car Sharing.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2018 - Within only one and a half years, STARTUP AUTOBAHN has not just become the largest innovation platform but also facilitated a record number of 130+ pilot projects between 74 startups from all over the world and 11 industry leaders of Germany.
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