Stuttgart, Nov 4, 2011 -
Following record sales in the third quarter, in October Mercedes-Benz once again succeeded in surpassing the excellent sales level reached in the same month of last year. Shortly before the launch of the high-volume B-Class, 103,378 customers (+2.9%) chose to purchase a Mercedes-Benz vehicle. A total of 1,022,666 units have been delivered since January, an increase of 7.1%.
Frankfurt, Sep 13, 2011 -
How the car is driving into the future following its 125th birthday is demonstrated today by Mercedes-Benz at the 2011 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Under the motto “Mercedes Next”, the inventor of the automobile is presenting no less than six world premieres in Frankfurt. Every single one of them confirms the innovative power of the brand – in particular, the revolutionary F 125! research vehicle, which offers a glimpse of the zero-emission luxury sedan of tomorrow.
Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Sep 9, 2011 -
Mercedes-Benz Service & Parts will unveil its new “My Service” brand appearance at the 2011 IAA International Motor Show (September 15-25) in Frankfurt. The new approach will enable customers to experience at first hand the After-Sales brand values of individuality and appreciation. “We work continually to improve our program, and want to offer our customers the kind of service that meets their individual needs,” says Frank Reintjes, Head of Global Service & Parts Mercedes-Benz and smart.
Stuttgart, Aug 30, 2011 -
Mercedes-Benz celebrates five world premieres at the 2011 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The centrepiece of its show presentation is the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class. Far more agile and efficient than previously, yet as usual comfortable and spacious – the Sports Tourer is an all-round talent. Another highlight will be the F 125! The research car demonstrates how in the long term entirely emission-free individual mobility can be made possible in the luxury segment.
Stuttgart, Jun 6, 2011 -
In May, Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles than ever before in this month. The brand delivered a total of 108,766 passenger vehicles (May 2010: 101,359) to customers worldwide. Deliveries thus rose by 7.3 percent compared to the high volume recorded in the same month last year. Since January, 490,021 customers (January-May 2010: 443,394) have decided to buy a Mercedes-Benz brand vehicle, resulting in an increase of 10.5 percent.
Stuttgart, May 27, 2011 -
During the first four months of the year, Mercedes-Benz grew stronger in Russia than in any other market. Sales were at record levels in each month and rose a total of 77.2 percent to 7,764 passenger cars. In full-year 2010, Mercedes-Benz sold 19,724 units in Russia. This is a new all-time high and represents an increase of 63.7 percent. Over the past ten years, sales in Russia have risen nine fold.
Stuttgart, May 4, 2011 -
Following strong sales results in the first quarter, Mercedes-Benz continued to be successful in April. Sales rose by 8.2 percent compared to the high volume recorded in the same month last year. The brand delivered a total of 100,703 passenger cars worldwide (April 2010: 93,077). Since the start of the year, sales have risen by 11.5 percent to 381,255 units (Jan. – April 2010: 342,035).
Stuttgart, Apr 14, 2011 -
“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me…” – with these lyrics, Janis Joplin made history. Taking inspiration from her classic 1971 song, singer/songwriter Estelle along with rapper/producer David Banner and the hotly tipped artist Daley were brought together – by British based international style magazine BLAG – to create a brand new song in honour of the inventor of the automobile. The track “Benz”, by Grammy award winning producer David Banner, is an upbeat, celebratory track inspired by his Mississippi roots.
Stuttgart, Mar 3, 2011 -
The fast-paced action thriller "Unknown Identity" begins showing in German cinemas today with a star-studded international cast and a fleet of cars bearing the Mercedes star into the bargain. Six Mercedes-Benz models feature alongside leading actors Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger, in some instances taking on major roles in the breakneck race against time: four E-Class taxis from three decades, a gull-winged SLS AMG and a fuel cell car in the guise of the B-Class F-Cell. The film was made by director Jaume Collet-Serra and producer Joel Silver in Berlin, Brandenburg, Leipzig and the Babelsberg studios in Potsdam.
Genf, Mar 1, 2011 -
Cultivated sportiness is the common feature of the many new models presented by Mercedes-Benz at the first major European motor show of the automobile’s 125 anniversary year. The C-Class Coupe, which celebrates its world premiere, is just as remarkable as the new-generation C-Class sedan and station wagon for its driving fun and outstanding efficiency. In keeping with their sporty character, the new C-Class models were introduced by players from the successful German women’s national soccer team. A further highlight of this year’s
Stuttgart, Feb 3, 2011 -
Mercedes-Benz started the year marking the 125th anniversary of the invention of the automobile with a successful month in January. Worldwide sales of the brand with the star were up 23 percent, marking another double-digit increase. A total of 82,700 vehicles were delivered last month (January 2010: 67,000).
Stuttgart, Jan 29, 2011 -
Exactly 125 years to the day after Carl Benz registered his “vehicle with gas-engine drive” under patent number 37435 with the Berlin Patent Office in 1886, Daimler AG has celebrated the anniversary of the automobile. Approximately 1,400 invited guests were hosted by the inventor of the automobile at the Mercedes-Benz World in Stuttgart. The evening was moderated by Desirée Nosbusch with guests of honor including the German Federal Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, and the Prime Minister of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, Stefan Mappus.
Stuttgart, Jan 20, 2011 -
On 29 January 1886, Carl Benz changed the world when he filed a patent application (number 37435) for his "gas engine-powered vehicle" with the Reich Patent Office in Berlin. This marked the birth of the automobile. Mercedes-Benz has since had around 80,000 pioneering inventions patented. The Mercedes brand is thus fittingly celebrating the anniversary of the invention of the automobile under the banner "125! years of innovation". The anniversary year will kick off with an advertising campaign which will run in the print media, on TV and on the internet from 19 January to 2 February 2011.
Stuttgart, Jan 7, 2011 -
Sales of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars developed positively throughout 2010, with double-digit increases recorded every month. As a result, the brand had already surpassed its 2009 sales volume by the end of November. The fourth quarter has been the best quarter in the company’s history, with deliveries of 313.700 units, an increase of 14 percent. Worldwide sales of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars rose 15 percent in 2010, to 1,167,700 units (2009: 1,012,300).
Stuttgart, Dec 3, 2010 -
The pace of Mercedes-Benz sales continues to increase, with 105,200 customers (November 2009: 88,600) buying one of the brand’s vehicles in November. The figure is 19 percent higher than in the same month last year and the highest sales result ever for the month of November. This means that Mercedes-Benz once again recorded strong growth compared to the same month last year, even though sales had grown again in November 2009 following the crisis, particularly in the U.S. Since January, Mercedes-Benz has delivered a total of 1,059,600 passenger vehicles worldwide (January-November 2009: 914,700), representing an increase of 16 percent.
Stuttgart, Nov 12, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz is steadily growing in South Korea and has posted new record sales every month this year. Last month Mercedes-Benz recorded the best October of all time in Korea, with sales rising by 42 percent to 1,200 units. Vehicle deliveries have doubled since the beginning of the year, increasing to 13,500 units (January–October 2009: 6,800). As a result, Mercedes-Benz grew more than the import market as a whole, which increased by around 50 percent. Mercedes-Benz has boosted sales in South Korea each year since 2000. In 2009, it sold almost 9,000 units, or nine times as many as ten years ago.
Stuttgart, Nov 2, 2010 -
The inventors of the automobile and the inventors of the Aurora Borealis crystal effect today introduce to the market an outcome of their cooperation: a car key upon which more than 200 fine SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS sparkle alongside the Mercedes-Benz star. A limited edition of 800 of these luxurious keys will initially be offered to customers in Japan. The idea of decorating Mercedes-Benz keys with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS was born in Daimler's own internal "Business Innovation Community".
Stuttgart, Oct 8, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz recorded the best September sales result in its history last month and was worldwide the premium brand with the highest sales volume. For Mercedes-Benz, September was the best sales month so far this year. Sales increased at a double-digit rate for the eleventh time in a row. The brand gained market shares in almost all markets. Mercedes-Benz delivered 118,600 vehicles (September 2009: 104,900) to customers worldwide in September, an increase of 13 percent. Sales since January now total 854,000 units (January-September 2009: 737,600), representing an increase of 16 percent.
Stuttgart, Sep 3, 2010 -
Sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles continue to increase. In August, the brand posted double-digit growth for the tenth month in a row. Sales were up by 22 percent, and deliveries to customers around the world amounted to 81,000 units last month (August 2009: 66,200). Since the beginning of the year, Mercedes-Benz has now sold 735,400 passenger cars, an increase of 16 percent from the figure recorded during the same period in 2009.
Stuttgart, Aug 4, 2010 -
Sales at Mercedes-Benz continue to improve, rising by 17 percent in July. This marked the ninth month in a row that sales have increased at a double-digit rate. Global deliveries to customers amounted to 97,700 units last month (July 2009: 83,500). As a result, sales now total 654,400 units since the beginning of the year (January-July 2009: 566,600), representing an increase of 16 percent.
Stuttgart, Jul 20, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz posted record sales in India in the first half of 2010 and high growth rates enabled it to gain substantial market share. Sales rose by 69 percent in the first six months of the year and a total of 2,500 vehicles were delivered to customers. Mercedes-Benz saw sales climb by 83 percent in June alone.
Stuttgart, Jul 5, 2010 -
Last month, Mercedes-Benz recorded the best month of June in the history of the company: With 113,300 units delivered (2009: 100,300), sales increased 13 percent worldwide, surpassing expectations. In the first half of the year, sales of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars were up 15 percent compared to the result in the same period last year, with 556,700 vehicles (2009: 483,300) handed over to customers.
Stuttgart, Jun 24, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz enjoys a higher level of customer satisfaction than any other automobile brand. This is confirmed by a large-scale survey conducted by the world-renowned J.D. Power and Associates Index on the satisfaction of car buyers. Mercedes-Benz took first place among all car brands in this study. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the CLK also headed their respective categories. This means that Mercedes-Benz drivers are the most satisfied motorists in Germany.
Stuttgart/Berlin, Jun 24, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz once again has the most satisfied customers in the premium segment in 2010. Following its success in 2009, Mercedes once again took first place among premium brands in the Service Satisfaction category of the latest J.D. Power Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study (VOSSSM) for Germany. The globally renowned J.D. Power and Associates institute conducts the survey to evaluate overall vehicle ownership satisfaction in the categories of Vehicle Quality, Vehicle Appeal, Vehicle Ownership Costs, and Service Quality.
Stuttgart, Jun 10, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz is in the fast lane. Since the beginning of 2010 Mercedes-Benz has sold 16 percent more cars worldwide than in the same period last year. And the groundwork has already been laid for further growth thanks to the current model offensive. 16 new or upgraded models will be launched during 2010 and 2011, including two vehicles in a soon-to-be family of four in the compact segment.
Stuttgart, May 21, 2010 -
The "Sex and the City" style icons Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda are back. Beginning on 27 May 2010, the much-anticipated sequel "Sex and the City 2" hits cinemas. And without giving too much away, we can reveal that the four friends have stayed true to their exclusive lifestyle. In addition to the S400 HYBRID, Mr. Big now also drives through the streets of New York in the new star from Mercedes-Benz: the E-Class Cabriolet. Meanwhile, Samantha drives in the legendary offroader from Mercedes-Benz, the G-Class. And for the first time, the four girlfriends head off together for an exotic trip where they are chauffeured in the comfort of luxurious Maybach saloons.
Geneva, Mar 2, 2010 -
“We’re driving for victory not only in Formula 1, but also in ‘Formula Green’ – with premium automobiles that combine environmental responsibility with the pure fascination of Mercedes-Benz.” These were the words of Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, speaking today at the press conference marking the opening of the 2010 Geneva Salon. The brand with the three-pointed star is demonstrating here that the lowest consumption and CO2 figures can also be achieved with large, comfortable vehicles equipped with refined engines.
Stuttgart, Jan 21, 2010 -
Four Mercedes-Benz models have the lowest depreciation in their segment, and can justifiably call themselves the "Value retention champions 2010" - the E, C, S and R-Class. These are the findings of analyses carried out each year by the Saarbrücken-based market research institute Bähr & Fess Forecast on behalf of the motoring magazine "Auto Bild". Mercedes-Benz vehicles are therefore generally have the highest value retention, and offer a significant economic advantage.
Stuttgart, Mar 6, 2009 -
The new-look Mercedesmagazine will appear on 6 March 2009. Emotionally appealing photos, typography with a light touch and high-quality design provide the framework for contents that go well beyond the product world of Mercedes-Benz. As before, the editorial approach focuses on a wide range of topics and high-quality journalism.
Stuttgart/Bochum, Nov 17, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz was honoured last Friday with two golds at the ADAM and EVA Awards. The Stuttgart based carmaker won the coveted EVA Award in gold in the category "Corporate Events" for the world premiere of the CLC Sports Coupé at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. In the "XXL over 1,500 m2" category, the "Road to the Future" trade fair stand at the IAA 2007 received a gold ADAM, a coveted German trade fair communications award.
Stuttgart, Jun 5, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz is one of the most successful auto brands in this year’s customer survey conducted by U.S. market research institute J.D. Power. The Stuttgart car brand receives two gold awards for the highest vehicle quality in their respective market segments, and is also honoured for the world’s best production plant.
Stuttgart, May 30, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz is moving its Southern Californian advanced design studio from Irvine to a newly-acquired, spacious facility near Carlsbad, in order to strengthen its creative base in the U.S. At the new Carlsbad facility, the styling masterminds pondering the car of the future have almost three times more space in which to realize their creative ideas.
Stuttgart, Germany, May 9, 2008 -
Interdisciplinary design project for six universities in Europe --- Chance for design fans to win a trip to Europe's design capitals --- Public display of competition entries at the national launches of the GLK.
Stuttgart, Apr 11, 2008 -
Four verdicts of "very good" and an average rating of "good" - that was the result achieved by Mercedes-Benz during the latest workshop test conducted by the major motoring magazine AUTO BILD. No previous test had produced such a positive result, which means that the Stuttgart brand scored the highest rating ever achieved in the history of AUTO BILD.
Stuttgart, Feb 22, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz is continuing its commitment to further reductions in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions with new products in five model series which will take the stage at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Despite their outstanding levels of safety, comfort and refinement, the new coupes and roadsters consume up to 10 percent less fuel than their predecessors.
Stuttgart, Nov 28, 2007 -
For the third year running, readers of the magazine "Auto Zeitung" have voted the Mercedes-Benz R-Class the best van and once again awarded it the coveted "Auto Trophy". First place as best car in the luxury class was also taken by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2007 -
Mercedes-Benz will launch its own Internet television broadcasting service on July 12 with a live report from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. “Mercedes-Benz TV” will broadcast in German and English and set new standards for online brand communication. The Internet TV service will feature a weekly news magazine hosted by Tanja Bülter, a society reporter from the RTL television network.
Stuttgart, Jun 7, 2007 -
With three gold awards for the best in vehicle quality in the respective market segment, Mercedes-Benz was one of the most successful car brands in this year’ customer survey conducted by the US market research firm of J.D. Power and Associates.
Stuttgart, May 29, 2007 -
Top German model Eva Padberg is taking on a new role as brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. The sought-after star model is to represent the Stuttgart-based premium car brand at future international fashion and lifestyle events.