Germany

Mercedes-Benz SL of the R 129 model series: The technology platform celebrated its premiere 30 years ago

Daimler | Mar 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The Mercedes-Benz SL of the R 129 model series celebrated its premiere 30 years ago at the Geneva Motor Show.
  • It is a technology platform: it brought innovations such as the automatically folding roll bar, integral seats and the Adaptive Damping System (ADS) into production.
  • Today, the SLs of the R 129 model series are coveted young classics – and ALL TIME STARS, Mercedes-Benz Classic’s own dealer, regularly has particularly attractive vehicles on offer.

Germany

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé: A new take on extraordinary

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Sure to attract attention: just a few weeks after unveiling the GLC SUV, Mercedes-Benz is presenting the GLC Coupé.
  • New features include Trailer Manoeuvring Assist.
  • It consists of diesel oxidation catalytic converter (DOC), particulate filter with SCR catalytic converter function (sDPF) and SCR catalytic converter with AdBlue® injection.

Germany

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “In terms of material, performance and resilience, there simply is no better endurance test”

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Strong start to the season in the China GT Championship: Craft Bamboo Racing got their 2019 China GT Championship campaign off to a successful start at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia with a win and a runner-up spot.
  • In round one, the pairings of Alex Fontana (CHE) and Christian Chia (CAN) in the number 5 Mercedes-AMG GT4 and Sunny Wong (HKG) and Rainey He Xiaole (CHN) in the number 6 car secured a comfortable one-two win for Phantom Pro Racing.
  • Taking the chequered flag behind race winners Sunny Wong and Rainey He Xiaole (#6) were Will Bamber (NZL) and Peter Yang Liao (TWN) in the number 22 D2 Racing Sport car and the Phantom Pro Racing pairing of Fontana and Chia (#5).

Germany

E-mobility in the fleet – Daimler and NewMotion offer intelligent charging solutions for fleet customers

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • In order to offer commercial customers the most convenient and least complicated all-in charging infrastructure possible – on a brand-neutral basis, which is particularly relevant to mixed fleet – Daimler AG is cooperating with NewMotion B.V., one of Europe’s leading providers of charging solutions.
  • The cooperation has started by enabling Mercedes-Benz Cars Sales Germany and Athlon to make an integrated all-in solution from a single source available to fleet customers.
  • Using the NewMotion charging card, employees are able to carry out and pay for charging operations at public charging points in the European network of NewMotion and 200 roaming partners.

Germany

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé: A new take on extraordinary

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Sure to attract attention: just a few weeks after unveiling the GLC SUV, Mercedes-Benz is presenting the GLC Coupé.
  • New features include Trailer Manoeuvring Assist.
  • It consists of diesel oxidation catalytic converter (DOC), particulate filter with SCR catalytic converter function (sDPF) and SCR catalytic converter with AdBlue® injection.

Germany

Mercedes-Benz E 500: Double anniversary for young classic legend dating back 25 years

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The Mercedes-Benz E 500 high-performance saloon celebrates two special moments that took place 25 years ago: in March 1994, a special model limited to 500 units is presented at the Geneva Motor Show.
  • Today, ALL TIME STARS, the Mercedes-Benz Classic dealer, always includes cars of the legendary model type in its portfolio.
  • Today, this special sports car made in limited quantities is an extraordinary find amongst Mercedes-Benz young classics.

Sweden

Volvo Cars to deploy in-car cameras and intervention against intoxication, distraction

Volvo | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Volvo Cars today reveals a new step in its ambitions to end fatalities in its cars by addressing the issues of intoxication and distraction.
  • Both the speed limit and the installation of in-car cameras illustrate how car makers can take active responsibility for the aim of achieving zero traffic fatalities by supporting better driver behaviour.
  • Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Sweden

Volvo Cars celebrates 60 years of sharing safety knowledge with open-for-all digital library

Volvo | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use.
  • The idea of prioritising societal progress still drives Volvo Cars’ safety development work.
  • Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Sweden

Volvo Cars introduces Care Key as standard on all cars for safe car sharing

Volvo | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Volvo Cars today reveals the Care Key, allowing any Volvo buyer to set a speed limit for themselves, their family members or friends.
  • The Care Key allows Volvo drivers to set limitations on the car’s top speed, before lending their car to other family members or to younger and inexperienced drivers such as teenagers that only just received their drivers’ licence.
  • Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Germany

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “In terms of material, performance and resilience, there simply is no better endurance test”

Daimler | Mar 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Strong start to the season in the China GT Championship: Craft Bamboo Racing got their 2019 China GT Championship campaign off to a successful start at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia with a win and a runner-up spot.
  • In round one, the pairings of Alex Fontana (CHE) and Christian Chia (CAN) in the number 5 Mercedes-AMG GT4 and Sunny Wong (HKG) and Rainey He Xiaole (CHN) in the number 6 car secured a comfortable one-two win for Phantom Pro Racing.
  • Taking the chequered flag behind race winners Sunny Wong and Rainey He Xiaole (#6) were Will Bamber (NZL) and Peter Yang Liao (TWN) in the number 22 D2 Racing Sport car and the Phantom Pro Racing pairing of Fontana and Chia (#5).