Germany

“My dream is longer than the night” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum: Charming live radio play marking the birthday of Bertha Benz

Daimler | Apr 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The husband of Bertha Benz, inventor Carl Benz, has filed a patent for his three-wheel motorcar.
  • Tickets for the live radio play cost 14 euros for adults (7 euros for discounted tickets) – for children up to 14 years of age entrance is free of charge.
  • The legendary long-distance drive in August 1888 brings Bertha Benz global fame even in her own lifetime.

Germany

2019 Chinese Grand Prix – Sunday

Daimler | Apr 14, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • It’s not been the most straightforward of weekends, but what a fantastic result for the team, everyone’s worked so hard for this.
  • Valtteri has been quick all weekend and did a great job today.
  • Lewis had the clutch paddle under control today and had a strong start and controlled the race from then on.

Germany

2019 Chinese Grand Prix – Saturday

Daimler | Apr 13, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Valtteri was strong all weekend long and put in some good laps in Qualifying.
  • Lewis was struggling with the grip before the session and was a few tenths behind this morning.
  • We expect this race to be one where the fastest car will win – and with Ferrari and Verstappen starting on the same tyres, we’re under no illusions that tomorrow will be anything other than difficult.

Germany

2019 Chinese Grand Prix – Friday

Daimler | Apr 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The day ended up ok, we made it to the top of the time sheets, but it is always very difficult to find a good balance through an entire lap on this track.
  • It is nice to see how close it is between us, Red Bull and Ferrari.
  • Ferrari and Red Bull are all doing decent times on long runs and short runs so it looks like it will be tight but we have some scope to improve things overnight.

Sweden

Volvo Cars starts Chinese production of XC40 small SUV in multi-brand Luqiao plant

Volvo | Apr 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Volvo Cars is starting production of its award-winning XC40 in Luqiao, China this week to meet ever growing demand for the company’s first small premium SUV.
  • The Luqiao and Ghent plants are now focused on building cars based on CMA, while the manufacturing sites in Torslanda (Sweden), Chengdu and Daqing (both China) and Ridgeville, South Carolina (USA) build larger cars based on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA).
  • The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), South Carolina (US), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).

Germany

Mercedes-Benz Cars at the Auto Shanghai 2019: Live with Mercedes me media

Daimler | Apr 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • With their communications platform Mercedes me media, Mercedes-Benz is enabling exclusive insights into the innovations at Auto Shanghai 2019 for all of those who cannot be there.
  • This means that among other things, the world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz Concept GLB, the newest concept vehicle from the world of compact SUVs, can be experienced first hand.
  • The multi-angle live-stream of the Media Night in Shanghai including the world premiere of the Concept GLB and many more highlights besides will be available on 15 April from 1.00 p.m. (CEST) under https://media.mercedes-benz.com/AutoShanghai2019.

Germany

“One of Us”: New video format in Mercedes-Benz communication: Employees and their stories on film

Daimler | Apr 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • The first and around three minutes long episode portrays Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer Daimler AG, is now available on the Mercedes-Benz YouTube channel in English with German subtitles.
  • A short version will run on Mercedes-Benz Instagram as well as on Gorden Wagener’s Instagram channel.
  • With the latest moving picture format, Mercedes-Benz is treading new ground in corporate communications and putting the spotlight specifically on the people behind the products and the brand.

Germany

Customer Racing: Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: Mercedes-AMG ready for Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup title defence

Daimler | Apr 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • With this weekend’s opening round at Monza in Italy, Mercedes-AMG is starting off the new Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup season.
  • Among others, the title-winning driver trio of Yelmer Buurman (NED), Maro Engel (GER) and Luca Stolz (GER) will be racing together.
  • In the Silver Cup, the team is running the #90 car with Nico Bastian (GER), Timur Boguslavskiy (RUS) and Felipe Fraga (BRA).

Germany

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City 75: Minibus of the Year 2019: Mercedes Benz Sprinter City 75

Daimler | Apr 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Stuttgart / Madrid / Dortmund – With the latest model of its Sprinter City 75 series, Mercedes-Benz has won over the international specialist jury at this year’s Minibus Euro Test in Madrid.
  • On the basis of the new Sprinter generation, a vehicle has been created which not only offers an impressive amount of space and numerous technological highlights but which also demonstrates how modern public transport with minibuses works.
  • The technology used on-board the new Sprinter City 75 was also able to convince the specialist jury of the vehicle’s strengths, both with the standard auxiliary brake which delivers 350 Nm of braking output and the numerous assistance systems which make the minibus one of the safest in its segment.

Germany

2018 Sustainability Report: Focus on the entire added-value process

Daimler | Apr 11, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  • Sustainability is one of the essential elements of Daimler’s corporate strategy.
  • The sustainability strategy spans the product development process; from the supply chains, to environmental protection at the company’s plants, the utilisation phase for products and mobility services, and the responsible handling of data and dealings with employees and key stakeholders.
  • Against this background, Daimler is currently developing a new, sustainable corporate strategy which is to be presented in the course of the year.