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).
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.
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.
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.