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Mercedes-Benz to enter formula E in season six

Mercedes-Benz to enter formula E in season six

Mercedes-Benz has plans to enter the FIA Formula E Championship for the 2019-20 season. The Stuttgart, Germany based car manufacturer initially reserved an entry prior to the season-opener in Hong Kong last year, but Mercedes has chosen to extend the option for a further year and commit to race in Formula E for season six

Mercedes-Benz’s Rastatt plant to produce EVs in 2018

Mercedes-Benz compact car plant in Rastatt, 90 km west of state capital Stuttgart, will start producing the next generation of compact cars in 2018. The Rastatt plant is part of the electric offensive of Mercedes-Benz and will be a centre of competence for the production of future electric vehicles. At the beginning of June, management

Mercedes-Benz’s Bremen Plant Commences Series production of E-Class Cabriolet

Series production of the new E-Class Cabriolet has started at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen. The open four-seater with a classic fabric soft top combines puristic, sensuous design with long-distance comfort for four occupants and the latest technology. This includes comprehensive smartphone integration with a wireless charging and key function, a widescreen cockpit and the

WABCO Signs Long-term Supply Agreement with Daimler Trucks for AMT

WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that Daimler Trucks has extended its long-term supply agreement with WABCO for new heavy-duty automated manual transmission (AMT) control technology to support its series production mainly in Europe, North America, Japan, and South America. Headquartered

Mercedes-Benz lays foundation for new passenger car plant in Russia

Mercedes-Benz is starting construction work for a new fully flexible passenger car plant, thereby strengthening Daimler’s industrial commitment in Russia, which so far has concentrated on commercial vehicle production. “Establishing a passenger car production in Russia is a strategic investment in an important sales market for Mercedes-Benz. We are extending our local footprint and, at

Mercedes-Benz Starts Production of Fuel-efficient Axle at Kassel

Production of the new fuel-efficient truck axle started yesterday at the Mercedes‑Benz plant in Kassel. The rear axle reduces fuel consumption of the Mercedes-Benz Actros by up to 0.5 percent. In addition to the weight savings, the New Final Drive (NFD) particularly benefits from the actively controlled oil regulation in the final drive, the heart

Mercedes-Benz paving future way of the supplier network USA

Mercedes-Benz is setting the course for the future at the Mercedes-Benz U. S. International, Inc. Supplier Forum 2017, held last week in Alabama. In strategic discussions with selected suppliers, Mercedes-Benz met with its supplier network for the future production program at the Tuscaloosa plant in Alabama – the traditional manufacturing location for SUVs. “Our suppliers

Mercedes-Benz Launches Truck Data Center

The Truck Data Center launches on 1 March 2017, thereby allowing the introduction of new digital services from Mercedes-Benz Trucks: the revolutionary service product Mercedes-Benz Uptime and the new FleetBoard Manager app. Both services require installation of the Truck Data Center in the truck. Unveiled at the 2016 International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles, the

Mercedes-Benz Pioneers ‘Fit & Healthy’ Project, Makes Comfort Intelligent

Mercedes-Benz is engaged in a pioneering `Fit & Healthy’ project designed to enhance the well-being of passengers. Hence, with the car of the future Mercedes-Benz is supporting an active and healthy lifestyle with intelligent comfort solutions. Alongside a workplace and private environment, the vehicle interior is increasingly becoming a `third place’, a living and relaxation

Daimler plans new passenger car plant for Mercedes-Benz in Russia

Daimler AG expands its worldwide production network and plans to establish its first passenger car production in Russia. At Esipovo Industrial Park, about 40 kilometers northwest of Moscow, a flexible production of SUVs and the E-Class Sedan will be established. Daimler will invest more than 250 million euros in the new production facility, where the

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