The Daimler AG Board of Management has decided to expand the Mercedes-Benz Cars powertrain production network.
Following approval by the Supervisory Board, additional capacities for transmission assembly are now planned to be established at the Romanian Daimler subsidiary, Star Transmission. For the production of a new generation of automatic transmissions more than 280 million euros [...]
Less than ten months after the opening of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Kecskemét, the location has reached the next milestone.
With the official start of production of the Mercedes-Benz CLA, the first model exclusively built in Kecskemét is now rolling off the production line as the plant’s second product along with the B-Class. On this [...]
After the production record of the previous year, Mercedes-Benz continues its success track this year. For the year 2012 the brand with the star expects to post another record with more than 1.34 million produced vehicles. The positive development of sales led to very good capacity utilization at the plants in 2012 as well.
Dr. Wolfgang [...]
Daimler AG has set another innovation benchmark by introducing lightweight robots, originally designed for use in outer space, to an industrial environment.
The company has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with KUKA AG, a systems integrator and robotics manufacturing company. The partnership focuses on human-robot cooperation to achieve optimizations both for production workers and in [...]
Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC), the Chinese passenger cars joint venture of Daimler AG and its Chinese partner Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC), celebrated an important milestone yesterday.
Representatives from both partners and numerous guests from politics and authorities attended the ceremony during which the cornerstone for a new section of BBAC’s Beijing plant was [...]
Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in August than ever before in this month. With a total of 91,316 units delivered, sales were up 4.5% compared to the previous year.
Since the beginning of the year, 841,567 Mercedes-Benz passenger cars have been sold (+5.4%) – likewise a new record. At 911,303 units (+5.1%), sales in the Mercedes-Benz [...]
For the first time, Daimler will start the final assembly of the SUV model series for the new Mercedes-Benz M- and GL-Class outside the SUV parent plant in Tuscaloosa/Alabama, USA.
The necessary preparations at the selected three production sites in India, Thailand and Indonesia are proceeding full steam ahead: Later on in the year, final [...]
Last month Mercedes-Benz celebrated another milestone as production of the new-generation GL-Class was officially started at the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant (MBUSI – Mercedes-Benz U.S. International).
Markus Schaefer, President and CEO of MBUSI, welcomed more than 3,500 team members and numerous guests, among them state and local officials, along with Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler AG Board [...]
Due to the very positive resonance of the new A-Class, Daimler will expand production capacities for the model. The company thus signed an agreement with the Finnish Supplier Valmet Automotive. According to the agreement, Valmet will produce more than 100,000 units for Daimler from 2013 through 2016.
Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management [...]
Start of production at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant – First New A-Class Rolls Off the Production LineMontag, 16.Juli 2012
In the light of the motto “the pulse of a new generation”, the first new Mercedes-Benz A-Class rolled off the production line today at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant.
The A-Class is the company’s second new compact model, following the start of production of the new B-Class at Rastatt in September 2011 and at the new [...]
Production milestone in Spain: Mercedes-Benz’ Vitoria plant manufactures the 750.00th unit of the current van model series Vito and VianoDonnerstag, 21.Juni 2012
The 750,000th vehicle from the current Vito and Viano model series has rolled off the line at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vitoria.
The milestone van, an obsidian black Mercedes-Benz Viano Avantgarde V6 model with an automatic transmission and a luxurious leather interior, will be delivered to a customer in Belgium. “This achievement marks yet another [...]
A new chapter in the history of regular-service bus operations: the first series-production Citaro to meet the Euro VI emissions standard left the production line at the EvoBus plant in Mannheim today.
With the start of series production, Mercedes-Benz once more takes the lead in the field of eco-friendly buses. Based on pioneering diesel technology, [...]
Daimler started production at its new passenger car plant in Kecskemét last Thursday. Passenger cars are now rolling off the assembly line in Hungary less than four years after the location decision was made in summer 2008. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Plant [...]
Following the decision to introduce the current European model of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter in Argentina, the Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Argentina S.A. has announced that production of this vehicle has begun at the Centro Industrial Juan Manuel Fangio plant near Buenos Aires.
At the beginning of the year, the plant started to switch production to the [...]
President Obama at Daimler: US President visits production plant of US vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America in North CarolinaDonnerstag, 8.März 2012
US President Barack Obama visited the production plant of Daimler’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) in Mount Holly, North Carolina, earlier today. He addressed the economic challenges facing the USA before a select audience and informed himself about DTNA’s vehicle portfolio.
The Mount Holly plant is part of DTNA’s network of commercial vehicle [...]
Daimler Trucks North America today announced the addition of a second shift and plans to ramp up production at its Freightliner Truck Manufacturing Plant in Cleveland, N.C. This will result in the creation of 1,200 new jobs, including 100 at the nearby DTNA Components and Logistics Plant in Gastonia, N.C.
The additional workers will increase personnel [...]« Previous