Is it possible that the Mercedes-Benz G-Class will still be around in 2025? A cool design study from Mercedes-Benz demonstrates how the genes of the classic off-roader from 1979 may still assert themselves in the far future. It is based on the concept of a future police car developed for the Los Angeles Design Challenge.
smart is turning the automotive world upside down once again and challenging ideas about what an urban pickup should look like.
In a tongue-in-cheek manner the for-us signals that this is the right car for the young and young-at-heart with active lives who attach importance to low emissions and taking up minimum road space. The [...]
With the Viano Vision Pearl showcar, which will be presented at this year’s International Motor Show (IAA) in September, Mercedes-Benz demonstrates what is possible in the van sector.
A full leather interior in white/grey, wood floor, brushed aluminium trim, chromatically tinting windows and the Bang & Olufsen high-end sound system “BeoSound Viano” make a journey [...]
The unit Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks (MBS), which includes the product ranges Unimog, Econic and Zetros, presented a spectacular design concept on the occasion of the ceremony “60 Years Mercedes-Benz Unimog” on 3 June 2011 at the Daimler plant in Wörth.
It has an impressive, dynamic and extremely expressive “face” corresponding to the future form language [...]
World premiere at the “Auto Shanghai” show – Mercedes Concept A-Class: the first heartbeat of a new generationDienstag, 19.April 2011
In 1993 Mercedes-Benz ventured into a completely new vehicle class with the revolutionary concept of the Vision A 93. Now the brand is once again presenting a car that might have come from another planet: the Mercedes Concept A-Class is the first heartbeat of a new generation whose expressive design stands for concentrated dynamism.
Part two of our year review with the hightlights of the month months April to June.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
utomotive fascination combined with spectacular racing car design – the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3. This racing version of the gullwing model was designed as a customer sports car for competing in race series according to [...]
Mercedes-Benz TecDay Innovations: Design Idiom Developing through the Interplay between Tradition and a Future-oriented ApproachDonnerstag, 25.November 2010
At Mercedes-Benz, design develops as a result of the interplay between the brand’s consciousness of tradition and its orientation toward the future. The star brand is therefore pursuing a long-term design strategy which ensures that a Mercedes is always recognizable as a Mercedes.
In the process, the designers use a distinctive design idiom in order [...]
While physicians continue to puzzle over whether time travel will one day be possible, the automobile designers at Mercedes-Benz have long entered the realms of the future. They envision tomorrow’s world every day, designing automobiles which will not actually grace the roads for years or even decades to come.
For the coming generation of series production [...]
What will the cars of tomorrow look like? And how will people’s mobility requirements develop in the future? The development experts at Daimler and Mercedes-Benz find answers to basic questions like these with the help of such activities as market research and customer feedback, technology monitoring, and futurology research.
The company can look back on [...]
Mercedes-Benz TecDay Innovations: Customer Research Center – An Idea Factory for the Cars of TomorrowSonntag, 7.November 2010
The Customer Research Center (CRC) provides the foundation that enables Mercedes-Benz to turn automotive dreams into reality. The three focal points of the work done at the CRC are (1) systematic customer research designed to determine customer requirements, (2) the generation of ideas in the Innovation Workshop, and (3) the monitoring of product acceptance. This [...]
Four cars rolled into one – variability was very much to the fore when Mercedes-Benz developed the concept of the Vario Research Car (VRC) which celebrated its much-acclaimed premiere at the Geneva Motor Show (March 9 – 19, 1995). The VRC can be converted into a different type of car within minutes.
No matter what sort [...]
Mercedes-Benz builds the world’s most desirable coupés – a claim which the Stuttgart-based car maker is underlining at the 2008 Paris Motor Show with its Concept FASCINATION design study.
This unique vehicle, whose innovative and unconventional proportions interpret the emotional appeal of a coupé in a new way, represents an exciting and intelligent combination of sporty [...]
The Road to Emission-free Mobility: Video of the Concept-Car BlueZERO
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Tradition and high-tech in combination – Mercedes-Benz apprentices have built a car oft he future. In a unique project more than 150 trainees and dual education system students bulit a roadster with fuel cell drive. From the conception tot he assembly the trainees were involved every step oft he way. The large spoked wheels are [...]