With the new smart electric drive, the smart brand is further expanding its leading position in the field of urban mobility.
The Stuttgart-based company will soon be bringing fully electric motoring to China, its third-largest market, where the smart fortwo electric drive will be available before the year is out. This means that smart will [...]
The smart forjeremy is going into series production. At the Shanghai Auto Show 2013, smart will be showcasing the unique model created together with internationally renowned fashion designer Jeremy Scott, which will be available as an extremely limited special edition licensed for road use.
With its striking wings at the rear, the vehicle retains a [...]
Mercedes-Benz at Auto Shanghai 2013: Mercedes-Benz sets a clear course in China – Three exciting new models, more than 50 new dealers per year and a new organisational structureSamstag, 20.April 2013
With attractive new products and an optimised sales structure, Mercedes-Benz is setting a clear course for sustainable growth in the key market of China.
The previously separate sales businesses for imported and locally produced vehicle have been merged. At the head of Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Service Co. Ltd. is Nicholas Speeks, who has been President [...]
Lewis Hamilton achieved his second successive podium for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS with a battling third placed finish at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today.
Lewis started from pole and completed a three-stop option/prime/prime/prime strategy, stopping on laps 5, 21 and 37. Nico was following the same strategy and had stopped on [...]
Lewis Hamilton secured his first pole position for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS at the Shanghai International Circuit today. Team-mate Nico Rosberg qualified in fourth place and will start from the second row of the grid.
Both drivers completed just one run on the soft compound option tyre in each of three qualifying sessions. [...]
Mercedes-Benz delivered 139,920 vehicles to customers in the month of March, more than in any previous month (+6.5%).
Thus, first-quarter sales were 3.5% higher than in the same period of the previous year (324,898 units).Despite the difficult start of the European automotive market into 2013 that remained below expectations, Mercedes-Benz was able to keep the [...]
Mercedes-Benz has delivered 90,083 units (p.y. 95,647 units) to customers in February and thus sold as many cars as never before since the beginning of the year (184,978 units, +1.3%).
Sales in the last month were particularly high in the USA, Russia and in Japan. In Germany and Western Europe, Mercedes-Benz developed better than the [...]
This past month Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles than ever before in the month of November. With sales of 120,346 units the previous year’s record was topped by 5.7%.
Since January, Mercedes-Benz has delivered a total of 1,194,904 passenger cars (+5.1%) worldwide, which is also a new record.The Mercedes-Benz Cars division also set new sales records [...]
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 [...]
Nico Rosberg took a commanding victory at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today. Starting from pole position, he took the chequered flag with a 20s margin over the second placed car, achieving his first win in Formula One.
Nico ran a two-stop option/prime/prime strategy to win by 20.626 seconds over Jenson [...]
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team locked out the front row of the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit today with Nico Rosberg putting the F1 W03 on pole position, and Michael Schumacher qualifying in third place, although he will start the race from second position.
Nico scored [...]
Round three of the 2012 Formula One World Championship, the UBS Chinese Grand Prix, takes place at the Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday 15 April.
The 5.451 km Herman Tilke designed circuit made its debut on the calendar in 2004 and is shaped to represent the Chinese ‘shang’ character.
Since 2004, the eight races have been [...]
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has a strong position in China: Intensified cooperation with the Chinese construction machinery manufacturer ZoomlionDienstag, 28.Februar 2012
Within the framework of their partnership in China, Mercedes-Benz Trucks and the Chinese construction machinery manufacturer Zoomlion Heavy Industry are intensifying their cooperation. Last Saturday they signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the delivery of 2,500 Mercedes-Benz trucks. The letter of intent concerns heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz Actros 3341 and 4141 truck models.
The Chinese corporation will [...]
Marking another milestone for Mercedes-Benz in China, in early December the first locally produced Mercedes-Benz GLK compact SUV rolled off the line at the Beijing production plant of Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC). This follows the June 2011 agreement between Daimler and Chinese Joint Venture partner BAIC to further expand their cooperation in China [...]
The 50:50 R&D Joint Venture between Daimler AG and BYD Company Limited, Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. Ltd. (BDNT), is going to show a Design Concept of the future joint venture electric vehicle to the public for the first time during next year’s Auto China in Beijing.
In April 2012, BDNT will be present at [...]
Daimler AG and its Chinese partner Beijing Automotive Group Co., Ltd. (BAIC) today signed a Letter of Intent in Stuttgart, which will further deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership between these two companies.
The Letter of Intent was signed by Xu Heyi, Chairman of BAIC, Han Yonggui, President of BAIC, Prof. Dr. Thomas Weber, Head of Group [...]« Previous