Daimler AG achieved earnings below the prior-year level in the first three months of 2013.
The Daimler Group posted first-quarter EBIT of €917 million (Q1 2012: €2,098 million). Net profit amounted to €564 million (Q1 2012: €1,425 million). Earnings per share amounted to €0.50 (Q1 2012: €1.26).
“In the first three months of this year, many markets [...]
Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, recently personally saw off the Mercedes-Benz Vans rallye team and wish its members well.
“The coming days will most certainly be filled with special challenges and unforgettable experiences,” said Mornhinweg. “You will surely take unique impressions home with you. For now, however, I wish you much success in the [...]
Daimler AG has granted 2012 Daimler Supplier Awards to 16 suppliers in recognition of their outstanding performance over the past business year.
The awards ceremony was the highlight of this year’s event, which took place last weel with the theme “Night of Masterpieces” in the Mercedes-Benz Center Stuttgart, and was hosted by the TV presenter [...]
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) formally opened its new site in Bangalore last week.
With 1,200 employees, MBRDI is the largest Daimler research and development centre outside Germany, and it also is the largest and ultramodern centre run by any German car manufacturer in India.
The company’s Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development unit is strengthening [...]
Mercedes-Benz Vans sets up rally team: Lina Van de Mars to join women employees from Daimler in the Aïcha des Gazelles 2013Mittwoch, 6.Februar 2013
After a challenging selection process, the participants of this year’s Aïcha des Gazelles rally have now been chosen. In 2013 Mercedes-Benz Vans will send four teams driving Sprinter and Vito vehicles into the desert.
Reinforced by motor sports enthusiast Lina Van de Mars, the female employees from Daimler will take part in the Aïcha des [...]
On 26 November in Munich, Dr Uwe Franke, Dr Stefan Gehrig and Dr Clemens Rabe will be honored with the Karl Heinz Beckurts prize for the innovative ’6D Vision’ safety system. The award acknowledges the outstanding achievements of Daimler’s research team in the field of stereo image processing and image recognition.
This new vehicle technology [...]
Daimler first to receive certification for meeting EU regulation on “AEBS Advanced Emergency Braking Systems” with its new ABA 3Mittwoch, 10.Oktober 2012
At the IAA this year, Daimler AG was presented by the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) with the first certificate of approval to be issued in Europe in relation to the international Regulation on “AEBS – Advanced Emergency Braking Systems”.
The certification applies to Mercedes Benz trucks, and more specifically to the new Actros [...]
Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance are collaborating on two new projects to accelerate development of fuel-efficient powertrains.
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche confirmed the new projects Friday in an annual media update about the Franco-Japanese-German partnership.
The new engine project is a jointly developed 4-cylinder gasoline engine family co-led by Renault and Daimler. [...]
New findings concerning the risks of the new R1234yf refrigerant: Mercedes-Benz wishes to continue using the tried-and-tested R134a refrigerant in passenger carsDienstag, 25.September 2012
Daimler has provided relevant authorities with the findings of an investigation which raises questions on the safe usage of the new internationally recognised R1234yf refrigerant.
Up to now, the climate-friendly chemical was set to be used worldwide in the automotive industry and was previously perceived to be safe. This was determined by numerous laboratory and [...]
Daimler won seven awards at the ceremony honouring the best commercial vehicles and best brands 2012 in Stuttgart last week. More than 8000 readers participated in the poll and bestowed victories on five Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and two Mercedes-Benz service solutions.
“We are delighted about the seven awards and want to thank all the readers. This [...]
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 [...]
Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Daimler and Google announced a deepening of their strategic partnership to provide Daimler with access to the suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) known as Google Maps API for Business for the use of cloud-based, map-related applications in Daimler vehicles and early access to other new APIs [...]
In the latest step forward in the collaboration of Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Nissan’s Decherd, Tenn., plant will build Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2014.
Daimler and Nissan will produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder gasoline engines together at Nissan’s powertrain assembly plant in Decherd, Tenn. Production will begin in 2014, with installed capacity [...]
At a sneak preview for selected Indian journalists, Daimler Truck’s subsidiary Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) revealed the new BharatBenz brand heavy-duty truck today.
With its first-ever truck “Made in India”, BharatBenz will enter the promising Indian market for medium heavy-duty and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. India has become the world’s third-largest truck market in recent [...]
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