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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Daimler AG has set a further milestone in its efforts to open up the Indian truck market. As planned, the Group’s subsidiary Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) yesterday commenced series production of BharatBenz trucks.
Between now and 2014, the brand that was specifically created for the Indian market will launch a total of 17 models, [...]
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 [...]
Daimler AG started production of the new smart fortwo electric drive at the smart Hambach plant. Like the models with combustion engines, the electric vehicle is now rolling off the production line in the standardised production process. Furthermore, Daimler invests more than €200 million to upgrade the site and secure its future.
“The new smart electric [...]
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, [...]
Last week Daimler inaugurated his new 160 ha manufacturing plant in Oragadam near Chennai, by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Selvi J. Jayalalithaa together with Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management Daimler AG.
The plant is one of only three Daimler truck plants worldwide to combine truck assembly and components production at one [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Mercedes-Benz has handed over more than a million A-Class models of the current generation to customers worldwide since the market launch in autumn 2004.
Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Executive Vice President Mercedes-Benz Cars Sales & Marketing: “With the A-Class, 15 years ago Mercedes-Benz established the premium compact car segment. We already sold over one million vehicles [...]
Following last year’s production record, Mercedes-Benz is again heading toward a new all-time high. The brand expects to produce more than 1.25 million units in 2011 – representing another record result in the company’s 125-year history.
“Mercedes-Benz is going on the attack,” says Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Daimler Board of Management, Manufacturing and Procurement [...]
In view of numerous production start-ups for new vehicles and a positive demand picture, Daimler is investing several hundred million euros in 2011 and 2012 respectively in its main Mercedes-Benz powertrain plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
In all, more than 1.5 billion euros are to be invested in the extension and conversion of various parts of the [...]
Daimler will further expand its U.S. plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama: as of 2015, an entirely new Mercedes-Benz model will roll off the production line as its fifth product.
The plant has been the traditional production site of the brand’s M-, GL-, and R-Class SUVs and will also build the C-Class for the North American market [...]
All the signs now point to growth at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth. The facility’s order books are full and the new Actros, which will begin rolling off the line in Wörth at the end of September, is generating an increase in production volume and therefore a greater need for personnel.
The production program has [...]« Previous