The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been voted “Van of the Year 2013” in Russia, thus winning the country’s largest nationwide automotive competition for the third time in a row.
With this spectacular achievement, the vehicle that lent its name to the large van segment has demonstrated how well the Russian growth market receives its key attributes [...]
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has lent its name to an entire vehicle segment and is a synonym for large vans with around 3.5 tons of GVW all around the globe.
The Sprinter has always driven innovations in its segment — a tradition that is being continued by the new model. The new Sprinter continues to set [...]
Safety for vans: five new assistance systems bring even higher levels of safety to Vans with the StarMontag, 4.März 2013
With five new assistance and safety systems, Mercedes-Benz Vans is continuing to extend its role as an innovation leader among van manufacturers. The systems include three world premieres for this category of vehicle: Crosswind Assist, Collision Prevention Assist and Blind Spot Assist.
They were presented last week for the first time by the Stuttgart-based automotive [...]
In 2012, Mercedes-Benz Vans’ operating result from its ongoing business was at the third-highest level in the division’s history, while sales and revenues almost matched the prior year’s high level.
Daimler’s vans division has also been affected by diverging developments on the global van markets. The market contraction in Western Europe has caused sales at [...]
Citan, Vito, and Sprinter successful in winter tests – two victories in the Arctic Van Test; successful completion of endurance Test in AlaskaDonnerstag, 21.Februar 2013
Vans. Born to run: Mercedes-Benz Vans recently demonstrated the validity of this brand claim under demanding conditions.
The Mercedes-Benz Citan and Vito models both came out on top in the icy Arctic Van Test in Finland. The Sprinter Arctic Drive in North America posed an even bigger challenge, as it required the Sprinter to perform [...]
Its name is synonymous with its segment, in which it is the world’s best-selling van: The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is truly in a class of its own. The model’s versatility is also reflected and confirmed in its minibus version, of which the 11,111th unit was recently built by Arobus.
Successful partnership: Mercedes-Benz and Arobus
Mercedes-Benz and the Turkish [...]
Daimler AG and Russian commercial vehicle manufacturer GAZ Group, a part of Russia’s biggest business group Basic Element, have started implementation of the project to set up Mercedes-Benz Sprinter production at Gorky Automobile Plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
The companies are cooperating under the terms of the agreement that came into force in May 2012 after [...]
Winter test of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: seven-speed transmission, seven litres of diesel per 100 km, extra ESP functionsSamstag, 24.März 2012
Spring 2012 sees the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter adopt a number of product enhancements which underline its ambition to lead the large van segment. The tough, practical testing focuses on the key customer requirements of safety, economy and comfort.
The Sprinter is the first van in the world to be available with a seven-speed torque-converter automatic transmission. Fuel [...]
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 [...]
The introduction of the extended ESP package for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter from January 2012 will improve brake performance in critical situations and enhance the safety of passengers and other road users.
ADAPTIVE ESP 9i replaces the current ADAPTIVE ESP 8.1. This is further proof that safety is one of the fundamental values of the Mercedes-Benz brand.
The production line roll-off event for the first locally produced Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van was held at the Fujian Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd (FJDA) plant in the end of October.
“At Mercedes-Benz Vans we are consistently pursuing a worldwide growth strategy and putting our motto into practice every day: Mercedes-Benz Vans goes global! In China we are [...]
This is a story about improving people’s quality of life, showing social responsibility and calling on others to dedicate themselves to a cause. In many towns in Germany, community buses help people, especially the elderly, to lead largely independent lives.
And just at a time when more and more people are in need of help. [...]
It has given its name to an entire class of vehicles: vans around 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight have long been underway on the roads of Europe and further afield in the so-called Sprinter class. Yet the Sprinter is now also making its mark off-road: in the guise of the Sprinter 4×4, it presents itself [...]
They play a key role not only on the roads of Europe and further afield, but also in off-road applications on dirt tracks and rough road surfaces as well as in excavation pits: Mercedes-Benz vans and large-capacity vehicles come up trumps also with their all-wheel drive and superior leading-edge technology. The comprehensive range offered by [...]
The FleetBoard telematics system is now available as original equipment ex works for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Previously the telematics system was only available for the Sprinter as a retrofit option.
In its biggest order in Germany this year, Mercedes-Benz Vans will deliver a total of 1,300 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters to Deutsche Post DHL. Delivery of the Sprinters to the customer commenced in December 2010, and the last vehicles are scheduled to go into operation in one year’s time.
Mercedes-Benz Vans won over the customer by offering [...]« Previous