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Geneva motor show world debuts list - Citroen Ami One concept

19 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The latest addition to just-auto's lengthening list of world premieres is a concept from Citroen, the Ami One.


BMW and Mercedes talks prove auto is very CASE sensitive

22 January 2019

Recent Reports emanating from the German newspaper Handelsblatt suggest that the two fierce rivals, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, are exploring developing the next generations of their compact cars on a shared architecture.


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.

Latest interviews


Harman on the Mercedes-Benz User Experience

24 April 2018

Most carmakers are working on ways in which to weave in some level of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and voice assistance into their model range. The Mercedes-Benz new A-Class incorporates the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX), the carmaker's latest interactive telematics platform. This intelligent, voice-controlled infotainment system - co-developed with Samsung-Harman - is characterised by its ability to learn using AI. To learn more, we caught up with Harman’s Senior Vice-President of Operations Daimler, Connected Car Division, Gerhard Nuessle. In this interview, he explains the intricacies of the MBUX system and why he believes it will revolutionise the UX.


Q&A with TI Automotive

17 November 2014

Emissions legislation, weight, packaging, safety and cost are the main factors driving fuel tank innovation. Matthew Beecham talked to Albert Boecker, Product & Advanced Engineering Director, Global Fuel Tank Systems, TI Automotive about the supplier’s fuel system technology and what can be done about ‘fuel slosh’.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

31 July 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.


Q&A with David Weill, Vice-President Marketing & Business Development, Faurecia Interior Systems

25 June 2014

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with tier one manufacturers of cockpits and instrumentation, Matthew Beecham spoke to Faurecia's David Weill about consumer expectations, materials trends, touch screens, HUDs and tomorrow's instrument cluster.

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just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz expands eActros field tests in the Murg valley

19 February 2019

With the fully electric eActros truck, Mercedes-Benz Trucks demonstrates that it is already possible today to complete heavy distribution tasks locally emission-free and quietly in the Murg valley in Southern Germany. The official handover of the eActros to...


just-auto Plus only Fleetboard expands its transport management services

19 February 2019

Fleetboard has been setting the standard for connected services and digital solutions in commercial vehicles for almost 20 years now. The company is strengthening its position as the market leader by taking two important steps. The first step involved...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks reports EUR38.3bn revenue in 2018

15 February 2019

The year 2018 was the most successful year in the history of Daimler Trucks to date, with record unit sales, revenue and earnings (EBIT). Daimler’s truck division increased its unit sales by 10% to 517,300 vehicles in the year under review – its...


Mercedes opens Thai parts distribution centre

14 February 2019

Mercedes-Benz has opened a new parts distribution centre on the outskirts of Bangkok to help improve deliveries of aftermarket parts across Thailand.


Valmet produces record 110,000 cars at Finland plant

12 February 2019

Valmet Automotive has set a new production record by manufacturing 110,000 cars at its Uusikaupunki, Finland plant in 2018.


Mercedes-Benz global sales fall in January

11 February 2019

Mercedes-Benz sales fell 6.7% year on year to 180,539 vehicles with the company blaming model changeovers for the fall.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz launches new Citan Tourer with improved engine

6 February 2019

Mercedes-Benz Vans has been offering the Citan since 2012. This small people carrier with compact dimensions and a large load compartment is ideal for the wide range of challenges encountered about town and in leisure time. The main foundations for its success...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales down 13.8% in January 2019

4 February 2019

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported January sales of 22,507 Mercedes-Benz models. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported January sales with 1,214 units and smart reported 83 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 23,804 vehicles for the month. “Our January...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Cars and Vans announce global leadership changes

31 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz Cars and Vans announce changes in the management team: Personnel changes at Mercedes-Benz Cars Effective as on 1 July 2019, Jason Hoff will be the new head of Quality Management Mercedes-Benz Cars, succeeding Jorg Burzer, who will succeed...


Mercedes researches AV trust with cooperative car

30 January 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz said it was researching people's informed trust of autonomous vehicles with the help of a cooperative car.


Constellium supplies aluminium to Mercedes A-Class

25 January 2019

Constellium is providing front Crash Management Systems and other aluminium structural components to the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class from its plants in Gottmadingen, Germany and San Luis Potosí, Mexico.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Cars unveils its future procurement strategy

25 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz Cars is taking the next step in the implementation of the CASE strategy and is making its supplier network even more international. Together with the suppliers, procurement is driving the innovations of the future. The company already plays a...


just-auto Plus only Daimler launches Mercedes Benz V Class in India

25 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz V-Class celebrated its market launch in India accompanied by around 100 media representatives and other guests. It is available to order there immediately. After Japan in 2015 and China in 2016, the MPV with the three-pointed star has thus...


just-auto Plus only Constellium supplies aluminium components for new Mercedes-Benz A-Class

25 January 2019

Constellium announced that it is providing front crash management systems and other aluminium structural components to the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class from its plants in Gottmadingen, Germany, and San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Constellium is supplying two derivative...


Mercedes-Benz to build battery factory in Poland

22 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz is to build a battery factory at Jawor in Poland in a move that will extend its global battery production network to nine factories. The decision to build a battery plant follows investment in Poland - also at Jawor - in an engine plant.


Daimler to restart Egyptian car assembly

21 January 2019

Daimler is planning to build a Mercedes-Benz passenger car plant in Egypt in cooperation with a local business partner, resuming local assembly after several years.


Daimler to build eight-speed automatic in Romania

21 January 2019

Daimler Group will begin production of a new, eight-speed gearbox for Mercedes-Benz cars at its local gearbox subsidiary Star Assembly in Sebes, local media reported.


Daimler awards commercial vehicle AMT control contract to Wabco

14 January 2019

Wabco Holdings has announced a global long-term agreement to supply automated manual transmission (AMT) control technology to Daimler's commercial vehicle unit.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Cars global sales up 0.9% in 2018

9 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz continues to be the leading premium automobile brand in terms of unit sales. In a challenging year, the company with the three-pointed star increased its global car sales to 2,310,185 units in 2018, its eighth consecutive record year (+0.9%),...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Cars debut new models at CES

9 January 2019

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé celebrates its world premiere. The successor to the premium coupé first unveiled in 2013 boasts an innovative interior with the next evolution of the MBUX, which now recognises control commands through movements. Also...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia to develop next-gen software-defined AI cars

9 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz announced it has selected NVIDIA to help realise its vision for next-generation vehicles. Speaking to a packed crowd at the Mercedes-Benz booth on the first day of CES 2019, Mercedes-Benz executive vice president Sajjad Khan and NVIDIA founder...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes Benz EQC makes its US premier at CES

9 January 2019

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle from the EQ brand is celebrating its US premiere. The EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km, provisional details) symbolises the beginning of a new mobility era...


Daimler's new investment for automated HCVs

8 January 2019

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR500m (around US$570m) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road 'within a decade'.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz delivers eCitaro ebuses to Mannheim and Heidelberg cities

8 January 2019

Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr (RNV) ceremoniously started operation of three fully-electric Mercedes-Benz city buses. At the bus depot in Mannheim, Till Oberworder, head of Daimler Buses, and Martin in der Beek, technical managing director at RNV, presented the new...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales down 9.1% in December 2018

4 January 2019

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported December sales of 32,016 Mercedes-Benz models. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever December sales with 4,116 units and smart reported 122 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 36,254 vehicles for the month. On a...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks first eleven month global sales up 11%

4 January 2019

Daimler Trucks, the world’s leading truck manufacturer, achieved one of the best sales years in its history in 2018: Based on initial data, unit sales of the Mercedes-Benz, FUSO, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses and BharatBenz brands...


just-auto Plus only Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys renamed Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH

4 January 2019

The potential of fuel cell technology, and of hydrogen for energy storage, is beyond question. At NuCellSys GmbH – a fully owned subsidiary of Daimler AG - the Group pools its development activities for this technology. With the conclusion of the...


BMW, Mercedes fined in South Korea

2 January 2019

BMW Korea was been fined KRW11.2bn (US$10m) by South Korea's Ministry of Transport in December for delaying the recall of faulty vehicles and for not disclosing the faulty parts responsible for dozens of engine fires on public highways in South Korea over the last year.


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks welcomes EU's uniform Vecto procedure

21 December 2018

The new year marks the beginning of a new era for the European commercial-vehicle industry. As of 1 January 2019, truck manufacturers will hand over to their customers in Europe every newly produced truck of certain classes together with a certificate...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz implements Extended Vehicle and neutral server concept

17 December 2018

The car of tomorrow will increasingly become a digital companion. This means that it must not only be roadworthy and reliable, but also secure where its data are concerned. Daimler AG already offers various digital services for the networked vehicle today. The...

Mercedes-Benz news

Geneva motor show world debuts list - Citroen Ami One concept

19 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The latest addition to just-auto's l...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz expands eActros field tests in the Murg valley

19 February 2019

With the fully electric eActros truck, Mercedes-Benz Trucks demonstrates that it is already possi...


just-auto Plus only Fleetboard expands its transport management services

19 February 2019

Fleetboard has been setting the standard for connected services and digital solutions in commerci...


just-auto Plus only Hands-On Tech - Mercedes-Benz A-Class

15 February 2019

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series, we put the fancy new Mercedes-Benz MBUX s...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks reports EUR38.3bn revenue in 2018

15 February 2019

The year 2018 was the most successful year in the history of Daimler Trucks to date, with record...


Mercedes opens Thai parts distribution centre

14 February 2019

Mercedes-Benz has opened a new parts distribution centre on the outskirts of Bangkok to help impr...



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