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Daimler future models - Mercedes EQ [now with Hambach update]

3 July 2020

BMW has i and Audi has e-tron: these are reserved for electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz instead has one name for both electric and electrified vehicles: EQ.


Daimler future models - Mercedes-AMG

1 July 2020

Soon to lose its CEO to Aston Martin Lagonda, Mercedes-AMG is a major money maker for Daimler AG. Under Tobias Moers, the division has shifted from being a name for fast cars into a brand in itself, stretching from high-priced accessories and trim levels for Mercedes-Benz hatchbacks to supercars, super-SUVs, and in 2021, a hypercar with a Formula 1 engine.


Daimler future models - Mercedes-Benz SUVs

25 June 2020

Will Mercedes-Benz ever cease expanding its range of SUVs? Or rather, why would Daimler stop launching ever more plus replacement models when there seems to be seemingly limitless demand in many markets? What IS changing is the fuel efficiency of such vehicles, and there is much innovation yet to come as China and Europe's fuel consumption and emissions legislation grows ever more stringent.


Daimler future models - Mercedes-Benz cars

23 June 2020

The success of the W177 A-Class demonstrates that there is a lot of life and a lot of profit in cars. Daimler is wise to continue investing globally in such vehicles, with certain models doing especially well in Europe and China. Soon we'll see a new S-Class, to be followed by BR206, the next C-Class.

Latest interviews


Interview with Mercedes-Benz interior design director

23 March 2020

Mercedes-Benz interior designers break new ground with every model. To learn how they achieve it and what inspires them, we caught up with Hartmut Sinkwitz, head of Mercedes-Benz interior design. We also discussed the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Expect them to push the design envelope further with ambient lighting effects and touch functionalities.


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.

Latest news


UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

7 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


just-auto Plus only Digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem MO360: global production networked in real time

7 August 2020

Mercedes-Benz Cars Operations 360 (MO360) makes complex vehicle production completely transparent and maximises its efficiency. The new digital ecosystem comprises a family of software applications which are connected via shared interfaces and standardized...


Daimler starts second phase of EV heavy truck tests

6 August 2020

After a year of intensive practical use by 10 customers in Germany and Switzerland, Daimler is trialling eight more purely battery-powered eActros trucks with new customers in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.


Mercedes-Benz creates new unit for drive systems

24 July 2020

Daimler is grouping all drive system expertise across the group in a new unit called Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems.


just-auto Plus only Start of sales for the new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer

24 July 2020

With the market launch of the eVito and the eSprinter in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Vans has sent a clear signal of locally emission-free commercial freight transport in urban areas. The new eVito Tourer, which can be ordered now, reaches a new dimension in...


just-auto Plus only Garrett E-Turbo technology accelerating global powertrain electrification trends beginning with Mercedes-AMG

23 July 2020

Garrett Motion Inc. is adding another electrification technology innovation to its portfolio with the recently announced development of the world’s first “E-Turbo” for passenger vehicles with Mercedes-AMG. Garrett and Mercedes-AMG are in...


just-auto Plus only Daimler reports second-quarter 2020 results

23 July 2020

Daimler AG reported its results for the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2020. Revenue of €30.2 billion (Q2 2019: €42.7 billion) Positive industrial free cash flow of €685 million (Q2 2019: minus €1,302 million) Industrial net...


just-auto Plus only Compact all-rounder as an entry to the Mercedes-AMG world: The new Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC

22 July 2020

The range of compact 35-series entry-level models to the world of Mercedes-AMG is now complete. The seven-member family extends from the A-Class as a hatchback and notchback (in a long version for China) to the CLA Coupé and Shooting Brake and the...


Turkish automotive market 'seeing unprecedented vitality' - report

21 July 2020

July so far is turning out to be a "month to remember for the Turkish automotive market" as the industry, brought to a standstill by the coronavirus pandemic, experiences some unprecedented vitality, local publication dailysabah.com reported.


Mercedes-Benz rejigs NA production, C-Class to end

20 July 2020

As part of a cost-saving reaction to lower demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a sharp deterioration in financial results, Daimler is rejigging plant-model mix in North America.


Daimler Q2 preliminary results in red ink but beat expectations

17 July 2020

Following a better than expected market recovery and a strong June performance, Daimler Group said its adjusted EBIT, Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans adjusted EBIT and Industrial Free Cash Flow for the second quarter of 2020 were "all above market expectations".


just-auto Plus only The new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series

16 July 2020

The most powerful AMG V8 series engine of all time, the most expressive design, the most elaborate aerodynamics, the most intelligent material mix, the most distinctive driving dynamics: For the new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series (combined fuel consumption 12.8...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz updates G-Class with more equipment and scope for greater personalisation

16 July 2020

The G-Class is continuing its over 40-year success story: From the manufacturing date 1 September 2020, the standard equipment for the iconic off-road vehicle is even more extensive. At the same time, there are also more personalisation options...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Canada announces Dimitris Psillakis as president and CEO

13 July 2020

Dimitris Psillakis has been appointed to President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada, effective September 1, 2020. Psillakis succeeds Brian D. Fulton, who after 26 successful years with Mercedes-Benz announced in February he will be departing the company to...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Canada reports Q2 sales results

9 July 2020

Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network today announced Q2 2020 sales results. The company generated strong positive momentum in the second half of the quarter as dealerships across the country reopened with strict health and safety measures in...


Daimler tells shareholders automaker on course and continuing investment

8 July 2020

Daimler's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday (8 July) heard the automaker was "maintaining its course in the midst of challenging economic conditions and continuing to invest in the key technologies of the future to successfully shape the transformation".


Mercedes-Benz first half sales inch up 0.6%

8 July 2020

Deliveries worldwide by Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars and Vans brand in June rose 0.6% year on year to 1,071,136 units.


just-auto Plus only Daimler expands relationship with IBM; adopts IBM public cloud for its security capabilities

6 July 2020

IBM and Daimler announced that they have expanded their agreement and Daimler will implement an intelligent cloud solution and migrate its global after-sales portal to the IBM public cloud. This will allow Daimler to drive innovation, while also benefiting...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz announces strategic partnership and equity stake in battery cell manufacturer Farasis

3 July 2020

Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on its journey towards CO2--neutral mobility. The Stuttgart-based luxury car manufacturer has launched a far-reaching strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou)...


Mercedes, NVIDIA to develop AV software

24 June 2020

Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA plan to enter into a cooperation to create a 'revolutionary in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure'.


BMW and Mercedes pause automated driving JV

19 June 2020

BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz said they were putting their cooperation on development of next-generation technology for automated driving temporarily on hold.


just-auto Plus only Green Finance Framework marks the next milestone of Daimler’s sustainable business strategy

19 June 2020

In line with its sustainable business strategy Daimler AG lays the foundation for sustainable financing to issue a broad range of sustainable finance instruments such as green bonds and green loans. With a Green Finance Framework the company is...


Sixty orders for articulated Mercedes e-bus with solid state battery option

18 June 2020

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Buses said it already had received 60 orders for the new, fully-electric eCitaro G articulated bus which will be the first in its category to offer solid state batteries as an option.


Mercedes-AMG readies 48v electric turbocharger for production

17 June 2020

Mercedes-AMG is developing an electric exhaust gas turbocharger for future series production.


Daimler to sell Mercedes-Benz buses in Vietnam

17 June 2020

Daimler Buses is expanding its business in south east Asia and will start selling Mercedes-Benz chassis in Vietnam.


Mercedes threatened with UK recalls, legal action, over diesel emissions

17 June 2020

An automaker allegedly installing software to 'cheat' diesel engine emissions testing - by detecting when a vehicle is being driven on a test cycle and altering engine control settings to achieve a pass - is in the news again here in the UK this week. This time it's Daimler's Mercedes-Benz in media and lawyers' cross-hairs.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes presents new E 63 4MATIC+ models

17 June 2020

In the fourth episode of the Meet Mercedes DIGITAL news format, Mercedes-AMG dynamically presents the new E 63 4MATIC+ models (combined fuel consumption: 11.9-11.6 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 273-265 g/km)1 on the test track at the Testing and...


BP Chargemaster reappoints Mercedes-Benz UK

15 June 2020

BP Chargemaster has been re-appointed by Mercedes-Benz Cars UK as its preferred partner to install home wallboxes, workplace points for fleets and businesses, as well as infrastructure at the automaker's retail sites nationwide.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle charging service now integrated with BP Chargemaster's Polar network

11 June 2020

Mercedes-Benz EQC customers now can enjoy integrated access to the UK’s largest public electric vehicle charging network. Polar, operated by BP Chargemaster, is now available along with other charging networks, through one optional subscription, via...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz car plants worldwide restarting production

8 June 2020

After a production suspension period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercedes-Benz car plants have successfully restarted production step by step. From June onwards, all Mercedes-Benz AG plants worldwide will be restarted. On April 20th, the engine and...

Mercedes-Benz news

UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

7 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automot...


just-auto Plus only Digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem MO360: global production networked in real time

7 August 2020

Mercedes-Benz Cars Operations 360 (MO360) makes complex vehicle production completely transparent...


Daimler starts second phase of EV heavy truck tests

6 August 2020

After a year of intensive practical use by 10 customers in Germany and Switzerland, Daimler is tr...


Mercedes-Benz creates new unit for drive systems

24 July 2020

Daimler is grouping all drive system expertise across the group in a new unit called Mercedes-Ben...


just-auto Plus only Start of sales for the new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer

24 July 2020

With the market launch of the eVito and the eSprinter in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Vans has sent a clea...


just-auto Plus only Garrett E-Turbo technology accelerating global powertrain electrification trends beginning with Mercedes-AMG

23 July 2020

Garrett Motion Inc. is adding another electrification technology innovation to its portfolio with...



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