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Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend concept looks like a new take on the 504 Coupé but is autonomous, electric and has four-wheel drive.


2018 Monterey Week world debuts list

27 August 2018

Monterey Automotive Week 2018, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place over the final weekend of August and during several days leading up to it.


Future vehicles - Mercedes-Benz EQ electrified models

7 August 2018

A series which examines the existing and next models for Daimler's passenger vehicle divisions now concludes with a look at what's coming for the EQ sub-brand. This follows recent features on Denza, smart, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-Benz cars, Mercedes-Benz SUVs and Mercedes-AMG models.


Daimler future models - Mercedes-AMG cars and SUVs

3 August 2018

Following a recently published walk through the ranges of current and future Denza, smart, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-Benz cars and Mercedes-Benz SUVs, it is now the turn for Mercedes-AMG. An exploration of EQ electrified models to be published later in August will be the last in the Daimler series.

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.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz introduces new Actros Edition 1 at IAA

20 September 2018

The new Actros comes with trailblazing innovations that immediately pay for themselves. Both company owners and drivers will profit from an unparallelled level of efficiency and comfort. Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the presentation of the new flagship model...


just-auto Plus only Daimler opens new Test and Technology Centre in Immendingen

20 September 2018

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Deputy Prime Minister of the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg Thomas Strobl and numerous guests from politics, business and administration gained an insight into the future of mobility at Daimler during the opening ceremony...


just-auto Plus only Daimler announces world premier of trucks, buses and vans at IAA

20 September 2018

Driving Tomorrow' is the motto of this year's IAA Commercial Vehicles, which runs from 20 - 29 September in Hanover – and which no company embodies better than Daimler. Whether Daimler Trucks, Daimler Buses or Mercedes-Benz Vans, vehicles or...


Daimler developing autonomous transport with BASF trials

19 September 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans has shown its Vision Urbanetic mobility concept at the commercial vehicles IAA in Hanover, revealing more details and a testing partnership after first showing the product in Copenhagen on 10 September.


EU eyes "circle of five" European automakers for emissions collusion

18 September 2018

The European Commission said on Tuesday (18 September) it had opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether BMW, Daimler and VW (Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche) colluded, in breach of EU antitrust rules, to avoid competition on the development and roll-out of technology to clean the emissions of petrol and diesel passenger cars.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz extends connect business services to multi-brand car fleets

18 September 2018

Since 2017, Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services, as part of Daimler Financial Services, has been offering connectivity services for Mercedes-Benz car fleets under the brand name "connect business". With the new retrofit hardware the fleet services...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz to begin field trials of all-electric heavy-duty eActros trucks in Europe

17 September 2018

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is starting practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck. The retail and logistics service provider Hermes is the first of 20 customers in different sectors who will integrate the electric truck into their fleets. Each...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant begins AMG GT 4-door coupe production

17 September 2018

The production of the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe has officially started at the Mercedes-Benz plant Sindelfingen. "The production of the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe at the Mercedes-Benz plant Sindelfingen corroborates the importance and the...


Daimler and Bosch demo automated valet parking in China

14 September 2018

Daimler and Bosch have demonstrated their joint automated valet parking pilot project in Beijing.


Mercedes Vans shows people/cargo autonomous van concept

12 September 2018

Daimler has unveiled its Vision Urbanetic concept which, it claimed, "answers the questions of future urban mobility" as an autonomous driving platform which can be fitted either with a cargo module or with a 'people-mover' module.


Daimler switches US Sprinter build from SKD to CKD

6 September 2018

The US launch of Daimler's 2018 Mercedes-Benz Vans Sprinter follows the opening of a much expanded assembly plant in North Charleston and a switch from semi knocked-down (SKD) to completely knocked-down (CKD) importation requiring new body and paint shops.


just-auto Plus only New Actros with active drive assist makes its world premiere in Berlin

6 September 2018

World premiere of the new Actros in Berlin. Shortly before the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, which is to be held in Hannover from 20 to 27 September 2018, Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented the brand’s new flagship to the world press on Wednesday evening....


Mercedes launches EQC two-motor EV crossover

5 September 2018

Daimler's new Mercedes-Benz EQC battery electric crossover has two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 300kW and a claimed electric range of about 450km (280 miles) under NEDC measurement.


Mercedes rolls out EV recharging network in Thailand

5 September 2018

Mercedes-Benz Thailand is on target to complete the roll-out of 200 recharging stations in Thailand by the end of September, according to a company statement.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes Benz celebrates world premiere of EQC its first fully-electric car

5 September 2018

In the Artipelag art museum, Mercedes-Benz celebrated the world premiere of the new, fully-electric EQC (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, provisional figures). Dieter Zetsche presented the first Mercedes-Benz model...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales dips 19.8% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported August sales of 20,339 Mercedes-Benz models, a decrease of 19.8% from August 2017. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported best-ever August sales of 3,745 units (up 4.6%) and smart reported 108 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Trucks North America appoints new head of communications

5 September 2018

Andrea Corso has been appointed as head of communications at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) effective 20 August 2018. Her responsibilities include DTNA's internal and external corporate communications as well as product communications for the...


German Tesla challenge starts in Stockholm

3 September 2018

Mercedes' launch of the EQC electric SUV tomorrow (4 September) marks the start of European return fire against Tesla in the luxury electric segment.


Daimler mobility services marks 24.4m customers worldwide

30 August 2018

Following the announcement of the name change planned for 2019, from Daimler Financial Services AG to Daimler Mobility AG, Daimler said its mobility division continued on a strong growth trajectory in July.


just-auto Plus only Dana to supply propshafts for Mercedes-Benz X-Class and Sprinter vans

29 August 2018

Dana Incorporated announced that it has been selected by Daimler AG to supply front and rear propshafts to the all-new Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck and latest generation Sprinter van. Dana was awarded the propshaft business for the Sprinter's...


just-auto Plus only Active Brake Assist 4 standard on all Mercedes-Benz and Setra touring coaches

22 August 2018

Even more safety for the buses and coaches from Mercedes-Benz and Setra. For ten years, the automatic emergency braking assistance system Active Brake Assist has been preventing accidents in touring coaches from Mercedes-Benz and Setra. Now Daimler Buses is...


Mercedes-Benz US tackles critical technician shortage

14 August 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has launched a partnership with Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) in Louisville, Kentucky to tackle the critical shortage of qualified automotive technicians in America.


Daimler halts Iran expansion

7 August 2018

Daimler has said it had dropped plans to expand its Iran business in reaction to renewed US sanctions, which came into effect on Tuesday (7 August).


Mercedes sets seven month sales record

6 August 2018

Mercedes-Benz sales in the first seven months of 2018 rose 2.3% year on year to a record 1,356,350 vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Daimler India Commercial Vehicles expanding with new BharatBenz dealerships

3 August 2018

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in association with Abutani Trucking inaugurated its first new state-of-the-art BharatBenz dealership in Guwahati, Assam. Girish Doley, CEO, Abutani Trucking inaugurated the dealership. The latest addition to the...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz opens new Brand Centre in Chicago

2 August 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is taking its brand on the road with an immersive retail experience now open in Chicago through 30 September. Popularised at marquee events and auto shows, the full concept store recently enjoyed successful stops in Atlanta and Miami...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales dips 20.1% in July 2018

2 August 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported July sales of 20,034 Mercedes-Benz models, a decrease of 22.7% from July 2017. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported July sales of 2,921 units (up 5.9%) and smart reported 103 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 23,058 vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Daimler India Commercial Vehicles announces leadership changes

2 August 2018

Change at the top of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV): Erich Nesselhauf, who has been managing director and chief executive officer of DICV since June 2014, will return to Germany to take over global responsibility for Manufacturing Engineering at...


Daimler's Bremen plant starts on C-Class facelift

1 August 2018

Daimler said its Mercedes-Benz plant Bremen built the first facelifted C-Class saloon during full capacity and within one day.


Daimler selects Solace for Mercedes Me app technology

31 July 2018

Daimler has selected Solace to provide the technology powering its Mercedes Me app and associated services by streaming information between vehicles and back-end applications.

Mercedes-Benz news

Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend conc...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz introduces new Actros Edition 1 at IAA

20 September 2018

The new Actros comes with trailblazing innovations that immediately pay for themselves. Both comp...


just-auto Plus only Daimler opens new Test and Technology Centre in Immendingen

20 September 2018

Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Deputy Prime Minister of the federal state of Baden-Wuerttember...


just-auto Plus only Daimler announces world premier of trucks, buses and vans at IAA

20 September 2018

Driving Tomorrow' is the motto of this year's IAA Commercial Vehicles, which runs from 20...


Daimler developing autonomous transport with BASF trials

19 September 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans has shown its Vision Urbanetic mobility concept at the commercia...


EU eyes "circle of five" European automakers for emissions collusion

18 September 2018

The European Commission said on Tuesday (18 September) it had opened an in-depth investigation to...



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