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Geneva motor show world debut list - BJA Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is the production version of Groupe Renault's BJA project: the new Clio.


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.


Interior design and technology – Mercedes-Benz E-Class

24 October 2018

Launched in 2016, the fifth generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class takes design cues from the larger S-Class and smaller C-Class. It also comes bristling with semi-autonomous driving technology. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we slip inside an E-Class estate to take a closer look.

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


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...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz G-Class to feature Kumho Solus KL21 tyres

14 December 2018

Kumho has once again been selected as an OE supplier to Mercedes-Benz. The latest generation of its G-Class model is factory fitted with Kumho’s Solus KL21 SUV tyres in size 265/60 R18 110H at Graz in Austria. The Kumho Solus KL21 is a tried and...


Daimler buys EUR20bn worth of EV battery cells

11 December 2018

Daimler is taking the next step in its its CASE corporate strategy by purchasing battery cells worth more than EUR20bn.


Mercedes sets November sales record

6 December 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz said it had set a new sales record towards the end of this year despite a volatile market environment with November sales up 1.5% year on year to 198,545 vehicles.


Mercedes Brazil hiring 600 temps for commercial vehicles

4 December 2018

Mercedes Benz Brazil operation will add about 600 contractors in 2019 on year-long contracts to work on commercial vehicles, adding to a workforce of 10,000, the company said.


Daimler acquires Cycle & Carriage's stake in Malaysia distributor

4 December 2018

Daimler has exercised a call option on 66m shares of its Malaysian distributor Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBM) held by Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales up 0.6% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported November sales of 31,022 Mercedes-Benz models, an increase of 0.6% from November 2017. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported 1,857 units and smart reported 100 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 32,979 vehicles for the month. On...


Trump talks with China give automakers hope

3 December 2018

The US and China reportedly called a truce in their trade war on Saturday after President Trump agreed to hold off on new tariffs and President Xi Jinping pledged to increase Chinese purchases of American products.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Brazil and Agrale select Allison 3000 Series transmissions

28 November 2018

Allison paves the way for new solutions to urban passenger transportation in Brazil, with fully automatic transmissions delivering smooth operation, lower cost of ownership and improved efficiency. Allison 3000 Series equipped Agrale and Mercedes-Benz buses...


Daimler starts Mercedes A Class L sedan production at Beijing Benz

22 November 2018

Daimler has started production of a long wheelbase variant of its new A-Class sedan at its Beijing Benz joint venture in China which also produces special China-only stretched versions of other Mercedes-Benz sedans.


Daimler uses organo panels in new SUV

21 November 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz is using organo panels in the main front end member of the redesigned, US-built GLE SUV, noting it's the first time it has used this innovative material for such a large and visible component.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz delivers its first eCitaro ebus

19 November 2018

In September the eCitaro celebrated its prominent world premiere at the IAA and now its already bringing a breath of fresh air to Hamburg: Mercedes-Benz delivered the first series production model of an urban bus with a fully-electric drive system to the...


Daimler to build second R&D centre in Beijing

15 November 2018

Daimler has announced plans to build a new Research and Development Tech Centre in China with a total investment of over CNY1.1bn (US$155m or approximately EUR145m).


Mercedes launches 'GLC F-Cell' hydrogen/PHEV powertrain

13 November 2018

Mercedes-Benz has launched an electric vehicle featuring hydrogen fuel cell and conventional plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) battery technology. The first sales are to selected customers in Germany.


Daimler Gaggenau plant makes CV transmission #5m

12 November 2018

Daimler's Gaggenau plant nearRastatt has made its five millionth commercial vehicle transmission - a 12-speed automated G330 unit which will be exhibited in the factory.


just-auto Plus only Daimler and Bosch to test automated on-demand ride-hailing service in San Jose

12 November 2018

Located on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay in Silicon Valley, and with more than one million inhabitants, San José is the third biggest city in California. It is planned to be the pilot city for trials, targeted to begin during the second half...


Daimler YTD sales fractionally ahead of 2017

7 November 2018

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz delivered 190,021 vehicles in October, up 3.9% year on year.


Daimler battery plant now employs 1,000 a year ahead of plan

6 November 2018

Daimler said battery subsidiary Accumotive at Kamenz in Germany would employ around 1,000 people by the end of 2018, a year earlier than planned.

Mercedes-Benz news

Geneva motor show world debut list - BJA Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's...


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...


2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at t...


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 c...


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 co...


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 veh...



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