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ANALYSIS - future Mercedes-Benz hybrid & electric vehicles [updated]

30 May 2017

The final feature in just-auto's focus on Daimler's current and future passenger vehicles concerns Denza, Mercedes-EQ EVs, plus Mercedes-Benz hybrids, plug-in hybrids, EVs and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.


ANALYSIS - future Mercedes-Benz SUVs and pick-ups

22 May 2017

This is the fifth of six features examining the current and future models of Daimler brands. Its focus is on Mercedes-Benz crossovers, SUVs and pick-ups. The final feature will be on electric vehicles.


ANALYSIS - current and future Mercedes-Benz cars

18 May 2017

Mercedes-Benz Cars remains locked in battle with BMW and Audi for the title of the world's number one premium passenger vehicle brand. The Daimler division has launched multiple additional vehicles in recent times and more are planned. Existing plants are being expanded and new ones are on the way in Mexico and Russia.


ANALYSIS - current and future Mercedes-AMG models

17 May 2017

Daimler sold 98,235 AMG-badged vehicles in 2016 and it will easily pass the hundred thousand mark this year. This report gives an overview of the current Mercedes-AMG global model range, while also looking ahead to what's due for release well into the 2020s.

Latest interviews


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.


Q&A with Oerlikon Drive Systems

23 January 2014

Oerlikon Segment Drive Systems, with its brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, develops complete drive systems, gearing solutions and transmission components, with a product portfolio providing transmissions for high performance cars, solutions for all-wheel-drive vehicles and agricultural tractors, as well as Torque Hub planetary drive for industrial machinery and off-highway mobile equipment. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke to Paolo Mantelli, Head of Performance Automotive, Oerlikon Drive Systems about some of its latest innovations and technology partnerships with Continental and Vocis.

Latest news


Mercedes starts drip feeding new A-class details

23 November 2017

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has revealed a stunning cockpit design for its upcoming redesigned A-Class.


Mercedes starts taking e-Vito orders in Germany

20 November 2017

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive, starting with the mid-size eVito, now available to order, with deliveries commencing in the second half of 2018.


Daimler opens new digital hub in Tel Aviv

20 November 2017

Daimler has set up a Mercedes-Benz Research and Development Centre in Tel Aviv focusing on digital vehicle and mobility services.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant produces 8m vehicles in 40 years

16 November 2017

In 1978, the first Mercedes-Benz passenger car left the assembly line in Bremen. Almost 40 years later, the plant celebrates the production of the eight millionth vehicle. A milestone, which is above all a merit of the team, says site manager Peter Theurer:...


Mercedes-Benz R&D North America opens Digital Hub in Seattle

15 November 2017

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America (MBRDNA) will be opening the doors to their sixth R&D lab this year.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz all set to launch Citaro with all-electric drive

13 November 2017

The countdown to zero emission buses has started: towards the end of next year, Mercedes-Benz will be starting series production of a city bus with all-electric drive system based on the international best-seller, the Mercedes-Benz Citaro. "Our city...


Mercedes to expand Russian suppliers

10 November 2017

Mercedes-Benz intends to expand its existing Russian supplier network following a forum held in Moscow.


Daimler adding GLA at Sindelfingen

9 November 2017

Daimler is adding GLA production at its Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant starting in the first quarter of 2018.


just-auto Plus only Borbet RB wheel selected for Mercedes C43 Coupe

9 November 2017

The racing flair of the Mercedes C43 Coupe could be underlined individually and in every season with the Borbet RB. Two different colour variants are available: The noble "black polished" and the winter proofed "sterling silver". The...


just-auto Plus only Thomas Built debuts its innovations at NAPT show

8 November 2017

Thomas Built Buses, along with its parent company Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), debuts leading technologies and innovations at the NAPT trade show . Thomas Built’s booth features key technological advancements from Thomas Built Buses, and from...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz global sales up 5.6% in October 2017

8 November 2017

Mercedes-Benz continued its record sales series last month with another best-ever figure of 182,812 vehicles sold in an October (+5.6%). As a result, the number of vehicles sold in the first ten months of the year increased to a new high of 1,900,112...


Daimler acquires digital services company

6 November 2017

Daimler has taken over CINTEO, which was founded in March 2015 as a subsidiary of the Diconium group and supplies digital services to Mercedes-Benz.


Automakers spend big on Thai pre-delivery, aftermarket

3 November 2017

Ford this week opened a new THB100m (US$3m) automotive parts distribution centre in the Bangna-Trad industrial complex on the outskirts of Thailand's capital city Bangkok.


2018 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW - more world debuts

2 November 2017

Cars which are said be making their global debuts at next year's Geneva motor show are named below on just-auto's latest list.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz begins automated test drive in Shanghai

30 October 2017

Pedestrian crossings on the motorway, separate speed limits for each lane, traffic signs with Chinese characters – traffic in China differs from that in Europe or the US in many aspects. That is why China requires foreign motorists to have a Chinese...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes E-Class boosted with 48V electric system

27 October 2017

A newly developed four-cylinder petrol engine boasting the performance of a high-capacity six-cylinder engine yet with significantly reduced fuel consumption is set to celebrate its world premiere in the E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet. The engine generates 220...


Daimler acquires minority shares in energy services company

26 October 2017

Daimler AG is acquiring a minority interest in energy services company The Mobility House AG (TMH). As a provider of vehicle charging solutions and installation services and an operator of stationary battery storage units, Daimler says The Mobility House spans a bridge between the automotive industry and the energy sector.


car2go piling on the compact Mercs

26 October 2017

Daimler owned carshare outfit car2go has announced that it is upgrading its Seattle fleet to fully comprise compact Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA vehicles. car2go expects the Seattle fleet's transition to be completed by the end of 2017.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Electric begins Crankshaft ISG system production

26 October 2017

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has begun mass-producing the auto industry’s first crankshaft-mounted integrated starter-generator (ISG) system for 48V hybrid vehicles, which will be mounted in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The demand for...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz presenting wide array of Asia premieres at Tokyo show

26 October 2017

At the Tokyo International Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is providing a glimpse into future mobility with a wide array of Asia premieres. With its Formula One hybrid technology, the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE show car stands for the “Future of Driving...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz surpasses 5,555,555 compact car sales since 1997

26 October 2017

The A-Class from Mercedes-Benz celebrates its 20-year anniversary this month. On 18 October 1997 in Rastatt, a customer took possession of one for the very first time. More than three million others followed. As a result, the model not only established the...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz breaks ground for remanufacturing plant in China

20 October 2017

Mercedes-Benz Parts Manufacturing and Services (MBPM) held a ground breaking ceremony for its factory in the Shanghai Lingang Area as Mercedes-Benz’s first remanufacturing site outside Europe. The factory will be equipped with state-of-the-art production...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Buses to debut new bus lines at Busworld Europe

19 October 2017

Daimler Buses is letting off a veritable firework of debuts with its brands at Busworld Europe in Kortrijk, Belgium. At the world's largest bus trade fair from 20 to 25 October, Mercedes-Benz and Setra will unveil several new bus lines, while unique new...


Mercedes-Benz Procurement scouts for suppliers in Korea

18 October 2017

Daimler was the first OEM with its own presence at the Korea Electronics Show (KES) fair and its supplier scouts were establishing direct contact with trendsetters in consumer electronics.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz USA opens new and expanded parts distribution centres

18 October 2017

This summer, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) celebrated one grand opening and two substantial renovations of Parts Distribution (PDC) and Learning and Performance (LPC) Centres to help service dealers more effectively nationwide. The upgrades will allow...


Daimler announces South America CV spend

10 October 2017

Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil will be spending around EUR600m on its commercial vehicle business in Brazil over the next five years.


just-auto Plus only Daimler on the road to all-electric vehicles

10 October 2017

On the road to locally emission-free driving, Daimler is continuing to pursue a three-lane drive system strategy involving electric vehicles, hybrid models and combustion engines. The company is taking a holistic approach to electrification under the new EQ...


Mercedes Vans adding RFID production technology

9 October 2017

Ahead of the start of production of the redesigned Sprinter van, Mercedes-Benz Vans is bringing new connected series production technology online for greater flexibility and efficiency at the plant in Ludwigsfelde near Berlin.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz investing in expansion of intelligent production

9 October 2017

Mercedes-Benz Vans has been holding a leading position in the area of intelligent production among the van manufacturers already for years. Now the business division is lighting the next stage: For the upcoming start of production of the new model of the...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz global sales up 4.5% in September 2017

6 October 2017

With sales of 220,894 vehicles in September (+4.5%), Mercedes-Benz posted its 55th record month in succession. 1,717,300 cars have been delivered to customers since the beginning of the year, 11.7% more than in the same period of last year. The past three...

Mercedes-Benz news

Mercedes starts drip feeding new A-class details

23 November 2017

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has revealed a stunning cockpit design for its upcoming redesigned A-...


Mercedes starts taking e-Vito orders in Germany

20 November 2017

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric...


Daimler opens new digital hub in Tel Aviv

20 November 2017

Daimler has set up a Mercedes-Benz Research and Development Centre in Tel Aviv focusing on digita...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant produces 8m vehicles in 40 years

16 November 2017

In 1978, the first Mercedes-Benz passenger car left the assembly line in Bremen. Almost 40 years...


Mercedes-Benz R&D North America opens Digital Hub in Seattle

15 November 2017

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America (MBRDNA) will be opening the doors to their...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz all set to launch Citaro with all-electric drive

13 November 2017

The countdown to zero emission buses has started: towards the end of next year, Mercedes-Benz wil...



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