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Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 May and have its public premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in September.


2019 New York auto show - list of world premieres

18 April 2019

The media preview of the 2019 New York International Auto Show took place on 17 April: just-auto lists all the world debuts below.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


Mercedes-Benz Cars outlines future procurement strategy

10 April 2019

Mercedes-Benz Cars says it is taking the next step in the implementation of the CASE strategy and is making its supplier network 'even more international'. It is also using Blockchain technology for greater supply chain transparency and to reinforce sustainability aims.

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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Daimler aims for carbon-free cars in 20 years

13 May 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars wants to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet within two decades and also aims to have plug-in hybrids or all-electric vehicles account for over half its car sales by 2030.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz worldwide sales drop 5.5% in April 2019

13 May 2019

Mercedes-Benz delivered 181,936 cars in April (-5.5%) and a total of 742,809 in the first four months of the year (-5.6%). The ongoing sales success of the new A-Class resulted in worldwide growth for the compact cars in April (+6.0%). A contribution to this...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz EQC production begins at Bremen plant

7 May 2019

The Mercedes-Benz of electric vehicles is ready for launch. The Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined electrical consumption: 20.8 - 19.7 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) is produced at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant – and can be ordered now. There the...


just-auto Plus only New Mercedes-Benz V-Class rolls off the Vitoria production line

3 May 2019

The facelift of the V-Class celebrated its premiere in January, and the first new V-Class rolls off the production line at the Spanish Mercedes-Benz plant in Vitoria, the global competence centre of Mercedes-Benz Vans for medium-sized vehicles. The start of...


Mercedes-Benz CKD centre ships its 750,000th truck kit

26 April 2019

The 750,000th truck kit from the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) centre at the Mercedes-Benz Woerth plant was packed in a 40-foot sea container for its journey overseas.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes Benz receives major eCitaro bus order from Wiesbaden

11 April 2019

Mercedes-Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany's Hesse region. As a provider of comprehensive...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz worldwide sales drop 5.6% in Q1 2019

10 April 2019

Mercedes-Benz closed the first quarter of 2019 with 560,873 passenger cars sold worldwide (-5.6%). For the third year in a row, sales in the first quarter were therefore well over 550,000 units. In March, 227,644 vehicles with the three-pointed star were...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz transforming Unterturkheim plant to high-tech location for electric mobility

8 April 2019

With the symbolic foundation laying ceremony for the first battery factory, the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant is advancing its transformation into a high-tech location for electric mobility. The new battery factory at the Brühl sub-plant is an...


EU accuses BMW, Daimler and VW over emissions technology

5 April 2019

The European Commission has accused BMW, Daimler and VW of breaching EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of petrol and diesel emissions control technology for passenger cars.


Mercedes-Benz Cars begins E-Class assembly in Russia

4 April 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars has started E-Class assembly for the local market in a new factory in Moscovia, Russia.


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz USA sells 30,627 vehicles in March 2019

3 April 2019

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported March sales of 27,004 Mercedes-Benz models. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported March sales of 3,533 units and smart reported 90 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 30,627 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date basis, MBUSA...


Daimler allocates GLC to Sindelfingen plant

1 April 2019

Daimler has allocated the Mercedes-Benz GLC model to its Sindelfingen plant from 2022.


just-auto Plus only Daimler appoints new head of Mercedes-Benz Vans

29 March 2019

After 39 years at Daimler AG, Volker Mornhinweg (59), head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, will retire on 1 May 2019. Marcus Breitschwerdt (57), currently head of marketing and sales Mercedes-Benz Cars Europe, will be his successor. In this function, Marcus...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz delivers eCitaro ebuses to Berlin transport company BVG

28 March 2019

The Berlin transport company BVG is now driving emissions-free at a local level with a fully-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. The first of the 15 urban buses was officially handed over today. Mercedes-Benz eCitaro: a new chapter in emissions-free mobility in...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes expands AMG compact car line-up

27 March 2019

Following the Hot Hatch, the next level of driving performance is here: the A 35 4Matic Saloon (combined fuel consumption 7.3-7.2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 167-164 g/km) is the second model from Mercedes-AMG based on the new compact car platform and the...


just-auto Plus only Daimler restructures Mercedes-Benz and Daimler Truck boards

25 March 2019

The Supervisory Board and the Board of Management of Daimler AG have agreed on the future composition of the boards of Mercedes-Benz AG and Daimler Truck AG. Both Daimler boards plan to appoint Ola Källenius as future chairman of the Board of Management...


Daimler and NewMotion offer charging solutions

21 March 2019

Daimler is cooperating with Dutch company, NewMotion, which has been developing ideas for the expansion of charging infrastructure since 2009.


Updated Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe gets RDE2-compliant diesel engines

20 March 2019

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a facelifted version of its GLC Coupe.


just-auto Plus only Daimler Buses India sales up 70% in 2018

15 March 2019

Daimler Buses India, a unit of Daimler Buses under the umbrella of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), looks back at a successful business year 2018. In India, sales of buses, luxury coaches and chassis grew by more than 70% to 1,555 units (2017: 906...


just-auto Plus only NHTSA and IIHS reports on AEB equipped by automakers

14 March 2019

Ten automakers report equipping more than half of the vehicles they produced between 1 September 2017, and 31 August 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz worldwide sales down 6.7% in February 2019

12 March 2019

In the first two months of this year, Mercedes-Benz delivered 333,229 cars worldwide (-6.7%). In February, 152,690 vehicles with the three-pointed star were sold worldwide (-6.7%). The model changes in the highest-volume segments SUVs and compact cars had an...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes to launch new CLA Shooting Brake Sports car in September

6 March 2019

Attractive, intelligent – and at the same time practical: The new Mercedes-Benz CLA will also be available as a Shooting Brake from September. Just like the four-door CLA Coupe, the Shooting Brake puts its own spin on the design idiom of sensual purity...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz V-Class to premiere at Geneva show

5 March 2019

The new Mercedes-Benz V-Class will celebrate its fair premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show. A week earlier the biggest member of the Stuttgart-based passenger car family with the new front-end design, engine and 9G-Tronic automatic transmission is...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz US sales down 12.4% in February 2019

4 March 2019

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported February sales of 21,660 Mercedes-Benz models. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported February sales with 2,729 units and smart reported 58 units, bringing MBUSA to a grand total of 24,447 vehicles for the month. On a year-to-date...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz presents new CLA Coupe

4 March 2019

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe combines sporty and emotive beauty with highly intelligent technology. Alongside its unique look, this design masterpiece features the next level of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) with the Interior Assistant, plus many...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores three new cars five star rating

1 March 2019

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of three large off-roaders: the Honda CR-V, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the SEAT Tarraco. All three cars get a maximum five-star rating against Euro NCAP’s tough 2019 requirements. The new SEAT Tarraco shares...


just-auto Plus only Daimler launches new Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

1 March 2019

Freedom in its most beautiful form– that is what the GLC has stood for since its launch in autumn 2015. Like its predecessors, the SUV combines outstanding on and off-road driving characteristics with spaciousness, practicality and comfort. In addition,...


just-auto Plus only Daimler Buses sells 30,888 units worldwide in 2018

28 February 2019

In 2018 Daimler Buses enjoyed major sales growth, selling 30,900 buses and chassis worldwide (compared with 28,700 buses in the prior year). The sustained high demand for complete buses, the slowly recovering Brazilian economy and growth in India were major...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes launches new GLE 53 4Matic+ SUV

27 February 2019

Mercedes-AMG launches its performance offering for the new GLE generation with the GLE 53 4Matic+ (combined fuel consumption: 9.3 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 212 g/km). The basis for the signature AMG driving dynamics is provided by the 320 kW (435 hp)...


Mobile World Congress: Ford adds what3words navigation to SYNC3 infotainment

26 February 2019

Ford owners in Europe and North America will be able to use what3words location technology to help them navigate through Ford's SYNC3 infotainment platform.

Mercedes-Benz news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 Ma...


Daimler aims for carbon-free cars in 20 years

13 May 2019

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars wants to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet within tw...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz worldwide sales drop 5.5% in April 2019

13 May 2019

Mercedes-Benz delivered 181,936 cars in April (-5.5%) and a total of 742,809 in the first four mo...


just-auto Plus only Mercedes-Benz EQC production begins at Bremen plant

7 May 2019

The Mercedes-Benz of electric vehicles is ready for launch. The Mercedes-Benz EQC (combined elect...


just-auto Plus only New Mercedes-Benz V-Class rolls off the Vitoria production line

3 May 2019

The facelift of the V-Class celebrated its premiere in January, and the first new V-Class rolls o...


Mercedes-Benz CKD centre ships its 750,000th truck kit

26 April 2019

The 750,000th truck kit from the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) centre at the Mercedes-Benz Woerth...



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