Stuttgart / Sao Paolo, Feb 3, 2020 -
After 35 years at Daimler AG, Ulrich Bastert (60), Head of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services at Daimler Buses, will be retiring on July 1st, 2020. Philipp Schiemer (55), who is currently Head of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil Ltda., will step into his new role as Mr. Bastert's successor, while Karl Deppen (53) will be in charge of the Brazilian division of Daimler Trucks & Buses.
São Paulo / Stuttgart, Jan 6, 2020 -
Mercedes-Benz and Bosch have joined forces in Brazil to build a state-of-the-art Vehicle Test Center. In addition to trucks and buses, it will also be possible to test passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the future.
Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2019 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has opened an "urban farm" at its plant in São Bernardo do Campo: since November 2019 they have been growing organic vegetables at the truck and bus plant in keeping with ecological farming standards and serving them in the works canteen in accordance with the "farm-to-table" principle.
Stuttgart, Nov 22, 2019 -
Daimler Buses has received a major order for 147 city buses in Uruguay. The customer is public transport company C.U.T.C.S.A. (Compañía Uruguaya de Transporte Colectivo S.A.) which serves the capital Montevideo and the surrounding towns.
Stuttgart / São Paulo, Oct 14, 2019 -
Launch at the Fenatran, the largest commercial vehicle and transportation fair in Latin America: On Sunday, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil presented the new Actros manufactured in Brazil to the public.
Sao Paulo / Stuttgart, Mar 28, 2018 -
Technologically at the cutting edge and fully connected: Daimler Trucks is launching a new era of truck production in Brazil, involving systematic implementation of Industry 4.0 concepts.
Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, Dec 22, 2017 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is delivering good sales figures this year, inspite a very difficult economic climate and declining commercial vehicle markets in recent years.
Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo , Nov 15, 2017 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has again won the tender for a large scale order of more than 300 buses. Until the end of the year these city buses and touring coaches will be delivered to customers in Ecuador.
Stuttgart / São Bernardo do Campo, Oct 10, 2017 -
Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil will be investing around 600 million euros into its commercial vehicle business in Brazil over the next five years.
Iracemápolis, Sep 2, 2016 -
Five months after the official plant opening in Brazil, Mercedes-Benz has started the production of a second model at its new passenger-car plant in Iracemápolis. The compact SUV GLA will be flexibly assembled on the same line as the C-Class Sedan.
Iracemápolis, Mar 23, 2016 -
Mercedes-Benz is starting local vehicle production in Brazil with a new plant in Iracemápolis. The site was officially opened in the presence of guests from politics, industry and society. The company invests a total of over BRL 600 million in the new plant creating 600 jobs in the beginning. The first cars to roll off the production line in Iracemápolis are the C-Class Saloon and, from summer 2016, the GLA compact SUV.
Stuttgart / Sao Paulo, Oct 15, 2015 -
True to the motto “Made in Brazil for Brazil” the local Daimler subsidiary is presenting new products for the local market and for the Latin American export markets in these days. At the Mercedes-Benz Solution Week, the company is showcasing the new products on the plant grounds in Sao Bernardo do Campo near Sao Paulo.
Stuttgart, Germany / Iracemápolis, Brazil, Feb 5, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz has celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for a new passenger cars plant in Brazil and thereby continues to further expand its global production network. The new Mercedes-Benz plant in Iracemápolis near São Paulo will start production of the C-Class in the first quarter of 2016, and production of the GLA compact SUV will follow in the middle of the year.
Stuttgart / São Paulo, Apr 8, 2014 -
Roberto Leoncini (50) is the new head of sales and marketing for Mercedes-Benz trucks and buses in Brazil. He is to take the position after 26 years at Scania, where until now he was General Director with responsibility for the entire sales and aftersales operations.
Stuttgart / São Paulo, Brazil, Feb 28, 2014 -
Each year the Brazilian Carnival thrills millions of people – and Mercedes-Benz is taking part. For the second time in a row, the Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is supporting the long-established carnival troupe from the samba school “Escola de Samba Sociedade Rosas de Ouro” in São Paulo.
Stuttgart / São Paulo, Dec 18, 2013 -
The truck product range of Daimler in Brazil has again convinced customers from government and the private sector. The Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz do Brazil will start immediate deliveries of a total of 607 Mercedes-Benz trucks to two major customers. Of this total, 357 medium-duty Mercedes-Benz Atron are going to the state of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil and 250 Mercedes-Benz trucks of the Atron and Axor type to the leasing company Ouro Verde from the southern state of Paraná.
Stuttgart, Dec 3, 2013 -
As one of the twelve locations for the World Soccer Cup in 2014, the large metropolitan city of Belo Horizonte in Southeast Brazil is gearing up for the increasing urban passenger transport next year. That is why the operator companies of the new Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) “MOVE” are investing in 500 bus chassis by Mercedes-Benz.
Stuttgart / Brasília, Oct 4, 2013 -
The Daimler subsidiary, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, has won major orders from four local transport services in a tender from Brasília’s municipal government for renewal of the fleet of public passenger transport vehicles. The total order includes 2,100 Mercedes-Benz bus chassis, which are now being delivered.
Stuttgart/São Paulo, Oct 1, 2013 -
Daimler expands in Brazil by adding a new facility to the global passenger car production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. In the future, the next-generation C-Class and the GLA will be produced for the local market in a new assembly plant in Iracemápolis near São Paulo.
Stuttgart/São Bernardo do Campo, Jun 14, 2013 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has cause to celebrate as the two millionth locally produced commercial vehicle rolls off the assembly line 57 years after the company inaugurated its plant in the country. The impressive production figure breaks down into around 1.4 million trucks and 600,000 buses and bus chassis.
Stuttgart / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jun 19, 2012 -
When the city surrounding Sugarloaf Mountain announced it needed transport help for big upcoming sporting events, Daimler answered the call by contributing its many years of expertise with the innovative Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) mobility concept. Rio de Janeiro is counting on the urban BRT system to accommodate the higher mobility requirements expected during the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.
São Paulo/Stuttgart, Jun 30, 2011 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has been operating in Brazil for 55 years, and now it is hiring over 1,250 new employees for the assembly plants in Brazil and Argentina. Hubertus Troska, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Europe/Latin America: “We are currently recording high growth rates in Brazil and Latin America. Our sales numbers are developing superbly, and our commercial vehicles production is running at full capacity.
São Bernardo do Campo / Stuttgart, Oct 11, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has just reached a milestone of 400,000 buses sold in the country since 1956, when the company began producing buses in its São Bernardo do Campo plant, São Paulo. From then on, the company has experienced a solid growth path being the traditional market leader for many years in the internal sales with 53% market share in September 2010.
São Bernardo do Campo, Brasilien, Sep 10, 2010 -
The Mercedes-Benz Actros for long-haulage has now gone on sale in Brazil. With the introduction of on-road models in August, Mercedes-Benz is ramping up its activities in Brazil. Back in March, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil announced that it would be increasing the production capacity of its plant in São Bernardo do Campo by 2012 in order to meet the growing demand for commercial vehicles in Brazil.
São Bernardo do Campo, Brasilien , Jun 8, 2010 -
Beginning next year, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will expand its production network to include the Juiz de Fora plant in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where it will manufacture heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks for the Latin American market. As a result, Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ flagship vehicle will be produced in the plants at Wörth in Germany and Aksaray in Turkey, as well as in Brazil. The move will enable Mercedes-Benz do Brasil to respond more quickly and flexibly to the growing demand for trucks in Latin America.
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, May 12, 2010 -
In April, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil reached the second-highest monthly volume in its history of heavy-duty truck sales, with 1,205 units sold in the domestic market. The record was achieved in March of this year, with 1,383 units. Since the beginning of this year Mercedes-Benz has sold a total of 4,417 heavy-duty trucks in Brazil, about 90 percent more than in the same period of 2009.
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Mar 29, 2010 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has decided to further increase its commercial vehicle production capacity due to expected sales growth in the Latin American markets and here especially in Brazil in 2010 and the following years. To meet the need for these additional capacities, Mercedes-Benz do Brasil will start to use the facilities of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Juiz de Fora in the state of Minas Gerais in 2011. São Bernardo do Campo, the traditional production plant of Mercedes-Benz do Brasil will remain the centre of the production network in Brazil.
Stuttgart/São Bernardo do Campo, Oct 29, 2009 -
Brazil is the largest market for Mercedes-Benz trucks in the world in this year. Between January and September 2009, the Brazilian unit of Daimler Trucks registered sales volume of more than 23,000 units of all weight classes. This equals a decrease of -20% compared to the same period of the record year 2008, a decline that has been much lower than in other major Mercedes-Benz truck market worldwide.
São Bernardo do Campo, Brasilien, Sep 30, 2009 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is hiring 800 new employees to work in trucks and buses production, in its plant in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo. Furthermore, the current 350 temporary employees will become regular contract employees during October. Additionally to the mentioned figures the company will take over 160 apprentices as regular employees.
Stuttgart, Aug 12, 2008 -
The investment will be destined to the increase of the production capacity of trucks, buses and components in the plant of São Bernardo do Campo (Brazil). The resources will also be used for the modernization of production processes, the improvement of the logistics system and the increase of the local content rate in the products.
Stuttgart/São Bernardo, Jul 4, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is the leading seller of commercial vehicles in the Brazilian market. In the first half of this year 19,246 trucks were sold in the segment over 3.5 tons of total gross weight (TGW). This result ensures Mercedes-Benz the leadership with a 31 percent market share. In the bus segment Mercedes-Benz sold 7,710 units, representing a 50 percent market share.
São Bernardo do Campo, May 27, 2008 -
Mercedes-Benz do Brasil reached a record of more than 1,600,000 commercial vehicles produced in Brazil. The biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Latin America started its activities in the country in 1956. “We are very proud of the market position we reached in Brazil with the production of 1,140,000 trucks and 500,000 buses.