Fuel Cells

  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein , Apr 30, 2021 - Dr. Matthias Jurytko, currently Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth, will move to cellcentric, the fuel cell joint venture of Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, as of 1 June 2021. He will take over the role of Managing Director and CEO there.
  • Stuttgart / Friedrichshafen, Dec 3, 2019 - Zero emissions, long ranges, short refuelling times and a broad application spectrum from passenger cars and buses, to commercial vehicles: the arguments in favour of the fuel cell speak for themselves and make the technology an integral part of the Mercedes-Benz drive strategy.
  • Berlin, Nov 13, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz is setting a further milestone on the road to emission-free driving with the handover of the first GLC F-CELL vehicles to selected customers in the German market.
    Combined hydrogen consumption: 0.34 kg/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, combined electrical consumption: 13.7 kWh/100 km*
  • Stuttgart/Arjeplog, Mar 1, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz is launching its electric offensive. At the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, the company presented a milestone on the road to emission-free driving in the shape of the pre-production versions of the GLC F-CELL - the world's first electric vehicle to combine a fuel-cell and a plug-in battery in the powertrain.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2017 - At the Tokyo International Motor Show from 28 October until 5 November, Mercedes-Benz is providing a glimpse into future mobility with a wide array of Asia premieres.
  • Bremen, Oct 16, 2017 - Today Daimler, Shell and Linde inaugurated the city of Bremen’s first hydrogen filling station. Drivers of emission-free fuel-cell cars now have a refuelling option on the important route between Hamburg and North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • Frankfurt, Sep 12, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz Cars is shaping the mobility of the future – with courage, creativity and with exceptional solutions for diverse needs.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Sep 12, 2017 - At this year's IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Mercedes-Benz is presenting preproduction models of the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F CELL as the next milestone on the road to emission-free driving.
  • Karlsruhe, Sep 6, 2017 - A new hydrogen filling station in Karlsruhe adds further impetus to the building of an infrastructure for eco-friendly electric mobility using hydrogen (H2) and fuel cell technology.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 5, 2017 - Fuel cell technology is an integral part of Daimler's powertrain strategy. Mercedes-Benz has already gathered experience with hydrogen-powered electric vehicles over several vehicle generations.
  • Frankfurt / Wiesbaden, Jun 14, 2017 - Fuel cell electric vehicles welcome: The joint venture H2 Mobility Deutschland and its partners Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde and Shell officially opened two new hydrogen refuelling stations today in Frankfurt and Wiesbaden.
  • Davos, Switzerland , Jan 18, 2017 - Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have today launched a global initiative to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition.
  • Berlin/Metzingen, Sep 26, 2016 - Hydrogen-powered vehicles can now refill their tanks at the OMV service station in Metzingen. The opening of the new filling station continues the longstanding cooperation between the industry partners Daimler, Linde and OMV Deutschland as part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP), and marks another step towards a nationwide hydrogen infrastructure.
  • Berlin/Ulm, Jul 15, 2016 - The network of hydrogen (H2) filling stations in Germany is growing: Daimler, Linde, Total, and the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) jointly hosted the official opening of another hydrogen fuel pump in Ulm today.
  • Stuttgart/Schruns, Jun 29, 2016 - Among today's car manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz offers the broadest portfolio of electric vehicles and e-mobility solutions.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 27, 2015 - Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL customers ventured beyond Southern California last week for the very first time, while only filling up at existing public hydrogen stations along the route from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The opening of a new hydrogen station in Coalinga along the I-5 corridor made this opportunity possible. A team driving five B-Class F-CELL refilled at four permanent hydrogen fueling stations located in Burbank, Coalinga, West Sacramento and Emeryville, accumulating nearly 1,000 miles over the course of their three day trip.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Oct 8, 2014 - Automobile manufacturer Daimler and gases and engineering company The Linde Group will team up with oil and gas companies TOTAL, OMV, Avia and Hoyer this year to significantly increase the number of hydrogen fuelling stations in Germany. To this end, the two companies are investing around EUR 10 million in ten fuelling stations each.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 7, 2014 - With more than 300,000 kilometers, a B-Class F-CELL from the current fuel cell electric vehicle fleet of Mercedes-Benz has achieved a continuous running record under normal everyday conditions. The world's unique and still running test show that fuel cell cars are reliable even under extreme stress and over several years.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 30, 2013 - The six partners in the "H2 Mobility" initiative - Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde, OMV, Shell and Total – have set up upon a specific action plan for the construction of a nationwide hydrogen refuelling network for fuel cell powered electric vehicles. By the year 2023 the current network of 15 filling stations in Germany's public hydrogen infrastructure shall be expanded to about 400 H2 filling stations.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 30, 2011 - 59 days after setting off from Stuttgart, the F-CELL World Drive has reached the third continent of its round-the-world tour. On 29 March the locally emission-free cars left Sydney for their journey to Melbourne. The next destination after Melbourne is Adelaide, after which the cars will start a 6-day journey to Perth that takes them through sparsely populated regions.
  • Vancouver/Stuttgart, Mar 17, 2011 - Mercedes-Benz announced today that it will set up its own production of fuel cell stacks in Canada. By doing so, the company will bundle the development and production for one of the key components of fuel cell powered electric vehicles in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Stuttgart/Karlsruhe, Jun 18, 2010 - EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG and Daimler AG are today launching the joint "e-mobility Baden-Württemberg" initiative. The aim is to turn the birthplace of the automobile into a pioneering region for locally emission-free electric mobility within the next two years. So, Daimler and EnBW clearly show their commitment to their home base: "e-mobility Baden-Württemberg" will contribute to sustainably strengthen the region and its success. Starting point of the initiative is the regional capital Stuttgart, with Karlsruhe providing a second focal point in the region.
  • Stuttgart/Hamburg, Nov 16, 2009 - The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid made its first appearance in its future operating location of Hamburg today. The exceptional feature of this latest-generation fuel cell hybrid bus is its outstanding environ-mental compatibility. The bus emits absolutely no pollutants while in motion, and it’s also virtually silent, making it ideal for use in highly congested inner cities and metropolitan areas.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 9, 2009 - Today, Daimler AG announced that the leading vehicle manufacturers in fuel cell technology - Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation/Opel, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, the alliance Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation - gave a joint statement to the development and market introduction of electric vehicles with fuel cells with a Letter of Understanding (LoU).
  • Stuttgart, Aug 28, 2009 - Mercedes-Benz is launching its first series-produced fuel cell car on the road: the B Class F-CELL. The environmentally friendly electric car has a performance similar to 2,0-litre petrol car and is fully suited for everyday driving. The zero-emission drive system consumes the equivalent of 3.3 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres in the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle). Production of the B Class F-CELL will commence in late 2009 with a small lot.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 17, 2009 - On the site of the OMV service station at Stuttgart Airport, OMV in cooperation with Linde AG and Daimler AG will be opening Baden-Württemberg’s first publicly accessible hydrogen filling station on June 17, 2009. This successful cooperation between the participating companies is subsidized by the State of Baden-Württemberg. The project is centered on the use of hydrogen as an environment-friendly energy medium.
  • Mannheim/Wiesloch, Apr 27, 2009 - The F-CELL Roadster built by apprentices at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen covered a section of the historic route taken by Bertha Benz on the past weekend. Starting in Mannheim, the fuel cell powered car was driven via Ladenburg and Heidelberg. The symbolic passing of the finish line was at the chemist’s shop in Wiesloch, where Bertha Benz stopped to refuel during the first long-distance journey in automobile history in 1888.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 25, 2009 - In a hitherto unique project bridging various fields of profession, the trainees of Daimler AG at the Sindelfingen Mercedes-Benz plant have built a Roadster with fuel cell drive. For about a year, more than 150 trainees and dual education system students worked on the overall concept, development, assembly, and completion of the F-CELL Roadster.
  • Hamburg, Mar 24, 2009 - The Hanseatic City of Hamburg has started today a major project for the use of fuel cell vehicles together with Daimler, Shell, Total and Vattenfall Europe. The aim of this cooperation is to accelerate the expansion of an emission-free vehicle fleet and create a corresponding infrastructure of hydrogen filling stations.
  • Stuttgart/Magdeburg , Jul 3, 2008 - Daimler has established a Sustainability Board at top management level, thus grouping together the company’s existing management functions in the three dimensions of sustainability: economy, ecology, and society. Under the lead of Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Board of Management member of Daimler AG responsible for Group Development and Corporate Strategy, the Sustainability Board coordinates all sustainability measures throughout the Group and provides implementation support for the operative sectors.
  • Stuttgart/Magdeburg , Jul 3, 2008 - At the fifth Magdeburg environmental forum staged by Daimler and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the two host partners called for the establishment of an infrastructure for electric and fuel-cell vehicles. The call is linked to extending Daimler’s Memorandum of Understanding with UNEP, in existence since 2005, with the aim of reinforcing dialogue and the joint commitment for emission-free mobility among all parties.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 30, 2008 - Daimler’s fuel cell bus fleet has broken a new record: the 36 buses together have clocked more than two million kilometers transporting around seven million passengers. Once again this zero-emission drive system has proved its high reliability and suitability for everyday use. Every kilometer clocked up also increases the extensive data, which is important for the further development of zero-emission drive systems providing valuable information for the next hybrid-based generation of fuel cell buses.
  • Vancouver, Nov 8, 2007 - With a share of 50.1 percent, Daimler AG is the majority stake holder in “Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation”, a company founded today for fuel cell applications in the automotive sector. With the newly founded company, the globally leading position in automotive fuel cell applications is to be further expanded together with Ford Motor Company and Ballard Power Systems. Ballard Power Systems transfers its automotive division to the new company to be able to concentrate on the marketing of stationary fuel cell applications.
  • Singapore/Stuttgart, Jun 27, 2005 - Six Mercedes-Benz A-Class “F-Cell” cars have been on the road in Singapore for a year now. The customers BP, Conrad, Lufthansa, Michelin and the National Environment Agency (NEA) are participating in the world’s most extensive trials so far, advancing the market readiness of this drive system of the future.
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