Stuttgart, Oct 30, 2014 -
Crosswind Assist is now also available as a retrofit solution for numerous variants of the Sprinter. The most important prerequisite: the vehicle must be fitted with the current version of Adaptive ESP, available since January 2012. Almost all owners of vehicles built between 2012 and mid-2013 are therefore now able to retrofit this highly effective safety feature to their vehicle. The mid-2013 model change saw Crosswind Assist become part of the standard specification of all the most common Sprinter variants.
Palo Alto, CA, Oct 29, 2013 -
Busy schedules and the stress of scheduling for today’s youths seem to be part of the daily family life. The recently launched pilot program, “Boost by Mercedes-Benz” in Palo Alto, California, addresses that challenge. This youth transportation service is designed to transport children safely and reliably to and from the educational and recreational activities that fill their day. The initiative is a project of Business Innovation at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. which looks at future trends and develops solutions such as “Boost by Mercedes-Benz”.
Stuttgart/Melbourne, Jun 13, 2013 -
Mercedes-Benz Vans has excelled at the renowned "Motoring Matters Magazine Group Awards 2013" in Australia, scooping two awards. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter won the coveted "Delivery Magazine Van of the Year Award". The Mercedes-Benz Viano topped the "Best People Mover of the Year" category once more.
Stuttgart, May 8, 2013 -
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been voted “Van of the Year 2013” in Russia, thus winning the country’s largest nationwide automotive competition for the third time in a row. With this spectacular achievement, the vehicle that lent its name to the large van segment has demonstrated how well the Russian growth market receives its key attributes reliability, high quality, and versatility.
Stuttgart, Apr 29, 2013 -
It just keeps on sprinting! Ever since the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter made its debut in 1995, the van has made a name for itself the world over and has become a top seller. Over the past 18 years, the vehicle has boasted total sales of 2.47 million units and helped customers perform a wide variety of tasks. The Sprinter is a truly global vehicle and a key pillar of the “Vans goes global” growth strategy of Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Stuttgart/Boxberg, Mar 6, 2013 -
At the TecForum 2013, Mercedes-Benz Vans presents a range of new assistance systems, offering an initial glimpse of the safety technology of the near future. The Crosswind Assist system for vans will celebrate its world premiere at the event. The Collision Prevention Assist, Blind Spot Assist, and Highbeam Assist will also be available in vans soon, where they will be supplemented by Lane Keeping Assist.
Stuttgart/Boxberg, Feb 27, 2013 -
With five new assistance and safety systems, Mercedes-Benz Vans is continuing to extend its role as an innovation leader among van manufacturers. The systems include three world premieres for this category of vehicle: Crosswind Assist, Collision Prevention Assist and Blind Spot Assist. They were presented yesterday for the first time by the Stuttgart-based automotive manufacturer as part of a Mercedes-Benz Vans TecForum held at the Boxberg testing ground.
Stuttgart, Feb 21, 2013 -
Vans. Born to run: Mercedes-Benz Vans recently demonstrated the validity of this brand claim under demanding conditions. The Mercedes-Benz Citan and Vito models both came out on top in the icy Arctic Van Test in Finland. The Sprinter Arctic Drive in North America posed an even bigger challenge, as it required the Sprinter to perform a long distance drive to Alaska under extreme conditions.
Stuttgart, Feb 18, 2013 -
Its name is synonymous with its segment, in which it is the world’s best-selling van: The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is truly in a class of its own. The model’s versatility is also reflected and confirmed in its minibus version, of which the 11,111th unit was recently built by Arobus.
Stuttgart, May 25, 2012 -
Daimler won seven awards at the ceremony honouring the best commercial vehicles and best brands 2012 in Stuttgart last night. More than 8000 readers participated in the poll and bestowed victories on five Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and two Mercedes-Benz service solutions.
Stuttgart, Mar 20, 2012 -
Marie Le Neillon-Quesseveur, Susanne Ehmer, Christina Ines Ackermann, Coralie Lejeune, Daniela Snyders and Julia Salamon were today sent off into the desert by Daimler – on official business. The female employees of Daimler are taking part on behalf of the automotive manufacturer in the "Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc" desert rally.
Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2011 -
"MYVAN" goes online as the first international Social-TV website in English and German, which specifically caters to a target group of tradesmen and van enthusiasts. Initiator and operator of the website is the business division of Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Stuttgart, Dec 1, 2011 -
The introduction of the extended ESP package for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter from January 2012 will improve brake performance in critical situations and enhance the safety of passengers and other road users. ADAPTIVE ESP 9i replaces the current ADAPTIVE ESP 8.1. This is further proof that safety is one of the fundamental values of the Mercedes-Benz brand.
Peking / Fuzhou, Oct 31, 2011 -
The production line roll-off event for the first locally produced Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van was held at the Fujian Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd (FJDA) plant in the end of October.
Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2011 -
Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and services captured seven awards in the 15th ETM Verlag’s readers’ choice poll. Nearly 7,700 readers were asked to choose the “Best Commercial Vehicles of 2011” among more than 170 production series, as well as the “Best Brands of 2011” in 22 categories. The awards ceremony was held on May 31 in Perkins Park in Stuttgart.
Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2011 -
The FleetBoard telematics system is now available as original equipment ex works for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Previously the telematics system was only available for the Sprinter as a retrofit option. "By simply ordering the FleetBoard system with a new vehicle, fleets can significantly reduce operating and process costs", notes Markus Lipinsky, Director of Daimler FleetBoard GmbH. Real tests conducted in the distribution transportation sector have shown that fuel consumption and CO2 emissions can be reduced by up to 30% by adopting an economical driving style.
Stuttgart/Bonn, Dec 22, 2010 -
In its biggest order in Germany this year, Mercedes-Benz Vans will deliver a total of 1,300 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters to Deutsche Post DHL. Delivery of the Sprinters to the customer commenced in December 2010, and the last vehicles are scheduled to go into operation in one year’s time. Mercedes-Benz Vans won over the customer by offering the most economical solution and the best technology, putting it far ahead of the competition. The first vehicles were officially handed over today by Volker Mornhinweg, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans, to Thomas Zuber, Head of the Letter and DHL Parcel Delivery unit at Deutsche Post DHL.
Stuttgart, Nov 3, 2010 -
Sprinter 316 LGT (Liquefied Gas Technology) models will be coming off the production line from November 2010. Within a very short space of time Mercedes-Benz has thus added a further model variant to its alternative drive system range of highly efficient passenger cars and vans that bear the BlueEFFICIENCY badge.