Sustainability

  • Stuttgart, Jan 7, 2022 - Demand for Mercedes-Benz vehicles remains unbroken as Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-AMG, and G-Class vehicles achieved new sales records in 2021, underscoring the strength of the world’s most valuable luxury car brand.
  • Berlin, Nov 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world’s pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by 2030, where market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 24, 2021 - On its path toward an all-electric future, Mercedes-Benz is taking an equity stake in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to scale up development and production of next-generation high-performance battery cells and modules.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Sep 6, 2021 - Creating an encounter rather than purely presenting vehicles: Mercedes-Benz is pressing forward with its dialogue-based and experiential brand presence at trade fairs. At the IAA MOBILITY from 7 to 12 September 2021 in Munich, the luxury automotive brand is taking advantage of all the opportunities offered by the new format of the International Motor Show (IAA).
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - The Board of Management, General Works Council and World Employee Committee of Daimler AG and the international trade union federation IndustriALL Global Union have adopted the Principles of Social Responsibility and Human Rights.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on the way to a green steel supply chain. To this end, the company has launched a partnership with the Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB for CO2 free steel.
  • Stuttgart/Mindelheim , Aug 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with GROB-WERKE in the field of manufacturing technology, expanding its production capacity and know-how for next-generation batteries.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, May 24, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO2 free steel into series production.
  • Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 - On the occasion of today’s today's World Bee Day, Daimler Mobility is setting up three beehives at its headquarters, thus setting another mark in the company's core value sustainability. By colonising the roof, the company is committed to protecting bees that are threatened with extinction.
  • Stuttgart, May 12, 2021 - A new definition of luxury meets the future of production at Mercedes-Benz: production of the EQS electric saloon started at Factory 56 in the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant - flexible, digital, efficient and sustainable.
  • Berlin, Mar 29, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz and Siemens plan to cooperate on advancing digitalization and automation in the automotive industry, supported by the State of Berlin. Mercedes-Benz AG aims to digitize its production processes.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 26, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is expanding its green power portfolio in cooperation with the energy supplier Enovos and the Norwegian energy producer Statkraft. This means that from 2022 onwards, the company will purchase electricity in Germany which comes exclusively from renewable sources.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 26, 2021 - For a number of decades the special vehicles sector for ambulance, fire and police services has been an important area for Mercedes-Benz. Already in 1995, the Sprinter saw its first conversion into an ambulance and today occupies a large portion of the market for emergency vehicles in the health sector with its various body variants.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on April 15, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 22, 2021 - In combination with Mercedes me Charge, the new electric luxury model EQS offers important innovations and services in charge management.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 16, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is producing the C-Class with maximum flexibility, efficiency and digital networking.
    EQC: Combined power consumption: 21.5 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Mar 9, 2021 - When it comes to CO2 neutrality, we’re not only looking at our products, but at our entire value chain. In order to make the biggest possible difference for our planet, we need to work hand in hand with our entire supply chain.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 5, 2021 - Untertürkheim to become a technology competence centre with a campus focusing clearly on electric drive and battery technology, including the production of lithium-ion cells.
  • Affalterbach, Mar 4, 2021 - Like parent group Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG is consistently following the path of electrification - with initial vehicles in this year.
  • Berlin, Mar 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million amount to transform its Berlin-Marienfelde plant in Germany into a campus for developing, testing and implementing pioneering software applications for its global production network.
  • Berlin, Germany, Mar 2, 2021 - As part of the event „Durch Kooperation an die Spitze. Die Automobilbranche gestaltet den digitalen Wandel“ (“Through cooperation to the top. The automotive industry is shaping the digital transformation”) hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) the founders of the Automotive Alliance are sharing a progress report as well as further details on the initiative.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 12, 2021 - More and more Mercedes-Benz customers are deciding in favor of an all-electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
  • Jan 8, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is accelerating its journey towards CO2 neutrality. Significant progress was made in 2020, with a steep increase in xEV deliveries: More than 160,000 plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles were sold by Mercedes-Benz Cars worldwide (+228.8%), including about 87,000 units in the fourth quarter.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 18, 2020 - Mercedes-EQ harmonizes the demands, of a modern generation of customers, for sustainability and emotionality with the demand for innovation. Because today, producing the most desirable vehicles means far more than it did just a few years ago.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is targeting leadership in electric drives and vehicle software. The consistent electrification of the entire product portfolio is a key element of the strategic focus "Ambition 2039" and a prerequisite on the way to CO₂ neutrality.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2020 - Green power, that is to say electricity from renewable resources, is a significant factor in the life-cycle of an electric car for preventing CO2 emissions. This is because around 50 percent of the CO2 footprint of a battery-electric vehicle are produced during the use, i.e. due to CO2-affected charging sessions.
  • GRAZ/WIEN/KAMENZ, Dec 10, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH, subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG and international supplier of automotive energy storage systems and international technology group ANDRITZ, one of the globally leading suppliers of electro-mechanical equipment and services for hydropower stations, have signed a cooperation agreement to supply modern hybrid energy solutions for the hydropower market based on stationary energy storage systems.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 9, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz Vans is accelerating down its road to full electrification and will make all of its model ranges available with a battery-electric drivetrain with a focus on reliability, quality and optimized total cost of ownership (TCO).
  • Stuttgart, Dec 7, 2020 - With Ambition 2039 Mercedes-Benz wants to offer a CO2 neutral new car fleet in less than 20 years. The transformation to electric mobility in particular increases the energy demand in the supply chain.
  • Stuttgart/Graz, Dec 4, 2020 - The G-Class has been manufactured since 1979, and now this off-road icon has hit the milestone of 400,000 models produced. To mark this anniversary, a red Mercedes-Benz G 400 d (combined fuel consumption: 8.9-8.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 235-229 g/km ) rolled off the production line in Graz.
    Combined fuel consumption: 8.9-8.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 235-229 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Dec 1, 2020 - Effective immediately, Mercedes-Benz Bank, together with the insurance partner R+V/KRAVAG, is offering new insurance policies especially for electric vans[1] .
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Nov 12, 2020 - The Mercedes-Benz electric offensive is a key component of the strategic focus "Ambition2039" and a prerequisite on the way to carbon neutrality.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 11, 2020 - The Mercedes-Benz EQ family is being extended: from November the EQV (combined electrical consumption: 26.4-26.3 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) , the first fully electric MPV from Mercedes-Benz, is available at dealerships and contractual partners.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 2, 2020 - As a mobility service provider, Mercedes-Benz develops sustainable concepts for many aspects of mobility.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 17, 2020 - Daimler Mobility integrates the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox into the lease agreement for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Since 15 September 2020, customers in Spain can add the charging station including installation directly to their lease contract.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 4, 2020 - Daimler AG is taking further important steps to ensure respect for human rights in the vicinity of raw-material mines: The company has joined forces with the Terre des Hommes Netherlands NGO for a project and has joined the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) to combat child labor in Indian mica mines.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 3, 2020 - With its first green bond Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) is steadily advancing towards CO2-neutral technologies and services. The benchmark Eurobond issued by Daimler AG with a volume of €1 billion, a term of 10 years and an annual coupon of 0.75% was more than 4-times oversubscribed and driven by a high-quality orderbook.
  • Sindelfingen, Sep 2, 2020 - Flexible, digital, efficient and sustainable: Factory 56 embodies the future of production at Mercedes-Benz and sets new standards for the automotive industry. With an investment of approximately 730 million Euros, the factory at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen is a clear commitment to Germany as a business location.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 28, 2020 - In 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism founded "The Climate Pledge". The initiative has set itself the goal of contributing to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement ten years earlier than it is intended there, i.e. already in 2040.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 25, 2020 - Battery-electric vans are currently only rarely subject to individual conversions. Especially when the sector concerned is the transport of temperature-sensitive products like food or medicines. Why is that? The energy required for the cooling previously meant concessions in the payload or the range.
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