Technology

  • Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2022 - Mercedes Benz digital services make travelling by car more entertaining and interesting for many customers. Right on time for the summer holiday season, the brand is launching the new Mercedes me “Tourguide” service as part of the “MBUX Voice Assistant”.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 29, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the world’s most valuable luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade – wherever market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart/Brixworth, Jun 23, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX beats its own efficiency record in real-world driving with another 1,000 km+ journey on a single battery charge.
  • Stuttgart/San Francisco, Jun 22, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz Group AG has agreed to a partnership with ZYNC. The California based tech company will provide the world-first implementation of its premium in-car digital entertainment platform for Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz today laid the symbolic foundation for a new centre of competence for the research and development of future generations of batteries and battery cells at a ceremony on the site of its main plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
  • Stuttgart/Alameda, May 17, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz takes another major step in building the world’s most desirable electric cars. The inventor of the automobile today announced that it will work with Sila, a next-generation battery materials company, to incorporate Sila’s silicon anode chemistry in batteries which are optionally available for the first time in the upcoming electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class.
  • Stuttgart, May 6, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz today released details of the sales launch of DRIVE PILOT in Germany.
  • Stuttgart/Cassis, Apr 14, 2022 - The VISION EQXX from Mercedes-Benz has now taken to the roads of Europe and has demonstrated its outstanding range and efficiency. Travelling from Sindelfingen across the Swiss Alps and Northern Italy, to its destination of Cassis on the Côte d'Azur, it effortlessly covered more than 1,000 km in everyday traffic, on a single battery charge.
  • Stuttgart/Sindelfingen, Apr 8, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz aims to be a leader in both electric driving and vehicle software. To accelerate this development, the company has invested more than 200 million euros in the Electric Software Hub at the Mercedes Technology Centre (MTC) in Sindelfingen.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 4, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is simplifying electric mobility: from June 2022, there will be a new tariff system for the approximately 300,000 charging points in the Mercedes me Charge network in Europe. In future, Mercedes me Charge will offer three new charging tariffs tailored to individual driving performance.
  • Stuttgart / The Hague, Mar 29, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz has been awarded a far-reaching contract for road monitoring through vehicle data by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (Min I&W).
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Mar 23, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis and TotalEnergies/Saft signed a deal to become equal partners in Automotive Cells Company (ACC), completing a transaction announced in September 2021.
  • Stuttgart/Los Angeles, Mar 21, 2022 - Digital and sustainable innovations will be the number-one USP driving desire in the future of luxurious individual mobility. Customers are increasingly viewing luxury through the lens of values and benefits that extend beyond physical experiences.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 16, 2022 - On the road to a fully electric, emission-free future, Mercedes-Benz is pursuing a holistic approach more consistently than ever before.
    EQE (EQE 350+, WLTP: Combined electrical consumption: 18.7-15.9 kWh/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/100 km*)
  • Bibb County/Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mar 15, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz opens a new battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama, a few months ahead of the start of production of all-electric Mercedes-EQ vehicles in the United States (U.S.). The world’s most valuable luxury automotive brand is getting ready to go all electric by ramping up production of electric cars on three continents.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz AG has firmly established the principle of sustainability as an integral part of its corporate strategy. In addition to CO2-neutral production and the switch to an all-electric vehicle portfolio, a closed loop of recyclable materials is also crucial to reducing resource consumption.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2022 - The new Mercedes-Benz Wallbox charges electric cars and plug-in hybrids fast, intelligently and conveniently. This unit is optimized for charging with up to 22 kW . Thanks to the technical setup of the new Mercedes-Benz Wallbox for remote functions , customers can for the first time optionally start and stop charging processes using the Mercedes me App , track the current charging status and display the charging history.
  • Bremen, Feb 7, 2022 - Milestone for CO2 neutral transport logistics: State-of-the-art Automotive Logistics Center (ALC) for Mercedes-Benz in Bremen is opened by Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG for Production & Supply Chain Management, and DB Board Member for Freight Transport Sigrid Nikutta.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, Jan 27, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz and ProLogium, a leader in solid-state batteries, have signed a technology cooperation agreement to develop next-generation battery cells. The first Mercedes-Benz test vehicles equipped with solid-state batteries co-developed with ProLogium are expected to be introduced in the coming years.
  • Stuttgart/Orlando, Jan 20, 2022 - Today, Mercedes-Benz and Luminar Technologies, Inc., a leading global automotive technology company, announced a partnership to accelerate development of future automated driving technologies for passenger cars.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 3, 2022 - Range and efficiency are set to define the electric era. Outstanding range will make electric cars suitable for every journey and will speed adoption.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 16, 2021 - Prospective buyers can order the new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ from the authorized dealers since December 14th, 2021.
    Combined electrical consumption (WLTP*): 23,4–21,1 kWh/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, electric range WLTP: 529-586 km; * Power consumption and range were determined on the basis of Regulation 2017/1151/EU
  • Stuttgarg, Dec 9, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is the first automotive company in the world to meet the demanding legal requirements of UN-R157 for a Level 3 system. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has granted system approval for this on the basis of the technical approval regulation UN-R157, thus paving the way for offering such a system internationally, provided that national legislation allows it.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 30, 2021 - On its way towards a fully electric future, Mercedes-Benz is joining forces with Factorial to jointly develop next-generation battery technology with the aim of testing prototype cells as early as next year.
  • 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, Oct 28, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz today announced that it will be offering Dolby Atmos® in a range of its top car models providing the ultimate in-car audio experience to its customers, allowing listeners to connect with music to its fullest creative potential.
  • Stuttgart/Peking, Oct 20, 2021 - Today, Daimler officially started operations of its new “R&D Tech Center China” in Beijing. With an investment of 1.1 billion RMB, the company is further strengthening its R&D footprint and technological capabilities in the world’s biggest car market.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 11, 2021 - Large potholes are a safety hazard, because if drivers do not recognise them in time, they can no longer take evasive action or reduce their speed. There is also a risk of damage to tyres and the suspension system. In the worst case, accidents can happen.
  • 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/London, Jul 27, 2021 - Vehicle data can save lives and now Mercedes-Benz is taking the next decisive step: as one of the first European cities, London is exploring how data from vehicles, starting with data from the Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems, could make the city’s streets safer for everyone, in particular for people walking and cycling.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 20, 2021 - Innovation is the future. And the future is written by STARTUP AUTOBAHN, the innovation platform for mobility startups: Exactly five years ago, the most powerful European mobility platform in terms of the number of partners and implemented pilot projects was founded on the initiative of Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with Apple Music to provide the full integration of Apple Music into the Mercedes me connect service “Online Music” and the MBUX infotainment system.
  • Shenzhen, Guangdong, China /Stuttgart, May 12, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz plays a leading role in the digitalization of mobility. To strengthen and ensure trustful protection of our customer data and safety, Product security is a fundamental strategic pillar. Security is being implemented through the vehicle lifecycle to enable safe mobility.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 10, 2021 - Contactless fuelling transactions: The new Mercedes me "Fuel & Pay" service for digital payment at the pump has launched. The service is free of charge for Mercedes me users and offers convenient digital payment – no need at all to go into the filling station or to pay by card at the pump.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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