Stuttgart / Portland (Oregon), Mar 10, 2020 -
Daimler Trucks has reached the 200,000 mark in Western Star truck deliveries in the USA. The iconic US trucks with their striking front-end design and characteristic chrome look are used in North America predominantly as special vehicles and construction site vehicles in the vocational trucks segment.
Stuttgart/ Portland (Oregon), Jan 21, 2020 -
In the U.S. state of Virginia students will soon be going to school in electric buses. Thomas Built Buses, the North American Daimler Trucks subsidiary, was selected to provide the first 50 fully-electric versions of the iconic black and yellow school buses in the first step of an initiative by Virginia based power company Dominion Energy, which plans to switch1,050 of the school buses in Virginia from diesel to electrically powered ones.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Jul 12, 2019 -
The Mercedes-Benz plant in Tuscaloosa receives high-ranking visitors: Jörg Burzer, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, as well as the new site manager Michael Göbel, Head of Production SUVs and President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI), welcome German Federal Minister for Economic and Energy Affairs Peter Altmaier.
Tuscaloosa, AL/USA, Oct 5, 2018 -
The investment of billions of US-Dollars in theU.S. car production of Mercedes-Benz is paying off: The first all new Mercedes-Benz GLE which is based on a completely new SUV platform, left the production lines today bringing a new driver experience to our customers worldwide.
Jul 17, 2018 -
Daimler AG is expanding its global innovation network. Lab1886's new location in Atlanta (Georgia, USA) was officially opened yesterday. Guests at the event included Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia, as well as Silicon Valley icon and investor Guy Kawasaki.
Birmingham, Alabama (USA), Jun 11, 2018 -
Purchasing- and operation leaders of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) met with representatives from 240 suppliers at the company’s annual Supplier Forum in June.
Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2016 -
The luxury SUV celebrated its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2015. “Here in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the new GLS is built on one assembly line alongside the GLE and the GLE Coupé”, says Hoff. In 1995, the plant Tuscaloosa started as the first major passenger car facility of Mercedes-Benz outside Germany and is considered as the nucleus of the automotive industry in Alabama.
Stockholm, Sweden / Stuttgart, Germany, Dec 11, 2015 -
Daimler has won gold for communications in the category “Automotive and Transport” at this year's presentation of the European Excellence Awards in Stockholm. The award honors the world premiere of the autonomous driving Freightliner Inspiration Truck at the Hoover Dam in Nevada, USA, with which Daimler Trucks reached hundreds of millions of people around the globe.
Sunnyvale, USA, Oct 1, 2015 -
In 1995, Mercedes-Benz became the first automotive manufacturer worldwide to open a research and development center in Silicon Valley. The brand with the three-pointed star had already recognized that not only the IT sector, but also the automotive future was being shaped here. Silicon Valley, one of the most creative places on earth, is remarkable not only for its spirit of innovation, it also stands for a unique culture of collaboration.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA / Stuttgart, Germany, Sep 18, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz expands the SUV production in the US and will create 300 new jobs. “In the next years we invest $1.3 billion into the expansion of our SUV production and turn the Mercedes-Benz plant Tuscaloosa into a high-tech location,” says Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. “In this way we can produce the next SUV generations even more flexibly, efficiently and in proven top quality.”
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA / Stuttgart, Germany, Apr 8, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) today celebrated production of the first customer-ready all-new GLE Coupé. “The production launch of the GLE Coupé is an important milestone in our growth strategy. In 2015 we will renew almost our full SUV portfolio and have therefore built up our capacities in the U.S.
Stuttgart/Indianapolis, Mar 4, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz Vans USA is launching another star in the U.S. van market: the Metris. This midsize van is the U.S. version of the new Vito, and it is celebrating its premiere today (March 4) at The Work Truck Show. Beginning in September, the Metris will be available in a variety of panel van (cargo) and Tourer (passenger) versions at the more than 200 dealerships run by Mercedes-Benz Vans USA.
Stuttgart, Germany / Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, Jan 27, 2015 -
Mercedes-Benz is reorganizing its SUV production and will expand production capacities in the USA. The U.S. contract manufacturer AM General will join the production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars, producing the R-Class in South Bend, Indiana, in the future. Production capacities at the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International – MBUSI), which will be gradually be released in this process, will then be used for the M-Class, the GL-Class and the new GLE Coupé due in summer.
Sunnyvale, CA, Dec 10, 2014 -
There has been a change at the helm of Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America (MBRDNA). On December 1st 2014, the new CEO Arwed Niestroj assumed responsibility for MBRDNA's workforce of some 300 at the R&D bases in the USA.
Tuscaloosa, USA, Sep 5, 2014 -
Mercedes-Benz sees good prospects in the US market and is expanding the local production capacities in the country. “We are consistently seeing record sales in the USA. By launching the new C-Class we are setting new standards in our biggest sales market,” said Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, during a visit to the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant in the US state of Alabama. Unit sales of Mercedes-Benz in the USA were up by 8.2 percent to 205,894 vehicles in the first eight months of the year.
Stuttgart / Portland, USA, Jul 24, 2014 -
The first sod has been turned: Daimler’s wholly-owned commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is starting construction of the new headquarters building on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon. The new building will aid in merging DTNA employees located in separate offices in the Portland region. To this end, Daimler is investing 150 million US dollars to completion in the year 2016.
Tuscaloosa/Alabama, USA / Stuttgart, Germany, Jun 18, 2014 -
Mercedes-Benz has started production of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class at its U.S. plant in Tuscaloosa/Alabama. With this, the third location in the global C-Class production network has begun manufacturing. The new C-Class sedan is made for the first time in Tuscaloosa and extends the plant's traditional production program of the SUV models of the M-, R-, and GL-Class.
Tuscaloosa / Alabama, USA, Oct 3, 2013 -
Mercedes-Benz celebrates the 20th anniversary of the decision to build its first production plant outside of Germany in Tuscaloosa. On this occasion, Jason Hoff, President and CEO of the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International – MBUSI) took much pleasure in welcoming a very special colleague: Andreas Renschler, member of the Daimler board of management responsible for Manufacturing and Procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars & Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, Jun 29, 2012 -
Mercedes-Benz today celebrated another milestone as production of the new-generation GL-Class was officially started at the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant (MBUSI – Mercedes-Benz U.S. International). Markus Schaefer, President and CEO of MBUSI, welcomed more than 3,500 team members and numerous guests, among them state and local officials, along with Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Daimler AG Board of Management member responsible for manufacturing and procurement Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Stuttgart, Germany / Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, Oct 21, 2011 -
Daimler will further expand its U.S. plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama: as of 2015, an entirely new Mercedes-Benz model will roll off the production line as its fifth product. The plant has been the traditional production site of the brand’s M-, GL-, and R-Class SUVs and will also build the C-Class for the North American market beginning 2014. For the production of the new model, Daimler will additionally invest US$ 350 million, and will create some 400 further jobs at the plant.