Mercedes-Benz

Voice of the Car Summit, April 7-8, 2020, in The Silicon Valley, to Focus on the Intersection of Voice Technology and the Modern Connected Car

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:00pm

"The event will address who's leading the industry in this space, who's guiding the evolution, best practices and where we're headed in the future."

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  • "The event will address who's leading the industry in this space, who's guiding the evolution, best practices and where we're headed in the future."
  • The opening keynote will be presented by Robert Bruchhardt, senior software engineer, Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America.
  • Registration and conference details for the 2020 Voice of the Car Summit are available at https://www.VoiceoftheCar.com .
  • The Voice of the Car Summit sold out in 2019, the first year of the event.

Mercedes-Benz Canada Announces Adam Chamberlain as President and CEO

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 2:30pm

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nicholas J. Speeks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz North America, has appointed Adam Chamberlain to President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada effective April 1, 2020.

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  • TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nicholas J. Speeks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz North America, has appointed Adam Chamberlain to President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada effective April 1, 2020.
  • He successfully led the MBFS organizations in Canada, China and the U.S. prior to his appointment as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada in 2016, when he returned to his native Canada to become the first Canadian-born CEO since the companys arrival in 1955.
  • In his new role as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada, Chamberlain will assume overall responsibility for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Benz vans.
  • Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,200 people in 14 locations across Canada.

DGAP-News: Diesel Buses Become EV Buses - Voltabox Concludes Long-term Retrofit Framework Contract

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:01am

- Voltabox supplies high-performance battery systems for diesel buses and trucks; first conversions of Mercedes Citaro buses already started in 2019

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  • - Voltabox supplies high-performance battery systems for diesel buses and trucks; first conversions of Mercedes Citaro buses already started in 2019
    Delbrck, Germany, February 12, 2020 - Voltabox AG [ISIN DE000A2E4LE9] has secured a long-term framework contract with e-troFit GmbH based on a cooperation that was started last year.
  • As such, Voltabox is now the preferred supplier of high-performance battery systems for e-troFit's conversion solutions for diesel buses.
  • This enables the reduction of emissions in city centers on a broader front," explains Jrgen Pampel, CEO of Voltabox AG.
  • In the past fiscal year, e-troFit nominated Voltabox AG as the supplier of the battery unit for conversion kits for buses and trucks.

AMD and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 9:15pm

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team is piloting the use of AMD commercial solutions, including AMD EPYC server processors and AMD Ryzen PRO laptop processors, to optimize their various workstreams.

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  • The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team is piloting the use of AMD commercial solutions, including AMD EPYC server processors and AMD Ryzen PRO laptop processors, to optimize their various workstreams.
  • Innovation is at the heart of Formula One, we always try and push the technological boundaries in our hunt for performance, said Toto Wolff, Team Principal and CEO of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team.
  • The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will run its 2020 F1 car, including AMD branding, for the first time on Friday, February 14, 2020.
  • The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team is the works Formula One Team of Mercedes-Benz, competing in the FIA Formula One World Championship the pinnacle of world motorsport and the largest annual sporting series in the world.

Mercedes-Benz Canada Celebrates 2020 Star Dealers

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Our dealers continuously adapt to evolving customer trends, technology and retail expectations while still delivering the product knowledge, respect and attentiveness that remain timeless traits of the Mercedes-Benz Canada approach to customer service.

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  • Our dealers continuously adapt to evolving customer trends, technology and retail expectations while still delivering the product knowledge, respect and attentiveness that remain timeless traits of the Mercedes-Benz Canada approach to customer service.
  • I want to sincerely thank the 11 Star Dealers who went above and beyond in 2019, delivering our brand experience to customers with incredible success.
  • Since 1999, Mercedes-Benz Canada has publicly acknowledged the top-performing dealers who have made vital contributions to the company.
  • Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,200 people in 14 locations across Canada.

Mercedes-Benz Cars drives "Ambition2039" in the supply chain: blockchain pilot project provides transparency on CO2 emissions

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:49pm

That is why in a first step, Mercedes-Benz is creating transparency of CO2 emissions and the use of secondary material in the supply chain.

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  • That is why in a first step, Mercedes-Benz is creating transparency of CO2 emissions and the use of secondary material in the supply chain.
  • For this purpose, the mapping of the material flow also records the amount of recycled material in the supply chain.
  • With the pilot project, Mercedes-Benz is driving transparency in the supply chain beyond the direct contractual partners.
  • We are the first manufacturer to use blockchain technology to map CO2 emissions in the global battery cell supply chain.

Global Electric Powertrain Market Expected to Grow in Value to USD 191.4 Billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 14.9% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 5:45pm

The global electric powertrain market is projected to reach USD 191.4 billion by 2027 from an estimated USD 62.9 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 14.9%.

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  • The global electric powertrain market is projected to reach USD 191.4 billion by 2027 from an estimated USD 62.9 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 14.9%.
  • There are various factors propelling the electric powertrain market.
  • For instance, the introduction of Euro VI, China VI, and PROCONVE P8 have driven the electric powertrain market by pushing automakers to come up with advanced electrified powertrain technologies.
  • The presence of various PHEV models offered by BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Porsche, Kia, and Hyundai is also driving the HEV/PHEV electric powertrain market.

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2020 Best Auto Tech Award Winners

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 3:02pm

Today Kelley Blue Book named the 2020 Best Auto Tech Award winners, honoring new models with the most advanced infotainment, convenience and active safety features at a great value to car buyers.

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  • Today Kelley Blue Book named the 2020 Best Auto Tech Award winners, honoring new models with the most advanced infotainment, convenience and active safety features at a great value to car buyers.
  • 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech: 2020 Hyundai Sonata
    The all-new midsize sedan wowed everyone on the Kelley Blue Book editorial staff with its affordable and innovative technology.
  • 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Luxury: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
    The premium segment is unquestionably competitive, yet Mercedes raises the bar with the 2020 GLE.
  • For more information about the 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Awards, including photos, additional commentary, and more, visit https://www.kbb.com/articles/car-news/best-auto-tech-awards/ .

Global Sports Management Announces The NFL Alumni Legends Party

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:37pm

MIAMI, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sports Management , along with its affiliates Global Travel and Global Tickets, are excited to announce The NFL Alumni Legends Party, a hospitality event designed around Super Bowl LIV.

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  • MIAMI, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sports Management , along with its affiliates Global Travel and Global Tickets, are excited to announce The NFL Alumni Legends Party, a hospitality event designed around Super Bowl LIV.
  • It also includes brand recognition to its sponsors which includes the NFL Alumni Association and Mercedes Benz.
  • Ron Foster, CEO of Global Sports Management, proclaims "We are delighted that the NFL Alumni Association and their "Caring for Kids" mission has allowed us to help them increase visibility into their organization through our annual events.
  • Global Sports Management has designed, promoted, and produced top quality celebrity fundraisers with some of the world's foremost entertainers and sports figures.

Inspired by the future: The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 6:06am

Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR inspired by AVATAR is the result of an unprecedented global partnership between one of the most innovative brands in the entertainment industry and the eighth most valuable brand in the world, Mercedes-Benz.

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  • Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR inspired by AVATAR is the result of an unprecedented global partnership between one of the most innovative brands in the entertainment industry and the eighth most valuable brand in the world, Mercedes-Benz.
  • Inspired by the world of Pandora the VISION AVTR shows a completely new interaction between human, machine and nature.
  • Fusion of interior and exterior: The holistic concept of the VISION AVTR combines the design disciplines interior, exterior and UX on an unprecedented scale.
  • With its stretched "One Bow" design and organic design language, the VISION AVTR offers a visionary outlook on the design of the future.