Mercedes-Benz

Lead the Charge: One season, your career in pole position.

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:32pm

"This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with a passion for tech, innovation, and motorsports'' says Jan Gupta, President of Modis.

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  • "This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with a passion for tech, innovation, and motorsports'' says Jan Gupta, President of Modis.
  • "To place somebody within the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, a brand absolutely synonymous with excellence in engineering, is something really special and a phenomenal opportunity for somebody to launch their career in this exciting field."
  • Modis is part of the Adecco Group, the world's leading HR solutions company and a Fortune Global 500 company.
  • The team celebrated the first ever fully-electric race win for Mercedes-Benz and ended their debut season in Formula E in third place in the team championship.

EMT Madrid orders 520 RNG buses equipped with Hexagon Group fuel systems

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 3:30pm

Solaris, Mercedes Benz and Scania, all customers of Hexagon Agility, will supply buses to EMT.

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  • Solaris, Mercedes Benz and Scania, all customers of Hexagon Agility, will supply buses to EMT.
  • These buses are capable of running on RNG and align with EMTs commitment to replace its most polluting diesel-powered buses.
  • EMT is part of the Madrid Regional Transport Consortium, the authority in charge of planning public transport in Madrid.
  • Its product offerings include natural gas storage and delivery systems, Type 4 composite natural gas cylinders, propane, and natural gas fuel systems.

Mercedes-Benz USA Announces Executive Appointments

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:41pm

Today, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced the appointment of Tobias Rist to the position of vice president & CFO, effective June 1, 2021.

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  • Today, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced the appointment of Tobias Rist to the position of vice president & CFO, effective June 1, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210601005677/en/
    In his new role, Rist leads finance and operations for MBUSA.
  • His responsibilities include finance & controlling, risk management, treasury, payroll, procurement, information technology, taxes, and facility management as a member of MBUSAs executive management team, reporting to Psillakis.
  • Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States.

Daimler Truck sets out ambitions as an independent company

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:02pm

Daimler Truck generates over 40bn of revenue and sells over half a million trucks and buses in a typical year.

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  • Daimler Truck generates over 40bn of revenue and sells over half a million trucks and buses in a typical year.
  • The company is also a technology pioneer in terms of safety, efficiency and electrified powertrains.\nLooking ahead, an independent Daimler Truck will accelerate its strategic ambitions and address its financial performance.
  • Speakers included Karin Rdstrm, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Trucks and responsible for the Europe and Latin America regions, John O\'Leary, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, Hartmut Schick, CEO of Daimler Trucks Asia and Andreas Gorbach, head of the Truck Technology Group.\nPresenting the company\'s financial ambitions, Daimler Truck CFO Jochen Goetz committed to improving profitability, raising returns and delivering strong shareholder value as an independent company.
  • said Jochen Goetz, CFO of Daimler Truck AG.\nAndreas Gorbach, the new CTO and Head of the Truck Technology Group, set out the premises of the Daimler Truck technology strategy: First of all, the company will ramp down internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrain spending and work with partners.

Daimler Truck AG and CATL expand global partnership: joint development of sophisticated truck-focused batteries and supply agreed beyond 2030

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We believe our strong global partnership will further enhance Daimler Truck AG\'s market position on the e-mobility stage and accelerate to drive towards carbon neutrality.

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  • Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We believe our strong global partnership will further enhance Daimler Truck AG\'s market position on the e-mobility stage and accelerate to drive towards carbon neutrality.
  • CATL will be the supplier of lithium-ion battery packs for the Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul battery-electric truck, which is planned to be ready for series production in 2024.
  • Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We are very happy to strengthen the existing partnership with Daimler Truck AG based on our shared vision in e-mobility.
  • By 2027, Daimler Truck AG intends to supplement its portfolio by adding series-produced hydrogen-based fuel-cell vehicles.

Daimler Truck AG and CATL expand global partnership: joint development of sophisticated truck-focused batteries and supply agreed beyond 2030

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We believe our strong global partnership will further enhance Daimler Truck AG\'s market position on the e-mobility stage and accelerate to drive towards carbon neutrality.

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  • Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We believe our strong global partnership will further enhance Daimler Truck AG\'s market position on the e-mobility stage and accelerate to drive towards carbon neutrality.
  • CATL will be the supplier of lithium-ion battery packs for the Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul battery-electric truck, which is planned to be ready for series production in 2024.
  • Robin Zeng, Founder, Chairman and CEO of CATL: "We are very happy to strengthen the existing partnership with Daimler Truck AG based on our shared vision in e-mobility.
  • By 2027, Daimler Truck AG intends to supplement its portfolio by adding series-produced hydrogen-based fuel-cell vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter Is offering a discounted Sprinter B-Service throughout the month of May 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'PEORIA, Ariz., May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter, a van retailing dealership in Peoria, is offering discounted Sprinter B-Services this month, May 2021.

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  • b'PEORIA, Ariz., May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter, a van retailing dealership in Peoria, is offering discounted Sprinter B-Services this month, May 2021.
  • They are recommended every 20,000 miles or two years after that as well as a part of regular maintenance.
  • When drivers bring in their Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans for B-Service, technicians at the dealership will check the van\'s fluids, tires, brakes and more.
  • "\nAlong with the coupon for discounted Sprinter B-Service appointments, drivers will see that Mercedes-Benz Arrowhead Sprinter offers three other service coupons for the month of May.

Mercedes-Benz, UBQ Materials Win Automotive Sustainability Award

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UBQ Materials , developer of the most climate-positive thermoplastic material on the market, announced today that together with Mercedes-Benz, it has won the Sustainability Award in Automotive 2021 in the "best start-up" category.

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  • b'TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UBQ Materials , developer of the most climate-positive thermoplastic material on the market, announced today that together with Mercedes-Benz, it has won the Sustainability Award in Automotive 2021 in the "best start-up" category.
  • The two companies won the award for their collaborative work developing sustainable car parts.\nThe Sustainability Award in Automotive honors companies whose products, processes and initiatives have a positive and holistic impact on the sustainability of the automotive industry and make a significant contribution to at least one of the UN\'s 17 Sustainable Development Goals .
  • "As environmental consciousness moves from a luxury to a necessity for corporations, sustainability is quickly becoming a form of corporate currency.
  • "\nAfter a successful proof-of-concept, Mercedes-Benz and UBQ Materials are currently testing further uses of UBQ in the production of automotive parts.\n"This cooperation between the Mercedes-Benz brand and a start-up is a game changer," says judge Hannah Zhlke from Roland Berger.

Mercedes-Benz USA Present Sprinter Van Refurbished by Employees to Jacksonville Non-Profit Serving Children in Need

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 3:30pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210503005500/en/\nKim's Open Door founder, Kim Bogart, takes delivery of her organization's Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van that was refurbished by Mercedes-Benz USA employees.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210503005500/en/\nKim's Open Door founder, Kim Bogart, takes delivery of her organization's Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van that was refurbished by Mercedes-Benz USA employees.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\nKim\xe2\x80\x99s Open Door acquired the pre-owned Sprinter with financial assistance from MBUSA to offset any associated costs.
  • Together with Mercedes-Benz of Jacksonville, employees from the company\xe2\x80\x99s Southern Region Office and its Mercedes-Benz Vans team worked to pinpoint the most suitable vehicle to buy.
  • Concurrently, employees at Mercedes-Benz of Jacksonville donated their time and resources to repair damage to the van\xe2\x80\x99s body.\n\xe2\x80\x9cMercedes-Benz USA, its employees and dealer partners are proud to be a part of the Jacksonville community.

Canoo Names Christian Treiber Senior Vice President Of Global Customer Journey & Aftersales

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

"\nChristian Treiber will lead the full customer journey ownership, third party relationships, warranties, service and aftersales operations.A seasoned automotive leader, Treiberjoins Canoo from Daimler AG where he served as Vice President of Customer Service in the USA and held senior management roles in the global Mercedes-Benz organization.

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  • "\nChristian Treiber will lead the full customer journey ownership, third party relationships, warranties, service and aftersales operations.A seasoned automotive leader, Treiberjoins Canoo from Daimler AG where he served as Vice President of Customer Service in the USA and held senior management roles in the global Mercedes-Benz organization.
  • He brings more than two decades of experience scaling automotive aftermarket sales, retail, parts, service, and fleet sales.\n"Electrification is the future of the automotive industry and I am excited to build a ground up customer journey to driveCanoo sales momentum," saidChristian Treiber.
  • "Canoo\'s innovation, vision and focus on the full lifecycle of the vehicle are inspiringand I\'m excited to be on the team.
  • "\nCanoois a Los Angeles-based company that has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design and pioneering technologies.