Mercedes-Benz Corporate News

Mercedes-Benz starts production of GLE Coupé in USA

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) today (Thursday April 9, 2015) celebrated production of the first customer-ready all-new GLE Coupé. Mercedes-Benz has dubbed 2015 as the year of the SUV for the brand, with the majority of its SUV portfolio being renewed, including the model update of the GLE (former M-Class).

Johann Verster

Published : Thursday April 9, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Opens in China its Largest Passenger Car Training Center in the World

On July 22nd Mercedes-Benz inaugurates in Shanghai its 5th training center in China. Hubertus Troska: “Retail excellence is key to our sustainable development in China. Our new training site demonstrates our ambition to raise the bar in sales and service quality in the industry.” Holistic concept with a total area of 11,250 m2, instruction emphasizes […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday July 22, 2014

Automotive Interiors Expo 2014: Head of Design Gorden Wagener receives best interior designer award

Automotive Interiors Expo 2014, the trade show for vehicle interiors, has chosen Gorden Wagener as the best interior designer of the year. Wagener has been responsible for design at Mercedes-Benz since 2008.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 24, 2014

Daimler Reward Employees with extra Bonuses!

Daimler rewards employees with profit sharing payment and special bonus for successful year 2013 In addition to the profit sharing payment of 2,541 euros, employees will receive a one-time special bonus of 500 euros Special bonus rewards efforts and outstanding performance Payment will take place with the April salaries for more than 130,000 eligible wage-tariff […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 6, 2014

Daimler to invest about €190 million in van plant in Vitoria, Spain

 Money to be invested in body shop, paint shop, and assembly units Vitoria plant prepares to produce new generation of medium-size vans Volker Mornhinweg: “With the investment of approximately €190 million we are strengthening our Vitoria facility and making it fit for the future.” In one of the biggest single investments that Daimler has made […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 15, 2014

Mercedes-Benz South Africa Board of Directors

South African at the helm of Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) New leadership on Board of Directors Arno van der Merwe takes over as CEO of MBSA Current CEO, Dr Martin Zimmermann to head Global Service and Parts business for the Mercedes-Benz and smart brands. Pretoria – Great excitement reigns in the corridors of MBSA, as […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 7, 2014

Mercedes Benz China

Official closing ceremony for strategic investment held in Beijing: Daimler AG is 12% shareholder in Chinese partner BAIC Motor Following green light from Chinese authorities: Official closing ceremony in Beijing for Daimler AG’s 12% stake in leading Chinese manufacturer BAIC Motor Daimler is first non-Chinese automotive company to acquire an interest in a Chinese OEM […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 19, 2013

Mercedes-Benz China Beijing

Grand Opening Ceremony: Next milestone for Daimler in China: Mercedes-Benz engine plant at Beijing Benz celebrates grand opening First ever Mercedes-Benz passenger car engine-plant outside of Germany Top-notch facility, built at Beijing Benz Automotive Corporation (BBAC) in only two years Hubertus Troska: “The investment of around 400 million euros demonstrates our commitment to serving our […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 19, 2013

Gold Diesel Ring for Prof. Rodolfo Schöneburg: A life dedicated to vehicle safety

Prof. Dr. Ing. Rodolfo Schöneburg, Head of Passive Safety and Vehicle Functions at Mercedes-Benz Cars, will be awarded the “Gold Diesel Ring” of the German Association of Motor Journalists (VdM) on 26 April 2013 in recognition of his long-standing commitment to improving vehicle safety. “Our declared aim at Mercedes-Benz is to maintain and consolidate our […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday April 28, 2013

Mark Hamilton – Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles has a new member

NEW ARRIVAL AT MERCEDES-BENZ COMMERCIAL VEHICLES FURTHER STRENGTHENS UK TEAM Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles has a new member in its UK line-up of Fleet Strategic Account Managers with the appointment of Mark Hamilton to the newly created role of Leasing & Strategic Account Manager.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday April 18, 2013

Mercedes Benz Daimler AG to invest in BAIC Motor for a twelve percent stake

Joint strategic move in advance and support of BAIC Motor’s intention to launch an initial public offering of its shares Investment through the issuance of new shares Daimler first non-Chinese automotive company to take stake in Chinese OEM Daimler to receive two seats on the Board of Directors of BAIC Motor Stuttgart / Beijing – […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday February 1, 2013

Mercedes AMG website 2013

High levels of detail and service: Mercedes-Benz is starting with a new vehicle configurator and new Mercedes AMG website into the year 2013 Stuttgart/Affalterbach. In future, the new models from Mercedes-Benz will also be presented virtually on the Mercedes-Benz home page in a completely redesigned Vehicle Configurator. And Mercedes-AMG will also be kicking off the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday December 18, 2012

Daimler Supervisory Board appoints Hubertus Troska as Board of Management Member for China and extends contract of Andreas Renschler

New Board of Management position under Hubertus Troska as of December 13, 2012 Extension of Andreas Renschler’s contract until September 30, 2018 New Board of Management position underscores strategic importance of Chinese market for Daimler Board of Management expanded to eight members In its meeting today, the Daimler Supervisory Board appointed Hubertus Troska (52) as […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday December 12, 2012

Crossing borders! Daimler partnering with innovation conference TEDxBerlin

Stuttgart – The theme of the conference on 23 November 2012 at the “Haus der Kulturen der Welt” in Berlin is ‘Crossing Borders’. At TEDxBerlin, pioneers and visionaries from Germany and abroad describe life-changing experiences and explain their motivation for crossing boundaries from a variety of different perspectives.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday November 21, 2012


Mercedes-Benz UK has revitalised its line-up of Fleet Strategic Account Managers. In a move aimed at continuing the significant growth already achieved, it highlights the commitment made by Mercedes-Benz Fleet of being ‘easy to do business with’. The revamp comes amidst fleet growth figures of 12.2 per cent despite a falling market and adds to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday November 15, 2012


Mercedes-Benz in the UK has promoted Mike Whittington to the role of Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Retail Group with effect from 1 January 2013.  He is currently Sales Director, Mercedes-Benz Cars, and replaces Neil Williamson who moves to become Vice President Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars in South Africa.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday October 17, 2012

Mercedes-Benz India: Daimler starts to sell BharatBenz trucks and delivers first vehicles to customers

“Modern Domestic” trucks and state-of-the-art retail network enable customers to achieve an optimal total cost of ownership Market launch with three heavy-duty truck types, 14 more to follow in the next 17 months Positive feedback after preliminary delivery to selected customers Crucial day for the latest brand of Daimler’s commercial vehicles division: In full view […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday September 26, 2012

Rob Halloway Promoted To Communications Director, Mercedes-Benz UK LTD

Rob Halloway has been appointed Communications Director for Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd, starting from today, 2 April 2012. He takes over responsibility for all product, brand and corporate communications for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles, smart, Internal Communications, and the company’s Corporate Events and Public Affairs remits.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday April 2, 2012

Sally Dennis Appointed As Part of New Fleet Drive for Mercedes-Benz

Since Nick Andrews was appointed as Head of Fleet in August 2011, Mercedes-Benz UK has put its plan into action to fundamentally change and grow its fleet business, including the appointment of Sally Dennis as National Fleet Sales Manager. Sally has been tasked with managing the strategic accounts, with fleets of over 300 vehicles for […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday March 20, 2012

New head of sales at Daimler Buses and EvoBus

Stuttgart – The new Head of Sales at Daimler Buses/EvoBus GmbH is to be Till Oberwörder (41). Subject to agreement by the board of management at EvoBus GmbH, the long-standing Daimler Manager will take over the management of Marketing, Sales & Aftersales on 1 April 2012. “In Till Oberwörder, we’ve gained a real sales professional […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Sunday February 26, 2012

Mercedes-Benz South Africa takes pole position in major local market segments

Mercedes-Benz South Africa takes pole position in major local market segments Dr. Martin Zimmermann, MBSA CEO and President, says: “We’re very satisfied with our sales development. In 2011 we have again led the commercial vehicle market and regained leadership of the premium and luxury passenger car market with our Mercedes-Benz brand.” “In 2012 we expect […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday February 13, 2012

Mercedes-Benz South Africa

Mercedes-Benz SA consolidates market leadership positions Dr Martin Zimmermann, MBSA CEO and President: “In 2011, MBSA with market leadership in four major segments.” “Group revenue 2011 continues growth path.” “2012 will see MBSA to grow further and solidify its market leadership.” Pretoria – The Mercedes-Benz group of companies in South Africa has posted positive financial […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday February 13, 2012

Mercedes-Benz South Africa opens the doors of learning for technical students

Mercedes-Benz SA partners with MerSETA to provide formal and experiential learning for motor technicians. Pretoria: The scarcity of appropriately skilled technicians in the automotive sector has spurred Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) to extend their involvement in the training of technicians by initiating a technical learnership at the St Anthony’s Education Centre in Boksburg.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 24, 2012

Mercedes-Benz South Africa takes pole position in major local market segments

Dr. Martin Zimmermann, MBSA CEO and President, says: “We’re very satisfied with our sales development. In 2011 we have again led the commercial vehicle market and regained leadership of the premium and luxury passenger car market with our Mercedes-Benz brand.” “In 2012 we expect further growth as we will introduce the new M-Class and B-Class […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday January 13, 2012

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