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  • Premiere bei Mercedes-Benz Lkw: Neu aus dem 3D-Drucker: erstes Lkw-Ersatzteil aus Metall
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    Mercedes-Benz Trucks uses 3D printing for metal service parts

    2017-08-02T12:43:31Z

    The Mercedes-Benz Trucks division of Daimler has printed its first spare part made of metal. The thermostat cover, which is produced in small numbers for older trucks and Unimog models, was 3D-printed from a die-cast aluminium alloy and has passed testing for original part quality, according to the truckmaker.The company ...

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    Shift in powertrains drives strong growth in battery production

    2017-07-25T15:38:33Z

    Production of lithium-ion batteries, like these ones at Nissan's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant, looks set to soar Accelerating growth in electric and hybrid vehicle production is opening up a range of new supply chains across all areas of the automotive industry – not least in battery cell production. With ...

  • Mercedes-Benz bei The 146th Open – Royal Birkdale 2017: Innovativ aus Tradition
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    Mercedes-Benz names Untertürkheim as fourth battery production facility

    2017-07-18T17:01:36Z

    Mercedes-Benz has revealed that its Untertürkheim plant in Germany will be its fourth global battery manufacturing facility. Currently, the six-facility plant in the Neckar Valley, near Stuttgart, produces internal combustion engines, transmissions and axles. The OEM already plans to develop the plant to manufacture electric vehicle powertrain components, however, including ...

  • Audi TechDay Smart Factory
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    Different digital paces

    2017-07-18T14:58:15Z

    The headline above might well have read ‘industry and logistics 4.0’, ‘the industrial internet of things’, ‘factories of the future’, ‘smart supply chains’ or ‘manufacturing 2025’.Or we might have turned to one of a growing number of acronyms used to outline the car industry’s future, like Mercedes-Benz Car’s CASE or ...

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    Daimler and BAIC to invest $735m in electric vehicle production in China

    2017-07-11T17:15:43Z

    Daimler and its Chinese partner, BAIC, have agreed to invest 5 billion yuan ($735m) in their local production joint venture, Beijing Benz Automotive Company (BBAC), as they prepare it for electric vehicle production from 2020. The investment will include construction of a battery factory in Beijing – the first the ...

  • Daimler und LBBW setzen erfolgreich Blockchain bei Schuldschein-Transaktion ein
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    Daimler tests blockchain technology in loan issue

    2017-07-04T15:37:45Z

    Daimler and German bank Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) have teamed up on a project using blockchain technology for a €100m loan transaction.The entire deal for the one-year corporate Schuldschein (a loan agreement unique to the German market) was digitally carried out using the distributed digital ledger technology. This includes the origination, ...

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    Daimler agrees to buy share in BAIC's Chinese electric vehicle subsidiary

    2017-06-07T10:13:44Z

    Daimler has signed a framework agreement with its partner BAIC to work together on the development and manufacture of electric vehicles in China, as part of which the German carmaker will take a minority interest in BAIC's subsidiary, Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV). The agreement also involves investment in the ...

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    DICV exports 10,000th truck from India

    2017-05-31T12:52:59Z

    Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), part of Daimler Trucks Asia, has exported its 10,000 th truck from the port of Karmarajar, near Chennai, on an MOL vessel. The vehicle in question was a 40-ton heavy-duty tractor destined for Indonesia and was part of a consignment of 250 trucks on ...

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    Daimler signs major service contract with Demag

    2017-05-30T14:58:26Z

    Daimler has recently signed a major service contract with equipment supplier Demag for the maintenance of lineside lifting equipment at four of its plants in Germany. Demag, which became part of Konecranes Group last year, will inspect and maintain more than 10,000 cranes and hoists, along with more than 23,000 ...

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    Daimler breaks ground on new battery factory

    2017-05-24T16:18:10Z

    Daimler has held the groundbreaking ceremony for a new €500m ($559m) battery factory in Kamenz, Germany as the company targets the inclusion of more than 10 all-electric passenger cars in its portfolio by 2022. “The automotive industry is facing a fundamental transformation and we see ourselves as the driving force ...

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    Changes in supply chain leadership at Daimler India

    2017-05-03T09:22:52Z

    Daimler’s commercial vehicle division in India, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), has announced a number of senior level executive changes including the appointment of a new vice-president of supply chain management and logistics. Ralf Mungenast (pictured), previously head of supply chain planning at Mercedes-Benz Cars, headquartered in Germany, has taken ...

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    Valmet to produce next generation of Mercedes-Benz compacts

    2017-03-29T16:38:51Z

    Daimler has confirmed that the next generation of it’s compact A-class model will continue to be produced by contract manufacturer Valmet in Finland. The current generation of the A-Class has been produced at the plant in Uusikaupunki since 2013 and in February production of the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV began there ...

  • Daimler plant neues Pkw-Werk für Mercedes-Benz in Russland
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    Daimler to start production at first Russian plant in 2019

    2017-02-22T13:58:12Z

    Having received preliminary approval for its first Russian production facility last year, Daimler has confirmed an investment of more than €250m ($263m) to begin manufacturing Mercedes-Benz cars in the country from 2019. Located at the Esipovo Industrial Park, about 40km northwest of Moscow, the flexible production facility will be capable ...

  • MercedesBenz Urban eTruck
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    Major brands reveal plans for electric truck trials

    2017-02-22T12:30:17Z

    MAN Truck & Bus and Mercedes-Benz Trucks have announced plans to allow customers to trial their respective electric trucks in real world situations, starting this year. MAN Truck & Bus, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, and an Austrian consortium, the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL), have reached agreement on ...

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    BLG begins parts handling at Düsseldorf logistics centre

    2016-05-03T15:02:22Z

    [Updated 6th May] Germany’s BLG Logistics has begun parts handling operations at its new facility at the port of Düsseldorf. The company is currently using 10,000 sq.m of a 32,000 sq.m building to provide logistics services and sub-assembly for Daimler. Its services there include vehicle marshalling, loading and unloading ...

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    Daimler Trucks begins Fuso assembly in Kenya

    2016-03-15T15:45:35Z

    Daimler Trucks Asia has begun assembly of its Fuso range of commercial vehicles at a plant in Mombasa, Kenya, with its local partners Simba Colt and Associated Vehicle Assemblers. The Fuso 2523C heavy-duty trucks are being built up from complete knockdown (CKD) kits imported from its Oragadam plant in Chennai, ...