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  • Mercedes-Benz is investing more than €1 billion into the establishment of a global battery production network
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    Mercedes-Benz increases battery production at Kamenz

    2020-05-27T12:53:00Z

    Local battery production is an important factor for its electric vehicle strategy, says Mercedes, and it is gradually increasing its production capacities at the Kamenz plant in Saxony

  • Markus Keicher takes over as head of production at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant
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    Markus Keicher takes over as head of production at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant

    2020-02-24T11:49:00Z

    Markus Keicher takes over as head of production at the Mercedes-Benz Ludwigsfelde plant

  • VW Uitenhage_South Africa
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    AMS on Africa: Part 3 – Game plan for South Africa

    2020-02-11T09:42:00Z

    Despite competition elsewhere in the continent, South Africa retains its key place among global manufacturing strategies

  • Daimler eSprinter SOP 3
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    eSprinter begins its run

    2019-12-12T16:28:00Z

    Production of the eSprinter van has begun at Daimler’s Düsseldorf plant

  • EV charging illustration
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    Global trade disputes could dim electric vehicle production potential in key markets

    2019-10-28T19:11:00Z

    Trade uncertainties such as those between the US and China, or the UK and the EU, could put the brakes on growth in the electric vehicle and battery supply chain for some OEMs and countries, despite bullish forecasts for alternative powertrains 

  • EvoBus Daimler Mannheim
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    Solar flair

    2019-07-09T11:32:00Z

    Sven Schulz, CEO of battery systems supplier Akasol, speaks to Gareth Price about the company’s involvement with Daimler’s next generation electrified bus

  • Mercedes GLC Bremen
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    Mercedes starts GLC production at Bremen

    2019-07-04T16:15:00Z

    Germany - The latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLC is now being made at the company’s Bremen plant

  • Mercedes-Benz Cars MoU Egypt assembly
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    Mercedes to assemble cars in Egypt

    2019-06-25T10:38:00Z

    Egypt - Mercedes-Benz Cars is looking to strengthen its position in Egypt by starting local assembly and establishing a training centre

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    Mercedes-AMG Affalterbach

    2019-06-10T09:19:00Z

    The newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-litre M 139 engine in production at Affalterbach. It is the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production.

  • Mercedes-Benz Actros Worth plant
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    Mercedes begins Actros production in Wörth

    2019-05-21T13:22:00Z

    Germany - The first new Actros has come off the production line at the Mercedes-Benz Wörth plant in southern Germany. It is the first facility in the OEM’s global network to start making the new model. 

  • 3D printing with metal materials: First spare part of the partner pilot project "NextGenAM", from Daimler, Premium AEROTEC and EOS, the retainer of the truck diesel engine.
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    Daimler develops 3D printing line

    2019-05-14T16:50:00Z

    Germany - Since May 2017, Daimler has been working with Premium Areotec and EOS to develop a production line that would be able to produce aluminium components by using 3D printing. The companies found that manufacturing costs can be reduced by approximately 50% when compared to existing 3D printing systems. ...

  • Mercedes-Benz Cars battery factory in the Neckar Valley at the Untertürkheim site in Germany
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    Mercedes starts building battery plant

    2019-04-09T12:50:00Z

    Germany - Mercedes-Benz has started the construction of its battery production facility in the Brühl sub-plant at Untertürkheim, Germany. This is part of the €1bn (US$1.13bn) investment that the OEM has set aside for its global battery production network, which currently comprises of nine battery factories at seven locations on ...

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    Paintshop 4.0

    2019-01-10T14:54:00Z

    Nick Holt visits Eisenmann’s technology centre in Holzgerlingen, near Stuttgart, for a preview of the latest skidless paintshop technology prior to its installation at the Daimler plant at Kecskemét The skids used to convey vehicle bodies through the various coating and drying stages in the paintshop are seen as ...

  • Ford hotforming Saarlouis
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    Casting a duo

    2019-01-08T16:37:00Z

    Two innovative metal forming techniques could have a significant impact on the press shop of the future

  • Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant starts production of the new B-Class
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    Mercedes starts B-Class production

    2018-11-26T14:47:15Z

    Germany - Mercedes-Benz has started series production of the second model in its newest compact car generation - the B-Class - at its plant in Rastatt. The car is being built alongside the GLA SUV and the A-Class compact sedan, which is also made in Kecskemét (Hungary), Uusikaupunki (Finland) and ...

  • FAW Changchung
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    Unease in the East

    2018-11-21T14:15:00Z

    Falling sales, electrification and mega mergers: Nick Gibbs provides an overview of the current automotive industry trends in China A fascinating year for China’s automotive industry has seen the world’s largest car market undergo a series of seismic shifts as it moves to a new level of maturity, bringing ...

  • DTNA chassis
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    Building on framework

    2018-11-19T16:12:00Z

    The Freightliner Custom Chassis plant in Gaffney, South Carolina, houses a diverse assembly mix, and has recently taken on a new project Gaffney is a small town sitting off the beaten track. It was previously described as ‘the peach capital’ of South Carolina, with the local economy dependant on ...

  • Daimler Bremen
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    A positive response

    2018-11-19T15:59:00Z

    Daimler is embarking on a major corporate restructuring in the hope of improving its ability to face upcoming challenges in the automotive sector The restructuring currently underway at Daimler is due to be complete by 2020 and the plan centres on creating legally independent AG companies, Mercedes-Benz AG, Daimler ...

  • Novares Leiria Plant inspection table
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    Set the controls

    2018-11-06T12:19:00Z

    Expertise in plastic component manufacturing will be in ever greater demand during the emobility age. In preparation, global supplier Novares has taken on a new form Following a period of reorganisation and rebranding, the Mecaplast-Key Plastics group spent 2018 settling in to its new identity – Novares The ...

  • Daimler India
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    Daimler hits milestone in India

    2018-09-27T11:49:00Z

    India - Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), which is part of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), has made 100,000 vehicles at its plant in Oragadam - an industrial town located near Chennai on the south east coast. The news comes just two years after the facility hit the ...