Sustainability

  • Stuttgart (Germany)/Redmond, Wash, Oct 12, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz AG and Microsoft Corp. collaborate to make vehicle production more efficient, resilient and sustainable. With the new MO360 Data Platform, Mercedes-Benz is connecting its around 30 passenger car plants worldwide to the Microsoft Cloud, enhancing transparency and predictability across its digital production and supply chain.
  • Papenburg, Sep 19, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz plans to build a wind farm at its test track in Papenburg, northern Germany, with an output of more than 100 MW to cover more than 15 percent of the annual electricity demand of Mercedes-Benz Group AG in Germany.
  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Aug 25, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is exclusively producing the all-electric EQS SUV at its North American passenger vehicle plant. These vehicles rolling off the line is a key step in Mercedes-Benz Cars’ global initiative to produce eight all-electric vehicles at seven sites on three continents this year.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 24, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz tackles circularity with BASF and start-up Pyrum Innovations AG
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Aug 12, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is taking another step to scale up development and production of next-generation high-performance battery cells and modules on its path to an all-electric future. The new CATL plant in Debrecen, Hungary will supply battery cells for European production sites in Germany and Hungary.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 29, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the world’s most valuable luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade – wherever market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz today laid the symbolic foundation for a new centre of competence for the research and development of future generations of batteries and battery cells at a ceremony on the site of its main plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
  • Stuttgart, May 19, 2022 - A Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé from 1955 has been sold at auction for a record price of 135 million EUR to a private collector. This icon of automotive history is an absolute rarity – one of just two prototypes built at the time.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 11, 2022 - At its first digital ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) Conference for investors and analysts, the inventor of the automobile announced measures aimed at cutting CO2 emissions, creating lasting value for all stakeholders.
    EQE 350, Edition 1, AMG Line: Electrical consumption WLTP: 19,3-15,7 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart / The Hague, Mar 29, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz has been awarded a far-reaching contract for road monitoring through vehicle data by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (Min I&W).
  • Stuttgart (Germany), Mar 23, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis and TotalEnergies/Saft signed a deal to become equal partners in Automotive Cells Company (ACC), completing a transaction announced in September 2021.
  • Bibb County/Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mar 15, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz opens a new battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama, a few months ahead of the start of production of all-electric Mercedes-EQ vehicles in the United States (U.S.). The world’s most valuable luxury automotive brand is getting ready to go all electric by ramping up production of electric cars on three continents.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz AG has firmly established the principle of sustainability as an integral part of its corporate strategy. In addition to CO2-neutral production and the switch to an all-electric vehicle portfolio, a closed loop of recyclable materials is also crucial to reducing resource consumption.
  • Bremen, Feb 7, 2022 - Milestone for CO2 neutral transport logistics: State-of-the-art Automotive Logistics Center (ALC) for Mercedes-Benz in Bremen is opened by Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG for Production & Supply Chain Management, and DB Board Member for Freight Transport Sigrid Nikutta.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 27, 2022 - From the manufacture of the raw materials and the production of the vehicle through to driving operation and then recycling at the end of a vehicle's life, the life cycle assessment (LCA) undertaken by Mercedes-Benz examines all environment-related aspects of a vehicle model.
    EQS 580 4MATIC: combined electrical consumption (NEDC): 19.6-17.6 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Jan 7, 2022 - Demand for Mercedes-Benz vehicles remains unbroken as Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-AMG, and G-Class vehicles achieved new sales records in 2021, underscoring the strength of the world’s most valuable luxury car brand.
  • Berlin, Nov 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world’s pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by 2030, where market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 24, 2021 - On its path toward an all-electric future, Mercedes-Benz is taking an equity stake in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to scale up development and production of next-generation high-performance battery cells and modules.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Sep 6, 2021 - Creating an encounter rather than purely presenting vehicles: Mercedes-Benz is pressing forward with its dialogue-based and experiential brand presence at trade fairs. At the IAA MOBILITY from 7 to 12 September 2021 in Munich, the luxury automotive brand is taking advantage of all the opportunities offered by the new format of the International Motor Show (IAA).
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - The Board of Management, General Works Council and World Employee Committee of Daimler AG and the international trade union federation IndustriALL Global Union have adopted the Principles of Social Responsibility and Human Rights.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on the way to a green steel supply chain. To this end, the company has launched a partnership with the Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB for CO2 free steel.
  • Stuttgart/Mindelheim , Aug 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with GROB-WERKE in the field of manufacturing technology, expanding its production capacity and know-how for next-generation batteries.
  • Stuttgart, Germany, May 24, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO2 free steel into series production.
  • Stuttgart, May 20, 2021 - On the occasion of today’s today's World Bee Day, Daimler Mobility is setting up three beehives at its headquarters, thus setting another mark in the company's core value sustainability. By colonising the roof, the company is committed to protecting bees that are threatened with extinction.
  • Stuttgart, May 12, 2021 - A new definition of luxury meets the future of production at Mercedes-Benz: production of the EQS electric saloon started at Factory 56 in the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant - flexible, digital, efficient and sustainable.
  • Berlin, Mar 29, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz and Siemens plan to cooperate on advancing digitalization and automation in the automotive industry, supported by the State of Berlin. Mercedes-Benz AG aims to digitize its production processes.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 26, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is expanding its green power portfolio in cooperation with the energy supplier Enovos and the Norwegian energy producer Statkraft. This means that from 2022 onwards, the company will purchase electricity in Germany which comes exclusively from renewable sources.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 26, 2021 - For a number of decades the special vehicles sector for ambulance, fire and police services has been an important area for Mercedes-Benz. Already in 1995, the Sprinter saw its first conversion into an ambulance and today occupies a large portion of the market for emergency vehicles in the health sector with its various body variants.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on April 15, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 22, 2021 - In combination with Mercedes me Charge, the new electric luxury model EQS offers important innovations and services in charge management.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 16, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is producing the C-Class with maximum flexibility, efficiency and digital networking.
    EQC: Combined power consumption: 21.5 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart, Mar 9, 2021 - When it comes to CO2 neutrality, we’re not only looking at our products, but at our entire value chain. In order to make the biggest possible difference for our planet, we need to work hand in hand with our entire supply chain.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 5, 2021 - Untertürkheim to become a technology competence centre with a campus focusing clearly on electric drive and battery technology, including the production of lithium-ion cells.
  • Affalterbach, Mar 4, 2021 - Like parent group Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG is consistently following the path of electrification - with initial vehicles in this year.
  • Berlin, Mar 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million amount to transform its Berlin-Marienfelde plant in Germany into a campus for developing, testing and implementing pioneering software applications for its global production network.
  • Berlin, Germany, Mar 2, 2021 - As part of the event „Durch Kooperation an die Spitze. Die Automobilbranche gestaltet den digitalen Wandel“ (“Through cooperation to the top. The automotive industry is shaping the digital transformation”) hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) the founders of the Automotive Alliance are sharing a progress report as well as further details on the initiative.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 12, 2021 - More and more Mercedes-Benz customers are deciding in favor of an all-electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
  • Jan 8, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is accelerating its journey towards CO2 neutrality. Significant progress was made in 2020, with a steep increase in xEV deliveries: More than 160,000 plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles were sold by Mercedes-Benz Cars worldwide (+228.8%), including about 87,000 units in the fourth quarter.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 18, 2020 - Mercedes-EQ harmonizes the demands, of a modern generation of customers, for sustainability and emotionality with the demand for innovation. Because today, producing the most desirable vehicles means far more than it did just a few years ago.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is targeting leadership in electric drives and vehicle software. The consistent electrification of the entire product portfolio is a key element of the strategic focus "Ambition 2039" and a prerequisite on the way to CO₂ neutrality.
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