BMW Group and Daimler AG to jointly develop next-generation technologies for automated driving

Let’s face it, those at the forefront of self-driving cars aren’t really from the vehicle manufacturing side but rather the tech companies such as the likes of Waymo, Apple, Uber and even NVidia. Ford and even GM are pushing ahead…

What is it like to ride in a Daimler semi-autonomous truck [+video]

The folks over at Verge get to ride Daimler’s latest semi-autonomous truck which was released recently at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The trucking industry severely needs this technology and it isn’t a Silicon Valley-based company that is looking at autonomous…

Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million (around 570 million USD) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to…

Daimler and Bosch jointly premiere Automated Valet Parking in China

Daimler and Bosch have announced the successful premiere of their joint Automated Valet Parking pilot in Beijing. The technology, which debuted in the parking garage at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart in 2017, symbolizes a pioneering effort in infrastructure-supported driverless…

Daimler and Bosch to work with NVidia for their self-driving cars

As US tech companies push ahead in the autonomous vehicle driving space, the Germans do not want to be left behind. Although not much has been revealed by the large carmakers in this space, Daimler and Bosch and now working…

Daimler to offer diesel software upgrade for Mercedes cars in Europe

Daimler will continue the voluntary service action for 3 million customers in Europe to provide diesel software updates for Mercedes cars (around 3 million of them). This software update is to improve the emissions control of the diesel vehicles, the…

Two more hydrogen filling stations open in Germany

Two more hydrogen refuelling stations opened up in Germany recently in Frankfurt and Wiesbaden. The stations are built by a joint venture between H2 Mobility Deutschland, Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde and Shell. These two new stations add up to 30…

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz Team Up On Self-Driving Cars

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz are joining forces to develop fully automated and driverless cars by the beginning of the next decade.  The two companies have already begun development on a series of fully automated (SAE Level 4), and driverless driving (SAE Level…

Audi, BMW & Daimler join acquisition of Nokia’s HERE digital mapping business

Audi, BMW and Daimler have agreed with Nokia that they will acquire its mapping and location services business, HERE.

Mercedes-Benz and Nissan to jointly develop midsize pickup truck

Mercedes-Benz is entering the 4X4 Truck segment as the company has announced that they will develop a 1-ton pickup truck with Renault-Nissan.

Aston Martin and Daimler sign technical partnership agreements

Daimler AG and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. have signed an agreement for a significant technical partnership between Daimler, Mercedes-AMG GmbH, a 100% subsidiary and high-performance brand of German automotive corporation Daimler AG, and Aston Martin. Following the signing of a…

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