Premium car group Daimler and automotive supplier Robert Bosch will start testing an on-demand ride hailing service that will use highly and fully automated Mercedes S-Class vehicles in San Jose, California. The tests are set to begin in the second half of 2019. The two partners said they will offer the service to a “selected Read More..
Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle & mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the degree of innovation that is redefining HMI systems. He also predicts that the number of apps in the car will soon decline. Digitalization is Read More..
Daimler Trucks & Buses has selected Lisbon as the location for its new technology hub – following companies including Volkswagen Group IT and MAN Truck & Bus, and BMW’s Critical TechWorks joint venture, in setting up digital development facilities in Portugal’s capital city. Daimler notes the strength of the digital community there, supported by Read More..
Daimler’s financial and mobility services division has made a strategic investment in Soul Machines, a start-up from New Zealand specializing in emotional intelligence for digital avatars. Daimler Financial Services intends to further develop these for use in its customer experience, having already worked with Soul Machines on a pilot project called ‘Sarah’, trialled at its Read More..
Supervisory Board prepares succession at an early stage Dieter Zetsche to be elected as member of the Supervisory Board in 2021 Ola Källenius to be appointed for a new term of five years as Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of the Mercedes-Benz Cars division Ola Kaellenius will succeed Dieter Read More..
HANOVER — Daimler is focusing on ease of use, personalization and connectivity with the world outside the vehicle as it pursues its digitalization strategy, a senior executive at the German premium car group said Tuesday. In an address to the carIT Congress here, Marc-Oliver Nandy, director of digitization sales and the Mercedes me platform, said Read More..
BMW and Daimler officially asked the European Commission for approval to form a new global mobility company. The green light from the European Union is one of the last obstacles to establishing the joint venture, which will bundle the mobility operations of the two German premium carmakers. BMW and Daimler also said the global headquarters Read More..
Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle & mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the degree of innovation that is redefining HMI systems. He also predicts that the number of apps in the car will soon decline. automotiveIT: Mr. Read More..
Daimler and two specialist partners have put into operation a pilot plant that uses 3D printing technology to make components for the automotive and aerospace industries. The German premium car group worked on the project, which is called NextGenAM, with Premium Aerotec, which develops and produces metal and carbon fiber composite aircraft structures, and EOS, Read More..
Daimler AG is restructuring its business divisions in a strategy which will see the reassignment of over 700 subsidiaries in over 60 countries. This is described as a move making the Daimler Group “fit for the future” and, according to supervisory board chairman Manfred Bischoff, positions it “to tackle the rapid pace of change in Read More..