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Mercedes-Benz Debuts New MBUX Hyperscreen for All-Electric EQS

This article originally appeared on AutoVision News. It has been republished with permission. The recently announced multi-display screen for the Mercedes-Benz EQS luxury EV leaves Tesla’s 17-inch display and Porsche Taycan’s 16.8-inch screen in the dust. Buyers of the all-electric Mercedes EQS will have the option for a large, curved panel that is 56 inches wide (almost the width of the vehicle) with a total surface area of 377 square inches for the passengers. The new interface is o...
Tags: Tesla, Autos, Sears, Cto, Mercedes Benz, Austin Texas, Car News, Gorden Wagener, Daimler Group, Sajjad Khan, MBUX, MBUX Mercedes Benz, Porsche Taycan, Mercedes EQS, Nancy Dunham, Western Auto Supply Co


United Auto Workers call on GM, Ford, FCA to shut down U.S. factories

United Auto Workers called on the Big Three automakers — GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — to shut down factories in the U.S. for two weeks over concerns about the spread of COVID-19, a disease caused by the coronavirus. The call to action came after GM confirmed in a statement that an employee who works at the Cole Engineering Center in Warren has tested positive for the virus. “We have been in contact with the family and put our emergency response plan into action, building on the preve...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Cologne, Automotive, Ford, Mary Barra, Fca, Gm, Los Angeles Times, Fiat Chrysler, San Francisco Bay Area, Task Force, Valencia Spain, Alameda


United Auto Workers call on GM, Ford, FCA to shut down US factories

United Auto Workers called on the Big Three automakers — GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — to shut down factories in the U.S. for two weeks over concerns about the spread of COVID-19, a disease caused by the coronavirus. The call to action came after GM confirmed in a statement that an employee who works at the Cole Engineering Center in Warren has tested positive for the virus. “We have been in contact with the family and put our emergency response plan into action, building on the preve...
Tags: Europe, Germany, US, Tech, Tesla, Cologne, Automotive, Ford, Mary Barra, Fca, Gm, Los Angeles Times, Fiat Chrysler, San Francisco Bay Area, Task Force, Valencia Spain


Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz and other automotive brands, is shutting down production in Europe as the coronavirus outbreak rages

  The Daimler Group has joined Ford and FCA in shutting down vehicle production in Europe. The Daimler Group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, holds numerous brands, such as Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Smart, an Freightliner heavy trucks. Daimler said that the shutdown would last for two weeks, initially. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On Tuesday, the Daimler Group announced that it was suspending all European production for an "initial period of two weeks," to curta...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Ducati, Ford, Fca, Daimler, Fiat Chrysler, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes AMG, Stuttgart Germany, Freightliner, Mercedes Benz Mercedes AMG, Daimler Group, Ferrari Lamborghini Maserati


Ford, Daimler to suspend production at European factories due to COVID-19

Ford said Tuesday it will temporarily shut down vehicle and engine production at its factories in Europe in response to the spread of COVID-19, a disease caused by the coronavirus. The shutdown will begin Thursday and is expected to continue for a number of weeks, Ford said, without providing a specific timeline. Ford said it hopes the closure will only be required for a short period, but the duration depends on a number of factors, including the spread of the coronavirus, government restriction...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Tech, Spain, Cologne, Automotive, Vw, Ford, Italy, Portugal, Transport, Romania, World Health Organization, Automotive Industry, Volkswagen


Mercedes-Benz revealed a bizarre new car of the future with no steering wheel inspired by the science fiction movie 'Avatar'

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision AVTR concept car at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The vehicle was inspired by James Cameron's 2009 science fiction film "Avatar" and pays homage to the film directly with the vehicle's design and intentions. A traditional steering wheel is replaced by a control unit. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its concept vehicle VISION AVTR inspired by James Cameron's 2009 science fiction film "Avatar" at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Th...
Tags: Indonesia, Trends, Tesla, Cameron, Las Vegas, James Cameron, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Ola Kallenius, Källenius, Dinamica, Daimler Group, Markus Schafer, Karuun


BMW Group & Daimler AG Partner For Autonomous Driving Technology

The partnership will focus on next-generation autonomous technology.  BMW and Daimler say they may partner with other companies along the way. The BMW Group and Daimler AG are partnering for a number of autonomous driving initiatives. The companies say they are looking to advance the development of next-generation driver assistance systems and autonomous driving, including up to SAE Level 4. Both have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop this and other new technologies relat...
Tags: Germany, Munich, Autos, Bmw, Autonomous Cars, Daimler, Mercedes Benz, Daimler AG, BMW Group, BMW AG, Board of Management of Daimler AG, Ola Kallenius, Harald Krüger, Car News, Board of Management, Källenius


Chinese self-driving car startup Momenta drives away with $46 mln Series B

Momenta, a Beijing-based self-driving car startup, has secured $46 million in Series B funding. Nio Capital led the round with participation from from Daimler Group, Shunwei Capital, Sinovation Ventures and Unity Ventures. PRESS RELEASE Beijing-based autonomous driving startup Momenta announced to have raised a $46 million series B round. The investment was led by Nio Capital, with additional funding from Daimler Group (the parent company of Mercedes-Benz), Shunwei Capital, Sinovation Ventures a...
Tags: Trends, Cnn, Beijing, Shunwei Capital, Momenta, VC Deals, Daimler Group, RESNET, Daimler Group Shunwei Capital Sinovation Ventures, Unity Ventures PRESS, Nio Capital, Mercedes Benz Shunwei Capital Sinovation Ventures, Unity Ventures Momenta, Blue Lake Capital Sinovation Ventures, Blue Lake Capital Founded, Xudong Cao Momenta


VC-backed Mytaxi and Hailo merge

European taxi e-hailing companies Mytaxi and Hailo are merging. No financial terms were disclosed. The newly formed company will be headquartered in Hamburg and run under the Mytaxi brand. Andrew Pinnington will become CEO. LionTree Advisors advised Hailo on the transaction. Hailo’s backers include Union Square Ventures, Accel Partners, Wellington Partners, Atomico Ventures and Sir Richard Branson. PRESS RELEASE Hamburg / London, July 26, 2016 – mytaxi and Hailo, two innovative leaders in the fi...
Tags: Google, Europe, Sweden, Africa, Trends, Spain, Frankfurt, M&a, Richard Branson, Mercedes, Group, Hailo, Daimler, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Mercedes Benz


car2go to start operations in Brussels, Belgium

car2go, a car-sharing service and a subsidiary of Daimler Group announced that it will start its operations in Brussels, Belgium from October 2016.
Tags: Brussels Belgium, Daimler Group


Daimler manufactures best gearbox. German Group's investment totals EUR 300 M

Germany's Daimler Group has announced it has invested over EUR 300 M in expanding its production plant in Sebes, Alba County, in order to manufacture there the 9G-Tronic gearbox, the best 9-gear gearbox. The start of the production of 9G-Tronic gearboxes comes two years since the start of the expansion works at the Star Assembly plant in Sebes, Daimler's investment standing at EUR 300 M, and the Romanian state's aid at EUR 37.4 M, Star Transmission & Star Assembly CEO Falk Pruscha pointed out.
Tags: Daimler, German Group, M. Germany, Daimler Group, Sebes Alba County, Star Assembly, Star Transmission Star Assembly, Falk Pruscha