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Prosthesis Instead of Pumps - Fashion for People with Disabilities

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Mercedes-Benz supports the fashion concepts for people with disabilities of the Bezgraniz Couture organization ("Fashion without Borders"). Following fashion shows in Moscow, Bezgraniz has now gone on to conquer Los Angeles and additionally organized the first International Forum on Fashion for People with Disabilities.

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Mercedes-Benz supports the fashion concepts for people with disabilities of the Bezgraniz Couture organization ("Fashion without Borders"). Following fashion shows in Moscow, Bezgraniz has now gone on to conquer Los Angeles and additionally organized the first International Forum on Fashion for People with Disabilities.

German Mobility Award for Mobility App moovel

In October 2016 the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure honors moovel mobility app with the German Mobility Award. This makes moovel one of ten archetypal projects honored for its intelligent mobility solution.
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Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell Gets a Plug

Range of 500 km and fully suitable for everyday use: the new Mercedes GLC F-CELL combines two environmentally responsible drive technologies. A world first.
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As the brand’s first production vehicle to feature a fuel-cell system when it comes onto the market next year, the Mercedes GLC F-CELL will connect – in a world first – two environmentally responsible technologies associated with the drive system via an electrical cable. For the first time, a vehicle with this powertrain system will have a plug for a supplementary lithium-ion energy storage unit. Rated at approximately nine kWh, the storage unit serves as an energy source for an additional electric motor and can be charged externally.

Social Days at Daimler

Employees are showing initiative and are getting involved
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Daimler is using social projects as a team development possibility with increasing frequency. Instead of workshops in conference hotels employees are helping amongst others in homes of refugees or youth villages. Both partners benefit: urgent renovation work will be done and the employees are getting to know each other better.

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Electrifying: The New Generation smart!

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"All in" – is how Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, describes the smart product offensive. From 2017 the car brand will be equipping all models with an electric motor. That means zero-emission driving in the smart fortwo, smart forfour and smart cabrio (power consumption: 16.6 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km [1]). The new environmentally friendly vehicles can be seen for the first time at the Paris Motor Show.

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"All in" – is how Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, describes the smart product offensive. From 2017 the car brand will be equipping all models with an electric motor. That means zero-emission driving in the smart fortwo, smart forfour and smart cabrio (power consumption: 16.6 kWh/100 km; combined CO₂ emissions: 0 g/km [1]). The new environmentally friendly vehicles can be seen for the first time at the Paris Motor Show.

Mercedes-Benz 'EQ' Show Car | Into the Future with Zero Emissions

Mercedes-Benz launches EQ, a new electric mobility brand. It combines all related products, services and a concept vehicle with the looks of a sporty SUV coupé.
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Paris Motor Show, late September 2016. Mercedes-Benz issued invitations to a major press conference. The place was packed long before the start as journalists from all over the world secured the best positions to find out what everyone in the hall was waiting for: what the inventors of the motor car have to say about the future of the automobile.

The New Fuso eCanter

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The Fuso Canter E-Cell is now the Fuso eCanter. The new name represents the third generation of the world's first fully electric-powered light truck, and the small-scale production run is an important step on the way to full production. Technically, the eCanter is radically different from its predecessor and benefits from the extensive findings of customer trials with the second generation and the reduced costs of battery and component technology.

The Second Lives of Lithium-ion Batteries

First on the road, then at home: after serving their time in electric vehicles, recycled lithium-ion batteries make ideal stationary energy storage devices.
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Lithium-ion batteries are the untiring driving force behind electric mobility. They deliver their full output on board vehicles for at least ten years. Nevertheless, there always comes a point where a battery makes its last journey and is duly removed from service. But even after completing their automotive stint, there’s still life in these power packs. These batteries are veritable treasure troves of raw materials.

IAA Preview Mercedes-Benz Trucks

OM 470: more powerful, more economical and even lower emissions
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OM 470: more powerful, more economical and even lower emissions

Maximum efficiency combined with minimal emissions and outstanding performance: Mercedes-Benz Trucks is optimising its heavy-duty trucks to be exhibited at the IAA commercial vehicles in September 2016. The international motor show, in German known as  the Internationale Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA), is the world’s largest motor show.The latest generation of the OM 470 six-cylinder in-line engine incorporates numerous new developments to achieve a further reduction in fuel consumption.

Mercedes-Benz: First Fully Electric Truck

Daimler Trucks is presenting the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck in Stuttgart, as the first fully electric truck with an admissible total weight of up to 26 tonnes.
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This means that in the future, heavy trucks will take part in urban distribution operations with zero local emissions and hardly a whisper. The market launch of this technology is conceivable for Daimler Trucks at the beginning of the next decade. In the light distribution sector, Daimler Trucks has already been impressively demonstrating the day-to-day suitability of the fully electric truck in customer trials with the FUSO Canter E-Cell since 2014.

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