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Ecocentricity Blog: This One Is a Step Back

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It is important for environmentalists to acknowledge each step back at the same time they celebrate every two steps forward. Credibility is lost if sustainability’s successes are trumpeted while ignoring its failures.

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It is important for environmentalists to acknowledge each step back at the same time they celebrate every two steps forward. Credibility is lost if sustainability’s successes are trumpeted while ignoring its failures.

Mercedes-Benz Models With Environmental Certificates

"We strive to develop products that are highly responsible to the environment in their respective market segments – this is the second Environmental Guideline of the Daimler Group.“
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Its realisation requires incorporating environmental protection into products from the very start. Ensuring that this happens is the task of environmentally compatible product development. It follows the principle “Design for Environment” (DfE) to develop comprehensive vehicle concepts. The aim is to improve environmental performance in objectively measurable terms and, at the same time, to meet the demands of the growing number of customers with an eye for environmental issues.

Daimler Environmental Statements of the Plants

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Beyond the certification of the environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standards, all German production sites of Mercedes-Benz, the Neu-Ulm and Mannheim locations of EvoBus GmbH as well as the plants in Vitoria, Spain, Kecskemét, Hungary, and the smart production site located in the French town of Hambach voluntarily take part in the European eco audit system (EMAS).

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Beyond the certification of the environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standards, all German production sites of Mercedes-Benz, the Neu-Ulm and Mannheim locations of EvoBus GmbH as well as the plants in Vitoria, Spain, Kecskemét, Hungary, and the smart production site located in the French town of Hambach voluntarily take part in the European eco audit system (EMAS).

Daimler Environmental Movie 2017

The latest electric vehicles and an outlook on the future of intelligent, networked and autonomous mobility
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Inspired by the peregrine falcon rearing in the Mercedes-Benz plants a falcon leads through the activities and projects of Daimler in the area of sustainability and environmental protection. It will show highly efficient production processes, the latest electric vehicles and an outlook on the future of intelligent, networked and autonomous mobility.

Experience the complete Daimler Sustainability Report 2016 here
 

Daimler is Creating Small Parts with a Big Impact

Recycled small parts mean lower emissions
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Naturally, automotive manufacturing requires a high volume of materials. To protect the earth's resources, Daimler turns to recyclates. For that reason, this issue is also central in our Design for Environment. Since 2014, even the smallest series parts have contributed to environmentally sound production.

Daimler is Reducing the Burden on Cities

Daimler is a market leader in carsharing with its car2go brand. In this interview, Thomas Beermann, Managing Director of car2go Europe, explains the company’s future plans.
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car2go is making a tangible contribution to reducing traffic and esmiisons in city centres. But there are still issues with the availability of parking spaces.

Daimler Is Building the Future

Construction of Daimler's second battery factory is starting in Kamenz, Saxony. With investments of around 500 million Euro, one of the most state-of-the art and biggest battery factories in Europe is being erected at the Daimler's ACCUMOTIVE subsidiary.
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In future, Kamenz will be further developed into a competence center for battery production. From the middle of 2018, the factory will make the lithium ion batteries for all electrified vehicles of Mercedes-Benz and smart, ranging from the plug-in hybrid to the all-electric models. In addition, the Kamenz factory will also produce batteries for the stationary Mercedes-Benz energy storage unit as well as for 48-volt systems. The number of employees at the site will also be gradually increased in the coming years and will even be more than doubled until the end of the decade.

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.

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.

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.

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