ERTICO is excited to announce that Mercedes-Benz AG, one of the leading global manufacturers of cars and vans, has joined the ERTICO Partnership. This new collaboration opens ERTICO’s network to another important player in the Vehicle Manufacturing sector.
“I am pleased to welcome Mercedes-Benz to the ERTICO Partnership. Their pioneering role in automotive engineering and innovation strength have a significant impact on the future of mobility,” says Joost Vantomme, CEO at ERTICO – ITS Europe. “We are looking forward to this collaboration in leveraging our joint vision to drive innovation and deploy smart & sustainable mobility solutions together.”
With Urban Mobility Solutions, Mercedes-Benz fosters innovation around the field of Sustainable Urban Mobility. Data-driven decision-making will be a key enabler for cities in meeting their goals of efficient, safe and clean urban transportation. At Urban Mobility Solutions, we strongly believe that our vehicle data can make a significant contribution to improving safety in urban traffic, creating transparency and increasing efficiency in decision-making.
“We believe in public-private partnership and co-creating to improve sustainable urban mobility. ERTICO’s Network and philosophy is a perfect basis to move from PowerPoint to reality,” says Daniel Deparis, Head of Urban Mobility Solutions, Mercedes-Benz AG. ERTICO and its Partners will be able to benefit from this new Partnership while collaborating on innovative solutions for smart and sustainable future mobility. Mercedes-Benz will also benefit from the opportunities to participate in the EU co-funded projects, international cooperation and access to an extensive network of smart mobility players from different sectors.
To discover the benefits of being part of ERTICO and how to join the Partnership, visit the website.
Mercedes-Benz AG at a glance
Mercedes Benz AG is responsible for the global business of Mercedes Benz Cars and Mercedes Benz Vans, with around 172,000 employees worldwide. Ola Källenius is Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes Benz AG. The company focuses on the development, production and sales of passenger cars, vans and vehicle-related services. Furthermore, the company aspires to be the leader in the fields of electric mobility and vehicle software. The product portfolio comprises the Mercedes Benz brand with the brands of Mercedes AMG, Mercedes Maybach, Mercedes EQ, G Class as well as products of the smart brand. The Mercedes me brand offers access to the digital services from Mercedes Benz. Mercedes Benz AG is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of luxury passenger cars. In 2021 it sold around 1.9 million passenger cars and nearly 386,200 vans. In its two business segments, Mercedes Benz AG is continually expanding its worldwide production network with around 35 production sites on four continents, while gearing itself to meet the requirements of electric mobility. At the same time, the company is constructing and extending its global battery production network on three continents. As sustainability is the guiding principle of the Mercedes Benz strategy and for the company itself, this means creating lasting value for all stakeholders: for customers, employees, investors, business partners and society as a whole. The basis for this is the sustainable business strategy of the Mercedes Benz Group. The company thus takes responsibility for the economic, ecological and social effects of its business activities and looks at the entire value chain.