Mercedes-Benz Research and Development
India (MBRDI) further expands with a new
facility at Embassy Tech Zone, Hinjewadi,
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Manu Saale, MD & CEO MBRDI, stated: "Pune is very important for us –
especially for certain areas of engineering and devel...
Four entities of Daimler are currently operating in India:
Mercedes-Benz India Ltd. (MBIL) in Pune, is responsible for pro...
Mercedes-Maybach, the brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz,
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Press release mercedes benz research and development india (mbrdi) further expands with a new facility at embassy tech zone, hinjewadi, pune

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  • 1. Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) further expands with a new facility at Embassy Tech Zone, Hinjewadi, Pune  MBRDI grows further as it expands its footprint in Pune with its own dedicated facility at Hinjewadi  The new facility at Embassy Tech Zone in SEZ spreads over 46,000 sqft and has capacity to house more than 400 people  The movement to Embassy Tech Zone, Hinjewadi means proximity to supplier base and to business districts  MBRDI and IT units in India are on track with their strategic growth agenda Pune – July 1, 2015: Today Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) inaugurated its new facility. Spread across an area of 46,000 sqft with capacity of over 400 people, it is located at Embassy Tech Zone in SEZ in Hinjewadi. Thomas Merker, Vice President - Body and Safety, Mercedes-Benz Cars Development and Chairman MBRDI explained: “MBRDI plays an important role within our global research and development organization. The new facility in Pune marks another milestone and allows us to expand while still being close to both our Mercedes-Benz plant and our relevant automotive suppliers. For us, India is a strategic location as emerging market, for the competent talent pool and global supplier network." Press Information 1 July, 2015
  • 2. Manu Saale, MD & CEO MBRDI, stated: "Pune is very important for us – especially for certain areas of engineering and developments related to Interiors, Exteriors, Powertrain, PLM, IT development and localization. We are equipped to support the closely-knit global network of R&D bases in Daimler and develop cooperation with suppliers and partners across the globe. Our new facility will be providing our engineers a best-in-class working atmosphere - combined with a great location in town. Thus we will be even more attractive to the talent pool in the region.” About MBRDI Mercedes-Benz R&D India (MBRDI), headquartered in Bangalore was founded in 1996 as a captive unit to support Daimler’s research, IT and product development activities. It focuses on topics ranging from computer-aided design and simulations (CAD, CAE) for powertrain, chassis and exteriors to embedded systems, telematics and developing various IT applications and tools. The satellite office in Pune specializes in interior component designs and IT engineering. The establishment of MBRDI is in line with the Daimler group’s ambition to attract the world’s best engineering talent and form a global footprint for its R&D and IT competencies. MBRDI also aims to partner closely with suppliers in India for its activities in product development and IT services. It is now one of the largest R&D centers of Daimler outside Germany.
  • 3. Four entities of Daimler are currently operating in India: Mercedes-Benz India Ltd. (MBIL) in Pune, is responsible for production and sales and marketing of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars; Daimler India Commercial Vehicles operates under the brand name Bharat Benz in Chennai, covering all activities for commercial vehicles; Daimler Financial Services operates under the brand Mercedes-Benz Financial Services for passenger cars and Bharat Benz Financial Services for commercial vehicles; Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India Private Limited (MBRDI) in Bangalore is the largest Daimler Research and Development Center of Daimler outside Germany and contributes to various RD domains and IT engineering. Daimler at a Glance Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance, financial investments, credit cards, and innovative mobility services. The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility today: The Group’s focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal and fascinate. Daimler consequently invests in the development of alternative drive trains with the long-term goal of emission- free driving: from hybrid vehicles to electric vehicles powered by battery or fuel cell. Furthermore, the company follows a consistent path towards accident-free driving and intelligent connectivity all the way to autonomous driving. This is just one example of how Daimler willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment. Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Africa. Its current brand portfolio includes, in addition to the world’s most valuable premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, as well as Mercedes-AMG and
  • 4. Mercedes-Maybach, the brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra and Thomas Built Buses, and Daimler Financial Services’ brands: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial, Daimler Truck Financial, moovel and car2go. The company is listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock exchange symbol DAI). In 2014, the Group sold more than 2.5 million vehicles and employed a workforce of 279,972 people; revenue totaled €129.9 billion and EBIT amounted to €10.8 billion. Further information about Mercedes-Benz is available online: www.media.daimler.com / www.mercedes-benz.com / http://mbrdi.co.in Contacts: Reuben George, Tel. no.: + 91 9823969057, reuben.george@daimler.com Helfried Scharf, Tel. no.: + 49 711 1797729, helfried.scharf@daimler.com

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