Awards

  • Munich, Apr 27, 2018 - With its Mercedes me media online platform, Mercedes-Benz has won the International German PR Prize awarded by Deutsche Public Relations Gesellschaft (DPRG).
  • Stuttgart, May 22, 2017 - Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rodolfo Schöneburg, Head of Vehicle Safety Mercedes-Benz Cars, has been awarded the "Golden Belt" road safety prize of the Motor Presse Club Deutschland e.V. (MPC).
  • Stuttgart/Paris, Sep 30, 2016 - At the renowned design competition, the "Automobile Brand Contest", Mercedes-Benz Cars received a total of ten awards, including the top award twice.
  • Stuttgart/Singapore, Sep 23, 2016 - The Mercedes-Benz "F 015 Luxury in Motion" receives the "Red Dot: Best of the Best" award for trailblazing design, and the Mercedes-Benz "Concept IAA" the "Red Dot" award for high quality of design. Both concept cars provide an outlook on the further development of user interface and user experience design.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Sep 21, 2016 - The German Future Prize is considered to be the highest award for innovations in Germany. Dr.-Ing. Patrick Izquierdo (Daimler AG), Dipl.-Ing. Manuel Michel (Daimler AG) and Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Bernd Zapf (Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH) make up one of the three teams nominated today for this year's technology and innovation prize to be awarded by the German President.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 1, 2016 - Mercedes-Benz is this year the recipient of no fewer than three "Automotive Interiors Expo Awards": Hartmut Sinkwitz, Head of the Interior Design, was voted Interior Designer of the Year by the 17-member panel of world-leading motoring and design journalists.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 30, 2016 - Mercedes-Benz is a design trendsetter. This was confirmed for the Stuttgart-based company by the judges of the globally renowned design competition, who gave the "Red Dot Award" to the MULTIBEAM LED headlamps on the new E-Class.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 25, 2016 - In the main inspections by the independent expert organisation DEKRA the B-Class, M-Class, CLS and SLK are the most reliable models in their classes and therefore also the first choice as pre-owned vehicles.
  • Berlin/Stuttgart, Jan 29, 2016 - The German consumer journal "Guter Rat" and the magazine "SUPERillu" have chosen the CO2 air conditioning system by Mercedes-Benz as the "2016 Sensible Innovation". Within the scope of the award ceremony for "Sensible Cars", a jury has been conferring the "Sensible Innovation" award as a special prize for innovative concepts and products in the area of mobility since 2007.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 25, 2015 - Mercedes-Benz has maintained its lead in the readers' poll "Auto Trophy 2015 World's Best Cars": the brand with the star secured first place in four categories. Like last year, the C and S-Class won the categories "Best mid-size car" and "Best luxury saloon". In addition, Mercedes-Benz was voted the world's best brand and the brand with the fewest complaints in the "Quality Trophy". The award was presented last night at the Cruise Center in Hamburg-Altona.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 30, 2015 - eurobest, the European festival of the creative sector, has declared Mercedes-Benz as 2015's "Advertiser of the Year". The prize will be awarded during this year's festival on 3 December 2015 in Antwerp. In the last four years Mercedes-Benz has won a total of 17 of the coveted eurobest awards.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 1, 2015 - Mercedes-Benz builds the most beautiful cars, with the Stuttgart automotive manufacturer winning a total of three categories in the "autonis" readers' awards. Readers of the motoring magazine "auto motor und sport" voted Mercedes-Benz the design brand of the year. The GLE Coupé likewise took top spot in the "Large cross-country vehicles" category, as did the Mercedes-AMG GT in the "Sports cars" segment. Mercedes repeated the feat in the "Car Connectivity Award" with another three first places.
  • Frankfurt/Stuttgart, Sep 16, 2015 - Mercedes-Benz design still at the head of the field: the Stuttgart-based brand recorded a historic success at this year's Automotive Brand Contest. With eleven first places in different categories, Mercedes Benz was the undisputed No. 1 in the renowned design competition. The awards for the Automotive Brand Contest 2015 were presented on 15 September 2015 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Sep 15, 2015 - Specialist publication "Automotive News Europe" has presented its "Eurostar 2015" awards to outstanding personalities from the automotive industry, including Prof. Dr Thomas Weber, Member of the Board of Management Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, and Gorden Wagener, Head of Design. With these awards, the online magazine is honouring the role of the two Daimler managers in Mercedes-Benz's current strategic product initiative. The awards were presented at Schlosshotel Kronberg on 14 September.
  • Stuttgart/Berlin, Jun 10, 2015 - The coveted Steel Innovation Award 2015 category, "products made of steel", has been awarded to Daimler AG. The prestigious award of the German Steel Federation is awarded every three years and honors this year the newly developed steel pistons for passenger car diesel engines with a significant CO2 savings and high performance potential.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Apr 30, 2015 - A comprehensive study by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) consultancy has revealed Mercedes-Benz to be the most innovative premium automotive brand with the most world firsts. Mercedes-Benz additionally receives the special "Most innovative brand of the last decade" prize. Daimler wins the "Most innovative group" title in the "Alternative drives" category. The presentation ceremony for the "AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Awards 2015" took place as part of a gala held in Frankfurt on 29 April 2015.
  • Stuttgart/New York, Apr 2, 2015 - Mercedes-Benz wins three categories in the prestigious "World Car Awards 2015". Christoph Horn, Head of Global Communication Passenger Cars Mercedes-Benz and Rob Moran, Director Mercedes-Benz USA Communications, received the awards on behalf of the brand with the three pointed star at a ceremony held on the occasion of the New York International Auto Show.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2015 - Cars from Mercedes-Benz are exceptionally reliable. This is the conclusion reached by the latest Used Car Report produced by expert inspection organisation DEKRA.
  • Stuttgart/Hamburg, Feb 12, 2015 - No less than four models and two one-off vehicle studies from Mercedes-Benz have won the internationally renowned "iF Product Design Award 2015". A top-class jury awarded prizes to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé, the AMG GT, the Mercedes-Benz V-Class as well as the smart fortwo for their outstanding designs. In the Professional Concepts/Mobility category meanwhile, the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo picked up the coveted Design Award.
  • Stuttgart/Lyon, Dec 2, 2014 - With the reception of the 2014-2015 European Environmental Award in the category “Process” for NANOSLIDE® technology, Daimler has received the highest recognition given by the Europe Commission in this area. This prestigious award is yet another award for the technology that has made its way into Mercedes-Benz production vehicles as well as into Formula 1.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 1, 2014 - According to female car experts from five continents the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the world's best car. On behalf of "Women's World Car of the Year Ltd." from New Zealand, twenty international female motor journalists from 15 countries chose the best automotive newcomer of the last year.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 24, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz wins three categories in Australia's Car of the Year awards. Choosing Australia's best cars traditionally falls to the country's leading car website carsales.com.au.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 19, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz is in the fast lane. This is according to the readers of the German specialist motoring magazine "Auto Zeitung", who have chosen the three latest Mercedes models as the best cars in their class. As a result, the AMG GT, the C-Class and also the S-Class have been awarded the "Auto Trophy 2014" in recognition of their top rankings.
  • Las Vegas/Stuttgart, Nov 5, 2014 - The US tech-specialist magazine, R&D Magazine, chose NANOSLIDE® as one of the 100 most important high-tech products launched in 2013. NANOSLIDE® is an innovative cylinder coating technology which reduces friction in combustion engines. The prestigious R&D 100 Award, also known as the ‘Oscars of Invention’, will be presented to Mercedes-Benz and partner Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH this Friday, November 7th in Las Vegas (USA).
  • Stuttgart, Oct 29, 2014 - This year, the coveted "Red Dot" design award goes to Mercedes-Benz in the category "Graphical User Interface" for its newly designed tablet configurator. The configurator boasts an interface optimised specifically for tablets, HD photographs and artwork as well as 360-degree views. Its cutting-edge design and pronounced user-friendliness won over the jury. The award is to be presented on 24th of October 2014 in the course of the Red Dot Gala at the Konzerthaus Berlin.
  • Stuttgart/Munich, Oct 24, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz innovations received two of the coveted "MATERIALICA Design and Technology Awards" judged by a panel of experts. The newly steel pistons, developed for passenger-car diesel engines, impressed in the category focused on the potential for reducing CO2 and delivering high performance.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 21, 2014 - Following in the footsteps of its predecessor models, the new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been voted Japan's best import car. With this achievement the mid-range series saloon continues an impressive winning tradition.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 7, 2014 - With more than 300,000 kilometers, a B-Class F-CELL from the current fuel cell electric vehicle fleet of Mercedes-Benz has achieved a continuous running record under normal everyday conditions. The world's unique and still running test show that fuel cell cars are reliable even under extreme stress and over several years.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 30, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz Design has set the tone with four first places in the Automotive Brand Contest 2014. A jury of top experts has awarded four of its highest "Best of Best" accolades to models from Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart/Essen, Jul 8, 2014 - As part of the Red Dot Gala held on 7 July 2014 in Essen, the new Mercedes-Benz V-Class received the Red Dot Award: Product Design in what is one of the world's largest product competitions for design quality.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé has emerged as the overall winner in a Europe-wide vote for the Internet Auto Award 2014. As a result, the exclusive two-door car has earned the title of the best car in Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 24, 2014 - Automotive Interiors Expo 2014, the trade show for vehicle interiors, has chosen Gorden Wagener as the best interior designer of the year. Wagener has been responsible for design at Mercedes-Benz since 2008.
  • Stuttgart/Hong Kong, Jun 10, 2014 - Mercedes-Benz Cars has received an award for its groundbreaking “Robot Farming” production concept at the annual International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Hong Kong. “Robot Farming” stands for overcoming previously irreconcilable antitheses in production technology:
  • Stuttgart, Jun 6, 2014 - Some 63,089 readers of the trade magazine OFF ROAD cast their votes, and for the eleventh time now the G-Class has again demonstrated its effortless superiority by securing first place in the "Luxury off-road vehicle" category.
  • Stuttgart/Leipzig, May 30, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz B-Class has won the J.D. Power satisfaction study in its vehicle segment. The award was presented yesterday in connection with the AMI in Leipzig. The high customer satisfaction is also reflected in the sales figures: since its market launch in 2005, Mercedes-Benz has delivered more than a million B-Class models to customers worldwide.
  • Stuttgart, May 23, 2014 - In no less than five out of six categories, the readers of specialist magazine AUTO BILD have voted models from Mercedes-Benz as the most beautiful cars. Winning vehicles included the C-Class, S-Class Coupé, GLA and also the Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo. In addition, the C-Class also picked up top honours in the rankings for the AUTO BILD Design Award 2014 as the overall winner.
  • Stuttgart, May 22, 2014 - American car magazine "Ward’s Auto World" distinguishes the Mercedes-Benz S-Class for its outstanding interior design.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, May 9, 2014 - A comprehensive study by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) consultancy has revealed Mercedes-Benz to be the most innovative automobile brand, thanks to a wealth of innovations. Daimler has also won the competition as the "Most innovative group" in the "Vehicle concepts" and "Safety systems" categories. The presentation ceremony for the "AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Awards 2014" took place as part of a gala on 8 May 2014 in Frankfurt/Main.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 30, 2014 - The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the iconic G-Class off-road vehicle have been voted the best cars in their respective category. This was the conclusion reached by the readers of specialist German car magazine "auto motor und sport" as part of an extensive reader survey. As a result, both vehicles have been awarded the title "The best car of 2014".
  • Beijing/Guangzhou, Dec 18, 2013 - With its compact design, manoeuvrability and fuel-efficiency, smart is the perfect solution to urban mobility. Now it’s an even better option for the college campus, as Daimler Financial Services’ Chinese subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance Ltd. (MBAFC) has received the Best Auto Finance Product award for the smart College Graduate financing program.
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