Daimler

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General Presentation

Daimler AG with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Daimler Buses, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world. The Daimler Financial Services division has a broad offering of financial services, including vehicle financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. Daimler sells its products in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, continued to make automotive history following their invention of the automobile in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler and its employees willingly accept an obligation to act responsibly towards society and the environment and to shape the future of safe and sustainable mobility with groundbreaking technologies and high-quality products. The current brand portfolio includes the Mercedes-Benz, as well as smart, Maybach, Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, Mitsubishi Fuso, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built Buses. Daimler is an automotive Group with a commitment to excellence, and aims to achieve sustainable growth and industry-leading profitability.

Expertise

  • Long experience in coordination of national and EU funded projects; coordinator of PReVENT IP, PRE-DRIVE C2X and CHAUFFEUR 1 and 2
  • Excellent experience in research on co-operative systems (project examples: COMeSafety, PReVENT-WILLWARN, Network on Wheels, Fleetnet), founding member of Car-2-Car Communication Consortium (C2C-CC)
  • Co-ordinator of simTD (German field operational trial with co-operative systems); partner in EuroFOT
  • Methodologies and tools for lab tests, field evaluation studies, user acceptance tests, cost/benefit evaluation and business model development; low cost and high end simulators; partners in EU funded projects for system evaluation such as FESTA, eImpact, PReVENT-PReVAL and others

Relevant experience to FOTs

FESTA, EuroFOT, PRE-DRIVE C2X, DRIVE C2X, simTD

Contact

Matthias Schulze, Friedmann Kuhn, Gerhard Noecker

Website

http://www.daimler.com