Last quote about Daimler AG
All quotes about Daimler AG
We had some deficits, cost and quality problems. Design was not top-notch. And with Chrysler we were no longer a pure premium carmaker. Since then we worked hard and today we are leading or among the leaders when it comes to innovation, quality, design and security.
We had some deficits, cost and quality problems. Design was not top-notch. And with Chrysler we were no longer a pure premium car maker.
The rewards we are reaping today are the logical consequence of careful preparation.
The wearables that I think showed a lot of potential were B2B. A glove that's got sensors to help Mercedes-Benz have better quality on the assembly line by noticing a mistake. Or building a set of clothing that miners can wear underground that monitor their environment.
If Untertuerkheim provides transmissions, engines and axles to the automaking plants today, then it should in the future supply batteries and electrified powertrains.
Connectivity, autonomous driving, sharing and electric drive systems - each of these four trends has the potential to turn our industry on its head. Yet the real revolution lies in intelligently linking the four trends.
We believe this is a unique selling point and we cannot be ahead if we appoint a camera manufacturer to be our lead developer.
It's not for everyone. If someone says, Wow, that's such an expensive camera,' that's the same person who would say the Mercedes-Benz is such an expensive car, why would anyone buy one of those?
I think we see the merging of several worlds, the tech industry, the internet and the automotive industry. These two worlds merging is like a smart phone on wheels, or you can say it's a car that has many of the capabilities of smart phones and computers and so on.
The autonomous car will be a big topic at CES. All the major automakers come to this show.They come here to show off the ways in which the their cars are working with your smart watch, with your phone, there is talk of things like automatic valet service, so you just tell your car to come get you and it drives to you.
With every kind of product, we cannot be one hundred percent certain that it will pass the grade, even with stricter and stricter quality controls. Even with luxury cars like Mercedes-Benz, they are not perfect and have had some recalls. The problem from our perspective – the toy makers – is that both sides should be looking at where the origin of the problem is, and not one side wielding a stick and killing us by branding everything Chinese 'problem products.
I love to work with wood. And I like to create unique things, which attract interest from people.