Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart, Germany

About this sound Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation. Daimler AG is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. By unit sales, it is the thirteenth-largest car manufacturer and second-largest truck manufacturer in the world. In addition to automobiles, Daimler manufactures buses and provides financial services through its Daimler Financial Services arm.As of 2014, Daimler owns or has shares in a number of car, bus, truck and motorcycle brands including Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Smart Automobile, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses, Setra, BharatBenz, Mitsubishi Fuso, MV Agusta as well as shares in Denza, KAMAZ, Beijing Automotive Group, Tesla Motors, and Renault-Nissan Alliance. The Maybach brand was closed at the end of 2012, but was revived in November 2014 as "Mercedes-Maybach", an ultra luxury edition of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Wikipedia.

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Nissan Motor Co. and Daimler AG | Date: 2017-05-31

A fuel cell system for supplying anode gas and cathode gas to a fuel cell and causing the fuel cell to generate power according to a load includes a component that circulates discharged gas of either the anode gas or the cathode gas discharged from the fuel cell to the fuel cell. The fuel cell system includes a power generation control unit that controls a power generation state of the fuel cell on the basis of the load, a freezing prediction unit that predicts the freezing of the component on the basis of a temperature of the fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes an operation execution unit that executes a warm-up operation without stopping the fuel cell system or after the stop of the fuel cell system in the case of receiving a stop command of the fuel cell system when the freezing of the component is predicted.


Patent
Daimler AG | Date: 2017-05-31

The invention relates to a vehicle (1) having a pedestrian protection system, which comprises a bonnet (3), an edge (3.1) thereof facing the windshield (4) can be raised when an impact of a person on the vehicle (1) is detected. According to the invention, the system also comprises at least one airbag (2) which extends across a region of an A pillar (5) and a region of the windshield (4) adjacent thereto, when released.


Patent
Albis Plastic GmbH, ALLOD Werkstoff GmbH & Co. KG, Audi AG, Basf, Sabic, TRUMPF Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH and Daimler AG | Date: 2017-04-19

The invention relates to a method for producing a material composite composed of metal and plastic to form a plastic-metal hybrid component, in which method, to improve the adhesion of the metal surface and at least one plastic component, stochastically random macroscopic and/or microscopic undercuts are made by means of short-pulse laser radiation in the metal surface in order to roughen it, these undercuts each being filled at least partially with the at least one plastic component in an injection moulding process such that said plastic component engages into the macroscopic and/or microscopic undercuts, wherein, following the roughening of the metal surface and before and/or during the injection moulding process for the at least one plastic component, at least the roughened surface of the metal is heated to a temperature which, during processing, lies in the range of room temperature up to 100C above the processing temperature of the plastic.


The invention relates to an electrode material for an electrochemical energy accumulator, which is formed from a composite material, wherein the composite material comprises at least one electrically conductive matrix and an active material. It is provided that the electrically conductive matrix comprises at least one porous and mechanically flexible carbon structure. The invention also relates to a method for producing an electrode material. The invention further relates to an electrochemical energy accumulator, comprising at least one electrode with such an electrode material.


The invention relates to a component (10) , particularly a structural component for a motor vehicle, comprising a main part (12) made from a hot-formable steel and provided with a coating (14) in at least one sub-region, said coating having a first layer (16) comprising aluminium-silicon, and at least one second layer (18), said first layer (16) being arranged between the main part (12) and the second layer (18), and said second layer (18) being formed from zinc-cobalt or zinc-manganese or from manganese. The invention also relates to a method for producing a component (10), particularly a structural component for a motor vehicle.


A fastening arrangement of a sensor element, in particular a camera, on a fastening element of a motor vehicle involves holding the sensor element on a holding element of the fastening element by means of a force generated by a spring region of a spring element and orientated in one direction. The spring element has a second spring region connected at least indirectly to the first spring region and running at angle to the first spring region, which the sensor element adjoins in a second direction that runs at an angle to the first direction.


The invention relates to a method for operating a radiator grill arrangement (1) of a vehicle comprising at least one closing cap (3) mounted rotatably between a closed position and an open position, wherein the at least one closing cap (3) is positioned by means of a drive unit (5). According to the invention, the at least one closing cap (3) is positioned in the closed position by means of the drive unit (5) upon the occurrence of at least one trigger criterion, or the at least one closing cap (3) is positioned in the open position and back in the closed position by means of the drive unit (5) upon the occurrence of the at least one trigger criterion.


Patent
Daimler AG | Date: 2017-03-29

The invention relates to a transmission device (10a; 10b; 10c), in particular a double clutch transmission device, having a transmission housing (43c), having a clutch housing (11a; 11c) which is arranged within the transmission housing (43c), and having a lubricant reservoir (20a; 20b; 20c) for receiving a lubricant for the transmission device (10a; 10b; 10c), which lubricant reservoir (20a; 20b; 20c) comprises an oil trap ring (21a; 21b; 21c) which is connected at least indirectly to the transmission housing and surrounds the clutch housing (11a; 11c) at least partially, wherein the oil trap ring (21a; 21b; 21c) has a side (34a; 34b; 34c) which faces the clutch housing (11a; 11c), is configured substantially as an oil guiding surface (35a; 35b; 35c) and has at least one cut-out (36a; 36b; 36c) which is provided for guiding lubricant into the lubricant reservoir (20a; 20b; 20c), and a double clutch transmission having a gearwheel set, having a dry sump for lubricating the gearwheel set, and having a transmission device (10a; 10b) according to the invention.


The invention relates to a separator (1.2.2) for an electrochemical store, which separator is arranged between an anode (1.2.1) and a cathode (1.2.3) of the electrochemical store, wherein the separator (1.2.2) is formed from a semipermeable substrate material. Here, it is provided that the substrate material is formed from a glass fiber nonwoven (1.2.2.1), wherein at least one surface side, which faces toward a cathode (1.2.3), of the glass fiber nonwoven (1.2.2.1) is modified so as to be impermeable to an active material of the cathode (1.2.3). The invention also relates to a method for producing a separator (1.2.2).


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: FCH2-IA | Phase: FCH-03.1-2015 | Award Amount: 106.22M | Year: 2016

Hydrogen Mobility Europe 2 (H2ME 2) brings together action in 8 European countries to address the innovations required to make the hydrogen mobility sector truly ready for market. The project will perform a large-scale market test of hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, passenger and commercial fuel cell electric vehicles operated in real-world customer applications and demonstrate the system benefits generated by using electrolytic hydrogen solutions in grid operations. H2ME 2 will increase the participation of European manufacturers into the hydrogen sector, and demonstrate new vehicles across a range of platforms, with increased choice: new cars (Honda, and Daimler), new vans (range extended vehicles from Renault/Symbio and Renault/Nissan/Intelligent Energy) and a new medium sized urban delivery truck (Renault Trucks/Symbio). H2ME 2 develops an attractive proposition around range extended vehicles and supports a major roll-out of 1,000 of these vehicles to customers in France, Germany, Scandinavia and the UK. 1,230 new hydrogen fuelled vehicles will be deployed in total, trebling the existing fuel cell fleet in Europe. H2ME 2 will establish the conditions under which electrolytic refuelling stations can play a beneficial role in the energy system, and demonstrate the acquisition of real revenues from provision of energy services for aggregated electrolyser-HRS systems at a MW scale in both the UK and France. This has the further implication of demonstrating viable opportunities for reducing the cost of hydrogen at the nozzle by providing valuable energy services without disrupting refuelling operations. H2ME 2 will test 20 new HRS rigorously at high level of utilisation using the large vehicle deployment. The loading of stations by the end of the project is expected to average 20% of their daily fuelling capacity, with some stations exceeding 50% or more. This will test the HRS to a much greater extent than has been the case in previous projects.

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