Daimler says it has officially started operations at its new R&D Tech Center China in Beijing. According to the company, the center focuses on researching major technological trends and accelerating Daimler’s local product development.

Hubertus Troska, member of the board of management of Daimler AG; responsible for Greater China, remarked, “This year marks the 20th anniversary of Daimler Greater China Ltd. in Beijing. Over the years we have continuously expanded our presence in the market, including in research and development, local production and procurement. With the Daimler R&D Tech Center China we are opening a new chapter in our commitment of ‘Growing in China, with China’. It will enable an even sharper focus on customer requirements in our biggest market and accelerate the localization of new models, including electric vehicles. In the future, I expect our R&D activities in China to grow even further, fostering local innovation and contributing to our global success.”

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