Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) has an 18 year old history in India. Mercedes-Benz established its largest research & development center outside Germany with the launch of its Bangalore R&D center in 1996. MBRDI is a unit of Daimler AG, was established as a research institute with eight employees in 1996 and currently has a strength of 580 employees. It contributes in the areas of Computer Simulation (CAE), Design (CAD), Electrical/Electronics and IT-Services.
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) is strengthening its focus on India and recently inaugurated their second facility spanning 266,000 sq.ft in India at Whitefield, Bangalore. It is close to Whitefield Palms which is also home to the head office of MBRDI, ensuring faster decision making and shorter development cycle. The new facility has a capacity of 2400 people.
Thomas Merker, Vice President Body, Safety, Telematics Mercedes-Benz Cars Development and acting Chairman MBRDI said, “MBRDI plays an important role within our global research and development organization and this new facility is another milestone in the growth story of Mercedes-Benz R&D in India. With currently over 2,000 talented engineers and close to 200 patents filed for innovation in automotive development – MBRDI is a success story.”
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