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Overview

Lobbying Costs

2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.95 Fte (21)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

48

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Mercedes-Benz Group AG   (MBG)

    EU Transparency Register

    2349218828-41 First registered on 18 Dec 2008

    Goals / Remit

    Mercedes-Benz Group AG ist eines der erfolgreichsten Automobilunternehmen der Welt. Mit der Mercedes-Benz AG gehören wir zu den größten Anbietern von Premium- und Luxus-Pkw und Vans. Die Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG bietet Finanzierung, Leasing, Flottenmanagement, Geldanlagen, die Vermittlung von Versicherungen sowie innovative Mobilitätsdienstleistungen an.
    Mercedes-Benz vertreibt seine Fahrzeuge und Dienstleistungen in nahezu allen Ländern der Welt und hat Produktionsstätten in Europa, Nord- und Südamerika, Asien und Afrika. Zum Markenportfolio zählen neben Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes-EQ und Mercedes me auch die Marken von Mercedes-Benz Mobility: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, und Athlon. Wir sind an den Börsen Frankfurt und Stuttgart notiert (Börsenkürzel MBG). Im Jahr 2021 setzten wir mit insgesamt rund 172.000 Mitarbeitern 2,3 Mio. Fahrzeuge ab. Unser Umsatz lag bei 167,97 Mrd. €, das EBIT betrug 29,1 Mrd. €.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Green Deal;
    Earlier revision in 2021 of CO2 Regulation for Cars & Vans, assessment of possible future life-cycle, approach, possible new 2030 target;
    New EURO 7/VII Standards;
    Revision Directive Infrastructure for Alternative Fuels;
    Fitness Check White Paper for Transport;
    Proposal Battery Regulation;
    Battery Alliance;
    Implementation General Safety Regulation;
    Revision Renewable Energy Directive;
    Strategy for sustainable and smart mobility;
    Revision Energy Taxation;
    EU Recovery Plan;
    Zero Pollution Action Plan;
    Chemical Strategy;
    Revision REACH;
    Follow-up on IPCEI;
    EU Industrial Policy;
    EU Trade Policy;
    WTO trade negotiations and reform;
    Transatlantic Trade and Investment relations incl. Trade and Technology Council (TTC);
    EU-China Trade and Investment relations
    EU-UK Trade and Investment relations
    EU Trade and Investment negotiations with third countries (FTAs, BITs);
    EU sanction policy and “blocking statute”;
    Anti-coercion instrument
    EU Instrument on Foreign Subsidies;
    Carbon border adjustment mechanism;
    Connected and Automated Driving;
    Coordinated Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS);
    Data Protection;
    Digital and Data Strategy;
    Artificial Intelligence;
    Platform regulations;
    Competition Policy;
    Consumer protection policy;
    Sustainable Finance and EU Taxonomy Regulation;
    Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive;
    Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.

    Address

    Head Office
    Mercedesstrasse, 137/1
    Stuttgart 70327
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    Rue Froissart 133
    Brüssel 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    21

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    75%2
    50%1
    25%9
    10%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.95

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 02 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Holger KRAHMER 25 Jan 2022 24 Jan 2023
    Ms Ute JOHN 16 Dec 2021 15 Dec 2022
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 11 Dec 2021 09 Dec 2022
    Ms Anne HANSEN 24 Feb 2021 23 Feb 2022
    Mr Holger KRAHMER 03 Feb 2021 02 Feb 2022
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 12 Dec 2020 10 Dec 2021
    Ms Ute JOHN 22 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Ms Silke CONRAD 22 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2021
    Ms Anne HANSEN 02 Apr 2020 01 Apr 2021
    Mr Holger KRAHMER 15 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2021
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 11 Dec 2019 10 Dec 2020
    Ms Silke CONRAD 07 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2020
    Ms Ute JOHN 01 Nov 2019 30 Oct 2020
    Ms Anne HANSEN 09 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Mr Holger KRAHMER 25 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2020
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 12 Dec 2018 11 Dec 2019
    Ms Ute JOHN 16 Nov 2018 15 Nov 2019
    Ms Silke CONRAD 16 Nov 2018 15 Nov 2019
    Ms Anne HANSEN 15 Feb 2018 15 Feb 2019
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 13 Dec 2017 12 Dec 2018
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 20 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2018
    Ms Ute JOHN 20 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2018
    Ms Silke CONRAD 20 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2018
    Mr Steffen NOLTE 11 Nov 2017 31 Mar 2018
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 02 Dec 2016 30 Nov 2017
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 29 Nov 2016 25 Nov 2017
    Ms Ute JOHN 29 Nov 2016 25 Nov 2017
    Ms Silke CONRAD 29 Nov 2016 25 Nov 2017
    Mr Steffen NOLTE 10 Nov 2016 21 Oct 2017
    Ms Silke CONRAD 16 Dec 2015 14 Dec 2016
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 15 Dec 2015 11 Dec 2016
    Ms Ute JOHN 15 Dec 2015 11 Dec 2016
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 15 Dec 2015 11 Dec 2016
    Mr Steffen NOLTE 10 Nov 2015 30 Oct 2016
    Ms Ute JOHN 16 Jan 2015 14 Jan 2016
    Ms Silke CONRAD 09 Jan 2015 07 Jan 2016
    Mrs Ute JOHN 16 Jan 2015 14 Jan 2016
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 09 Jan 2015 07 Jan 2016
    Mrs Silke CONRAD 09 Jan 2015 07 Jan 2016
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 20 Dec 2014 18 Dec 2015
    Mr Steffen NOLTE 12 Sep 2014 10 Sep 2015
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 19 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2014
    Mr Markus RING 19 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2014
    Mrs Ute JOHN 19 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2014
    Mrs Silke CONRAD 19 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2014
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 17 Dec 2013 31 Dec 2014
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 20 Dec 2012 13 Dec 2013
    Mrs Silke CONRAD 20 Dec 2012 13 Dec 2013
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 18 Dec 2012 13 Dec 2013
    Mr Markus RING 18 Dec 2012 13 Dec 2013
    Mrs Ute JOHN 18 Dec 2012 13 Dec 2013
    Mr Hartmut BAUR 10 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mr Markus RING 10 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mrs Ute DECEUNINCK - JOHN 10 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013
    Mr Mike Olaf REICHERT 10 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013

    Complementary Information

    2 Mercedes-Benz employees are based full time in Brussels.
    Mercedes-Benz employees, who are not permanently based in Brussels, are proportionally taking into account.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Mercedes-Benz ist Mitglied in folgenden Verbänden:
    - ACEA
    - VDA
    - Amcham EU
    - European Roundtable for Industry (ERT)
    - ICC Deutschland
    - BusinessEurope
    - Deutsches Aktieninstitut
    - Wirtschaftsrat Deutschland der CDU
    - IP2I
    - Transatlantic Policy Network" (TPN).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Other financial info

    Aus Förderprogrammen der EU haben wir 706.978,29 EUR (Jahr 2021) erhalten. Zusätzlich nimmt Mercedes-Benz an Kreditprogrammen der EIB teil; insofern verweisen wir ergänzend auf den Geschäftsbericht der EIB. Im Übrigen verweisen wir auf die öffentlich zugänglichen Datenbanken der EU-Institutionen hinsichtlich EU-Finanzhilfen.

    Wir machen darauf aufmerksam, dass alle Angaben im Sinne größtmöglicher Transparenz erstellt wurden und jederzeit angepasst werden, sofern sich bspw. im Zuge der Veröffentlichung von Leitlinien durch das gemeinsame Sekretariat neue Anforderungen ergeben sollten.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert group on cooperative, connected, automated and autonomous mobility#E03657#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3657 #Observer #C#Industry#Working Group on Motor Vehicles#E01295#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1295 #Not a member #C#Industry#Evaporative Emissions#Heavy Duty Vehicles C02 Determination Group#Real Driving Emissions - Light Duty Vehicles#Heavy Duty Portable Emissions Measurement Systems Expert Group (HD PEMS)#Advisory Group on Vehicle Emission Standards (AGVES)#Access to vehicle data & cybersecurity

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Information der Daimler AG über relevante Entwicklungen in der europäischen Gesetzgebung, Mitarbeit bei Branchen- und Industrieverbänden, Begleitung und Unterstützung der europäischen Institutionen bei der Gestaltung des regulatorischen Umfeldes für die Automobilindustrie, insbesondere durch die Bereitstellung von Informationen und fachlicher Expertise aus dem Kompetenzbereich.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    48 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 12 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Shift to zero emission trucks
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Feb 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US
      Commission
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
    • Date 02 Feb 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Fitfor55 and automotive industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location video-conference
      Subject Sustainable finance taxonomy; supply chain due diligence
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Roundtable with transport value chain alliance - Transformation of the automotive value chain in the context of green recovery.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location video call
      Subject Roundtable with transport value chain alliance - Transformation of the automotive value chain in the context of green recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Jun 2020 Location Brussels-videoconference
      Subject Recovery and green transition in the automotive supply chain
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Apr 2020 Location Brussels (teleconference)
      Subject standard essential patents (completion of teleconference of 3 April)
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Mar 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with CEOs on COVID-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Ursula von der Leyen (President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Mar 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Videoconference with CEOs on COVID-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Clean mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Mar 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Transatlantic trade and economic relations
      Commission
      • Jean-Luc Demarty (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Feb 2018 Location Stuttgart
      Subject carbon dioxide emissions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 19 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Cars, CO2 standards
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Nov 2017 Location BXL
      Subject mobility package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Oct 2017 Location Strasbourg
      Subject Mobility Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Oct 2017 Location Strasbourg
      Subject Future of CO2 emission regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Jul 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Decarbonisation of transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 May 2017 Location BXL
      Subject Connected and automated driving
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2017 Location BXL
      Subject connected and automated driving
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Feb 2017 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Industry 4.0
      Commission
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 03 Feb 2017 Location BXL
      Subject Connected and automated driving
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Feb 2017 Location Stuttgart
      Subject Connected and Automated Driving
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 Dec 2016 Location Stuttgart
      Subject connected cars
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Sep 2016 Location Sunnyvale CA
      Subject Innovation, Start-ups, driverless cars
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Tomasz Husak (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      • Elżbieta Bieńkowska (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location BXL
      Subject decarbonisation of transport
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2016 Location BXL
      Subject connected and automated driving
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 May 2016 Location Kecskemét
      Subject company/site visit
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 08 Apr 2016 Location BXL
      Subject connected and automated driving
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Future fuels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject technical barriers to Trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject European Market Infrastructure Regulation/Securitisation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Lee Foulger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Road transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Transport digitalization
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Emissions from Heavy-Duty Vehicles
      Commission
      • Jos Delbeke (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject connectivity and automation
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Sep 2015 Location Silicon Valley
      Subject automated driving
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Jun 2015 Location BERL, Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting with Daimler
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Friedrich-Nikolaus von Peter (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Connected mobility
      Commission
      • Eric Mamer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Decabornsation of Road Transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Automatic driving
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Mar 2015 Location Berlaymont, Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Industrie 4.0; automated driving
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Transport issues
      Commission
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject CO2 Post 2020 and the energy and climate agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
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