Noel Griffiths

Manager - Product & Planning, Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific

Noel started his career as a Diesel Technician in the mining industry before moving into the on-highway truck segment at several dealerships in Australia and UK. Four years at a Mercedes-Benz Truck and Van dealership in London started a 20+ year association with the brand, including 15 years at head office in Melbourne. Noel has since held roles in various areas of the Mercedes-Benz Truck business including Technical Manager, Driver Training & MB Telematics Manager and now Product & Planning Manager. His current role includes assessing new model and feature requirements for the Australian & New Zealand markets and conducting validation programs, as well as overseeing the product and engineering teams.

Session Overview

Mercedes-Benz Truck Advanced Safety Systems

Mercedes-Benz Trucks are committed to protecting the most vulnerable road users; pedestrians and cyclists; by supporting the driver with active and passive safety features. These features will be covered in detail, additionally we will discuss further advanced safety systems and innovations designed to avoid accidents or reduce their consequences.