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VW and BMW fined $1 billion
VW and BMW fined $1 billion

German automakers have been fined € 875 million ($ 1 billion) for a cartel conspiracy to restrict the use of their diesel cleaning technology. This case is not related to the Volkswagen Dieselgate. The head of the antimonopoly committee of the European Union Margrethe Vestager announced at a press conference in Brussels about the sanctions… More

Mercedes will pay its customers again
Mercedes will pay its customers again

If the court upholds the claim, it will allow some Mercedes owners to receive compensation after the software was allegedly used to cheat emission tests. Germany’s largest consumer advocacy group filed a lawsuit against Daimler on Wednesday, which it said will make it easier for Mercedes-Benz owners to recover damages in the wake of the… More

Haval-Benz? China’s Great Wall interested in buying Daimler
Haval-Benz? China’s Great Wall interested in buying Daimler

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor is considering acquiring one of Daimler’s plants in Brazil as it expands outside of its home country. The two automakers are currently in talks on a potential deal that could fetch several hundred million dollars, a source told Automotive News, who asked not to be named. Discussions are ongoing. A… More

Mercedes rushes to switch to electric cars
Mercedes rushes to switch to electric cars

Many electric vehicles planned by the automaker for 2024 or 2025 are already in the final stages of development, reports Manager Magazin. Mercedes-Benz, which is part of the Daimler concern, has already produced a number of electric vehicles such as the EQS. However, Daimler intends to accelerate its mid-decade electric vehicle rollout while phasing out… More

Daimler will start selling not only cars, but also entire car dealerships
Daimler will start selling not only cars, but also entire car dealerships

The automaker may sell up to 25 dealerships in the UK, Spain and Belgium, increasing sales in China by 45% against this background. According to the Handelsblatt newspaper, citing industry sources, Daimler plans to significantly reduce the number of its showrooms and service centers in Europe as part of a deal that could generate up… More

Daimler and Nokia settle patent disputes
Daimler and Nokia settle patent disputes

Concern Daimler and Nokia have signed an amicable agreement, which ended the proceedings over the unlicensed use of patented technologies. The parties reportedly agreed not to disclose the terms of the agreement. Recall that about two years ago, Nokia accused Daimler of using technologies, patents for which once belonged to a Finnish electronics manufacturer. Technologies… More

Mercedes unveiled the correct Maybach with the V12
Mercedes unveiled the correct Maybach with the V12

Automobile concern Daimler has published the first official pictures of the most powerful and expensive modification of the new generation Mercedes-Maybach S-Class luxury sedan. The car with the index “S680” received a 12-cylinder engine. For the first time, the manufacturer hinted at the release of a similar version of the flagship sedan in mid-April, when… More

Nissan wants to improve its position by donating to Mercedes
Nissan wants to improve its position by donating to Mercedes

Nissan Motor sold its stake in Daimler AG for 1.15 billion euros. The Japanese automaker intends to improve its position with the deal. The Japanese automaker decided to follow the path of its partner – French Renault, which sold its stake in Daimler AG back in March 2021 for 1.14 billion euros. Information has been… More

Daimler and Volvo plan to produce hydrogen fuel cell trucks in 2025
Daimler and Volvo plan to produce hydrogen fuel cell trucks in 2025

The Daimler Truck Division and Volvo said Thursday they will begin producing hydrogen fuel cells in Europe in 2025 through a joint venture, and called on EU authorities to help make the zero-emission technology commercially viable. German and Swedish large truck makers formed their joint venture Cellcentric in March. They said they would provide more… More

Why aren’t there any side cameras on the E’S?
Why aren’t there any side cameras on the E’S?

Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius explained why Mercedes-Benz used traditional exterior mirrors in its flagship EQS electric car instead of modern aerodynamic cameras. The words of the top manager are reported by Automotive News Europe. At the moment, a number of manufacturers use special cameras in narrow housings on their electric models in order to increase… More