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Less, but more expensive: plans of BMW and Daimler for the sale of cars
Less, but more expensive: plans of BMW and Daimler for the sale of cars

Concern Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz, and BMW will limit the supply of cars even when the shortage of electronic components is a thing of the past. Thanks to this, they will be able to maintain the high prices for their products, which were established during the pandemic, according to the Financial Times. Demand exceeded supply,… More

The End of the Chip Crisis: Daimler’s Forecast
The End of the Chip Crisis: Daimler’s Forecast

Ola Kallenius, CEO of Germany’s Daimler, suggested that the automotive industry may continue to face semiconductor shortages in 2023. As part of his recent interview, before the opening ceremony of the car show in Munich, Mr. Kallenius, who is the CEO of the German concern Daimler, pointed out that the shortage of semiconductor chips will… More

Happy birthday, motorcycle!
Happy birthday, motorcycle!

Exactly 136 years ago, a self-propelled two-wheeled vehicle with an internal combustion engine was born. Hurray! Self-run two-wheelers began to be produced in the sixties of the XX century, but weak steam engines were used on them, and the very design of those vehicles was based on bicycles. On August 29, 1885, the legendary German… More

Great Wall Motor acquires Daimler plant
Great Wall Motor acquires Daimler plant

Great Wall Motor has a new plant outside of China. The company acquired from Daimler the Brazilian plant that builds Mercedes-Benz C-Class and GLA models. The new venture will be the fourth for Great Wall Motor outside of China. The Chinese company already has factories in our country, India and Thailand, which they once bought… More

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