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German prosecutors began a new investigation against Daimler
German prosecutors began a new investigation against Daimler

Since then, as Volkswagen acknowledged that he had installed a special device on the engine control unit to fool tests for the analysis of harmful emissions from diesel engines, German carmakers continue to be prosecuted by the courts and special commissions all over the world. German prosecutors began a new investigation against Daimler, ostensibly to… More

The head of Daimler warned of a possible drop in profits due to Brexit
The head of Daimler warned of a possible drop in profits due to Brexit

The head of Daimler Dieter Zetsche has issued a warning about possible negative consequences of a British exit from the European Union (Brexit) after the German carmaker reported a drop in profits. Profit of the parent company of Mercedes-Benz in 2018 fell to 28% from just over $ 12 billion to 8.67 billion. The fall… More

Daimler investments in the development of unmanned trucks will be 500 million euros
Daimler investments in the development of unmanned trucks will be 500 million euros

At the auto show CES-2019, held in Las Vegas (USA), the German company Daimler, which includes Mercedes-Benz presented the new Freightliner Cascadia truck with Autonomous driving features of the 2nd level. This model unite active assistant driving system with control of movement in the band. Analysing information from onboard radar and cameras, the truck will… More

BMW and Daimler started thinking about the technological partnership
BMW and Daimler started thinking about the technological partnership

Daimler and BMW are exploring opportunities for cooperation in the field of production of key automotive components. We are talking about the joint development of platforms, batteries, and technologies of Autonomous control. Sources Bloomberg the companies report that the issue is at an early stage of discussion and cooperation between manufacturers will be limited to… More

Daimler will purchase electric batteries on a 20 billion Euro
Daimler will purchase electric batteries on a 20 billion Euro

Daimler has announced that it will allocate 20 billion euros for the purchase of lithium-ion batteries by 2030. This will be the last step in the transition to the corporate strategy for the mass production of hybrid and fully electric vehicles. Although the company was not informed about the suppliers of batteries for its cars,… More

Goodbye, doctor Z! Dieter Zetsche will leave the post of head of Daimler

Carmaker Daimler announced the upcoming change to its Executive Director and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Replaced German Dieter Zetsche will come the Swede Ola, Kalenius. The contract of Dieter Zetsche, who in may was 65, expires in 2019, but Daimler has now decided to announce that the next highest Executive position in the group will… More

Will the Mercedes-AMG Project One brought to the series

Daimler launched to road test the product version will Mercedes-AMG Project One. Over the past few months its hybrid powerplant adapted for ordinary roads international team of developers. Partially the development was carried out in a digital environment, using the methods of virtual engineering. This approach allows to accurately simulate the geometric and physical properties… More

Infiniti and Daimler abandoned the joint compact model
Infiniti and Daimler abandoned the joint compact model

Infiniti and Daimler has suspended the joint development of new compact models. According to Japanese newspaper Nikkan Kogyo, the reason was the shift of the preferences of American buyers towards crossover vehicles and SUVs, as well as uncertainty about the future of the North American free trade agreement. In 2015, the company began the construction… More

Daimler left the woman at the head of the Smart
Daimler left the woman at the head of the Smart

The management of Daimler has named a new head of the brand Smart. She was Catherine ABT, which is included in the Board of the group since 1999 and was previously responsible for sales of Mercedes-Benz. About it reports a press-service of the German automaker. ABT will replace Anette Winkler, head of Smart the last… More