Smart brand to focus on EVs in U.S., CanadaMon, 20, Feb 2017
Daimler to refocus Smart brand on EVs only in U.S., CanadaMon, 13, Feb 2017
NHTSA looks into Smart ForTwo engine firesTue, 20, Dec 2016
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Smart to offer EVs and traditional engines across the lineupThu, 22, Sep 2016
Mercedes-AMG adds 2 roadster variants to GT familyWed, 14, Sep 2016
Mercedes-AMG is adding two open-air variants to its high-performance GT lineup. The Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster will be powered by 4.0-liter V-8 engines with twin turbochargers, direct injection and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Daimler will sell Mercedes EVs in China, market boss saysWed, 07, Sep 2016
Daimler plans to sell Mercedes EVs in China as the automaker seeks to capitalize on government initiatives aimed at expanding the market for new-energy vehicles, Hubertus Troska, its market chief, said. Daimler is due to unveil a long-range EV concept at the Paris auto show later this month.
Smart hopes tweaks, tech will reverse sales declineMon, 01, Aug 2016
Demand for the Smart microcar is weak. The redesigned ForTwo went on sale in late 2015; this year brings a convertible and electric version. The brand is counting on better in-car connectivity and new services, not new nameplates, to reverse a sales slide.
Mercedes' Q2 profit drops on Takata airbag recallThu, 21, Jul 2016
Daimler reported weaker profit from its Mercedes Cars unit in the second quarter because of the cost of refreshing its lineup and one-time charges related to recalling cars with faulty Takata airbags. The unit's profit margin dropped to 6.4 percent, compared with 10.5 percent last year.
Mercedes June sales rise 11% on demand in Europe, ChinaWed, 06, Jul 2016
Sales of Mercedes cars increased 11 percent in June as strong demand in Europe and China led rises in all the brand's major markets. Registrations were also boosted by robust SUV deliveries, which rose 43 percent last month.