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Zetsche's risky bet on an expanded compact lineup pays off for Mercedes

June 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche's decision to expand Mercedes's compact lineup into a five-model range is capturing new customers for the brand -- and at minimal risk of diluting its premium positioning....
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Mercedes drops proposal for subcompacts

May 19, 2014 11:20 CET
The smallest Mercedes will remain the A-class compact, although the Smart brand could expand into subcompacts, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said....
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Mercedes starts production of electric B class

April 17, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes has started series production of the B-class Electric Drive, which the automaker developed in partnership with Tesla....
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Mercedes tech boss: Electric B class will top BMW's new i3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Daimler r&d chief Thomas Weber believes that the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz B-class Electric Drive will outpace the BMW i3 and other competitors in the fast-growing niche for battery-powered vehicles....
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Mercedes tech boss expects B-class EV to top BMW i3, others

Oct. 11, 2013 06:15 CET
Daimler r&d chief Thomas Weber believes that the Mercedes B-class Electric Drive will outpace the BMW i3 and other competitors in the fast-growing EV segment....
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Mercedes gains ground on BMW, Audi as CLA lifts sales

Oct. 9, 2013 12:49 CET
Mercedes-Benz gained ground on rivals BMW and Audi last month as the introduction of its latest compact model, the CLA, helped boost deliveries....
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German officials provide mixed ruling on Honeywell refrigerant

Aug. 8, 2013 15:34 CET
A new air conditioning refrigerant used in cars poses no material risk to occupants even if it is more dangerous than an older alternative now being phased out to meet environmental rules, German officials said in a closely watched report....
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