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Daimler boss bullish on new ForFour

May 30, 2014 06:01 CET

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche believes the all-new Smart ForFour minicar will be commercially successful and should help the brand further strengthen its balance sheet....
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M-B drops subcompact proposal; bigger Smart car may rival Audi A1

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014

After thinking it over, Mercedes-Benz has decided not to build a car smaller than its A-class subcompact....
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3 IS THE NEW 4

Can 3-cylinder engines overcome their wimpy reputation?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014

Engineers have solved the technical problems that dogged the three-cylinder engine in the 1980s and early '90s. But even with turbochargers, it may take a while for the triple to outrun its historical baggage....
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Renault's EV plans hit by weak demand

May 23, 2014 10:04 CET

Renault has been forced to re-think its ambitious electric vehicle plans, a top executive said. "We're not in a situation where the market has followed our forecasts," Chief Performance Officer Jerome Stoll said....
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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 sales rise 14% in April on C-class, compacts

May 6, 2014 13:08 CET

Mercedes brand sales rose 14 percent in April helped by demand for the newly launched C class and the automaker's growing compact lineup....
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Daimler to increase cost cuts to narrow profit gap with BMW, Audi

April 9, 2014 15:39 CET

Daimler will continue to cut costs at Mercedes-Benz to help its premium brand narrow the profitability gap with rivals BMW and Audi....
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Mercedes breaks global record for single-month sales

April 4, 2014 12:26 CET

Mercedes set a new company record for global sales in a single month as March volume rose 13 percent to 158,523 vehicles. Demand for the E class and Mercedes' growing lineup of compacts is driving the growth....
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Daimler mulls production of Mercedes cars in Russia

April 1, 2014 15:51 CET

Daimler is examining whether to build Mercedes-Benz cars in Russia as it seeks to expand its global production base and overtake German rivals BMW and Audi to become the world's top-selling premium automaker....
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