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Mercedes allows Chinese to peek under hood

May 29, 2014 13:13 CET
Battling to catch up with German rivals in China, Daimler is shifting gears, giving local authorities unprecedented access to new Mercedes models. "To put it bluntly, we are transferring know-how," a top Daimler executive said....
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European push gives self-driving cars a boost

May 19, 2014 10:42 CET
Cars could be driving themselves down the world's streets far sooner than expected because of a change in a global treaty backed by European countries....
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Mercedes C class gets French power

May 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes is offering a more fuel-efficient powertrain lineup in its new lighter, bigger C class, including a small diesel from Renault, a diesel hybrid and a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid....
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Mercedes plans 'on-road' SUV line

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2014
Mercedes is considering separate model lines for its SUVs that have mainly car-like characteristics and those that are aimed at customers who want off-road capability....
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Mercedes plans 'on-road' SUV line

April 29, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes is considering separate model lines for its SUVs that have mainly car-like characteristics and those that are aimed at customers who want off-road capability....
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2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Daimler, BYD show production-ready Denza EV

April 22, 2014 13:22 CET
Daimler and Chinese partner BYD unveiled a production-ready version of their Denza electric car at the Beijing auto show ahead of a sales launch in September....
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Daimler, Bosch question Tesla's go-it-alone plan for German EV charging network

March 25, 2014 06:01 CET
Daimler has joined German supplier Bosch in questioning Tesla's decision to build so-called ''supercharger'' stations in Germany that only cater to the U.S. electric carmaker's 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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A classier S class

Sept. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
Mercedes-Benz has added a host of new technological and comfort features to the S class to help its flagship remain the world's top-selling luxury sedan....
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Merkel warns EU against tough CO2 targets for carmakers

Sept. 13, 2013 11:24 CET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing elections in less than two weeks, warned the EU against imposing tough environmental targets on German luxury carmakers....
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Daimler plans to launch self-driving car by 2020

Sept. 8, 2013 17:42 CET
Daimler plans to start selling a self-driving car by 2020 to become the first automaker to launch autonomous functions in production vehicles, the automaker's development chief Thomas Weber said....
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