Thomas Weber

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.... Read More »



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.... Read More »



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.... Read More »


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.... Read More »


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.... Read More »



Daimler vows to catch rivals Audi, BMW in world's biggest market

June 5, 2013 06:01 CET
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz is adding production capacity and expanding its retail network in China as the automaker attempts to catch up with premium rivals Audi and BMW. Daimler expects China to become its largest single market within two years, overtaking its current No. 1, the United States, and second-ranked Germany.... Read More »


Mercedes makes new S class leaner, greener

May 15, 2013 23:50 CET
The new Mercedes-Benz S class is 100kg lighter than the model it will replace and its greenest variant will emit less CO2 than a Smart ForTwo. The brand's flagship sedan also has six eyes and six ears that allow it to see and hear enough to drive itself at speeds up to 60kph.... Read More »


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