Daimler picks U.S. trucks chief Daum to replace BernhardFeb. 27
Bernhard quits Daimler; Zetsche will be interim trucks bossFeb. 10
Daimler has confirmed that trucks chief Wolfgang Bernhard, a top manager once seen as a successor to CEO Dieter Zetsche, will leave the company "at his own request and for personal reasons." Zetsche will take over Bernhard's duties until a successor is named.
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Wolfgang Bernhard to leave Daimler, report saysFeb. 9
VW pulled out of Daimler deal before embarking on diesel cheatJan. 14
Daimler's Kaellenius front-runner for CEO role after being named r&d chiefFeb. 16, 2016
Daimler to invest $375 million to build diesel engines near DetroitNov. 20, 2015
The head of Daimler's commercial truck operation said the company will invest $375 million at a complex near Detroit to build diesel engines for medium duty trucks, expanding a strategy of building and selling trucks, engines, transmissions and axles as a package.
Pischetsrieder, Bernhard deny involvement in VW diesel scandalOct. 6, 2015
VW delays revamp of Phaeton flagship in profit push, report saysAug. 21, 2015
New VW brand boss needs to cut costs, boost profitsJune 30, 2015
VW brand will have a new boss for the first time since 2007 when former BMW development chief Herbert Diess takes control. His tasks as successor to Martin Winterkorn, who remains VW Group CEO, include reining in costs, increasing profitability and making the brand a stronger player in the U.S.
Daimler says it will sell more than 500,000 trucks this year, 700,000 by 2020Feb. 23, 2015
Daimler expects truck sales to rise at least 5 percent to more than 500,000 this year and to 700,000 by 2020 due to rising demand in the U.S., helping to offset a slump in markets such as Brazil, trucks chief Wolfgang Bernhard said today.