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Mercedes increases emphasis on China in bid to pass BMW, Audi

Jan. 13, 2015 06:01 CET

Mercedes could become the first luxury carmaker to launch new models in China before rolling them out in Europe and the U.S. after it strengthened its local r&d operations in a bid to narrow the gap with Audi and BMW in the market....
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Electric turbocharger eliminates lag, Valeo says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2014

French supplier Valeo has developed an electric turbocharger that it says eliminates "turbo lag." The new turbocharger is powered by an electric motor instead of exhaust gases....
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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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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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