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DaimlerChrysler: We won’t share platforms

DaimlerChrysler: We won’t share platforms

DCX will not be sharing platforms between different brands for fears that sales and profits could suffer if buyers feel they can get essentially the same car at a cheaper price. That’s the message given by a member of the DaimlerChrysler board to a labor union event in Germany, reported... read more

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2007 Smart Fortwo Coupe & Cabrio

2007 Smart Fortwo Coupe & Cabrio

DaimlerChrysler has finally released details and official images of the second generation Smart Fortwo. Only available in a two-door coupe or cabriolet, the new Fortwo has... read more November 8, 2006 by 


 
Spy Shots: 2008 Mercedes Benz C-Class

Spy Shots: 2008 Mercedes Benz C-Class

The all new C-Class isn’t due until next year’s Geneva Motor Show but spy photographers have managed to capture a fully undisguised test mule in Europe. The... read more November 8, 2006 by 


 
Second generation Smart Fortwo

Second generation Smart Fortwo

The redesigned Smart Fortwo minicar is almost ready for launch and this latest model is likely to be officially sold in the US for the first time. Germany’s Smart car... read more November 7, 2006 by 


 
Maybach releases the 62 “S” edition

Maybach releases the 62 ”S” edition

Maybach launched the 62 S in Peking this month, the limo that’s being touted as the "strongest Chauffeur sedan in the world." The luxury maker has enlisted the help of... read more November 6, 2006 by 


 
Mercedes is back on track

Mercedes is back on track

Chrysler Group may be in the thick of it but its parent, DaimlerChrysler, is enjoying its best results in years. The company saw operating profits jump 127% to 1.2 billion... read more November 6, 2006 by 


 
Smart car coming to the US by 2008

Smart car coming to the US by 2008

Germany’s Smart car brand has joined forces with United Auto Group Inc., with the two companies reaching a deal on bringing the two-seat Smart Fortwo minicar to the US... read more November 2, 2006 by 


 
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DCX may be splitting after all

DaimlerChrysler is back in the spotlight today with increasing speculation that the Chrysler Group may be split from its German parent due to its poor financial performance... read more October 31, 2006 by 


 
DCX opens its UK brand experience centre

DCX opens its UK brand experience centre

DaimlerChrysler Group has opened the doors to its latest and biggest brand experience centre located next to the world’s oldest purpose built racetrack in Weybridge... read more October 30, 2006 by 


 
New Fourtwo grows in size and power

New Fourtwo grows in size and power

The replacement for the aging Smart Fortwo launched back in 1998 is just around the corner with an expected launch date of March next year. The slow selling Forfour has been... read more October 26, 2006 by 


 
DCX could dump Chrysler Group

DCX could dump Chrysler Group

Update: DCX has released a statement reaffirming that there are no plans to sell the Chrysler Group. During yesterday’s third-quarter earnings analyst/media conference... read more October 25, 2006 by 


 
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GM loses $115M, while Chrysler goes the way of Ford

General Motors has reported an adjusted net income of $529 million thanks to its third consecutive quarter of record revenue, which stands at $48.8 billion. When you remove... read more October 25, 2006 by 


 
Chrysler aims to cut $1,000 per vehicle

Chrysler aims to cut $1,000 per vehicle

Tough competition from its Japanese rivals, namely Toyota, has seen Chrysler assign teams to find ways to increase efficiency and cut costs by $1,000 per vehicle. The plan... read more October 20, 2006 by 


 
New “baby” Maybach in the works

New ”baby” Maybach in the works

The ultra-luxury marques are anxious to develop more affordable vehicles in an effort to expand their portfolios and increase sales in more diverse markets. Hot on the heels... read more October 15, 2006 by 


 
Germans joining on new clean diesel technology

Germans joining on new clean diesel technology

With the introduction of low sulphur-content rated diesel fuels set for sale in the US from the 15th of this month, we have news that most of the major German car... read more October 9, 2006 by 


 
Hybrid alliance begins to bear fruit

Hybrid alliance begins to bear fruit

The alliance formed by three of the world’s largest car manufacturers to co-develop a range of hybrid drivetrains is already making great strides in progress. General... read more October 4, 2006 by 


 
 

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