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Daimler future electrified vehicles

Daimler to spend $22.75B on batteries through 2030

German automaker Daimler has put its money where its mouth is with its promise of a fully electrified future: the company announced Tuesday that it will purchase $22.75 billion worth of batteries through 2030. The automaker has plans to not only go all-in on electrification for the Mercedes-Benz... read more

December 12, 2018 by
 
Daimler and Bosch self-driving car prototype

Daimler and Bosch self-driving cars will offer rides in Silicon Valley in 2019

Daimler and Bosch, two giants of the auto industry, have been jointly developing a self-driving system which they will be ready to trial in the second half of 2019. The first... read more November 9, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Daimler open to another collaboration with Tesla

At one point, Daimler owned 10 percent of Tesla. That was back in 2009 when the German auto giant acquired stock in Tesla in an effort to collaborate and develop electric car... read more October 30, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz shuttle service in China

Daimler joins forces with Geely to offer Chinese ride-hail service using Mercedes, Maybach cars

German auto giant Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have joined forces to take on the booming ride-hailing market in China, which is currently... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
Dieter Zetsche during Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept launch at the 2016 Paris auto show

Dieter Zetsche to pass Daimler leadership role to Ola Källenius in 2019

A high-level executive shuffle is underway at German auto giant Daimler, parent of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands. Daimler confirmed Wednesday that longtime CEO Dieter... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Daimler and the BMW Group merge mobility businesses

BMW and Daimler's joint mobility business will be based in Berlin

Daimler and BMW Group announced in March that the two rivals would join forces and combine their various mobility services under one equally owned joint venture. The two... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
Self-driving cars

Bosch and Daimler pick Nvidia AI chip for self-driving cars

Bosch and Daimler, two of Germany's biggest automotive firms, announced Wednesday that they have selected Nvidia's Drive Pegasus artificial intelligence computer chip and... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
2019 Infiniti QX50, first drive

Report: Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz no longer working on joint compact car project

In 2010, Renault-Nissan and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler agreed to a share-trading partnership that was rumored to birth a new luxury-compact car. Eight years later... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz C220d

Daimler recalls 774,000 diesel vehicles in Europe because of illegal emissions control devices

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, has been ordered to recall some 774,000 vehicles in Europe after German transportation officials allegedly found up to five... read more June 12, 2018 by


 
Freightliner eCascadia electric semi-truck

Daimler has 2 new electric trucks to counter the Tesla Semi

Daimler has aggressively moved to carve its niche in the electric commercial vehicle space, and the German auto giant has two new offerings for the North American market... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
This is the Volocopter vision of the future

Volocopter needs improved infrastructure to see its autonomous drones take off

The promise of flying cars has been replaced with the vision of autonomous drones. Neither one is a reality at the moment, but Volocopter is determined to make the latter... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive

Could Volvo get its engines from Daimler?

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler supplying engines to Volvo could be just one area of cooperation following the February deal that saw Li Shufu, the owner of Volvo parent... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Daimler and the BMW Group merge mobility businesses

Daimler and BMW Group merge mobility businesses

Daimler and the BMW Group on Wednesday announced they are joining forces in mobility services, the most popular of which today are ride-hailing and car-sharing services. The... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
Daimler-Thomas electric Jouley school bus

The electric school bus of the future has arrived

If Daimler has its way, the wheels on the bus will go round and round via electric motors and battery packs in the very near future. Last Friday, Daimler subsidiary Thomas... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
E-Fuso Vision One concept

E-Fuso Vision One heavy-duty electric truck concept with 217-mile range debuts in Tokyo

Daimler’s Japanese truck brand Fuso used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to present a heavy-duty electric truck. Called the E-Fuso Vision One, the truck’s... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
 

 
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