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Reuters reports that Chinese conglomerate BAIC is in talks to take 'a major stake' in Daimler. If a deal is done, BAIC will be one of Daimler's largest shareholders.

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These One-Offs Showcase Cool Possible Tech For Your Next EV

AutoblogGreen editor Sebastian Blanco tests out some interesting ZF technology, including a route-aware, autonomous speed regulator.

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Former Porsche SE execs, including Wendelin Wiedeking, Holger Haerter, and now Anton Hunger, have been indicted for alleged stock manipulation during the failed takeover of Volkswagen. Prosecutors dropped charges against Ferdinand Piech and Wolfgang Porsche.

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Big changes are in store for the Nurburgring, including the removal of speed limits in 2016.

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Hyundai Germany and Endemol Beyond produce another long-form, movie-themed ad, this time for the Hyundai Tucson. It's weird, and it's really cool.

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That Could Be 10 Percent Of All That Toyota Sells In The First Year

The first five production examples of the Toyota Mirai have made landfall in Europe, and the initial customers take delivery of them in September. The fuel cell sedans are currently limited to parts of the UK, Germany and Denmark.

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A study in Germany finds that the popularity of larger vehicles and increased traffic on the roads is causing greenhouse gas emissions in the transport segment to actually increase from 1990 levels.

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Daimler's eMERGE testing in Germany finds that, 'the less an interviewee knew about electric mobility, the more negative their opinion' about EVs.

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The Borgward brand will return to market with an SUV to be shown at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. But critics are skeptical of the high-flying relaunch plans.

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Daimler believes that it's close to getting permission to begin testing semi-autonomous big rigs on the roads there very soon.

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New Time Of 1.779 Seconds Beats Previous Record By 0.006 Seconds

A student racing team at a German university gets its car to go from 0-62 mph in less than 1.78 seconds.

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The next time Jean Alesi needs to get somewhere in Germany, he may have to be driven by someone else after the former F1 driver was busted for speeding on his way from France to the Nürburgring.

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Magna Steyr will assemble up to 70,000 BMW 5 Series models in Graz, Austria, starting in 2017, according to reports out of Germany.

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A rumor suggests that the owners of the Nürburgring race track might remove the speed limits during manufacturer testing. That could potentially allow for attempts at lap records once again.

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A man installing a robot at the the Volkswagen factory in Kassel, Germany, was killed when he was hit in the chest by the machine.

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The Nürburgring just won't be the same – lap records have effectively been banned after track management opted to continue enforcing speed limits.

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Long Distance Days Are Behind Us, The Vertical Challenges Lie Ahead

AutoblogGreen checks in from the WAVE Trophy 2015, the world's largest electric vehicle rally.

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The production Infiniti Q30 hatchback will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and will be on sale in Europe before the end of the year.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel intends to offer more incentives to meet the country's goal of having a millions electric vehicles on the road by 2020.

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Fiat has created an interactive billboard in Germany that uses ultrasonic sensors and video to help people parallel park.

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Like So Many Other Efforts, This Would Be Like The Apollo Program

Decarbonizing the transportation sector is just one part of a potential goal for the UN and the G7 leaders, who met in Germany on Monday.

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