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    Report: Daimler newest rumored suitor for MV Agusta
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    Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta has been riding down a rough road so far this year. Not only did it temporarily lose it license to sell bikes in California, rumors have kept popping up about it being sold to a couple of automakers. Fiat was reportedly considering the business for a possible ...

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    Following BMW, Daimler announces carbon fiber future ahead for Mercedes
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seem like just a few days ago BMW came forth stating that its use of carbon fiber on upcoming vehicles would become a high-volume deal. Now Green Car Advisor reports that Daimler, never willing to be a step behind, has ...

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    Report: Infiniti G to get four-cylinder Mercedes engine
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    2009 Infiniti G37x S Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've all been wondering exactly what flavor of fruit the Daimler AG/Renault-Nissan mash-up would bear, and now it looks like we may have our first answer. Starting soon, the Infiniti G will boast an efficient four-cylinder ...

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    Report: Feds charge Daimler with paying millions of dollars in bribes
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    Over the past five years, the U.S. Department of Justice along with the Securities and Exchange Commission have been investigating allegations that German automaker Daimler and three of its subsidiaries paid tens of millions of dollars in bribes through offshore bank accounts to secure contracts ...

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    The Return of Wolfgang: Bernhard reportedly brought back to Mercedes-Benz
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    The prodigal son returns. As with the Biblical parable, a well-loved son (ably played in real life by Wolfgang Bernhard) leaves the comfort of home (Bernhard previously served as Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche's second in command) and embarks on a journey away from his family. Unlike our age-old ...

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    REPORT: Daimler and BMW decline U.S. transmission joint-venture
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    Daimler AG is one of a shrinking number of automakers that continues to build its own transmissions, but the parent of Mercedes-Benz is now looking to change that. The automaker has been holding talks with rival BMW about possible powertrain collaborations including transmissions. Mercedes ...

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    REPORT: If Chrysler goes down, it could cost Daimler $1 billion
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    Nerves are frazzled in Stuttgart over the troubles facing Chrysler. Let's not forget that Daimler still has a skin in the Chrysler game, and while everyone natters and frets about whether or not Fiat will prove to be the Savior Of Auburn Hills, execs are also thinking about the worst-case scenario ...

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    What's German for "kickback"? Daimler workers broke Mercedes' for profit
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    A master mechanic and two clerks, among others, are being investigated for intentionally sabotaging Mercedes cars being built at the Sindelfingen factory. Allegedly, repair shops in the area that weren't part of the Daimler corporation were bribing workers with gifts, trips, and cash to alter the ...

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    What's Chrysler worth to Daimler? Zip, Zero, Nada, Donut
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    So, just what is a 19.9% stake in America's third largest automaker worth? Um, nothing. So says Daimler, which owns exactly that amount. The German company claims that, for accounting purposes at least, there is absolutely no value in its part-ownership of Chrysler. Just about a year ago, Daimler ...

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    Hyundai exec talks engine sharing with Mercedes-Benz
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    Hyundai, now a world-class engine manufacturer, may lend engine technology to Mercedes-Benz for a future four-cylinder powerplant. It was just a few short years ago that DaimlerChrysler, Mitsubishi, and Hyundai banded together in the Global Engine Manufacturing Alliance (GEMA) to build the ...

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    Daimler gets serious about R&D, will increase spending to $21 billion by 2010
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    Click on the image to view high-res shots of the Mercedes F700 conceptMassive amounts of money are being spent in the alternative energy sector of the automotive industry. Last year, Daimler spent $6 billion in research and development and another $2.7 billion on environmental protection. Expect ...

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    Daimler to invest $420m in Indian venture
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    Daimler is joining throngs of other automakers, including Navistar, Nissan and Volvo, to establish India as one of the largest builders of commercial trucks in the world. Its newest venture involves a partnership between Daimler AG and India's Hero Group (great name!), with Daimler investing some ...

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    Daimler versus Benz comes to a (mast)head
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    Before the DaimlerChrysler union ended, shareholders and executives were fighting over the rightful name of the Stuttgart-based company. Management and the supervisory board want Daimler AG, but the "Benz faction" feels one of the company founder's names have been slighted in the process. ...

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    Chrysler blocks the doors to prevent white collar exodus
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    Chrysler is apparently a little worried that there might be a mass exodus of executives during the transition from DaimlerChrysler "partnership of equals" to Cerberus stewardship. Because of that, they have taken the bold step of advising current employees against applying for jobs at Daimler AG or ...

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