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With an influx of asylum seekers pouring into Germany, Mercedes-Benz has started an internship program to train the refugees for the workforce.


After a year of testing in Portugal, Daimler found that it's eight Fuso Canter E-Cell electric commercial trucks cut operating costs by 64 percent versus a diesel. CO2 emissions also fell.


Car-Sharing, Car-Wash Locators May Also Be In The Works

Two-seat vehicle owners will be able to sound the horn for really small parking spots.


Volkswagen has hired Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt away from Daimler. She will be tasked with helping the entire German automobile industry recover from VW's diesel emissions scandal.


BMW, Peugeot Models Also Notable For Mileage Gap

Mercedes-Benz is the most common practitioner of fuel-economy overstatements, according to report.


German Automaker Adds That It Supports Better Emissions-Testing Improvements

Mercedes-Benz parent says its vehicles have never included emissions-manipulating software.


BMW, Mercedes-Benz Deny That Scandal Applies To Them

According to a report from Europe, BMW, Mercedes and Opel could potentially have diesel engines that don't meet US emissions requirements.


RWE is installing smart EV chargers at the University of California, San Diego. These EVSEs can talk to the grid about supply and demand.


Automakers Recently Teamed Up On Nokia Here Purchase

Daimler CEO says another partnership with his German competitors is possible, this time on electric vehicle batteries.


Governor Rick Snyder announces a deal that will see Daimler relocate its North American headquarters from New Jersey to Michigan, while its Mercedes-Benz unit moves its HQ to Georgia.


Mercedes has some lofty EV goals, with R&D boss Thomas Weber saying a 311-mile all-electric concept is coming soon.


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.


A lawsuit in US District Court alleges that vehicles with keyless ignitions are dangerous because people inadvertently leave their vehicles running. The owners are then at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.


Daimler is open to partnering with Apple and Google to develop vehicle software, but the German automotive giant isn't willing to give them full control over the systems.


Audi, BMW, Daimler Set To Purchase Coveted Mapping Technology From Nokia

German automakers BMW, Audi and Daimler are set to take ownership of Nokia's Here mapping technology for $3.1 billion.


After a hard-fought battle, a consortium consisting of Audi AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG have partnered to take over the Here digital mapping service from Nokia.


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


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


The consortium of German automakers hoping to buy Nokia's Here mapping division may have won with a bid for the equivalent of about $2.7 billion. The official details of the purchase haven't been made public, and some insiders claim the negotiations aren't done yet.


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.


We're Already Dreaming About A Benz With Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging

Qualcomm's Halo wireless charging technology will find its way into Daimler electric vehicles at some point. But first, connecting the car to the Internet.

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