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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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Daimler, BMW, and Audi are teaming up to submit a bid for Here, Nokia's mapping division. However, they are taking on some some very powerful tech companies, including Uber and possibly Apple.

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The Freightliner Inspiration Truck has been unleashed in Nevada, making it the first autonomous commercial vehicle operating on highways in the US.

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The Daimler entry into the Department of Energy Supertruck program beats the original goals by 115 percent. The semi uses a massive amount of tech to get an average of 12.2 miles per gallon.

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Video Shows That The ForTwo Fits Guitar In Back

Car2go adds bike racks to about half of its Smart ForTwo fleet in Portland.

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Who replaces Martin Winterkorn at Volkswagen? Well, Winterkorn seems to think whoever takes his place won't be hired from within the VW Group.

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Jay Leno treats viewers with the first drive of his freshly restored 1962 Daimler SP250, but the quirky roadster still has some kinks to work out.

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Daimler boss Dietzer Zetsche doesn't think Google is serious about actually building cars and is just investigating how people use vehicles. He said he sees opportunities to work with the search giant in the future but thinks there is a possibly antagonistic relationship when it comes to data privacy.

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Daimler Division Will Debut C350 PHEV In US This Fall

Mercedes-Benz will start selling its C350 Plug-In Hybrid in Europe next month at about $58,000. It will arrive in the US later this year.

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After the Swiss National Bank suddenly changed its foreign exchange policy, Daimler is adjusting its prices in Switzerland by 18 percent, while Peugeot SA slashes a thousand francs off its prices.

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Reuters reports that BMW has agreed to pay its Chinese dealers 5.1 billion yuan ($820 million) to help them overcome huge inventories and poor profits last year. Audi and Daimler have are also subsidizing Chinese dealers with hundreds of millions of dollars as the local auto market slows down.

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A decision last week by the National Labor Relations Board has bolstered the efforts of the United Auto Workers at Mercedes-Benz's Tuscaloosa, AL factory, as the union continues its attempts to represent the factory's workers.

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Honda Fires Up Brazil Wind Farm; Toyota hybrids win two WEC championships; Mercedes S-500 Plug-In Hybrid Gets Environmental Certification; Groups Call For 48-Volt Standard

The Mercedes-Benz S-500 Plug-In Hybrid has earned an Environmental Certificate from the TÜV Süd technical inspection authority. The award is based on a lifecycle assessment of the vehicle. This includes the ability to reduce CO2 emissions by 43 percent through charging, and by 56 percent if charged using hydroelectricity. Read more in the press release below.

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Car2go Reaches 13,000 Members In Brooklyn, Launches Mobile Access

Saleen has renamed its Tesla Model S the Saleen ST and has added a version the P85D to its modified lineup. Formerly called the Saleen FourSixteen, referencing the car's 416 horsepower, the ST stands for "Saleen Tesla." While the ST receives no increase in output, modifications include aerodynamic, suspension and brake tuning, as well as some aggressive looks to go along with it. Customers can also opt for Saleen drive ratios, making the 691-horsepower, dual-motor version accelerate from 0-60 in

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EIA Predicts More Ethanol Next Year, Shorter Oil Supply In Coming Years; EV Interface Controller now available

Andromeda Interfaces has launched its Electric Vehicle Interface Controller (EVIC), which displays and allows the user to visualize various vehicle systems. Users can monitor their EVs battery usage, motor controllers and vehicle charging. The EVIC gathers various data - voltage, cell temperatures, amperage, etc. - from the car and displays it in a user-friendly way using easy-to-understand graphics. The EVIC is currently available through Andromeda Interfaces' website. Read more in the press re

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Display In Chengdu 2014 Gives Us A Clue

Despite a recent setback in the UK, Daimler's carsharing company Car2go remains in expansion mode. The company is currently studying the scene in China (and other countries) to see where the next batch of blue-and-white Smart Fortwo cars will land.

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