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BMW, Daimler and possibly VW meet with Larry Kudlow

BMW, Daimler and possibly VW meet with Larry Kudlow.

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He says Tesla could source 'glider' versions of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

He says Tesla could source 'glider' versions of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter.

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Battery power comes from hydrogen fuel cell or simply by plugging in

Battery power comes from hydrogen fuel cell or simply by plugging in.

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It'll use Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans with Level 4 and 5 automation

It'll use Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans with Level 4 and 5 automation.

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They'll each hold 50% of the joint venture

They'll each hold 50% of the joint venture.

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Will Daimler keep Smart alive if Renault ends their partnership?

Smart is going fully electric in 2020, but that might not be enough to keep it alive for long.

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The electric Forease has no roof

Daimler has released photos of the new Forease concept ahead of the Paris Motor Show.

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'A different kind of animal': A profile of Ola Kaellenius

'A different kind of animal': A profile of Ola Kaellenius

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Company first: A CEO who's neither German nor an engineer

Company first: A CEO who's neither German nor an engineer.

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Daimler and Volvo factories and Carmax dealerships are closed

Daimler and Volvo factories and Carmax dealerships are closed.

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StreetScooter renters weren't from a nursing-care service after all

DHL's electric StreetScooter was deemed interesting enough for Daimler to snatch — under the guise of a carer service from Frankfurt. Instead of a nursing home, the rented StreetScooter was discovered at the Daimler test track.

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Daimler also building EV batteries in U.S., China and Thailand

Daimler also building EV batteries in U.S., China and Thailand.

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EQ brand concept will be called Aesthetics Progressive Luxury

The still mostly disguised concept bears the name Aesthetics Progressive Luxury, and it will function as a halo concept for the new EQ electric brand.

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German automakers may be ready for EU to drop tariffs on U.S. cars

German automakers may be ready for EU to drop tariffs on U.S. cars

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30 will go to customers for field testing this year

30 will go to customers for field testing this year

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750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected

750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected.

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This after Geely chairman buys $9 billion stake in Daimler

Daimler is open to supplying Volvo with engines and could even take a small stake in the Swedish carmaker, Manager Magazin said, raising the possibility of increased cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and China's Geely.

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"This is a tax on Southern Germany, not the U.S."

German carmakers BMW and Daimler are under increasing pressure to diversify production of their sports utility vehicles (SUVs) outside of the United States as a result of Washington's growing trade tensions with China. Beijing's proposed 25 percent tax on U.S. car factory exports will hit nearly 270,000 vehicles, with German carmakers accounting for $7 billion of the $11 billion total.

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They're preparing for autonomous and electric mobility

FRANKFURT — German carmakers Daimler and BMW have joined forces to expand their businesses in new services such as car-sharing and electric vehicle charging, raising their full-year guidance to reflect the deal.

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