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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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But because it's a Porsche, it'll be a 'flying sports car'

Porsche global sales chief Detlev von Platen reveals the Stuttgart carmaker is working on a "flying sports car."

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Li Shufu, Geely founder, believes only a few automakers will eventually survive.

"No current car industry player is likely to win this battle against the invaders from outside without friends... One has to adapt a new way of thinking in terms of sharing and combining strength. My investment in Daimler reflects this vision," Li said.

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Li Shufu invests $9 billion in Mercedes' parent

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Far right using alternative union to push agenda, works council says

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With an earlier $4.5 billion offer rejected, Geely ups its game.

Chinese company still trying to get a foothold with Daimler.

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Wiring problem can trigger airbag by mistake.

For once, an airbag problem that has nothing to do with Takata.

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The idea is to better respond to industry shifts to electric and self-driving vehicles

The breakup would follow an industry trend.

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Mercedes parent reportedly subjected the electric SUV to extreme testing.

The Mercedes parent reportedly subjected the electric SUV to extreme testing and completely dissembled it.

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The third-generation cargo van goes into production this spring.

An electric-powered version is coming in 2019.

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Geely still hopeful of a deal, sources say.

Daimler told Geely it was still welcome to buy shares in the open market.

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The digital assistant will be rolled out globally.

It's both an in-car and smartphone app.

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It beat the Tesla truck reveal by 3 weeks.

It beat the Tesla truck reveal by 3 weeks.

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It's an EV investment-measuring contest. Or they're measuring something anyway.

Fight! Fight! Fight!

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Mercedes-Benz will produce EVs here starting in about 2020

Mercedes-Benz will produce EVs here starting in about 2020