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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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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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