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Daimler CEO Zetsche hands off to successor amid tech change

Dr. Z received prolonged applause at a shareholders meeting Wednesday

Dr. Z received prolonged applause at a shareholders meeting Wednesday.

Daimler's next CEO will push alliances to cut costs

This, as China's BAIC seeks a stake in Daimler

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Daimler buys Torc Robotics stake for self-driving trucks

It will help Daimler develop autonomous vehicles

It will help Daimler develop autonomous vehicles.

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Smart brand will be built in China as a Daimler-Geely joint

One more way automakers are aligning to make EVs profitable and affordable

One more way automakers are aligning to make EVs profitable and affordable.

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Daimler to sell half its stake in Smart to Geely, Reuters reports [UPDATE]

Smart has a new boss, but patience is running thin for the money-loser

Smart has a new boss, but patience is running thin for the money-loser.

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Daimler and BMW invest $1.1 billion in urban mobility services

They'll be unifying their mobility units under the agreement

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Daimler cuts dividend as Mercedes earnings take a hit from tariffs, diesel

'We cannot be satisfied with this,' Dr. Z says

'We cannot be satisfied with this,' Dr. Z says

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Daimler Trucks unveils Level 2 driver assists for Freightliner Cascadia at CES

Daimler will abandon platooning, focus on Level 4 autonomy

Daimler will abandon platooning, focus on Level 4 autonomy.

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Daimler to buy $23 billion worth of EV battery cells

That's its battery budget through 2030

That's its battery budget through 2030.

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Washington invites German car bosses for trade talks

BMW, Daimler and possibly VW meet with Larry Kudlow

BMW, Daimler and possibly VW meet with Larry Kudlow.

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Elon Musk says he's interested in developing cargo vans with Daimler

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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Mercedes-Benz launches GLC F-Cell — it's a hydrogen-PHEV hybrid

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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Daimler, Bosch to test automated ride hailing in San Jose, Calif.

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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E.U. executive conditionally approves Daimler, BMW car-sharing deal

They'll each hold 50% of the joint venture

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

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Smart brand might be doomed

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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Smart will show new electric concept in Paris

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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Daimler's new CEO adds youth and an international flair to Mercedes

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

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

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Daimler names R&D head Ola Kaellenius next CEO; Zetsche to become chairman

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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Car dealers, factories and ports close in the path of Hurricane Florence

Daimler and Volvo factories and Carmax dealerships are closed

Daimler and Volvo factories and Carmax dealerships are closed.

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Daimler engineers go undercover to get DHL StreetScooter electric truck

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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