Dr. Z received prolonged applause at a shareholders meeting Wednesday.
It will help Daimler develop autonomous vehicles.
One more way automakers are aligning to make EVs profitable and affordable.
Smart has a new boss, but patience is running thin for the money-loser.
'We cannot be satisfied with this,' Dr. Z says
Daimler will abandon platooning, focus on Level 4 autonomy.
That's its battery budget through 2030.
BMW, Daimler and possibly VW meet with Larry Kudlow.
He says Tesla could source 'glider' versions of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter.
Battery power comes from hydrogen fuel cell or simply by plugging in.
It'll use Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans with Level 4 and 5 automation.
They'll each hold 50% of the joint venture.
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Company first: A CEO who's neither German nor an engineer.
Daimler and Volvo factories and Carmax dealerships are closed.
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.