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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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.
Daimler also building EV batteries in U.S., China and Thailand.
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.
German automakers may be ready for EU to drop tariffs on U.S. cars
30 will go to customers for field testing this year
750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected.
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.
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.