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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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Daimler to build battery factories in Sindelfingen, Untertuerkheim

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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Mercedes-AMG aims Electric Silver Arrow at Pebble Beach

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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Daimler reports that trade tensions are already hurting Mercedes sales

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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Daimler’s Freightliner unveils Tesla-fighter electric trucks

30 will go to customers for field testing this year

30 will go to customers for field testing this year

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Germany threatens Daimler with $4.4B fine over emissions

750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected

750,000 Mercedes vehicles could be affected.

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Mercedes could share engines with Volvo, even buy into it

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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German carmakers caught in crossfire of U.S.-China trade tensions

"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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Daimler, BMW to combine car-sharing businesses

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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Porsche — yes, now even Porsche — is working on a flying car

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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Geely wants to be a tech-sharing 'friend' of Daimler in $9B bet

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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Geely chairman is now the single biggest investor in Daimler

Li Shufu invests $9 billion in Mercedes' parent

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German neo-Nazis are trying to infiltrate Daimler, union says

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

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Volvo owner Geely still seeks a stake in Daimler

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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Aston Martin recalling all DB11s over Daimler steering column

Wiring problem can trigger airbag by mistake.

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

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Auto supplier Continental considers major restructuring, possible breakup

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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Couple say Daimler rented, then disassembled, their Tesla Model X

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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Mercedes-Benz shows interior pics of new IoT-enabled Sprinter van

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

An electric-powered version is coming in 2019.

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