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Accumotive facility in Kamenz, Germany, will supply Mercedes.

The factory will be CO2 neutral and zero-net-energy.

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Dare we call it a trend?

Batteries are getting better and cheaper, quickly.

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Zetsche stopped short of endorsing gas- and diesel-powered vehicle ban.

More than 10 new plug-in models coming by 2025.

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Daimler's first EQ EV concept vehicle was shown off at Paris Motor Show last month.

Mercedes-Benz parent wants to cut costs as it prepares to introduce its EQ electric-vehicle sub-brand.

Zetsche and Kalanick do the 'frenemy' thing at Berlin conference.

Uber's Kalanick, Daimler's Zetsche acknowledge each other's roll in transportation, quash buyout rumors.

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Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche says he believes EVs are "more likely" to come out on top than hydrogen cars.

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Thomas Weber steps down as R&D chief to be replaced by Ola Källenius

BMW, Volkswagen, and Porsche may have changed their senior leadership, but not Mercedes: Daimler has renewed Dieter Zetsche's contract for another couple of years, but is switching out its head of R&D.

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Project Leader Steve Zadesky May Be Leaving Company

Apple's executive leadership may be unhappy with EV project's swelling headcount.

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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says that Volkswagen's diesel emissions trickery couldn't have happened at Daimler.

Dr. Dieter Zetsche has called VW's diesel scandal "a blow" to Germany's proud automotive industry while emphasizing Mercedes has never used defeat devices.

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Automakers Recently Teamed Up On Nokia Here Purchase

Daimler CEO says another partnership with his German competitors is possible, this time on electric vehicle batteries.

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Daimler is open to partnering with Apple and Google to develop vehicle software, but the German automotive giant isn't willing to give them full control over the systems.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel intends to offer more incentives to meet the country's goal of having a millions electric vehicles on the road by 2020.

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Daimler boss Dietzer Zetsche doesn't think Google is serious about actually building cars and is just investigating how people use vehicles. He said he sees opportunities to work with the search giant in the future but thinks there is a possibly antagonistic relationship when it comes to data privacy.

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When Auto Express asked Dieter Zetsche about getting the Mercedes-Benz reimagined Maybach sub-brand into the premium SUV game, the Daimler CEO replied "Most likely."

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Mercedes-Benz didn't just win the Formula One World Championship in 2014 – it positively dominated it. The team won all but three of the grands prix this season, scoring a one-two finish at more than half of them and landing at least one car on the podium at every race without exception. It goes without saying, then, that the German automaker thrives on competition, but now it's welcoming even more.

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B-Class ED Launches At 399 Euros A Month

What do you charge for a vehicle you're going to lose money on? If you're Mercedes-Benz and the vehicle in question is the B-Class Electric Drive, you offer it for lease for just 399 euros ($498) a month with a down payment of 8,473 euros ($10,582). If Daimler was going to price it honestly, it seems, the number would have to be a lot higher.

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Daimler, Renault-Nissan Expand Alliance

Daimler and Renault-Nissan said Friday the automakers have expanded their four-year-old alliance to include putting a Renault diesel in the Mercedes C-Class, a Mercedes gasoline engine in an Infiniti and possibly will involve automated driving technologies in the near future. At a joint Paris Motor Show press conference dubbed 'The Carlos and Dieter Show' by European media, Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said the alliance between the automakers is running strong a

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It's been a few months since we talked about the Mercedes-Benz CLA's status as an unmitigated hit, but a new story from Automotive News will allow us to revisit the sleek, fast-selling, four-door home run. Production has been increased again, with some of the extra capacity destined for US showrooms.

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Up until his tragic accident that left him in a coma, Michael Schumacher was still one of the highest-paid Formula One drivers in the world... even though he was no longer actively competing. That came down to the numerous lucrative personal sponsorship arrangements that the seven-time world champion retained even after retirement. But while some of his sponsors have been canceling their arrangements with Michael as he fights to recover, Mercedes is reportedly committed to standing by its former