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VW, Daimler CEOs take pay cuts in 2013, GM's Akerson stays the course

Amidst slow auto sales in Europe, top executives at both Volkswagen and Daimler AG will be receiving pay cuts in 2013, which comes at the same time as conflicting reports of a possible pay increase for General Motors CEO Dan Akerson (right). According to Automotive News Europe<

Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche to keynote CES 2012

Following in the footsteps of Ford's Alan Mulally and Audi's Rupert Stadler, Daimler chairman and Mercede

Benz, James Benz: Rumors resurface of Aston/Mercedes tie-up

2010 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black – Click above for high-res image gallery

Mercedes-Benz will do the 'unthinkable' to go green

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS – Click above for high-res image gallery

Mercedes-Benz will do the 'unthinkable' to go green

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Daimler denies Zetsche will be replaced by Bernhard soon

There's no question that Wolfgang Bernhard is well liked by the boys at Daimler. In fact, rumor has it that he's currently being groomed (for the second time, actually) to take the reins at Daimler's Mercedes-Benz automotive unit. If you believe the rumors, the only real question is when Bernhard will take over from current head Dieter

Zetsche betting on World Cup, adding bigger Benz incentives if Germany wins tourney

The 19th World Cup is set to kick off later this week, and Mercedes-Benz is throwing its weight behind the company's home team in the global competition. Silver Arrow head honcho Dieter Zetsche has just rolled

Daimler CEO says there's not enough oil for China, country has no choice but to adopt EVs

Sometimes, little more than a quote is needed to basically tell the entire story. This is one of those times. The quote below comes from Daimler chief executive officer Dieter Zetsche and his words are poignant, shocking and targeted directly at the thirsty automotive market in China which is growing at an extremely rapid rate. Zetsche openly voiced his thoughts during a round table event in

Dieter Zetsche: Hydrogen cars are not economically viable

Spanish Economy newspaper El Economista has published an interview with Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler, in which he says what a lot of our readers have been saying: hydrogen engines don't make sense.

UAW denies health care talks with Chrysler

The UAW on Wednesday jumped on rumors that it had reopened talks with Chrysler. According to a piece in The Detroit News, UAW spokesman Roger Kerson said there was no meeting over one of the biggest sticking points, health care, as was rumored elsewhere. Although the UAW has reached health care agreements with GM and Ford this year, they bro

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Chrysler launches "Ask Dr. Z" Dream Car Sweepstakes