Tag Archives: Daimler

12Sep/17

Hamilton and Mercedes unveil Project One hypercar in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 12, 2017) – Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and three-times F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton unveiled on Tuesday (September 12) what they described as “a Formula One car for public roads”: the company’s new Project One hyper car.
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05Jul/17

Geely’s Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

VOLVO ADVERTISEMENT (VOLVO HANDOUT) – Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday (July 5) that all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids, spelling the eventual end to nearly a century of Volvos powered solely by the internal combustion engine. Continue reading

16Jan/17

U.S. should build better cars, says German economy minister

Germany’s economy minister tells Americans to ‘build better cars’ in response to Trump assertions he will hit German carmakers with a 35 percent U.S. import tariff.
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26Aug/16

Mercedes eyes Silicon Valley-style overhaul

German carmaker Mercedes Benz is taking tips from Silicon Valley for a management overhaul to help it see off younger rivals. Lucy Fielder reports.
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03Aug/15

Carmakers combine to buy Nokia maps

(Reuters Business Report) – Fierce rivals turn business partners as Germany’s big three carmakers join forces to buy Nokia’s mapping business HERE.

BMW, Audi and Daimler’s Mercedes will pay equal stakes totalling 2.5 billion euros.
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