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    1. February 25, 2015

      Daimler welcomes Apple into car market

      Plans by Apple to enter the automotive market show that the industry has “major growth potential”, a top Daimler executive...

    2. February 20, 2015

      4x4 vehicles: CO too much?

      A Rolls-Royce sport utility vehicle. Messrs Rolls’ and Royce’s phantoms might well howl. But it should not be a surprise....

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    1. February 17, 2015

      German rules reveal Daimler chief paid €14m

      Daimler has published the actual take-home pay of its senior managers under new German corporate governance rules – and...

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      February 17, 2015

      No one needs to buy Tesla

      Apple is recruiting experts in automotive technology and vehicle design to work at a new top-secret research lab, said...

    3. February 8, 2015

      European companies dig deeper to fill pension holes

      Ultra low interest rates might be a boon for companies seeking finance for expansion, but they are having an unwelcome side...

    4. February 6, 2015

      Detroit hits the road to Silicon Valley

      They are often cast as the dinosaurs in the great disruption playing out across the motor industry. But established...

    5. February 5, 2015

      Daimler: Benz in the road

      Oh dear. When a company uses cheesy seventies rock to sell its strategy, you have to worry. “You ain’t seen nothing yet”...

    6. February 5, 2015

      Daimler signals dividend rise with ‘significant’ profit growth

      Daimler plans to reward shareholders with a dividend increase and has forecast “significant” profit growth in 2015.  The...

    7. February 1, 2015

      Germany is lagging behind disruptive US start-ups, warns Bosch chief

      The chief executive of Bosch, the privately owned technology conglomerate, has warned that Germany is failing to keep pace...

    8. January 22, 2015

      Carmakers braced for European crackdown on diesel vehicles

      It was a move worthy of an environmental campaigner, not a state shareholder. The French government, which owns about 15 per...

    9. January 13, 2015

      Cadillac to spend $12bn on new models to close gap on rivals

      General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand pledged to “disrupt and shatter the status quo” on Tuesday as it unveiled ambitious...

    10. January 7, 2015

      European autos: ramping up

      The self-driving F015 Mercedes-Benz is exciting, sexy and mostly irrelevant. The automobile business is not about...

    11. January 6, 2015

      Daimler’s self-drive car gears up for the future

      Daimler launches Mercedes-Benz F015 concept car Meet the car of the future: self-driving, with touchscreen walls and seats...

    12. December 23, 2014

      Top truckmakers operated cartel for 14 years, says EU

      Europe’s biggest truckmakers operated a cartel over 14 years going back to 1997 that held up the progress of...

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      December 18, 2014

      BYD: latest to crash

      Chinese local brands are having a tough time. Bad timing for Daimler joint venture partner BAIC (which also has a joint...

    14. December 15, 2014

      Daimler has high hopes for China joint venture with BAIC

      When shares in Daimler’s China joint venture partner begin trading in Hong Kong later this week, the listing’s sponsors are...

    15. December 12, 2014

      Aston Martin raising £150m for new models

      Aston Martin is preparing to raise fresh funds to fuel an ambitious move into new models – including a sport utility vehicle...

    16. December 11, 2014

      Daimler to put €2.5bn into pension

      Daimler is making a €2.5bn contribution to its company pension fund to reduce underfunding caused by low levels of interest...

    17. December 11, 2014

      Daimler brings Källenius on board

      Daimler has announced the appointment to its board of Ola Källenius, sales chief at Mercedes-Benz, in a further injection of...

    18. December 7, 2014

      JPMorgan’s European equities drift into slow lane

      JPMorgan Asset Management’s Jon Ingram has drifted into the slow lane on his European equity fund through bets on car and...

    19. November 30, 2014

      BMW to launch pay-as-you-go car club in London

      BMW will this week launch its pay-as-you-go car club in London in the latest sign of carmakers’ eagerness to tap the...

    20. November 25, 2014

      Eurosceptic parties harm recovery, chief executives warn

      Chief executives at Europe’s largest companies have warned that rising support for eurosceptic political parties is...

    21. November 19, 2014

      Daimler targets China for Maybach revival

      Daimler has targeted Chinese drivers to spur the revival of its mothballed Maybach luxury brand, which returned on Wednesday...

    22. November 18, 2014

      Cost and lack of fuel stations drag on hydrogen car take-up

      The biggest hurdles to the widespread adoption of hydrogen-powered cars are the cost of building such vehicles and the lack...

    23. November 12, 2014

      Tim Cook of Apple’s coming out is one step up a steep hill

      “Who cares?” and “This is not newsworthy” were common responses in comment sections after Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive,...

    24. October 23, 2014

      Daimler earnings boost hope for higher dividend

      A strong performance from Daimler’s car and truck businesses led the German group to raise its full-year free cash flow...

    25. October 21, 2014

      Honeywell and DuPont hit by EU antitrust

      Honeywell and DuPont were hit with EU antitrust charges on Tuesday for allegedly acting in an anti-competitive manner when...

    26. October 16, 2014

      Be ready to reinvent yourself at any time

      A job for life is as outdated as a fax machine, so employees have to be ready to dust off their CVs at any stage of their...

    27. October 14, 2014

      China cars slowdown fails to dent Daimler

      The deceleration in China’s auto market is doing little to dent German premium car brands. Shares in Daimler rose 3.5 per...

    28. September 10, 2014

      China’s Li assures foreign investors in wake of fines

      Li Keqiang, Chinese premier, has assured global investors they are still welcome in China and said a rash of recent fines...

    29. September 8, 2014

      Ford slips on Morgan Stanley downgrade

      US automakers were under pressure on Monday after brokerage Morgan Stanley advised investors to cut their holdings as sales...

    30. September 4, 2014

      German companies struggle to rise to Silicon Valley challenge

      Germany’s industrial challenges The Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial fair, is normally an occasion for German...

    31. September 2, 2014

      Mercedes faces speed bump in luxury car sales drive in China

      When Daimler decided to post a board member to Beijing for the first time, it did so with a simple mandate: repair...

    32. September 1, 2014

      Working pensioners offer Germany a boost

      Christian Gerloff’s peers are already enjoying a life of leisure, but the former Daimler training manager saw no reason to...

    33. August 29, 2014

      Tesla strikes deal with China Unicom to build charging network

      Chinese gadget lovers will soon be able to charge their Tesla sports cars for free while browsing for smartphones, after...

    34. August 26, 2014

      China’s BYD develops new electric car with Daimler

      BYD, the struggling Chinese automaker, has unveiled a new electric vehicle developed with Daimler of Germany as it attempts...

    35. August 21, 2014

      China antitrust ruling blunts foreign criticism

      Car pricing probe The landmark ruling handed down by Chinese antitrust officials this week was not the one executives at...

    36. August 18, 2014

      Mercedes-Benz accused of breaching China anti-monopoly laws

      Chinese authorities have ruled that Mercedes-Benz has violated provisions of the country’s anti-monopoly law – adding...

    37. August 17, 2014

      Message to self on holiday: ‘do not look at messages’

      On most things about working life, most people agree. Diversity is good; bankers’ bonuses are bad; creativity is good, box...

    38. August 13, 2014

      Auf wiedersehen, post – Daimler staff get break from holiday email

      Daimler employees can head to the beach this summer without worrying about checking emails, sparing their partners and...

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