DaimlerChrysler AG Newswire

DaimlerChrysler AG Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for DaimlerChrysler AG.

Results 1 - 20 of 984 in DaimlerChrysler AG

  1. Mercedes launches diesel probe after DOJ requestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG has launched an internal investigation into BlueTEC diesel engines after a request from the U.S. Department of Justice. The move comes after the EPA formally requested information on diesel engine emissions, and after a class action lawsuit was filed against the automaker alleging greater-than-advertised nitrogen oxide emissions and the presence of defeat devices in diesel models.

    Comment?

  2. Google, Fiat Chrysler "working on self-driving car deal"Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are close to agreeing on a partnership that could break boundaries between Silicon Valley and the auto industry in the race to develop self-driving cars, people familiar with the discussions said, according to Reuters. The partnership could be announced soon, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the discussions were private.

    Comment?

  3. Google, Fiat Chrysler working on self-driving car dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangkok Post

    Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are close to agreeing on a partnership that could break boundaries between Silicon Valley and the auto industry in the race to develop self-driving cars, people familiar with the discussions said. The partnership could be announced soon, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday on condition of anonymity because the discussions were private.

    Comment?

  4. Daimler Appoints Deloitte to Aid Probe of Diesel EnginesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 30 | The Washington Post

    Daimler AG appointed investigators from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to help gather documents and e-mails on its diesel-engine emissions, part of a probe requested by the U.S. Department of Justice. The investigators are looking for indications the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars used illegal devices that shut off exhaust controls at several Daimler sites, Der Spiegel reported.

    Comment?

  5. Daimler hires firm to assist with diesel engine probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Examiner.com

    Daimler AG, facing lawsuits that claim the automaker used a cheating defeat device as did Volkswagen , Friday announced that it had hired the prominent financial watchdog Deloitte Touche Tomahatsu to conduct an internal probe of those allegations. The investigators have been tasked to find documents and emails that may relate to the claims that the automaker has labeled baseless.

    Comment?

  6. Delaware Supreme Court Significantly Limits Personal Jurisdiction of Non-Delaware CorporationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | JD Supra

    A corporation is no longer deemed to have consented to personal jurisdiction in Delaware solely as a result of registering to do business there. A recent Delaware Supreme Court decision, Genuine Parts Company v.

    Comment?

  7. Daimler takes aim at Tesla's Powerwall by readying its own home battery solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Digital Trends

    Who says Elon Musk gets to have all the in-home battery fun? Certainly not the folks over at Mercedes' parent company, Daimler AG, as the typically auto-focused manufacturer announced this week it would soon be elbowing its way into the energy storage game . Though currently nameless, the upcoming battery unit will reportedly be developed by Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive and, fittingly, are only available in Germany at this time.

    Comment?

  8. 2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Offers Exclusive Luxury and Off-Road DurabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Ask Patty

    Over the past 34 years, the iconic Mercedes-Benz G-Class has undergone quite a transformation from its origin as a military vehicle specifically built to tackle the toughest of terrains. Since it was brought to the civilian market in 1979 as a luxury vehicle for traversing tough off-road terrain, the boxy G-Class -- also known as the Gelaendewagen or G-Wagen -- has provided the DNA for the other SUVs built under the Mercedes-Benz brand.

    Comment?

  9. Driverless cars could save lives, kill businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Automotive News

    The automotive and tech companies pursuing the driverless car share a utopian belief: Autonomous vehicles will benefit society, eventually saving most of the nearly 33,000 people killed each year in road accidents in America alone. "If the situation was reversed, and we had automated vehicles today and someone proposed to let people drive cars, what would the reaction be?" asks Glen De Vos, vice president of global engineering for Delphi Automotive, a supplier of driverless-car technology.

    Comment?

  10. Schmid appointed Mitsubishi Fuso's director, product managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has named Otto Schmid its new director of product management. Schmid has worked for the past eight years for Daimler AG in Germany and Japan, in various corporate and engineering functions, the company said.

    Comment?

  11. Daimler AG (DAI) Given a 96.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Daily Political

    The brokerage currently has a a buy rating on the stock. Daimler AG opened at 62.410 on Monday.

    Comment?

  12. Here's a Great Way to Wake up Your Stagnating Retail BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    Compete directly with consumer-direct manufacturers. Like it or not, it's the brave new economy that will shape our industry.

    Comment?

  13. Mercedes home batteries are a potential rival for Tesla's PowerwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | TechCrunch

    The batteries developed for the high demands of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars are finding a new application as in-home energy storage units. Sound familiar? Yeah, it's a lot like the Tesla Powerwall .

    Comment?

  14. Exercise of General Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations OverturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | JD Supra

    The Delaware Supreme Court overturned its long-standing precedent in Sternberg v. O'Neill , 550 A.2d 1105 , and ruled that a foreign corporation's registration to do business in Delaware and related appointment of a registered agent for the acceptance of service of process did not subject the corporation to general jurisdiction in Delaware, in No.

    Comment?

  15. Volkswagen Grapples With Losses, Recalls in `Year of Transition'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Washington Post

    Volkswagen AG revealed the lengths the German carmaker has yet to go to pull itself out of the emissions-cheating scandal, with its biggest unit stumbling to a loss, a European recall suffering delays and a U.S. regulatory deal that's still far from sealed. At its annual press conference, which was put off for weeks to tally the financial impact from the crisis, Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller asked for more time and patience as the embattled manufacturer works through the problems in a "year of transition."

    Comment?

  16. German government strikes deal with manufacturers to spend 1.2 billion to boost electric car salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | South China Morning Post

    Purchasers of hybrid cars will get as much as 3,000 off the price. The industry will shoulder 50 per cent of the cost.

    Comment?

  17. Germany to Subsidize Electric AutosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Wall Street Journal

    Earlier this year, a top aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel fired a question at German auto chiefs during a closed-door meeting on the country's most important industry: What are you going to do about Tesla? The answer emerged on Wednesday, after the German government and the chief executives of Volkswagen AG, BMW AG and Daimler AG agreed...

    Comment?

  18. "Chinese edition" cars debut at Beijing Auto ShowRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | People's Daily Online

    International car makers have launched more "Chinese edition" cars to lure customers and increase their competitiveness at the ongoing Beijing Auto Show. Many of the 112 new cars introduced during the show have been exclusively designed for Chinese customers, including an extended version of the BMW X1, an extended version of the Mercedes E-class and extended version of the Jaguar XF series.

    Comment?

  19. Mitsubishi, VW crises call into question auto industry testing methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Examiner.com

    What began with Dieselgate and Volkswagen is now spreading to cover the entire auto industry. Dieselgate is the self-inflicted emissions scandal that Volkswagen created when it admitted it had cheated so its vehicles could pass tough U.S. air quality standards.

    Comment?

  20. Mitsubishi Motors' Existence at Risk as Fraud Case WidensRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Washington Post

    The Japanese automaker has improperly tested the fuel economy of its cars for the past quarter century, widening the scope of misconduct that executives initially said dated back to 2002. The Mitsubishi Motors board formed a panel of three ex-prosecutors to investigate for about three months.

    Comment?