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  1. Across the Alps with Concentrated Efficiency: Mercedes-Benz and smart on e-Mission in MontafonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Auto Channel

    STUTTGART/PARTENEN -- July 2, 2015: Daimler AG already has the world's most varied fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles. In parallel with the Mercedes-Benz plug-In hybrid initiative which envisages a total of ten models by 2017, plus the launch of further, all-electric vehicles, the company is investing massively in the further development of its battery expertise: A clear statement underpinning the company's comprehensive approach to sustainability.

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  2. Qualcomm teams with Daimler on wireless charging technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Qualcomm has entered a strategic agreement with Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler AG to jointly explore wireless electric vehicle charging and other connected car technologies. The development deal - announced as part of a Formula One race in Monaco over the weekend - could help Qualcomm's Halo wireless electric vehicle charging system gain a toehold with mainstream carmakers.

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  3. 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris: the next big thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Houston Chronicle

    Vans might seem to be a relatively new class of vehicle, dating back to the shaggy-carpeted versions of the 1970s. However, it was 120 years ago that Gottlieb Daimler built the first motorized truck and Karl Benz patented a combination motor bus and delivery wagon.

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  4. RideScout buys mobile transit payment app makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    The Austin-based company, which makes a mobile app that provides information to users about nearby public transit options, has acquired public transportation payments software maker GlobeSherpa Inc., based in Portland, Oregon. GlobeSherpa develops software designed to enable mobile fare collection for public transit systems.

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  5. Mercedes-Benz C 300 d 4MATIC sets new record at Pikes PeakRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EMercedesBenz

    Mercedes-Benz has set a new record for the diesels in the legendary Pikes Peak hill-climb race with a near-production C 300 d 4MATIC: Test driver Uwe Nittel completed the 19.99 km long route which includes more than150 bends at a range in altitude of nearly 1400 metres in just 11.37 minutes. "With extensive simulation measures, gruelling durability road tests and exhaustive trial driving at test sites all over the world, Mercedes-Benz's testing programme is undoubtedly one of the most rigorous in the automotive branch," says Prof.

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  6. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Auto Channel

    STUTTGART/COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- June 30, 2015: Mercedes-Benz has set a new record for the diesels in the legendary Pikes Peak hill-climb race with a near-production C 300 d 4MATIC: Test driver Uwe Nittel completed the 19.99 km long route which includes more than150 bends at a range in altitude of nearly 1400 metres in just 11.37 minutes. "With extensive simulation measures, gruelling durability road tests and exhaustive trial driving at test sites all over the world, Mercedes-Benz's testing programme is undoubtedly one of the most rigorous in the automotive branch," says Prof.

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  7. Portland startup and TriMet mobile ticketer GlobeSherpa acquiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    The deal brings GlobeSherpa under the ownership of Moovel, the parent company of RideScout, and a fully owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

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  8. Leadership Changes in Daimler Trucks Unit in ChinaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Auto Channel

    Zhou Liang set to become new president and CEO of Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive joint venture on 1 July 2015 Dr. Rainer Gaertner set to become new president and CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses China , a legally independent company, on 1 July 2015 STUTTGART/BEIJING -- June 30, 2015: With effect from 1 July 2015, Zhou Liang will succeed Wu Yuejun and become new President and CEO of Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive , the 50:50 joint venture between Daimler and Chinese truck manufacturer Foton. The joint venture is producing and distributing Auman branded trucks in and primarily for China.

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  9. New Market Report: Daimler AG (DAI) - Power - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | PR-inside.com

    It undertakes the manufacture, distribution and sales of premium passenger cars, commercial vehicles and related spare part and accessories. The company also provides services such as financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services.

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  10. Daimler AG appoints Mark De Haes as President & CEO for Middle East and Levant regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Al Bawaba

    Daimler AG has appointed Mark De Haes as President and CEO of Daimler Middle East & Levant . From the company's regional headquarters in the UAE, De Haes will be leading the Middle East & Levant regions for Daimler AG, responsible for sales and service operations in 13 countries.

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  11. Used Chevy Volt Batteries Power Data CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | InformationWeek

    Now that they can power everything from cars to data centers, Chevy Volt batteries show they do more than your average Energizer. General Motors may not be the first company you think of when you hear the world recycling , but the auto giant has done just that by taking used batteries from its Chevy Volt electric vehicles and deploying them to power an enterprise data center at its Milford Proving Ground in Michigan .

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  12. DTNA makes investment in Zonar SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    Daimler Trucks North America has become a minority investor in Zonar Systems, the companies announced. According a press statement, the "long-term strategic partnership aims to help DTNA and Zonar to achieve their shared vision of optimal transportation logistics through intelligent connectivity."

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  13. DTNA collaborates with Zonar SystemsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Truck News

    According to the company, this investment is a smart one as it expands DTNA's development of connected vehicles. The long-term partnership aims to help both companies achieve their shared vision of optimal transportation logistics through intelligent connectivity.

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  14. Thomas Built parent company DTNA, Zonar partner on vehicle connectivityRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | School Bus Fleet

    Daimler Trucks North America has become a minority investor in Zonar Systems Inc., as part of a long-term strategic partnership designed to help both companies achieve their shared vision of optimal transportation logistics through intelligent connectivity. The investment marks a milestone in DTNA's development of smarter connected vehicles and in Zonar's continued role as a supplier of telematics and connectivity services, company officials said.

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  15. Daimler Trucks North America Invests in Zonar Systems, Changes Future of TelematicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Auto Channel

    June 25, 2015: Daimler Trucks North America and Zonar Systems, Inc. announced today that DTNA has become a minority investor in Zonar. This investment marks a milestone in DTNA's development of smarter connected vehicles and in Zonar's continued role as a leader in telematics and connectivity services.

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  16. OR: Car2go Pulling Out of EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Mass Transit

    June 24--Eight months after launching service in Eugene, the car-sharing service car2go is pulling out, saying that local residents don't use the service enough. "In the time car2go has been operating in Eugene, we've seen that each of the 50 car2go vehicles available for use by our Eugene members have been utilized, at most, once per day," the company emailed its users.

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  17. Daimler Takes Minority Stake in ZonarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Transport Topics

    Daimler Trucks North America announced June 25 it has taken a minority stake in Zonar Systems Inc., expanding a relationship started earlier this decade with the Virtual Technician remote diagnostic platform. Matt Pfaffenbach, DTNA's director of telematics, said the investment amounts to "under 25%" of Zonar, but declined to elaborate further.

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  18. VW's MAN Truck-Making Unit Plans to Cut 1,800 Jobs to Lower CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Transport Topics

    MAN SE, the German truck maker owned by Volkswagen AG, plans to reduce the workforce of its European commercial-vehicle operations by about 5% to cut costs and revive profit. About 1,800 jobs, mostly in administration, will be eliminated by the end of 2017, the Munich-based manufacturer said June 24 in a statement.

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  19. DGAP-News: First Sensor AG: Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer to Become Next CFO of First Sensor AGRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | GlobeNewswire

    News: First Sensor AG / Key word : Change of Personnel First Sensor AG: Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer to Become Next CFO of First Sensor AG 24.06.2015 / 11:29 Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer to Become Next CFO of First Sensor AG Appointment for three-year term starting on 10 August 2015 Berlin, 24 June 2015 - The Supervisory Board of First Sensor AG appointed Dr. Mathias Gollwitzer as next Chief Financial Officer of First Sensor AG for a term of three years commencing 10 August 2015. He will head the company together with Dr. Martin U. Schefter, who has been at the helm of the company, an international sensor technology vendor, since June 2013.

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  20. Dicv Fuso trucks being shipped to Cambodia from IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | India Auto News

    Daimler India has commenced exports of its robust FUSO trucks to Cambodia, making it the 13th market for the company where exports are concerned. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles , a 100 percent subsidiary of Daimler AG, along with group firm Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has officially launched FUSO trucks in Cambodia.

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