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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Geneva by one means or another

So, did anything interesting happen this week? I seem to recall the odd vague mention of a motor show Somewhere in Europe. Geneva? That's it...

Briefing: 48V mild hybrids (3)

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on...

COMMENT: Apple weighs a BIG decision

Apple is a very, very powerful brand. It is also a very, very big company with a market capitalisation of over $700bn ($740bn when I just ch...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Shell's Dr. Jens Sommer 11 Nov 2014

Calum MacRae

Dr. Jens Sommer has worked as Senior Transmission Expert in Shell Global Solutions in Germany since 2010. Currently, he is based at Shell's new Technology Centre in Shanghai to support local OEMs. As Senior Transmission Expert, Dr. Sommer is in charge of manual transmission and dry dual clutch transmission fluid development activities, which covers passenger cars as well as heavy duty applications.


Q&A with Allison Transmission 13 Oct 2014

Matthew Beecham

Allison, the automatic transmission specialists, is rolling out FuelSense, a fuel-saving solution that automatically adjusts shift schedules, selects neutral and manages vehicle acceleration to maximise transmission fuel economy. Last month, Kenworth became the third OEM to adopt the package. Manlio Alvaro, director of EMEA Marketing, tells just-auto that testing indicates FuelSense has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent when compared to the previous generation of Allison Electronic Controls without these fuel saving feature

Latest News

Next Mercedes target: one-tonne trucks 27 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz plans to follow rival Volkswagen into the one tonne pickup truck segment by the end of the decade but not in North America or Asia, at least initially.


EU 2021 CO2 targets will be difficult for premiums 24 Mar 2015

Dave Leggett

Analysis undertaken by PA Consulting Group suggests that premium carmakers will struggle to hit the EU's 2021 CO2 emission targets and will therefore be faced with large fines.


Daimler, works council, agree Untertürkheim future 18 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said on Wednesday (18 March) it had agreed with the Stuttgart-Untertürkheim works council to modernise the automaker's original plant into a "centre of competence for production ranging from highly efficient engines to alternative drive systems offering "long-term job security".


CCTV consumer programme slates automakers 18 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Chinese state television channel China Central Television (CCTV)'s annual '3.15' investigative special claimed the local units of Volkswagen, Nissan Motor and Daimler had oversold repairs and spare parts.


More Nissan-Infiniti-Daimler plant details 10 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

More details of Nissan's Infiniti car building joint venture with Daimler in Mexico have come to light.

Latest blogs

On this day... 11 Sep 2014

Dave Leggett

Here we are again. September 11. On that day in 2001, I was in Frankfurt at the auto show.


Driver fined for wearing Google Glass 1 Nov 2013

Glenn Brooks

Daimler might be one manufacturer that is enthusiastic about Google Glass but it seems a highway patrol officer in California was less than happy to see someone wearing the specs.

Company research

Daimler AG (Formerly DaimlerChrysler AG) - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Daimler AG (Formerly DaimlerChrysler AG) - Mergers & Acquisi

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Daimler AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Daimler AG - Strategy and SWOT Report

Daimler AG - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings and...

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Daimler AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Daimler AG - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Al

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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