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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

Daimler Q1 net profit surges 89% 28 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it booked record levels of unit sales and revenue and significantly increased earnings in the first quarter of 2015.


Plastic Omnium expects to double China revenue 21 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

Plastic Omnium announced its latest developments in China at the Shanghai motor show including four new plants.


EU car sales up 10.6% in March 16 Apr 2015

Dave Leggett

Data released by European carmakers' association ACEA shows that the recovery to car demand picked up during the month of March, reinforcing recent optimism over prospects for Europe's economy.


Daimler powers on but dampens Russia factory talk 10 Apr 2015

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz says it is continuing to grow its premium range in Russia despite overall market gloom, but is pouring cold water on suggestions it has selected three sites in the country to establish a factory.


New Mercedes China compact car plant makes GLA #1 9 Apr 2015

Graeme Roberts

This has been a busy week for production starts at two key Mercedes-Benz plants. Following the GLE Job One ceremony at Tuscaloosa, the Beijing Benz joint venture (BBAC) marked the start of its second plant with a line-off event for the GLA, its first compact car.

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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