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The Chicago auto show is now underway to be followed by Geneva in a few weeks' time, with New York and then Shanghai in April. Which are the...

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 launches new Merc van in US 4 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler's new Mercedes-Benz Metris is a version of the Vito van adapted for the US market. Van and Tourer (passenger) sales begin in September.


French market sales make gains in early 2015 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

French light vehicle registrations have continued to make gains during the early months of 2015, IHS Automotive principal analyst Ian Fletcher said in a research note.


Daimler reportedly to expand US van plant 3 Mar 2015

Graeme Roberts

Daimler is expected to expand its North Charleston van plant.


GENEVA: Infiniti launches two critical cars 3 Mar 2015

Roger Stansfield

Ronald Kruger has had barely two months to get his feet under the table as top man at Infiniti since joining from BMW in January, but already he has ben pitched into launching the two cars which will probably make or break the company in Europe.


Automakers try to solve airbag problems 2 Mar 2015

Tony Pugliese

Ten automakers affected by airbag recalls in the USA, and Takata – the Japanese supplier at the centre - have hired the services of a US ballistics and rocket propulsion systems manufacturer to help solve inflator problems.

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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