Daimler

Automotive industry company news

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Latest Insights

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...

Management briefing: Paris show preview

The 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile opens to the press in early October. This month's Management Briefing offers a preview of the likely...

ANALYSIS: Mercedes-Benz future model plans

Today's media release from Daimler is official confirmation that the Mercedes-Benz passenger cars division will leverage multiple architectu...

Latest Interviews

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


Q&A with Prodrive 8 Oct 2014

Matthew Beecham

Power electronics is being brought into sharp focus as OEMs look to improve the efficiency of electric and hybrid cars. Many of the energy losses in such systems occur in power electronic systems (such as DC-DC converters) which convert the high voltages from the batteries to the correct levels for the various systems in the car. Prodrive are exploring the use of silicon carbide based components which can operate at much higher temperatures and efficiencies. To find out more, Matthew Beecham spoke to Pete Tibbles, Prodrive programme manager – power electronics.

Latest News

Former PR executive claims Ford bugged his phone 24 Oct 2014

Chris Wright

Former Ford PR chief Jason Vines, a key lieutenant of CEO Jacques Nasser at the time, says the company bugged his telephone during the company's 2001 Firestone tyre crisis.


Daimler boosts Q3 profit after record sales 23 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it booked strong growth in earnings and record unit sales and revenue in the third quarter of 2014. The group boosted Q3 unit sales 7% year on year to 637,400 cars and commercial vehicles worldwide as Mercedes-Benz Cars set a quarterly record.


Mercedes seeks new NAFTA Sprinter assembly plant 23 Oct 2014

Chris Wright

Mercedes-Benz plans to assemble its next generation Sprinter commercial van in North America.


Daimler restructures cooperation with Tesla 22 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler said it had reorganised its cooperation with Tesla Motors by terminating the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and selling its Tesla stake of about 4% without affecting the cooperation between the two on automotive projects.


JLR eyes US southern states 'transplant' - paper 20 Oct 2014

Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) reportedly is talking to local governments in several southern states about setting up a factory in the US which would be a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-largest vehicle market.

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...

Read more >


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

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

Project Synopsis: MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth act......

Read more >


Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Rev

Daimler AG (DAI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData...

Read more >

just-auto homepage



Forgot your password?