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PLDB Future Models - LA & Guangzhou shows insights

With Europe's big motor shows of 2014 now gone, it's now time for California (LA, first press day today, November 18) and southern China (Gu...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Lexus concedes to Germany

An intriguing yet realistic admission from the chief of Lexus Europe this week - the Germans can't be beat so the Toyota luxury brand will t...

SAO PAULO SHOW: This year's was one of the best

Attracting over 750,000 visitors in 11 days, the São Paulo motor show saw several locally made and imported new model launches of varying de...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Interesting, interesting...

If I had to think of one adjective to describe this week's autobiz news, 'interesting' is as good a fit as any. Bit of this, bit of that....

Latest Interviews

Q&A with TI Automotive 17 Nov 2014

Matthew Beecham

Emissions legislation, weight, packaging, safety and cost are the main factors driving fuel tank innovation. Matthew Beecham talked to Albert Boecker, Product & Advanced Engineering Director, Global Fuel Tank Systems, TI Automotive about the supplier’s fuel system technology and what can be done about ‘fuel slosh’.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires 31 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.

Latest News

BELGIUM: Jaguar overtaken by Lexus across Europe 18 Nov 2014

Glenn Brooks

A sales surge by the Japanese brand, combined with a lack of interest in Jaguar by buyers outside the UK has seen Lexus overtake the British car maker in Europe.


VW Poland lays new Crafter factory foundation 14 Nov 2014

Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has laid the foundation stone for a new plant in Wrzesnia, near Poznan, Poland.


Mercedes continues to grow in Thailand 14 Nov 2014

Tony Pugliese

Mercedes-Benz Leasing (Thailand) said its vehicle lending portfolio is expected to expand by over 10% in 2015, with economic recovery expected to help increase demand for Mercedes vehicles.


Hankook Tire to supply Mercedes-Benz Atego 14 Nov 2014

Graeme Roberts

According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korea tyre manufacturer Hankook Tire will supply two tyres for Mercedes-Benz Atego trucks under a new original equipment tyre (OET) deal.


Mercedes-Benz plans LED headlamp advances 13 Nov 2014

Graeme Roberts

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz plans soon to fit 84 LEDs per headlamp instead of the 24 in the current gridded high beam module in the CLS headlamp to boost light quality. In the medium term, as many as 1024 pixels per LED will enable optimum illumination of the road at every speed and in all traffic conditions – and without dazzling other road users, the automaker claimed.

Latest blogs

250,000km off-road in a Benz G-Class 14 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

A German couple have just handed over Otto, their trusty 300 GD, to the Mercedes-Benz museum. What makes Otto so special? Read this and find out.


Mercedes basks in German World Cup victory 16 Jul 2014

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz has wasted no time in basking in Germany's reflected glory of winning the World Cup on Sunday night and becoming the first side since reunification to lift the golden trophy.

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

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This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global automotive safety systems sector, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and market size forecasts. Use this...

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