First Shift: Mercedes hits the gas on electric carsWed, 29, Mar 2017
Mercedes faces complaint from China's Chery over EQ nameThu, 23, Mar 2017
Chinese automaker Chery has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes's use of the "EQ" name for a subbrand of electric vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the German carmaker in the world's largest EV market.
Bernhard quits Daimler; Zetsche will be interim trucks bossFri, 10, Feb 2017
Daimler has confirmed that trucks chief Wolfgang Bernhard, a top manager once seen as a successor to CEO Dieter Zetsche, will leave the company "at his own request and for personal reasons." Zetsche will take over Bernhard's duties until a successor is named.
AutoNews Now: Blog ignites Musk-UAW spatFri, 10, Feb 2017
Wolfgang Bernhard to leave Daimler, report saysThu, 09, Feb 2017
Daimler, Nissan reviewing collaboration at Mexico auto plantThu, 02, Feb 2017
Daimler, Uber agree to add self-driving Mercedes-Benz to fleetTue, 31, Jan 2017
Nissan halts joint development of luxury cars with Daimler, report saysThu, 05, Jan 2017
Nissan is halting joint development of luxury cars with Daimler's Mercedes-Benz, sources close to the companies told Reuters, suspending a key project in their seven-year partnership and potentially hitting profitability at a new shared factory in Mexico.
Daimler CEO Zetsche doesn't expect Trump to disadvantage European carmakersSun, 18, Dec 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche does not expect Donald Trump to favor U.S. automakers over their European counterparts. Any protectionism favoring U.S. carmakers would hurt the United States more, he told a German newspaper.
Daimler will become 2016's biggest luxury automaker, Zetsche saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
Daimler will become the biggest and most profitable luxury carmaker this year, CEO Dieter Zetsche said. Achieving the target would put Mercedes back on top for the first time since 2005 when it lost the sales crown to BMW.
Daimler promotes Wagener to new role of chief design officerThu, 10, Nov 2016
Daimler promoted its head of design Gorden Wagener to the newly created role of chief design officer. Wagener's styling of Mercedes cars has played a key role in boosting the brand so that it is now likely to pass BMW as the top-selling global premium brand.