Daimler AG

Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Upgrades to Vito Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vito van The Mercedes-Benz diesel-powered Vito van. (Mercedes-Benz AG - Global Communications Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans)

Mercedes-Benz, a unit of Daimler AG, announced March 10 extensively upgraded versions of its diesel-powered Vito van available for ordering in Europe now and its battery electric eVito model available for ordering this summer.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 10, 2020
Business

Daimler Leaders Retool Management at Mercedes-Benz, Van Units

The Mercedes-AMG GT on display at the Auto Expo 2020 in Indian on Feb. 5. The Mercedes-AMG GT on display at the Auto Expo 2020 in India on Feb. 5. (Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News)

Daimler AG’s top management tightened control over its flagship Mercedes-Benz luxury-car unit and the vans division that turned in an outsized loss in 2019.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Daimler to Recall 298,000 Mercedes-Benz Cars

A Mercedes-Benz E-Class car during assembly. (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News)

Daimler AG is recalling almost 300,000 of its Mercedes-Benz cars because of fire hazards.

Stefan Nicola | Bloomberg News
February 14, 2020
Business, Technology

Daimler Q4 Profits Tumble; Revenue Inches Higher

Western Star Western Star trucks on a sales lot. Daimler Trucks posted lower U.S. retail sales of 40,107 in the quarter, down 9% compared with 44,105 a year earlier. (Peach State Freightliner)

Daimler AG reported a net loss and a 1% increase in revenue in the fourth quarter as sales of cars and vans increased, while truck sales globally fell 16%.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 11, 2020
Government, Business

Daimler, Volvo Win Dismissal of $950 Million Cartel Suit

A Mercedes-Benz Actros 1863 LS truck is displayed at Daimler AG's annual results press conference in Germany on Feb. 6, 2019. c A Mercedes-Benz Actros 1863 LS truck is displayed at Daimler AG's annual results press conference in Germany on Feb. 6, 2019. (Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg News)

Daimler AG, Volvo AB and other truck makers won dismissal of a 867 million-euro ($950 million) lawsuit claiming customers were overcharged in a price-fixing cartel.

Karin Matussek and Tim Loh | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Daimler Tests Whether Household Waste Can Be Used in Car Parts

Daimler AG agreed to test recycled waste produced by Israel’s UBQ Materials Ltd. to see if it’s viable for use in car parts for new vehicles. Krisztian Bosci/Bloomberg news

Daimler AG agreed to test recycled waste produced by Israel’s UBQ Materials Ltd. to see if it’s viable for use in car parts for new vehicles.

Alisa Odenheimer | Bloomberg News
January 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Daimler Trucks to Test Electric Waste Hauler in 2021

Mercedes-Benz eActros The eEconic is based on the eActros electric truck for heavy distribution, shown at left. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Daimler Trucks announced in-use testing of the Mercedes-Benz eEconic, its battery-electric low-floor truck intended for municipal waste collection, would begin in Europe in 2021.

January 21, 2020
Business, Fuel

Daimler Investors Seek $1 Billion Over Diesel Disclosure

Mercedes-Benz tire badges Mercedes-Benz tire badges at the Rastatt, Germany, factory by Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

Daimler AG was sued by more than 200 shareholders for as much as $1 billion over claims the parent of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars failed to properly disclose that its vehicles were fitted with technology to cheat on diesel emissions tests.

Karin Matussek | Bloomberg News
January 7, 2020
Government, Business

Daimler to Pay $20 Million Penalty Over Mercedes Recall Lapses

Mercedes logo Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Daimler AG’s Mercedes Benz has agreed to pay as much as $20 million in penalties for violations of how it operated its vehicle recall program.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
December 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

German Industrial Job Losses Top 80,000 With Daimler Cuts

Mercedes van Mercedes-Benz Vision van by Virginia Mayo/AP

Daimler AG said this week it will shed 10% of management positions at its Mercedes unit, lifting the tally of job cuts announced this year across Germany’s manufacturing sector to more than 80,000.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2019

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