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Daimler, BAIC will jointly invest five billion RMB in electric vehicles in China

Xu Heyi, Vorstandsvorsitzender der BAIC Group (links) und Hubertus Troska, Vorstandsmitglied der Daimler AG (rechts) unterzeichnen Rahmenvereinbarung. Quelle: Bundesregierung / Guido Bergmann  //  Xu Heyi, Chairman of the BAIC Group (left) and Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG (right) sign framework agreement. Source: Bundesregierung / Guido Bergman

Daimler and BAIC Motor have agreed to jointly invest five billion RMB for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and battery localization at Sino-German joint venture BBAC. In the presence of German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping, both company partners announced a framework agreement to further deepen cooperation …

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Gemalto to support Daimler AG’s new smartphone-based ‘digital vehicle key’

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Gemalto is providing its Trusted Services Hub (TSH) to support Daimler AG’s new smartphone-based ‘digital vehicle key’ for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class range. The premium car maker’s innovative solution gives drivers the freedom to lock/unlock and start their vehicles using nothing more than an NFC smartphone. Gemalto’s TSH enables seamless and …

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Bosch and Daimler collaborate to develop fully automated, driverless system

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Bosch and Daimler have joined forces to advance the development of fully automated and driverless driving. The two companies have entered into a development agreement to bring fully automated (SAE Level 4) and driverless (SAE Level 5) driving to urban roads by the beginning of the next decade. Co-development agreement between Bosch and …

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Daimler invests in ChargePoint in order to accelerate expansion of its ecosystem for electric vehicles

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Daimler AG has become the lead investor in American charging solutions provider ChargePoint Inc. latest round of financing and will receive a seat on the company’s Board of Directors. ChargePoint is the world’s leading provider in electric mobility charging solutions and is the market leader in North America. Thanks to …

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Daimler and Uber come togather to bring more self-driving vehicles on the road

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Daimler and Uber have announced an agreement on their intent to cooperate on the supply and operation of self-driving vehicles. Under the terms of the cooperation Daimler plans to introduce self-driving vehicles also on Uber’s global ridesharing network in the coming years. Daimler is the first auto company to join with …

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Daimler strikes a deal with Athlon Car Lease, boosts fleet management services

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Published: July 2, 2016 | Stuttgart, Germany Daimler has signed an agreement to purchase Athlon Car Lease International as part of its strategic investment into the growth of fleet management  for the amount of € 1.1 billion from the Dutch De Lage Landen group, a subsidiary of Rabobank. In a bid to tap growing …

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Daimler to invest 580 million euros to build compact cars

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Published: May 2, 2016 | Hungary, Europe The Mercedes-Benz plant in Kecskemét will produce the next generation of Mercedes-Benz compact cars by 2018. Daimler will invest around 580 million euros in the technological development and the expansion of the location. In addition to a new body shop, money is invested …

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Daimler is investing €500 million in connected trucks and “platooning”

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Published: March 22, 2016 | Düsseldorf Daimler Trucks presented an impressive example of the possibilities opened up by the digital connection of trucks at the A52 autobahn near Düsseldorf. Three WiFi-connected, autonomously driving trucks operated on the autobahn with authorization for public traffic as a so-called platoon. Based on the Daimler …

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Audi, Daimler and BMW get green signal to buy HERE maps

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Published: December 06, 2015 | Munich Nokia completed its sale of Here to Audi AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG for €2.55 billion ($2.8 billion). The deal was originally announced in August, pending regulatory approval, at an original price of €2.8 billion, “subject to certain purchase price adjustments. The deal gives the …

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MAN ushers into the connectivity & digitization field, hires ex-Daimler telematics expert

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Published: December 03, 2015 | Munich MAN Truck & Bus is expanding its digitisation and telematics services, making this one of the key areas of its business strategy. One step in this direction is the creation of its new ‘Telematics and Digital Solutions’ department, with Markus Lipinsky appointed as its …

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