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 |  Oct 24 2014, 10:55 AM

Toyota Tesla Stock

The other day Daimler divested itself from Tesla and now Toyota has followed suit … sort of.

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 |  Oct 21 2014, 6:53 PM

tesla-shares

Mercedes has sold off its stake in Tesla.

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 |  Oct 14 2014, 8:05 AM

In the Family Way


Automotive Family Tree

At times the auto industry can feel overwhelming, with all the different products, brands and stories to keep straight. There’s always something going on in this business, from breaking news to vehicle reviews.

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 |  Aug 26 2014, 11:21 AM

Aston-Martin-AMG

Daimler is considering expanding its portfolio of companies by two. 

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 |  Jul 16 2014, 2:30 PM

smart fortwo, forfour

Smart just debuted its new fortwo and forfour city cars at an event in Berlin marking the return of a four-seat car to the brand.

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 |  Jul 01 2014, 7:02 PM

daimler-nissan-plant

Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz have officially announced plans for a new manufacturing plant in Mexico.

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 |  Jun 26 2014, 4:01 PM

infiniti-q30-concept

It appears that Daimler and Nissan have finalized their joint venture deal to produce vehicles in Mexico.

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 |  Jun 19 2014, 9:15 AM

2015-Mercedes-Benz-C-Class

Mercedes-Benz is looking to “significantly” increase its production capacity in the U.S.

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 |  Mar 31 2014, 9:45 AM

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Aston Martin’s plans for an SUV in the future might end up relying on a Mercedes-Benz platform, but the final decision has yet to be passed down. 

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 |  Mar 17 2014, 7:17 AM

aston-martin-lagonda-concept

German automaker Mercedes-Benz may be expanding its portfolio to include James Bond’s favorite car company.

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 |  Feb 07 2014, 11:58 AM

A45-Q30-partner

Prior to teaming up with Nissan-Renault, Mercedes considered other partnerships in order to make a new small car. Possible suitors included Volkswagen, BMW and Fiat

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 |  Jan 31 2014, 2:00 PM

daimler-self-driving-cars

During the launch of a new luxury van, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche expressed the companies desire to collaborate with other automakers, including Tesla, Nissan and Aston Martin.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 10:02 AM

maybach-57s

Rumored last year, Mercedes-Benz plans to use the Maybach nameplate for a range-topping S-Class long-wheelbase model.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 7:58 AM

infiniti-q30-concept

Infiniti boss, Johan de Nysschen, revealed that the Japanese automaker, in partnership with Mercedes parent company Daimler, are developing a new platform that will result in four models.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 12:54 PM

Daimler-EPA-Main-ArtDaimler is petitioning the U.S. government to get more favorable treatment under the new fuel-economy regulations. It wants extra credit for consumption-cutting features like start-stop technology.

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 |  Oct 31 2013, 4:01 PM

2013-Tesla-Model-S-Rearbadge

Partnerships are all over the automotive world, and it seems that Daimler wants to further entrench its tie up with Tesla. 

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 |  Sep 26 2013, 12:01 PM

google-self-driving-car

As more and more automakers develop autonomous driving technology, experts believe that the industry needs a single standard sooner rather than later.

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 |  Sep 18 2013, 9:02 AM

2013 Nissan Titan

The term “luxury pickup truck” is a strange one that manages to make U.S. auto companies fistfuls of cash.

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 |  Sep 09 2013, 7:31 AM

daimler-self-driving-cars

Following in the footsteps of other automakers such as Nissan, BMW and GM, Mercedes parent company Daimler has announced that it plans to have a self-driving vehicle available by 2020.

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 |  Sep 05 2013, 9:00 AM

smart fourjoy concept

The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show is just days away and more automakers are teasing what they’re going to be revealing at the event. Getting in on the action, smart released photos of and information about an electric concept they’ll be unveiling in Germany next week.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 10:02 AM

Infiniti Q30 Concept

Nissan and Daimler will build small Infiniti and Mercedes vehicles at a new plant in Mexico, that will open later this year.

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 |  May 29 2013, 9:02 AM

car2go

Denver will become the 10th North American city with car2go service on June 8 when the Daimler subsidiary begins offering its car sharing service there.

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 |  May 10 2013, 6:43 AM

aston-martin-badge

As Aston Martin celebrates its 100th-year anniversary, the British automaker is hard at work finding ways to growing its luxury brand and even just survive.

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 |  Apr 15 2013, 4:31 PM

Mercedes-A-Class-front-side

Eyeing BMW’s success with MINI, Daimler might be hoping to cash in on small car appeal even more with a product line to take on it’s rival’s smaller series of products. 

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