Daimler

20th May 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla Just One Automaker Struggling to be Credible

Timing can be a real punk. A week after Elon Musk regaled the world with bold promises of a self-driving future that included hundreds of thousands of self-driving Teslas...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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17th May 2019

Daimler Pledges Carbon-Neutrality by 2039

Daimler is promising it will be carbon neutral by 2039, some 11 years ahead of the European Union’s target. Incoming chairman, Olla Källenius, outlined the company’s ‘Ambition2039’ strategy which...

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Daimler Plans Smart Car Brand Expansion With Geely
28th March 2019

Daimler Plans Smart Car Brand Expansion With Geely

Daimler is hoping to supercharge production of its smart car brand by teaming up with China’s Geely car giant. The venture will see the automakers assume equal ownership of...

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Daimler Says Connected Vehicles “Will Never Have 100% Security”
12th March 2019

Daimler Says Connected Vehicles “Will Never Have 100% Security”

Connected vehicles will never be completely secure against hacking. Daimler’s director of user interaction, Georges Massing, made that admission in an exclusive interview with TU-Automotive. Massing discussed the development of artificial...

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BMW, Daimler Developing AV Tech Standards
7th March 2019

BMW, Daimler Developing AV Tech Standards

BMW and Daimler are joining forces to develop technological standards for autonomous vehicles. The automotive giants announced the move at the Geneva Motor Show, Reuters reported. They said the...

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BMW, Daimler Invest Over €1BN in Mobility JVs
22nd February 2019

BMW, Daimler Invest Over €1BN in Mobility JVs

BMW and Daimler are investing over €1BN in combining their mobility services. The automakers have announced “up to 1,000 new jobs” will be created by the merged services, with...

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Daimler Study Finds EVs, Shared Mobility Unpopular
12th February 2019

Daimler Study Finds EVs, Shared Mobility Unpopular

A Daimler study has found very little appetite among German consumers for either electric vehicles or car-sharing schemes. The automaker’s Smart marque joined forces with market research agency Forsa...

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Standardized Neural Networks Could Help Machine Learning
9th January 2019

Standardized Neural Networks Could Help Machine Learning

The ever increasing volume of data captured by technology continues to transform the nature and direction of business activities across the globe and the automotive sector is no different....

By Andrew Williams

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Daimler Launching New Mercedes, EV/AV/CV Plans
31st December 2018

Daimler Launching New Mercedes, EV/AV/CV Plans

Daimler is to premiere two new Mercedes-Benz cars and unveil its mobility and autonomous, connected, and electric vehicle plans at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019. The new Mercedes-Benz EQC, which...

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28th December 2018

Electric Supercars Cater to the Eco-Conscious Ultra-Wealthy

In 2018, many of the world’s top automakers went electric, boasting eye-watering acceleration and wallet-emptying price tags.

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27th December 2018

AV Test Centers Boom Due to ‘Less Liability’

Ford, Daimler, and FCA were among the global players building brand new test centers in 2018 - and turning legacy infrastructure into future proving grounds.

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BMW-Daimler Mobility JVs Approved by US Regulators
21st December 2018

BMW-Daimler Mobility JVs Approved by US Regulators

BMW and Daimler’s mobility joint ventures have been approved by US antitrust regulators, following their conditional approval by the European Commission’s competition authorities. The ventures are in the “car-sharing,...

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