Daimler

10th July 2019

People Remain Biggest Cyber-Security Attack Surface, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security fraud presents a major obstacle for automakers and mobility services considering an autonomous future. This was especially apparent when car2go, a car-sharing subsidiary of Daimler, was temporarily suspended...

By Louis Bedigian

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18th June 2019

Car-Share’s Role in Promoting e-Mobility

Electric car sharing will be a testing ground for mobility solutions of the future but the nature of sharing programs raises numerous challenges including vehicle availability and rapid recharging....

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4th June 2019

Driverless Needs Pan Auto Industry Agreement, Says German Project

A German project to standardize autonomous vehicle testing is claiming the technology can never be widely adopted without agreement between the whole automotive industry and regulators. The Pegasus project...

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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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