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  • ford fields.automotiveIT
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    Ford Motor's Fields to deliver keynote at 2015 CES

    2014-11-11T08:14:28Z

    Ford's Fields (pictured) and Daimler's Zetsche will be top auto-industry speakers at CES 2015 (Photo; Ford) Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, further increasing the automotive presence at the International CES, will deliver a keynote address at the Las Vegas consumer electronics convention January 6. He will join Daimler CEO ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Handelsblatt Conference: Zetsche cites autonomous potential for trucks

    2014-10-30T12:51:58Z

    MUNICH -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said autonomous driving technologies may have even bigger potential for trucks than for passenger cars. "In trucks it's not a nice-to-have, but it's a must," Zetsche told the Handelsblatt Auto Summit. He said autonomously driven trucks can enjoy a 5 percent reduction in fuel ...

  • tesla.automotiveIT
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    Daimler sells stake in Tesla

    2014-10-22T13:32:10Z

    Daimler acquired a 9.1% stake in Tesla in 2009 (Photo: Daimler, Tesla) Daimler has sold its 4 pc stake in Tesla Motors but said the cooperation between the two companies will continue. The German premium car maker, which is using Tesla's battery technology in its new Mercedes B-Class Electric ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's Zetsche to keynote CES 2015

    2014-10-07T11:36:41Z

    Zetsche is pushing autonomous-driving technologies at Daimler. He also spoke at the CES in 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, keen to affirm the his car company's connectivity credentials, will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas in early January. ...

  • daimler gorriz.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler CIO's personal agenda

    2014-09-30T17:37:07Z

    Daimler's Gorriz says a new and improved customer service offering is very high on his agenda(Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz provided some insight into his personal agenda Tuesday, when he told the annual carIT Congress here what the priorities for his department are. "Providing the ...

  • handelsblatt.automotiveIT
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    Handelsblatt Automotive Summit - Munich

    2014-08-15T15:28:30Z

    The Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, which features presentations by several German automaker CEOs, will be held in Munich October 30 and 31. Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche will be among the speakers, as will Opel CEO Thomas Neumann, Volvo Cars chief Hakan Samuelsson and Continental boss ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Infosys, Daimler in data-center partnership

    2014-07-31T18:11:54Z

    Daimler's connected cars rely on information channeled through its data centers (Photo: Daimler) Infosys will manage Daimler's global data centers as part of a multi-year agreement between the Indian IT service provider and the German premium car group. Infosys said in a press release that the agreement covers data ...

  • mercedes pebble
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    Salesforce aims to give "wearables" a corporate boost

    2014-06-24T08:51:04Z

    Mercedes announced a tie-up with the Pebble smart watch company at the CES in January (Photo: Daimler) In a move to speed up the integration of so-called "wearables" in corporate IT systems, Salesforce.com is launching a developer kit specifically targeting the new mobile communications devices. Wearables, which include cloud-connected ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    At CES, a Mercedes connected to "internet of things"

    2014-01-04T15:58:19Z

    Mercedes has signed an agreement with smart watch maker Pebble (Photo: Mercedes) Mercedes-Benz will show at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas how an intelligently networked vehicle becomes part of the internet of things. In the runup to the huge consumer electronics show, the German premium car maker signed ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Mercedes aims for young buyers with new online retail outlet

    2013-12-03T17:18:40Z

    Mercedes wants to capture new, younger customers with its online store (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz, in a bid to sell more cars to younger customers, 0n Tuesday opened its first online store, saying internet sales are an integral part of its sales and marketing strategy. The German premium brand said ...