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    Daimler-Hubject trial concluded: digital certificate developed for app-free EV charging

    2018-04-24T07:51:51Z

    Latest Smart Fortwo EQ supports Plug&Charge [Image: Daimler] Daimler and Hubject have concluded their pilot trial of the Plug&Charge digital certificate system, which enables electric vehicle drivers to access public recharging facilities without the need for a smartphone app or RFID card. The latest Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour ...

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    ViaVan ridesharing launched in London, European roll-out continues

    2018-04-18T09:42:23Z

    ViaVan is a joint venture between Mercedes and US tech start-up Via (Photo: Daimler) ViaVan, a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz Vans and US tech start-up Via, has gone into operation in the center of London following its European launch a few weeks earlier in Amsterdam. New York-based Via has ...

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    Daimler Lab1886: "We now have 25 high-potential projects in the incubator"

    2018-04-11T12:17:00Z

    Susanne Hahn, director business innovation at Daimler’s Lab1886 innovation and incubation organization, 

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    Daimler, BMW to merge mobility services

    2018-03-28T17:00:16Z

    Daimler's moovel platform will be part of the joint venture (Photo: Daimler) As expected, Daimler and BMW announced Wednesday that they planned to merge their mobility services, in a move that will create a car-sharing giant with a commanding footprint across the world's major cities. The plan underscores how ...

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    Mercedes production boss sees IT as integral to car building

    2018-03-22T10:17:00Z

    Mercedes production chief Schaefer sees several disruptive technology changes down the road BERLIN IT has become an integral part of the automotive production process, Markus Schaefer, head of production and logistics at Mercedes-Benz Cars, said Thursday. Today, IT, electrical and electronics and IT ...

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    Daimler teams up with Google in quantum computing

    2018-03-20T16:54:00Z

    A quantum computing chip developed by Google (Photo: Daimler) Daimler struck a research alliance with Google to look into the potential of quantum computing to solve complex mobility problems. The German premium car group said current generations of computers and server systems are reaching capacity limits ...

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    Mercedes, Porsche join other brands in testing flat-rate subscription models

    2018-03-09T11:52:07Z

    Mercedes will let customers drive 12 vehicles at a flat rate (Photo: Mercedes) Mercedes-Benz will offer a flat rate to customers wanting to switch cars during the year, in a pilot project with two German dealer groups, Lueg and Beresa. The German premium car brand said the rate, which ...

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    Geely owner becomes Daimler's biggest shareholder

    2018-02-24T15:44:29Z

    Mercedes could forge closer ties with Volvo following Li Shufu's new investment (Photo: Daimler) Geely founder and CEO Li Shufu has become Daimler's biggest shareholder, marking a reshuffle in the relationships between some of the world's biggest automakers. Li already owns Geely as well as Swedish premium car maker ...

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    Daimler starts building “most modern” Mercedes car plant

    2018-02-23T09:13:00Z

    Daimler s production boss says Factory 56 marks a milestone in car manufacturing (Photo: Daimler) Daimler officially laid the foundation stone this week for what it called “the most modern” car production facility in the world. The premium car group said its “Factory 56” plant in ...

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    Daimler board member: "A central issue is how to deal with big data”

    2018-02-09T16:27:00Z

    As board member at Daimler for integrity and legal, Renata Jungo-Bruengger is looking carefully at the implicatons of big data across the enterprise and for customers, and of artificial intelligence.