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    Interview: Daimler China CIO Marc Lampe discusses CRM

    2015-06-09T10:42:00Z

    Greater China CIO Marc Lampe (Photo: Daimler) Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German company’s vans segment. ...

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    Daimler, Qualcomm explore wireless EV charging

    2015-05-26T10:51:03Z

    Daimler has been selling electric versions of its smart fortwo city car since 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler said it has joined forces with Qualcomm Technologies to explore wireless electric-vehicle charging. In the first phase of the new cooperation, the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks will work with Qualcomm ...

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    Daimler completes transition to Siemens NX CAD software

    2015-05-22T11:30:58Z

    Daimler's switch to Siemens NX reflects a desire to integrate all product data with CAD (Photo: Siemens) Daimler has completed a groupwide transition to Siemens NX CAD software, which replaced Dassault Systemes' Catia V5 software across all of the company's divisions. The German car and truck maker said the ...

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    Daimler CIO Gorriz to leave post

    2015-03-25T09:48:03Z

    Gorriz has headed IT at Daimler since 2008 (Photo: Claus Dick) Michael Gorriz is leaving his position as CIO of Daimler to join Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. Gorriz, 55, will succeed 55-year-old Jan Verplancke as group CIO at Standard Chartered. Verplancke is retiring. Gorriz has been in charge ...

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    automotiveIT Congress: Mercedes-Benz advances multi-channel strategy

    2015-03-19T15:16:30Z

    Mercedes CIO Drakopoulos (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Internet companies such as Amazon can show automakers the way to a better customer-facing digital sales approach, Mercedes-Benz CIO Nikitas Drakopoulos said Thursday. Automakers have to face the challenges that do not only comprise makeovers of web pages but every single ...

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    Daimler still expects to join Google automotive alliance this year

    2015-03-02T11:03:45Z

    Weber cites "intensive" discussions with Google over data privacy (Photo: Daimler) Daimler expects to join Google's Open Automotive Alliance (OAA) this year, as discussions between the German premium car maker and the internet company over automotive data continue. "We will bring Google Auto into the car,  but we ...

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    Detroit auto show: Mercedes, VW target SUV segment

    2015-01-12T04:39:49Z

    Mercedes unveiled a GLE Coupe on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT -- Mercedes-Benz will keep renewing its product lineup in coming years, with particular focus on premium SUVs, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said Sunday. Speaking on the eve of the Detroit auto show, ...

  • daimler.ces.automotiveIT
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    CES: Daimler shows self-driving luxury concept

    2015-01-06T12:38:41Z

    Daimler's CES concept car features a variable seating system (Photo: Daimler) Daimler unveiled a fully connected self-driving research vehicle at this year's CES, showing how the German premium car group sees the future of personal mobility in an increasingly urbanized environment. "The single most important luxury goods of the ...

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    automotiveIT Congress - Hanover

    2014-11-17T18:37:50Z

    Around 500 automotive and IT executives each year attend the Hanover Congress (Photo: Claus Dick) The automotiveIT Group will host its annual Congress during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 19, 2015. The event will focus on the new role IT is playing in tomorrow's car industry. It ...

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    CES - Las Vegas

    2014-11-13T13:46:49Z

    (Photo: CES) The International CES, North America's largest consumer electronics show, will have a strong automotive component when it opens January 6. The annual exhibition, which is the first major trade event of the year, will feature two keynote addresses by automaker CEOs, while 10 car companies will have ...