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  • Daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler takes steps to increase battery production

    2016-10-24T15:20:31Z

    Daimler's EQ will have an electric range of 500 km (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Daimler started work on a second battery plant in Kamenz in eastern Germany Monday as it prepares for expected strong growth in electric-vehicle sales. The premium car group said it will invest 500 million euros in ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    VW, Daimler, PSA establish mobility brands

    2016-10-07T16:23:25Z

    The Generation EQ concept provides a preview of future Mercedes cars (Photo: Daimler) PARIS -- Major carmakers are founding new mobility brands as they look for ways to complement and even replace traditional revenue from new car sales. At the Paris auto show last week, volume car makers Volkswagen ...

  • psa hybrid.automotiveIT
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    Paris auto show: PSA betting on hybrids

    2012-09-28T19:36:47Z

    PSA is working to improve its hybrid technology (Photo: PSA) PARIS - PSA-Peugeot/Citroen is betting on hybrids rather than full electric vehicles, a senior company executive told automotiveIT at the auto show here. "AT PSA we believe hybrids have more future than pure electric vehicles," said Christian Chapelle, head ...

  • Lexus_LFCC_Concept.automotiveIT
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    Paris auto show: Lexus to forego voice control, touchscreen in new basic infotainment

    2012-09-28T17:27:22Z

    The Lexus LFCC concept unveiled in Paris has a futuristic interior (Photo: Lexus) PARIS - Lexus will forego voice control and touchscreen technology in the new basic version of its in-car infotainment system, a senior European official said Friday. In an interview with automotiveIT at the auto show ...

  • mini connected.automotiveIT
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    Paris auto show: Mini Connected will get Android option

    2012-09-27T18:54:47Z

    Only iPhone owners can currently use Mini Connected (Photo: Mini) PARIS - Mini's in-car connectivity system, which so far has only been available to users of Apple's iPhone will soon provide an option for Android-based smartphones as well. "We'll of course expand the phone options available and it won't ...

  • opel adam.automotiveIT
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    Opel promises top infotainment features for Adam small car

    2012-07-11T11:49:24Z

    A premium-inspired "starlight" roof is an option on the new Opel Adam (Photo: GM) Opel said it is raising the bar for infotainment options in the small-car segment when it introduces its new Adam model at the Paris auto show in September. The German unit of General Motors said the ...