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Jul 21, 2016, 05:13 ET Daimler continues along its successful course - record unit sales in second quarter and first half of 2016

- Unit sales significantly above prior-year level at 761,300 vehicles in second quarter (+7%) - Second-quarter revenue up by 3% to...


Feb 16, 2016, 08:51 ET Supervisory Board appoints Ola Källenius as Member of the Board of Management for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development

  - Professor Dr. Thomas Weber leaving Daimler AG at the end of his contract on December 31, 2016 - Ola Källenius to take on...


Feb 16, 2016, 08:49 ET Daimler Sets Course for the Future: Supervisory Board Extends Dieter Zetsche's Contract

- Contract Extension until December 31, 2019 - Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: "Daimler is more...


Feb 09, 2016, 13:52 ET Daimler recalls approximately 840,000 vehicles in the United States as a precautionary measure due to potentially defective airbag models from manufacturer Takata

 The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified Daimler AG that it has been informed that certain airbag models...


Feb 04, 2016, 02:10 ET Daimler continues along successful path: record figures for unit sales, revenue and earnings in 2015 - highest ever dividend proposed - ongoing positive outlook

- Record unit sales with 2.9 million vehicles sold (+12%) - Group revenue up by 15% to €149.5 billion (2014: €129.9...


Dec 09, 2015, 11:36 ET Daimler Supervisory Board decides on further allocation to German pension fund

  - Extraordinary pension contribution of €1.0 billion to German pension fund - The company continues to safeguard the...


Dec 09, 2015, 05:36 ET Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appoints Renata Jungo Bruengger to the Board of Management

  - Renata Jungo Brüngger to be new Board of Management Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs - Appointed until December 31,...


Dec 07, 2015, 06:49 ET The future is HERE: Tomorrow's mobility begins with real-time digital maps

- AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG successfully conclude HERE acquisition - HERE as leading provider of technology for digitized...


Dec 04, 2015, 08:26 ET AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG successfully concluded acquisition of Nokia's digital mapping and location business HERE

  - Approvals by all competent antitrust authorities received - More information to be given in a media webcast on...


Oct 22, 2015, 01:39 ET Daimler continues along successful path: record unit sales and revenue in third quarter

- Unit sales significantly above prior-year level at 720,000 vehicles (+13%) - Revenue up by 13% to €37.3 billion - Group...


Oct 01, 2015, 09:52 ET The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG is to propose a further term of office for Dr. Manfred Bischoff at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting

- The Supervisory Board is also to propose a further term of office for Petraea Heynike In its meeting on October 1, 2015, the Supervisory...


Sep 03, 2015, 13:01 ET Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance Break Ground for New Joint-Venture Plant in Mexico

- Aguascalientes plant to build next-generation premium compact vehicles for the brands Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti - Production of...


Feb 13, 2015, 08:19 ET Supervisory Board extends Hubertus Troska's contract

- Contract extended until December 31, 2020 - Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Manfred Bischoff, and Dr. Dieter Zetsche,...


Feb 05, 2015, 02:10 ET Daimler on a successful path: Record levels of unit sales, revenue and earnings in 2014 - highest ever dividend proposed

- Best ever unit sales of 2.5 million vehicles - Group revenue up by 10% to €129.9 billion (2013: €118.0 billion) -...


Jan 06, 2015, 00:01 ET World premiere of the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion at the CES

 With the self-driving luxury sedan F 015 Luxury in Motion, Mercedes-Benz shows how the automobile is changing from a means of transportation...


Oct 23, 2014, 01:40 ET Daimler accelerates along its course - strong growth in revenue, earnings and cash flow in third quarter

- Unit sales 7% above prior-year level at 637,400 vehicles - Revenue up by 10% to €33.1 billion - EBIT from ongoing...


Oct 21, 2014, 16:35 ET Daimler restructures cooperation with Tesla

- Termination of share-price hedging and sale of 4% stake in Tesla - Ongoing cooperation on current projects - Daimler to...


Oct 01, 2014, 09:19 ET Mercedes-Benz sends autonomous automobiles onto the USA's most extensive testing ground

 As one of the first automobile manufacturers permitted to do so, Mercedes-Benz has been testing autonomously driving automobiles on public...


Sep 18, 2014, 09:56 ET German cars learning US traffic regulations

On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official licence for testing vehicles in autonomous...


Sep 05, 2014, 16:01 ET Mercedes-Benz is expanding Tuscaloosa Plant capacities

- Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We are consistently seeing record...


Jul 23, 2014, 01:20 ET Daimler on a profitable growth track: renewed growth in unit sales, revenue and earnings in the second quarter

- Confirmed outlook for full-year: significant growth anticipated in unit sales, revenue and EBIT from ongoing business - Dr. Dieter...


Apr 30, 2014, 08:46 ET Michael Brecht elected as Deputy Chairman of Daimler AG's Supervisory Board

  - Erich Klemm retires from Supervisory Board after 26 years - Supervisory Board elects Michael Brecht as Erich Klemm's successor...


Apr 30, 2014, 01:35 ET Daimler: Net profit almost doubles in first quarter of 2014

  - Total unit sales of 565,800 vehicles at record level in first quarter - Revenue up by 13% to €29.5 billion -...


Feb 18, 2014, 10:35 ET Supervisory Board extends Bodo Uebber's contract

  - Contract of service extended until December 31, 2019 - Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Manfred Bischoff: "We are delighted to...


Feb 06, 2014, 02:05 ET Daimler on a successful path in 2013: record levels of unit sales, revenue, EBIT and net profit

  - Group EBIT reaches €10.8 billion (2012: €8.8 billion) - EBIT from ongoing business of €7.9 (2012:...