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Mar 06, 2015, 09:01 ET
Mercedes-Benz Vans to invest around $500 million in new van plant in South Carolina, U.S.

Mercedes-Benz Vans to invest around $500 million in new van plant in South Carolina, U.S.

  - New plant to be built in Charleston, South Carolina, beginning in 2016 - Next generation Sprinter also to be manufactured in...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:19 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 14, 2014, 03:54 ET
Oct 01, 2014, 09:19 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 -...

Apr 09, 2014, 12:41 ET
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Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Daimler AG approves dividend of Euro 2.25

 At the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Daimler AG held in Berlin on Wednesday, the shareholders approved the distribution of a dividend for...

Apr 09, 2014, 02:30 ET
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Dr. Dieter Zetsche at the Daimler Annual Shareholders' Meeting: "Our determination is paying off."

  - Investment program is bearing fruit - Implementation of efficiency programs running as planned - Further development of...

Mar 14, 2014, 04:09 ET
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Daimler issues first corporate bond in China

  - Issue of first bond of 500 million renminbi - Bond issued with a one-year maturity - Daimler enters new territory by...

Feb 18, 2014, 10:35 ET
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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
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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:...

Feb 04, 2014, 10:54 ET
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car2go black: Carsharing with the three-pointed star

- Daimler Mobility Services offers carsharing with Mercedes-Benz vehicles for the first time - Pilot Phase with 200 B-Class vehicles...

Jan 28, 2014, 15:35 ET
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Reorganization of Daimler Board of Management

  - Markus Schaefer appointed member of the divisional board of Mercedes-Benz Cars for manufacturing and procurement - Andreas...