#DAIMLER

Hybrid

Daimler, Geely Partner on Hybrid Powertrains

Partners see a good bet on piston engines to deliver them to an all-electric future.
#Daimler #Geely #asia

Business

BMW’s Mobility Strategy: Partner or Sell

Profits elude BMW-Daimler venture.
#BMW #europe #Daimler

Business

Daimler Truck Buys Stake in Lidar Startup Luminar

Aim is to quickly commercialize robo highway trucks
#europe #tech #Daimler

Propulsion

Mercedes May Raise Stake in Aston Martin to 20%

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz unit is further opening its tech candy store to British luxury car maker Aston Martin.
#Daimler #AstonMartin #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Daimler Partners with Waymo on Level 4 Robo-Trucks

Developing backups for safety-critical component is a critical goal.
#tech #Waymo #Daimler

Hybrid

Mercedes Plans Electric Sports Cars

Daimler continues to dribble out details about its electrification plans.
#chassis #europe #Daimler

Economics

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

Ready to pay $1.2 billion to bolster market share in Europe, South America.
#europe #Daimler

Electronics

Daimler Settles with Sharp on Connectivity License

Battle over access to regulation-required patents continues.
#europe #legal #Daimler

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells, Ballard, China and Mahle

Ballard once had as much attention as Tesla. (Well, maybe not quite that much, but. . . .) It may turn out that the fuel cell tech developer was right
#Ford #GeneralMotors #tech

Economics

Tesla, Ford, Daimler, Volvo Sue U.S. Over China Tariffs

Carmakers press for a resolution to 2-year-old trade war
#asia #Tesla #legal

Batteries

Real Electric Trucks & Global Sales Stats

Daimler is getting ready for serial production of electric big rigs; LMC sees a somewhat mixed global sales picture
#Daimler

Regulations

Daimler Will Pay $1.5 Billion for Diesel Emission Cheating in U.S.

Settlement covers 250,000 diesel sold in 2009-2011.
#europe #Daimler #emissions

Hybrid

Mercedes Lands 1,800-EV Order from Amazon

Two sizes of e-vans to be deployed across Europe.
#Amazon #europe #Daimler

Autonomous Vehicles

Ford, Bosch and Bedrock Collaborate on Automated Parking

Using self-driving technology for something people don’t really care for: Parking
#Daimler #MercedesBenz #Ford

Connectivity

Nokia Wins Patent Ruling on Connectivity Tech

Defends cellular connectivity patents in German lawsuit against Daimler
#europe #tech #legal

Batteries

EV Semis Rolling Now in Real-World Testing

Daimler Trucks North America has electric big rigs being used by freight companies on the road today
#Nikola #Daimler #Freightliner

Design

The Steering Wheel: How Did We Get Here?

Six key Mercedes steering wheel designs of the past bring us to its all-new design for 2021.
#tech #MercedesBenz #Daimler

Regulations

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts
#Geely #Hyundai #Honda

Infrastructure

PSA Spins Off Free2Move Mobility Unit

Business is profitable, says CEO Tavares
#europe #BMW #Opel

Diesel

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.
#GeneralMotors #racing #Daimler