Late last year, 6SpeedOnline spread the word that Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin agreed to a technical partnership in which the former firm would supply V8 engines to the latter. Now, the finer details of the union are coming to light. The head of Mercedes-Benz’s car division, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, said, “A subtle involvement with Aston Martin […]
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released a list of 12 cars and trucks that are good at being bad for the environment. The list, titled “Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2014” uses something called a “Green Score” to measure a car’s or truck’s environmental friendliness. Factors such as tailpipe emissions […]
Since 2009 Daimler and Tesla have been in an electric vehicle partnership; Daimler owns 4.3 percent of Tesla, but there is little evidence of an alliance between the two companies. Daimler wants that to change. The company’s CFO, Bodo Uebber recently said at a press conference, “I told my guys, go back to Tesla and […]
Here was the original plan: Daimler AG would shutter the Maybach marque and replace it with a hyper-luxe Mercedes-Benz S-Class marketed as the Pullman. New reports, however, are indicating the Maybach name may live to see another sunrise as the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman Maybach. Here’s Why this Rumor Could Be True: When Daimler AG […]
I could have titled this post, “Would You Buy a Mercedes-Benz Pickup?” That would have been too easy. Ask a question like that, and the answer would be a near-unanimous “yes”. Besides, Mercedes-Benz already builds some fantastic weapons for the end of the world pickups. Check out this Mercedes-Benz Unimog Black Edition. It is the […]
Content Courtesy of Benz-InsiderDaimler AG has posted its official earnings report for the second quarter of 2013, and the outlook is good for Mercedes-Benz’ parent company. Highlights include a net profit of €4.583 billion, which translates to around $6.05 billion, from total revenue of €29.7 billion (around $39.2 billion). Overall, the figures compare favorably to the figures for […]
An agreement was forged by three major auto manufacturers recently that will result to a common fuel cell system. The system will be used for upcoming zero-emission vehicles.
The release of reasonably-priced, hydrogen-powered, mass market vehicles within five-years-time is the main goal of the agreement between Ford, Nissan and Daimler. It also aims to set global component standards.
The orders just keep pouring in for Daimler Buses. The company has just received a big batch order from Germany’s largest bus service provider, DB Fleet Management GmbH for DB Regio bus, with a total of 150 units comprised of a mix of Mercedes-Benz and Setra branded buses for use in urban and regional transportation.
Daimler has already sent at least 2 million euro worth of cash donation to Japan in order to help with relief efforts after the quake and tsunami disaster that hit the country. Now, the company has decided to amp up the support for victims by sending 50 vehicles worth almost 4 million euro to Nippon
Despite oil prices surging all over the world plus the absence of automotive incentives for car buyers, Daimler AG says that it still expects to perform well in China, predicting at least a 20 percent growth in the country. Daimler Northeast Asia Ltd. Chairman Ulrich Walker says during a press conference that their expected outlook