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  1. Daimler ready to increase spending in German factoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

    Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, the third largest luxury automaker in the world, has decided to spend 750 million euros to upgrade and expand its assembly facility in Bremen, northern Germany. The German automaker is modernizing the Bremen plant in preparation for the upcoming production introduction of two new models - the upcoming generation of the C-Class top selling lineup, next to a couple of additional models, according to a statement issued by Daimler AG.


  2. Daimler and Qualcomm To Develop In-Car Tech, Wireless ChargingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes: Car manufacturer Daimler announced a deal with mobile technology company Qualcomm to explore wireless mobile phone recharging in cars , as well as recharging electric vehicles without cables. The move is part of a push by Daimler, as well as rival carmakers BMW and Audi, to improve their status as high-tech carmakers.


  3. Daimler and Qualcomm announce strategic collaboration on connected...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Green Car Congress

    Daimler AG and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. , a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced a strategic collaboration focused on connected car technologies. In the first phase of the collaboration, the companies will focus on transforming future vehicles with mobile technologies that enhance in-car experiences and vehicle performance such as 3G/4G connectivity; wireless charging technology for in-vehicle use; and implementation of the Qualcomm Halo Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging technology.


  4. Now, Nissan will build up products, techRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Automotive News

    YOKOHAMA, Japan -- After several years of opening factories, Nissan Motor Corp. now will channel investment into new products and technologies, said CEO Carlos Ghosn. Top priorities will be electrified drivetrains, fuel cell technologies, autonomous drive systems and connected-car products, Ghosn told a small group of reporters last week.


  5. Daimler, Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless chargingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Automotive News

    Daimler AG is forming a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables. The move forms part of a broader push by Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, as well as rival German carmakers BMW and Audi to build their expertise in software and telecommunications to bolster their status as high-tech carmakers in an era when tightening emission rules force them to downsize engines, once a mainstay of profit.


  6. Daimler and Qualcomm Announce Strategic Collaboration on Connected Car TechnologiesRead the original story

    Saturday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    In the first phase of the collaboration, the companies will focus on transforming future vehicles with mobile technologies that enhance in-car experiences and vehicle performance such as 3G/4G connectivity, wireless charging technology for in-vehicle use and implementation of the Qualcomm Haloa Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging technology. In addition, the companies are jointly assessing the application of Qualcomm Technology's newly developed Automotive Solutions.


  7. Daimler Expands Global Employee representationRead the original story

    Friday | The Auto Channel

    Wilfried Porth, Member of the Board of Management for Human Resources and Director of Labor Relations & Mercedes-Benz Vans of Daimler AG: "Our employees contribute to Daimler's global success around the entire world. With the enlargement of the World Employee Committee we are recognizing their efforts and are giving due consideration to the growing importance of our international markets."


  8. Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa are designing the ultimate luxury private-jet interiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    For more than a century, Mercedes-Benz has the been the go-to purveyor of fine luxury automobiles. Now, the German automaker is stepping to another kind of luxury by teaming up with Lufthansa Technik - the aviation engineer arm of the Lufthansa Group - to design a ultra-posh cabin for private jets.


  9. Mercedes-Benz investing around $558 million in Berlin plant; global...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Green Car Congress

    Mercedes-Benz is investing a total of around 500 million in its plant in Berlin - the Group's oldest production facility in operation - which is being developed into a high-tech facility for component production. Some 150 million of that will be applied this year.


  10. Daimler Investing in Berlin FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Wall Street Journal

    Daimler AG said it would invest a 500 million over the next few years to transform a Mercedes-Benz factory in Berlin in to a production center for high-tech engine components that reduce exhaust emissions. The move comes as auto manufacturers are under increasing pressure from regulators to slash emissions that are believed to cause global warming.


  11. Hamilton figures 'nonsense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Sky Sports

    Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has described some of the figures estimating the worth of Lewis Hamilton's new contract as "nonsense". Wolff was speaking after Wednesday's long-awaited announcement that the world champion will extend his stay at the Silver Arrows beyond the end of the current season.


  12. Audi Is Open to Other Carmakers Joining Bid for Nokia's HERERead the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    "It's important to ensure free availability of the data," Hackenberg said on the sidelines of the Volkswagen AG luxury-car unit's shareholder meeting in Neckarsulm, Germany. "Data management will play an important role in the future," and geographic data is particularly interesting for carmakers, he said.


  13. Takata agrees to recall 34 mn cars with defective airbagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Big News

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  14. What It Took to Create a Record-Breaking Projection at the Hoover DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | BiZBash Event Style News

    Freightliner's product launch used the massive historic dam as a projection surface, and nabbed a Guinness record in the process. On May 5, Freightliner pulled off a dramatic product launch for its Inspiration Truck - the first self-driving semi truck licensed to drive on public roads - that earned it a Guinness World Record.


  15. Electrochromic Glass Market Growing at 12.27% CAGR to 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PRWeb

    The global Electrochromic glass market research covers detailed segmentation by commercial architectural applications included educational, corporate, healthcare and retail applications of eletrochromic smart glass - Available at The total electrochromic glass market was valued at $1.17 Billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $2.59 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 12.27% between 2014 and 2020. Electrochromic glass is a kind of glass which changes its light transmission properties according to the electrical stimulus provided.


  16. Massive airbag recall includes nearly 34 million vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 |

    Airbags add another level of protection from a vehicle cash; however, when airbag deployment showers passengers with shrapnel, the benefit becomes a liability. On May 19, US Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that air bag manufacturer Takata , headquartered in Tokyo Japan acknowledged the DOT's claim that a defect exists in its air bag inflators.


  17. EST energy conference: Research for the transformation of the energy systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | EurekAlert!

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will present its energy research activities at the international conference "EST 2015 - Energy, Science, and Technology". KIT's research focuses on renewable energies, energy efficiency as well as on energy and storage systems.


  18. Aston Martin CEO calls Alabama the "obvious choice" for first U.S. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Business Journal

    Aston Martin may be one step closer to building its second vehicle manufacturing facility in Alabama, which will be its first in the U.S. CEO Andy Palmer said in a recent interview with Automotive New Europe that Alabama would be the "obvious choice" for a plant to produce the DBX crossover. Aston Martin 's decision came down to a choice between a U.S. or Chinese location.


  19. Aston Martin eyeing US for crossover SUV production reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Hindustan Times

    Aston Martin will decide whether add production at another plant by the end of the year and it would likely be in the United States, the British luxury sports car maker's chief executive told Automotive News. CEO Andy Palmer told the industry publication on Tuesday that the U.S. state of Alabama is the "obvious choice" for a new lant to build the upcoming DBX crossover SUV, but a decision has not been made.


  20. Fight for Nokia map unit may set industry's courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Automotive News

    The quest for control of the mapping company Nokia Here is shaping up as a fight between two visions for the future of the automobile: one in which the carmaking giants of the 20th century continue to dominate and another in which software companies such as Google and Uber grab the wheel. It's also an example of an old-school industry battle for control of the supply base, centered on an expensive bit of technology that just a few companies can provide.