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Smart Head Annette Winkler Abruptly Departs Daimler

Winkler and – struggling Smart – were (are?) part of Daimler’s confusing small car strategy and current rush to electric vehicle production. Smart lost billions of Euros for Daimler. Its only fit appeared to be as a foil against mileage and emissions regulations, allowing the owner of Mercedes Benz to continue to thrive selling gas guzzlers. Continue reading

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Auto China 2018 – Mercedes A-Class L, Maybach Show Car

“This car is made specifically for the Chinese market. The long-wheelbase A-Class Sedan is unparalleled in the compact segment, bringing together outstanding comfort with a fresh and dynamic design and top-notch technology.” Continue reading

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Mercedes-Maybach Convertible Debuts at Los Angeles

The Mercedes Maybach S650 Convertible debuted today at the Los Angeles Auto show as a, deserved, limited-edition model – 300 worldwide and 75 units in the U.S. Continue reading

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Daimler Q1 Net Profit of €1,416 Million is Up 20%

Daimler said the increase came from the ongoing growth of unit sales at Mercedes-Benz Cars and Daimler Trucks. In the first quarter of 2012, the Daimler Group sold a total of 502,100 cars and commercial vehicles worldwide, up 9% from Q1 2011. Daimler expects to sell more than 2.1 million vehicles globally during 2012. Continue reading

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