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Daimler and Qualcomm Announce Strategic Collaboration on Connected Car Technologies

Mercedes-Benz at the Geneva International Motor Show 2012

Daimler and Qualcomm Technologies announced a strategic collaboration focused on pioneering innovation in the connected car. 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 ...

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Mercedes-Benz Scrapped a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Replica

Mercedes-Benz Classic has destroyed the replica body of a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. The courts have ruled that it is not legal to market the body, which was seized by German customs officials.   [singlepic id=9977 w=620 h= float=]   The body shape of the legendary gullwing model has been trademarked by Daimler AG. Anyone building, offering or selling replicas of ...

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Daimler and Nissan To Produce Engines Together in North America

Daimler and Nissan will produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines together in North America at Nissan’s powertrain assembly plant in Decherd, Tennessee. Production will begin in 2014, with installed capacity of 250,000 units per year once at full capacity. The Decherd facility will produce engines for Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti models.       “This is the newest milestone in our pragmatic collaboration ...

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Malaysian Car Production and Automobile Industry could be disrupted due to Massive Earthquake and Tsunami

  Malaysia’s auto sales are on track to grow 2% to record 618,000 vehicles this year, although production could be disrupted in coming months by parts shortages after Japan’s massive earthquake and tsunami.   Sales last year in Southeast Asia’s largest passenger car market rose 12.7% to 605,156 vehicles. For the first two months of this year, sales were up ...

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Daimler and Volkswagen Group posted the 2010 sales figures

Yesterday, the German automakers Daimler and Volkswagen posted the 2010 sales figures, with emerging markets such as China seeing big demand for Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Volkswagen vehicles.     VW, Europe’s biggest automaker, said sales of its own nameplate models topped 4.5 million for the first time ever, an increase of 13.9 percent from 2009. The group, which aims to ...

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