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Daimler to build a new engine plant in Poland

Daimler to build a new engine plant in Poland

The German automaker said it would invest around 500 million euros (574 million dollars) in a new engine factory in Poland to expand its production facilities. As Daimler keeps pushing its Mercedes-Benz unit to grab the selling-top spot of the global luxury segment, the production footprint expansion is a crucial […]

Mercedes-Benz further expands its Hungarian plant

Mercedes-Benz further expands its Hungarian plant

Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, said it would make further investments in its Hungarian facility in order to upgrade the site and boost production. This new investment shortly follows another similar announcement from Daimler for Mercedes-Benz’s Kecskemet factory in Hungary. At the end of March, the German automaker said […]

The first new Mercedes E-Class rolls off the production line

The first new Mercedes E-Class rolls off the production line

The Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen, Germany, has begun production of the automaker’s newest mid-size business saloon. The new generation of E-Class mid-size premium sedan marks an important step in Mercedes’ goal of conquering the luxury crown of global auto sales. The model has a unique tradition in the company’s history, […]

Mercedes sued in US over diesel emissions allegations

Mercedes sued in US over diesel emissions allegations

The tree pointed start brand has been accused by an owner of a Mercedes diesel model that the German automaker has deliberately set its Clean Diesel cars to over pollute, according to law firm Hagens Berman. Not only Volkswagen is under scrutiny after it admitted in September to have cheated […]

Daimler, VW, Audi recall nearly 1.7 million vehicles in US over Takata airbags concerns

Daimler, VW, Audi recall nearly 1.7 million vehicles in US over Takata airbags concerns

The German carmakers said this week they decided to recall around 1.7 million cars in the United States as a precautionary measure, due to potentially defective Takata airbag inflators. Lately, recalls over Takata’s defective airbags are emerging on a weekly basis, as automakers are being forced to take precautionary measures […]

Volume is not everything, Daimler CEO says

Volume is not everything, Daimler CEO says

Mercedes-Benz is aiming to become the world’s number one luxury brand, but Daimler says it will not sacrifice margins in its quest. Despite starting the year with a 20 percent sales boost, Mercedes-Benz is not in a hurry to overpass BMW and take the luxury crown. Daimler Chief Executive Dieter […]