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Daimler wants to offset carbon reduction strategy with massive cost cuts


Daimler, the parent company of the Mercedes-Benz and smart brands, among others, has envisioned a strategy to offset the high investments needed to lower the average carbon dioxide emissions. According to chief financial officer Bodo Uebber, the automaker will rely on material cost savings for a rather large period – at least a few years. For all large carmaker the cost ...
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