Q2 net profit up a scant 2% compared with a year ago, to $2.9 billion.
Operation will eventually employ 1,300 workers.
Dieter Zetsche’s new contract runs through the end of 2019.
Technology is part of a new era in vehicle safety in which the focus is on preventing crashes rather than on protecting occupants.
Authorities say Dongfeng Nissan Auto Sales Co. violated anti-monopoly laws by improperly enforcing minimum prices.
Consumers are sick of dealing with recalls.
New facility will create 1,300 jobs.
Michael Brech said he supports the United Auto Workers’ efforts to gain recognition at the plant.
Once the stuff of science fiction, “autonomous cars” could be commercially available by decade’s end.
Daimler is following in the tire tracks of DriveNow, a joint venture between its rival BMW and car rental firm SIXT.
Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.
German automaker will invest $224 million to build the plant that is expected to start up in 2016.
Communist government promoting auto manufacturing, but still fine-tuning policies to encourage smaller, fuel-efficient vehicle sales.
German automaker will spend $875 million for a 12% stake in BAIC Motor.
Production of the B-Class compact expected to surpass 100,000 a year.