PLANT

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 26, 2017  

Daimler stands by diesel despite growing controversy

Q2 net profit up a scant 2% compared with a year ago, to $2.9 billion.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 28, 2016  

Mercedes Benz Vans breaks ground on $500M US plant

Operation will eventually employ 1,300 workers.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 17, 2016  

Daimler CEO gets contract extension after record profits

Dieter Zetsche’s new contract runs through the end of 2019.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Technology
September 14, 2015  

Automakers commit to automatic brakes in all cars

Technology is part of a new era in vehicle safety in which the focus is on preventing crashes rather than on protecting occupants.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 11, 2015  

China fines Nissan joint venture $19.3M in anti-monopoly crackdown

Authorities say Dongfeng Nissan Auto Sales Co. violated anti-monopoly laws by improperly enforcing minimum prices.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
August 25, 2015  

Americans are less satisfied with cars than any time since 2004

Consumers are sick of dealing with recalls.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
March 6, 2015  

Daimler spending $500M for South Carolina van plant

New facility will create 1,300 jobs.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 24, 2014  

Alabama Mercedes plant should be be unionized, Daimler labour chief says

Michael Brech said he supports the United Auto Workers’ efforts to gain recognition at the plant.

News Automotive General Technology
March 12, 2014  

California to write rules on driverless cars by year’s end

Once the stuff of science fiction, “autonomous cars” could be commercially available by decade’s end.

News Manufacturing Production
February 20, 2014  

German automakers expand car sharing options to lure new buyers

Daimler is following in the tire tracks of DriveNow, a joint venture between its rival BMW and car rental firm SIXT.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 19, 2013  

Daimler pays $845 million for 12% stake in Chinese partner

Automaker looks to increase its footprint in the fast growing Chinese car market.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
October 2, 2013  

Mercedes building new Brazilian factory to make C class sedans, compact SUVs

German automaker will invest $224 million to build the plant that is expected to start up in 2016.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
April 11, 2013  

China’s March auto sales up 13.3%, Japanese brands suffer more decline

Communist government promoting auto manufacturing, but still fine-tuning policies to encourage smaller, fuel-efficient vehicle sales.

News Business Operations Production
February 1, 2013  

Daimler buys stake in Chinese automaker for $875 million

German automaker will spend $875 million for a 12% stake in BAIC Motor.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
March 29, 2012  

Mercedes inaugurates $1B plant in Hungary

Production of the B-Class compact expected to surpass 100,000 a year.