The Geneva International Motor Show is revving up for its 86th edition next month with 200 exhibitors from 30 countries, organizers said on Tuesday.
General Motors Co said it and two other car makers including Mercedes-Benz AG are creating a car-sharing brand to test the market for vehicles consumers borrow rather than own.
“A giant sum of money thus will be wasted in attempting to fix cars that cannot all be fixed, and where the fix may be worse than the problem if the cars are crushed well before the end of their useful lives.”
Porsche is to invest €1 billion ($1.09bn) to bring its first all electric car to market by “the end of the decade,” the German luxury sportscar giant said on Friday, according to the AFP wire service.
A Christmas advertising campaign in Germany has been withdrawn after it made the ultimate seasonal faux pas of revealing that Father Christmas does not exist.
Daimler AG head Dieter Zetsche has expressed his concern on the lack of female management power in his company. The outgoing CEO has said he hopes to have a woman take on his role when he retires.
Driverless post buses will soon be operating in the canton of Valais, thanks to a new collaboration between PostBus and a Swiss startup founded by recent graduates from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne.
Stuttgart-based car maker Daimler – owner of Mercedes-Benz – has bucked industry-wide trends for decreasing profits, in part by outdoing other German brands in China.
German automaker Daimler said it trialled a self-driving truck under real traffic conditions for the first time on Friday, on a motorway in southern Germany.
German car makers BMW AG, Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG face a looming threat from the automotive ambitions of Google Inc. and Apple Inc. But German car-component makers see rich prospects in the burgeoning connected-car business.