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Daimler cutting jobs as it prioritizes electric vehicles

Nov 29, 2019
Daimler, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, is cutting at least 10,000 jobs as it aggressively makes a shift toward electric car production. The news comes on the heels of German rival carmaker, Audi, announcing a similar job cut for similar reasons. “We seem to be close to an inflection point in terms of demand in production […]
A model poses next to a Mercedes-Benz New A Class at the Seoul Motor Show 2019 at KINTEX on March 28, 2019 in Goyang, South Korea.
(Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Can we get enough of cup holders?

Mar 1, 2018
Whether it’s to fit an extra Big Gulp cup or to store your kids’ playthings, it seems like we always want more cup holders in our cars — and car makers are trying to meet this demand. Chester Dawson is a reporter from Wall Street Journal‘s Detroit Bureau. He writes about the new trend of […]

Why the parent company of Mercedes-Benz is working toward a future with far fewer cars

Jan 4, 2017
A look at the mobility revolution, and why some of the companies behind the shift aren't what you might think.
Mercedes Benz cars are parked waiting for shipment. 
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German luxury carmakers make a mass-market push

Apr 17, 2015
Global sales for BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are at a record high.

Mercedes rolls into Atlanta

Feb 12, 2015
Why a car company is becoming a Georgia Peach.
The Mercedes S400 BlueTec diesel/electric hybrid prototype.
Sarah Gardner

Mercedes-Benz looks for a younger audience

Oct 18, 2013
Mercedes buyers on average are several years older than those of competitors BMW and Audi.

Mercedes works to capture China's growing market for fancy cars

Aug 26, 2013
Mercedes is aiming for a bigger share of the growing Chinese luxury car market.

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