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Interview: Klaus Zehender, Divisional Board Member Procurement and Supplier Quality, Mercedes-Benz Cars

Freddie Holmes talks to the head of purchasing at Mercedes-Benz Cars about the company's purchasing strategy for connectivity, autonomous driving, shared mobility and services and electric drive

When it comes to the sourcing of components, systems and services, Mercedes-Benz cars holds lofty expectations for its expansive global network of suppliers.

The OEM states that it aims to develop the “safest, most comfortable and most efficient vehicles in the world,” with around 130,000 employees worldwide in research and development, production, purchasing and sales and service.

Earlier in October 2016, Daimler’s Chief …

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