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Daimler CFO confirms company is open to car-share partners – merger speculation grows

Will BWM and Daimler merge their DriveNow and car2go operations? The path is opening up as BMW buys out its JV partner and Bodo Ueber starts talking about the benefits of partnerships, writes Megan Lampinen

Interest in shared mobility continues to gain pace, attracting users with its convenience and affordability. Frost & Sullivan (F&S) predicts that revenue generated from the global car-sharing segment will see a compound annual growth rate of 19.5% between 2016 and 2025. Whether they are drawn by the promise of lucrative returns to the desire to remain relevant in a changing ownership dynamic, both OEMs and start-ups are investing heavily….

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