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Daimler adapts earnings expectations

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Today, due to current developments, Daimler AG has made a new assessment of the earnings potential for the year 2018. From today’s perspective, the decisive factor is that, at Mercedes-Benz Cars, fewer than expected SUV sales and higher than expected costs – not completely passed on to the customers – ...

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Bosch CEO Denner sees potential in India

Bosch can see clear indications of recovery in India: “India’s economy is on the rise again and showing great potential,” said Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of the Bosch Group, during his multi-day visit to India. The country’s GDP is forecast to grow 7.7 percent this ...

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Technology highlights of the new Touareg – part 4

“Traffic Jam Assist” now also masters traffic jams and roadworks semi-automatically at speeds less than 34 mph  “Traffic Jam Assist” uses “ACC” (Adaptive Cruise Control) and “Lane Assist” Partly automated driving functions take comfort to an unprecedented level. The new Touareg¹ is a ground-breaking example of this: The driver on ...

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Audi thinks big for the new Audi A1 Sportback

Since 2010 Audi has been compressing all that it stands for into the A1 – a premium subcompact hatchback that has the measure of the urban environment but is also fit to go the distance – and the all-new second generation of this diminutively proportioned yet immensely successful entry point ...

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Volvo Cars expands global manufacturing footprint with first US factory

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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today inaugurates its first US manufacturing plant, in Charleston, South Carolina, establishing the company as a truly global car manufacturer with plants in all three major sales regions. The establishment of a state-of-the-art production facility in South Carolina follows Volvo Cars’ global manufacturing strategy ...

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