Daimler tests its first self-driving truck on German highway A8

Bigwig German automaker Daimler successfully tested its first self-driving truck -- a Mercedes-Benz Actros -- on public roads on October 2. The trial run of the self-driving truck was carried out on the busy German highway A8.

The self-driving Mercedes-Benz Actros truck, which is equipped... read more

Daimler to expand its production capacity at Vance, Alabama plant

In an announcement made on Friday, German automaker Daimler AG indicated its efforts to enhance its position in the US market, by expanding capacity at its Vance, Alabama plant.

With Daimler having manufactured a record number of 185,000 Mercedes-Benz SUVs at the Vance facility in 2013,... read more

Daimler acquires two ride-sharing companies

In a move which will help bigwig automaker Daimler - the Germany-based company that owns the Mercedes-Benz and Smart car brands - pose a tough challenge to Uber and Lyft, the automaker has acquired two ride-sharing companies.

The two ride-sharing companies recently acquired by Daimler -... read more

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