About: Daimler

Batteries 13-05-2019

What Daimler’s move on carbon-neutral cars says about the industry

Daimler, one of the world’s leading producers of premium cars and commercial vehicles, has announced new commitments to make its entire passenger car fleet carbon neutral by the close of 2039. This is the most ambitious timeline among any of the leading automakers and signals a rapid acceleration in the shift towards zero-carbon transport, writes Nigel Topping.
Transport 24-07-2017

Cartel probe looms over German car industry

German carmakers faced a brewing scandal Monday (24 July) as suspicions grew they colluded illegally for decades, further damaging the industry's image and exposing it to massive financial risks.

Commission takes Germany to court over Daimler refrigerant

The European Commission has finally decided to take Germany to the EU Court of Justice, after Berlin allowed Daimler AG to use a banned refrigerant for the cars’ air-conditioned system and helped the car marker to cheat EU regulations.

NGO: German firms mired in worst Greek corruption scandals since WWII

Siemens, Daimler, and Rheinmetall have been mired in cases of alleged corruption in Greece, the country that Berlin has repeatedly admonished for the parlous state of its economy.
Europe's East 04-03-2015

Ukraine says Daimler-Kamaz deal contradicts the spirit of EU sanctions

EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine has officially complained to the European Commission that a joint venture by Germany’s Daimler and Russia’s Kamaz, a producer of trucks, but also of a large variety of military vehicles, contradicts the spirit of EU sanctions against Russia, EURACTIV has learned.
Europe's East 26-02-2015

Brussels blesses merger between Daimler and Russian military vehicle producer

Under the EU Merger Regulation, the European Commission has approved the creation of a joint venture by Daimler AG, of Germany, and Kamaz OJSC, of Russia, a producer of trucks, but also of a large variety of armoured vehicles, some of which are in use in the Ukraine conflict.

Car coolant rejected by Daimler is safe: EU scientists

EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.
Transport 21-01-2014

EU to take legal action against Germany in Daimler coolant spat

The European Commission is expected to launch legal action against Germany over Daimler's refusal to remove a banned refrigerant from new cars, EU sources said on Monday (20 January).
Climate change 18-07-2013

More countries to block Daimler sales in air coolant row

More EU countries could join France in blocking registrations of new Daimler AG vehicles using a banned coolant, after EU governments agreed yesterday (17 July) to take action against the German carmaker.

German agency steps in as mediator in Daimler-EU spat

Germany's federal environment agency said on Thursday (14 February) it has proposed Brussels grant luxury automaker Daimler until the end of 2015 to meet new European Union laws mandating the use of climate-friendly air conditioning refrigerants in cars.
Climate change 18-12-2012

Daimler faces legal action threat over green air conditioning

The German car company, Daimler, is facing potential infringement proceedings from Brussels after announcing an intention to defy EU legislation and continue using a super greenhouse gas in its car air conditioning systems next year.
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