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2011-03-02 08:00:00

STUTTGART, Germany, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has nominated its current Chairman, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, for reelection to the Supervisory Board for another five years. If he is reelected, Dr. Bischoff will once again be proposed as candidate for the Chair of the Supervisory Board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO ) The Supervisory Board has also nominated Ms. Petraea Heynike for election as a member for five years and...

2010-03-19 02:30:00

STUTTGART, Germany, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Management of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI) has made the following personnel decisions: Volker Mornhinweg (50), currently managing director of Mercedes-AMG GmbH in Affalterbach, Germany, will take over as head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans division effective April 1, 2010. He is succeeding Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, who was appointed as a Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG in February 2010. In his new position, Mornhinweg...

2009-02-25 13:44:00

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Supervisory Board of Daimler AG has nominated Lloyd G. Trotter and Gerard Kleisterlee as new members of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders. Trotter and Kleisterlee will be candidates for election to the Supervisory Board at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting in Berlin on April 8, 2009. They will succeed to William A. Owens and Dr. Mark Wossner, who will step down from the Supervisory Board. In addition to the two new...

2009-02-10 10:49:00

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As of April 2009, Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard (48) will assume worldwide responsibility for the Daimler Group's Mercedes-Benz Vans unit. He will thus replace Wilfried Porth (50), who will take over from Gunther Fleig (60) as Member of the Board of Management for Human Resources and Labor Relations Director. Bernhard previously held various leading positions at the Daimler Group and its predecessor companies during the period from 1994 to 2004,...

2006-08-11 19:03:40

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan -- A research alliance consisting of General Motors Corp., BMW AG and DaimlerChrysler AG plans to invest over $1 billion in the development of a new hybrid transmission and related systems that backers say will leapfrog the market-leading technology now offered by Toyota Motor Corp. The three automakers have about 500 engineers who have been working for the past 18 months on the joint development of the next-generation hybrid engine technology, which combines a...

2006-08-02 11:10:00

DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group on Wednesday said it would recall an estimated 832,500 Jeep Liberty vehicles because of a potential steering problem. Chrysler, the U.S. operating unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, said that, in some of the vehicles, a ball joint in the front suspension was prone to excessive wear and coming loose. The automaker said that, in some cases, that joint could separate entirely causing drivers to lose steering control. The voluntary recall covers 2002 to 2006 models of...

2006-06-28 19:09:16

By Abha Bhattarai NEW YORK (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler AG may face an uphill struggle when it launches its two-seater Smart car in the United States in 2008. In a quick survey of Americans in New York's Times Square on Wednesday, as many people saw the tiny vehicle as ugly as found it cool and cute. And there were also concerns about safety and the lack of space -- for baggage or people. While Smart cars have been tooling around European cities for years, the American car market --...

2006-06-13 14:51:08

BOSTON (Reuters) - Connecticut urged federal regulators on Tuesday to probe possible acceleration flaws in late-model Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokees after a 52-year-old man was run over and killed by one in a car wash. Connecticut authorities said they had received several reports of Jeep Grand Cherokees suddenly accelerating out of car washes while changing gears to drive from neutral. Chrysler, a unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, should release information on any history of Grand...

2006-03-20 12:48:26

DETROIT (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler division said on Monday it was recalling almost 269,000 vehicles to replace a faulty windshield wiper motor. Chrysler said it had notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the voluntary recall covering the 2005 and 2006 model years for one of its sport utility vehicles and three minivan models. The models covered by the recall are the Dodge Durango, the Dodge Caravan and Grand Caravan and the Chrysler Town &...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.