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2014-02-06 04:20:05

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Group EBIT reaches EUR10.8 billion (2012: EUR8.8 billion) -- EBIT from ongoing business of EUR7.9 (2012: EUR8.2 billion) -- Net profit of EUR8.7 billion (2012: EUR6.8 billion) -- Unit sales rise to 2.35 million vehicles (2012: 2.2 million) -- Group revenue increases to EUR118.0 billion (2012: EUR114.3 billion) -- Dividend increase to EUR2.25 per share proposed -- Outlook for 2014: significant growth in...

2014-02-04 12:20:31

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Daimler Mobility Services offers carsharing with Mercedes-Benz vehicles for the first time -- Pilot Phase with 200 B-Class vehicles starts in mid- February in Hamburg and Berlin -- One-way trips and open-ended trips available, within and even between different cities -- Smartphone-based rental procedure makes usage both easy and flexible Daimler Mobility Services will soon be offering carsharing...

2014-01-21 12:20:51

Featured models expected to arrive at Chicago-area luxury dealership CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2013 was a monumental year for the German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz. Thanks to the launch of two new flagship vehicles, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and all-new CLA, Mercedes-Benz was able to finish first in the luxury automotive segment surpassing long time rivals Lexus and BMW in total sales. Starting off the new year right, Mercedes-Benz looks to pick up right...

2014-01-06 16:20:12

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz marks the tenth anniversary of its collaboration with Hollywood's top actors and actresses this past weekend at the 25(th) Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Mercedes-Benz is the official vehicle and major sponsor of the festival, which runs from January 3-13, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/NY41064 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/NY58315LOGO ) The festival...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'