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2011-04-29 00:35:00

STUTTGART, Germany, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG (stock-exchange symbol DAI) made an excellent start to the year 2011: Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the first quarter amounted to euro 2,031 million (Q1 2010: euro 1,190 million), which is 71% above the figure for the prior-year period. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO ) The positive EBIT development led to a significant improvement in net profit to euro 1,180 million (Q1 2010: euro...

2011-04-13 01:35:00

BERLIN, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG continues to operate successfully this year. "We are on a path of profitable growth," said Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, according to the text of his speech today to approximately 5,200 shareholders at the International Conference Center in Berlin. "We announced that we would emerge from the crisis with a lot of torque. We have kept our word: Actual developments were...

2011-04-01 13:10:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG (stock exchange abbreviation DAI) today reported U.S. sales of 22,971 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 11 Percent compared to March 2010. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO) Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported March sales of 22,546 vehicles, a 12.6% improvement over March 2010 and the company's highest...

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...

2011-03-01 12:06:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG (stock exchange abbreviation DAI) today reported U.S. sales of 16,660 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 5.3 Percent compared to February 2010. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080409/NYW017LOGO) Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported February sales of 16,176 vehicles, a 5.1% improvement over February 2010 and the highest...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler plans to recruit more than 10,000 people worldwide in 2011, thereof 4,000 in Germany alone. 6,700 skilled workers and approximately 700 graduates will be recruited directly all over the world. The Group is also focusing on gaining talent for the future: As well as taking on approximately 1,900 apprentices, Daimler is also offering positions for 600 trainees in its CAReer trainee program and for more than 200 students at the...

2011-02-15 12:37:00

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG appointed Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt as a member of the Board of Management in the newly created position with responsibility for Integrity and Legal Affairs for the period of February 16, 2011 until February 28, 2014. Her responsibilities will include the global compliance and legal organization, business ethics and the continued sustained anchoring of integrity and compliance...

2011-01-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CCM News, a provider of premium editorial videos for websites, newspapers, magazines, web portals and international broadcast, has partnered with Mercedes-Benz to produce the online video and global broadcast coverage of the Mercedes-Benz F-CELL World Drive 2011. Beginning at the end of January, Mercedes and CCM News producers will drive three B-Class F-Cell models around the world. CCM News producers will be en route with the vehicles for the...

2011-01-04 13:07:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG (stock exchange abbreviation DAI) today reported U.S. sales of 22,039 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 5.5 Percent compared to December 2009. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted. Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported December sales of 21,469 vehicles, its highest monthly volume of the year. 20,090 passenger cars, light truck vehicles and 1,379 Sprinter vans are included in...

2010-11-29 15:32:00

TORONTO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY; LSE:YAU) today announced an exploration update for its Mercedes and Pilar projects, the Pampa Augusta Victoria regional discovery at its El Penon mine as well as exploration results at its Jacobina and Fazenda Brasileiro mines. The Company's Mercedes and Pilar mines are currently under construction and production will commence in 2012 and 2013, respectively, as previously announced. Summary: Mercedes, Mexico...


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