Daimler and Geely Holding form global JV for smart; new generation of electric models

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Daimler AG board representatives will include Hubertus Troska, Daimler AG Board of Management member responsible for Greater China; Britta Seeger, Daimler AG Board of Management member responsible for Marketing and Sales of Mercedes-Benz Cars; and Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain and designated Board of Management Member responsible for Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development.

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Cooperation between Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance deepening in 2016

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Launched in 2014, the smart two-seater is built at Daimler’s Hambach plant, France, whereas both four-seater vehicles are produced at Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. Joint engine development and production in addition to engine cross-supply projects mark a one of a kind cooperation in the powertrain segment covering engines and transmissions. Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler expand cooperation with new $1.4B plant in Mexico; next-gen compacts for Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti

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In addition, a high localization rate will significantly increase the Mexican supply base. In November, Nissan opened the first stage of a US$2-billion (€1.5-billion) manufacturing complex in Aguascalientes. Later this year, the Alliance and Daimler will start selling the next-generation smart and Twingo city cars, developed on a shared platform, the Twingo and the four-seater smart being produced at the Renault plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, the two-seater smart in Hambach, France.

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Daimler/Renault-Nissan collaboration expanding

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It is planned that the unit of Daimler Trucks Asia, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), will be supplied with Nissan’s NV350 Urvan commercial vans to be sold under Mitsubishi Fuso in selected export markets. tons) is supplied to Mitsubishi Fuso.

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Nissan to produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder gasoline engines in North America; latest step in collaboration

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The Tennessee plant’s strategic location and logistics links ensure a direct supply of engines starting in 2014 for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, built at Daimler’s vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Thus we are systematically broadening our manufacturing footprint in this important growth market. Today it manufactures 4-, 6- and 8-cylinder engines for the complete lineup of US-produced Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. Powertrain cross-supply. Engines Vehicle Manufacturers

GE unveils LNG In A Box system

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LNG In A Box units for Gasfin will be manufactured in the United States and will be shipped to Gasfin’s LNG fueling sites in Europe. The first unit will be installed near the border of Italy and Slovenia, with the potential for an additional 25 units for expansion into Europe and the CIS countries.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler partnership solid and expanding; 12 projects on three continents

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The smart fortwo is being built at smart’s Hambach plant in France, while the Twingo and the smart forfour are being produced at Renault’s plant in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. In June 2014, as a major recent milestone, Nissan and Daimler announced plans to develop jointly premium compact vehicles and jointly to manufacture them in Mexico. Meanwhile, the two companies continue to supply each other with powertrains. Under the contract, Nissan will supply its NV350 Urvan (GVW: 3.5

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Honda targets new Guinness World Records title for fuel efficiency with 8,500-mile diesel drive across Europe

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Fergal McGrath and Julian Warren, based at Honda’s European manufacturing facility in Swindon, UK, volunteered to take up the challenge and will be charged with driving an average 370 miles (595 km) each day. The unit will provide journey information in real-time to ensure that Honda can supply robust and reliable automated data-evidence to meet the requirements stipulated by Guinness World Records.

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