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Uber rival Careem closes $500M raise at $1B+ valuation as Daimler steps in

Amid ongoing struggles at Uber, one of its stronger regional rivals in transportation on demand has raised a significant round of funding, picking up a significant strategic investor in the process. 1,188 more words


A Railroad Company Gets Sued. You Won't Believe What Happens Next!

The Supreme Court issued its decision this morning in BNSF v. Tyrrell, an interesting case raising the question, how much activity must a corporation engage in within a state before that corporation may be subject to general personal jurisdiction in the courts of that state, when that state is neither a corporation’s state of incorporation nor its principal place of business? 2,228 more words


New Smart Fortwo EV: fewer dollars, more miles

Mercedes-Benz announced the price of its new electric 2017 Smart Fortwo: $23,800 for the hard-top coupe and $28,000 for the cabrio with a sliding canvas roof. 298 more words


Microsoft’s MacBook Air Answer; Daimler Starts Building Huge Battery Factory; iPhone 9—Yes, 9 Rumor

Microsoft has rolled out an $800 MacBook Air competitor. According to business insider. com, it will have 13.5 hours of battery life. Redmond has ditched numbers, the device will just be called Surface Pro, and it is up for preorder today, with the release set for June 15th. 217 more words

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery factory in Germany

(Source: arstechnica.com)

On Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the site of a future lithium-ion battery factory in the eastern German town of Kamenz. The factory is being developed by Mercedes-Benz manufacturer Daimler, which will devote approximately €500 million (or $562 million) to churning out batteries for electric vehicles and stationary storage. 330 more words


German Prosecutors to Search Daimler Offices in Diesel Probe -- Volkswagen has agreed to pay more than $16 billion


MAY 23, 2017, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T.

Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Daimler, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2016. 223 more words

Travel: Ran When Parked visits Paris, France

We took a very short trip to Paris, France, last March. We didn’t have enough time to do much sight-seeing, let alone spend a day car-spotting, but we made it a point to photograph the interesting cars we walked by. 177 more words