Daimler and Volvo are anticipated to lead in use of V2V communication systems across Europe: Frost & Sullivan
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication systems are seeing a rise in demand due to its ability to improve traffic efficiency, mobility, safety, driving conditions, and avert potentially dangerous situations. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan. It’s expected 40% of vehicles will use V2V communication technologies by 2030.
2013 has been difficult for the Indian truck market with almost 30% sales decline until November end. Despite an economic downturn, Indian Daimler Trucks brand, BharatBenz, which has only just set shop has climbed to 4th spot in India’s medium-duty and heavy-duty truck segment.
With greater emphasis on Information Technology, a new Global Service Center for SAP and non SAP systems has been established by Daimler at Bangalore, India. This new Center will offer employment to a total of 800 employees by the year 2015.
Daimler AG will help the people of Philippines with â‚¬ 500,000 in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan. The donation will go directly to German Red Cross,which is represented in the Philippines since 2008.
Honeywell HFO-1234yf facts, Daimler R134a viewpoint, and a ban in Russia. Mercedes-Benz A, B, CLA and SL Class
Honeywell and its partner DuPont are responsible HFO-1234yf global supply. Daimler continues to use the older coolant older R134a saying that the new coolant could emit hydrogen fluoride gas when it burns.
French automakers, Renault recently clarified that though they were in talks with Japanese automakers Mitsubishi Motors Corp for limited cooperation in the past, these talks had been inconclusive, and never led in the direction, thus ruling out any alliance.
Daimler subsidiary Fuso 18% sales growth for 2012. The company sold 174,600 commercial vehicles during the past year. FUSO 2015 growth strategy where they are targeting sales at 200,000 commercial vehicles per annum.
Daimler 2012 strong sales: BharatBenz India investments. Daimler has made an investment in their BharatBenz India plant where the production began in mid-2012.
Daimler AG invests further in BAIC Motor passenger car unit. Through the investment, Daimler will now control a 12% stake of BAIC constituted by issuance of shares as also seats for two members on the Board of Directors.