Daimler stayed in the black for 2016, seeing strong showings throughout the company. But analysts were still hoping for more.
Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. The question is how ethically clean are they?
Today, half the world's electric cars are on Chinese roads: the country is set on becoming the world's technology and market leader. Germany, as a leading research location, could profit greatly from that ambition.
Net earnings at the world's largest luxury carmaker have taken a dive, Daimler's latest quarterly earnings report has shown. It's the result of several costly campaigns, while overall sales left nothing to be desired.
Daimler's Media Night presentation at the IAA in Frankfurt was a showy affair, meant to present the Mercedes Benz maker's speeding into the future. But first it has to get through the present, says Janelle Dumalaon.
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