News Digest Item
30 Mar 2017

“Daimler accelerates electric car programme”


Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler is accelerating its electric car programme, after it failed to cut fleet emissions in Europe for the first time since 2007 last year, Ilona Wissenbach and Edward Taylor report for Reuters. “In the coming years, the company will invest 10 billion euros in the expansion of its electric portfolio and will bring more than 10 new electric cars in series by 2022,” according to a Daimler press release. Previously, Daimler had aimed to achieve the target by 2025.

Read the Reuters report in English here.

Read the Daimler press release in English here.

Read the CLEW factsheet Reluctant Daimler plans “radical” push into new mobility world for more information.

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