News Digest Item
02 Jun 2017

“Daimler, BAIC team up to make electric cars in China”


German carmaker Daimler has agreed to make a “significant” investment in the production of electric vehicles in China, news agency Reuters reports. Together with its long-term partner company BAIC, the German luxury car brand has made “an important first step” toward making China a production site for the new Mercedes e-car brand EQ, although the decision is not final yet, a spokesperson told Reuters.

Read the article in German here and in English here.

See the CLEW factsheet Reluctant Daimler plans “radical” push into new mobility world for background.

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