LUXURY automaker Daimler on Friday said it was scrapping "thousands" of jobs to help fund the switch to electric vehicles, in the latest layoffs to hit the stuttering German car industry.

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[FRANKFURT] Daimler said Thursday it planned to cut jobs to save more than 1 billion euros (S$1.5 billion) by the end of 2022, as the German luxury carmaker grapples with an expensive switch to...

[SHANGHAI] Mercedes-Benz unveiled a concept sport utility vehicle with rugged design and space for as many as seven passengers to expand its in-demand lineup of mid-sized and compact cars.

MERCEDES-BENZ will soon start handing over its latest fuel-cell electric car, an SUV, to fleet customers to keep a toe-hold in a promising technology that's been hampered by the difficulties...