Dr. Dieter Zetsche

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CLA-Class Marks the Arrival of a Style Rebel

Not only was the price range of the new CLA-class lowered to cater to younger buyers. Mercedes-Benz also revolutionized its style and design to go with the preferences of people who are young and young at heart. This was revealed by Joachim Schmidt, sales chief of Mercedes, during an interview at the eve of the Detroit Auto Show. He added that the new class will pave way to more opportunities for the brand in the US. Schmidt also stated that their goal is to repeat the success story of the CLS in the whole new chapter of the storied track of Mercedes-Benz. “The CLA is a Style Rebel.” This was… Continue Reading »


Daimler Denies Bernhard Will Soon Take Over Company’s Automotive Unit

Wolfgang Bernhard is certainly well admired by the boys in Daimler. According to rumors, he is presently being prepared to take control at the Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz automotive unit. If these reports are true, the important question would be, when would Bernhard replace the current head Dieter Zetsche. According to some reports from Germany, the transition would happen much sooner than expected. Daimler on the other hand is denying those rumors and branded them as fictional and without foundation. Last February 2010, Bernhard was elevated to lead production and purchasing at Mercedes. Also during that time, Zetsche’s contract was extended till 2013. It seems that if Bernhard is going to take… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Affirms 10% Return Of Sales Goal

After a meeting with some investors and analysts in Beijing, the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, showed optimism with regards to the German automaker’s excellent financial outcome. According to Dieter Zetsche, from the present outlook, if the world economy continues to get better, they foresee Mercedes-Benz Cars to attain its goal of reaching a 10 percent return of sales in the second half of 2012 and sustain it till 2013. Additionally, he expects Mercedes-Benz Cars’ EBIT in the second quarter of 2010 to be much formidable compared to the first quarter. Based on the news, the company’s earnings… Continue Reading »


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