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    Report: Daimler could sell off Li-Tec's EV battery business

    Five-plus years may have been about enough time for Daimler AG to know whether it wanted to be in the battery-pack production business. The Mercedes-Benz parent may stop making electric-vehicle batteries and ultimately sell its Li-Tec battery-cell factory in Germany within two years, according to ...

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    Report: Next-gen Smart Electric Drive delayed until fall of 2012

    Daimler is getting ready to beef up the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive for the third-gen version, but the new EV won't be arriving on schedule, according to new reports. The problem has something to do with the lithium-ion batteries. The cells are being made by Li-Tec and a Daimler spokeswoman told ...

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    Report: Renault-Nissan in battery-related talks with Daimler

    Back in April 2010, the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG officially announced that the trio of automakers would collaborate on future vehicles and that each would take a 3.1-percent stake in the other company. The deal had been rumored for months as Daimler has long been seeking a ...


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