2002

12 - 21 January 2002 Design study gives a preview of the R-Class
17 - 27 January 2002 New E-Class debuts in Brussels
24 January 2002 GE Capital takes over part of the financing business
January 2002 debis Systemhaus goes to T-Systems for good
5 February 2002 New generation of four-cylinder gasoline engines
40605 2002 Uprated SL 55 AMG is new Formula One Safety Car
5 March 2002 Preparations for smart-Brabus GmbH
7 - 17 March 2002 Coupe tradition continued with new CLK
21 - 23 March 2002 Freightliner trucks with engines from Mannheim
1 April 2002 Remaining shares in Conti Temic sold
April 2002 Assistance systems for luxury touring coaches
5 May 2002 Plans for a "world engine"
19 May 2002 DTM: Alesi wins in new CLK-DTM
31 May 2002 Joint venture in China
5 June 2002 From coast to coast: NECAR 5 drives 5,250 kilometers
6 June 2002 Multimedia services in moving car
26 June 2002 Maybach 62 travels to world premiere on luxury liner
June 2002 Asia's first hybrid bus at football World Cup
8 July 2002 New E-Class available as Guard model
12 July 2002 DaimlerChrysler sells Eurostar plant in Graz
23 - 29 July 2002 New Popemobile für Pope John Paul II
31 July 2002 Center of Excellence opened at Sindelfingen plant
26 August 2002 First Unimog from the Wörth plant
12 September 2002 Brazilian development project wins award
12 - 19 September 2002 Second-generation Actros
16 September 2002 Commitment to renewable fuels
20 September 2002 DaimlerChrysler holds majority stake in Ilmor Engineering
28 September - 13 October 2002 Paris Motor Show shows new cars
6 October 2002 DTM: Schneider runner-up, Mercedes tops team ranking
7 October 2002 Worldwide practical testing of fuel cell
13 December 2002 DaimlerChrysler sets standards in transportation of new vehicles
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