Daimler speeds up plans to be electric-only automaker

Photo: MercedesBLOG Daimler's CEO Ola Kallenius

Daimler AG's flagship Mercedes-Benz brand on Thursday unveiled steps to accelerate its transition to all-electric vehicles, announcing plans to build battery-cell factories and saying it would be ready to go fully electric by 2030, where market conditions allow, AP reports.

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