Why Mercedes-Benz wants to 'suburbanise' the sharing economy

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Urban mobility may be one of the hottest trends in transportation, but the luxury automakers is banking on suburbia to bolster its sales prospects

The Silicon Valley research arm of luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz isn't ready to bet the company's future on futuristic visions of on-demand electric pod cars buzzing around busy urban areas. Sure,...

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