STUTTGART, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: Dieter Zetsche, CEO of German carmaker Daimler AG, speaks to the media to announce the company's financial performance in 2011 during the Daimler AG, annual press ... more 
STUTTGART, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: Dieter Zetsche, CEO of German carmaker Daimler AG, speaks to the media to announce the company's financial performance in 2011 during the Daimler AG, annual press conference on February 9, 2011 in Stuttgart, Germany. Daimler, which manufactures Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, finished in 2011 with its highest profit margin since ending its merger with Chrysler in 2007. The group announced a record EBIT from ongoing business of 8.9 Billion Euro up by 24 percent. (Photo by Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images) less 
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