FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2010 file picture a worker fixes the Mercedes logo at a brandnew car in the Daimler AG plant in Sindelfingen southern Germany. Carmaker Daimler AG says its second-quarter ... more 
FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2010 file picture a worker fixes the Mercedes logo at a brandnew car in the Daimler AG plant in Sindelfingen southern Germany. Carmaker Daimler AG says its second-quarter earnings rose 30 percent from a year ago on strong performances across its divisions, including record profits at luxury brand Mercedes. Overall net profit was 1.7 billion euro (US$2.5 billion) compared to 1.3 billio euron a year ago, beating estimates from stock market analysts. The company said Wednesday July 27, 2011 that Mercedes turned in its strongest quarter ever with operating earnings of 1.56 billion euro. (AP Photo/dapd/ Thomas Kienzle,File) less 
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