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Daimler to launch electric compact SUV in 2021 - CEO

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Daimler to launch electric compact SUV in 2021 - CEO
FILE PHOTO: Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG attends a news conference to present plans for combining the company's car-sharing businesses with BMW AG, in Berlin, Germany, February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt   -   Copyright  AXEL SCHMIDT(Reuters)
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Daimler plans to launch an electric compact sport utility vehicle in 2021 which will be called the Mercedes EQB, the German carmaker’s CEO said on Tuesday.

Dieter Zetsche made the comments at a press conference on the sidelines of the Shanghai Autoshow.

(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Writing by Brenda Goh; Editing by Christopher Cushing)

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