Mergers: Commission clears the creation of six joint ventures by Daimler and BMW, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of six joint ventures by Daimler and BMW, subject to conditions. Daimler and BMW, both active in car manufacturing, will establish six joint ventures, bringing together the two companies' mobility services in five business fields: (i) free-floating car sharing services, via DriveNow (BMW) and car2go (Daimler), (ii) ride hailing services, (iii) parking services, (iv) charging services, and (v) other on-demand mobility services. The sixth joint venture will (vi) manage the brands and license them out to the other five joint ventures. The activities of Daimler and BMW overlap significantly
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