LONDON – Whichever way you cut it, European automotive firms are at the forefront of research and development in vehicle technology, ranking among the world leaders in the size of their investment and in the areas being explored. The European Commission's new European Union Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard reveals that three of Europe’s top five companies in the survey – DaimlerChrysler AG, Siemens VDO Automotive and Volkswagen AG –figure in the top 12 global automotive firms in ...

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