March 23 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi government-linked Aabar Investment became the largest stakeholder in Daimler on Sunday after agreeing to take a 9.1 percent stake in the German carmaker. The deal, which will give Daimler over $2.5 billion, is the latest move by a major carmaker to shore up its balance sheet in an industry that has been hit hard by the economic downturn. Here is a timeline of the ups and downs in the auto industry during the financial crisis: Oct. 23/24 - General Motors ...
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