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Ernst Lieb has been fired from M-B USA

Just reported on Automotive News. Does anyone know why?

I like this guy, he brought the B-Class (2005) and smart (2004) to Canada, against the odds.

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What happened? It's not sales related for sure.

The Associated Press: Ernst Lieb out as CEO of Mercedes US

Could it be related to the sports sponsorship deal?

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He called me a little while ago and said he was "done with this monkeyshines".

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Cool I WANT MT B CAR !!!!!!

Thanks Ernst for the battles tghat you fought for us.
MB has been screwed arround so much by american polotics that you really did not have a chance of geeting the B diesel/electric in the usa.
Thank you for the many good fights that you won....

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make it no E class diesel wagons, no S class diesels (I think they sell hybrids diesels?) no Smart diesels and who knows what else.
Ernst Who?
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He brought the smart diesel to Canadians.....for a while, until Penske said no-one would want such a slow car.

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Maybe I will learn something. Smarts are sold in Canada by MB dealers?
In US they are sold by independent company. I am not even sure if MB dealers would service them.
Well, now is too late anyway, Fiat is overtaking the market.
I am not big admirer of CEOs with 8 digits salaries, so I am not going to feel pity if he loses a hundred of two hundreds millions on new job.
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Maybe I will learn something. Smarts are sold in Canada by MB dealers?
In US they are sold by independent company. I am not even sure if MB dealers would service them.
Most, if not all Smart dealerships have now (recently) been folded into regular MB dealerships. The Smart is sold right along side the CL and even has been seen sitting outside on proud display among the standard fare Mercedes. The local one here in Portland did the same and I read this was happening across the country. I think it makes sense now that they will be bringing in the smaller cars, B-class, etc.

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Still no news on why he got fired?
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