Dieter Zetsche also said the company is looking at possible cooperation with other automakers to share costs, and confirmed that Daimler was in talks with Italian auto maker Fiat SpA over possible joint projects.
He didn't provide details on the status of any of the talks or when they would be completed.
He said Daimler has conducted an internal investigation amid allegations of insider trading with shares in European Aeronautic Defence & Space NV Co. and found no indications of any wrongdoing.
He declined to elaborate further due to the ongoing probe by French regulator Autorite des Marches Financiers, or AMF.
DaimlerChrysler AG reduced its stake in EADS, the parent company of aircraft maker Airbus, to 15 percent from 22.5 percent in the first quarter 2007.
The company sold most of its stake in Chrysler earlier this year and changed its named to Daimler.
The USA does not have a picture of the strong Russia, and the Americans will never allow Russians become strong. Sanctions show how obvious the conflict is
Fearing that peace might break out with the two Koreas talking to each other, Washington instructed South Korean President to keep the message about anything but peace
The head of the British army, Nick Carter, said that Moscow was capable of taking "hostile actions" against the United Kingdom and NATO much earlier than expected