Tag: Daimler

Oct 28, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Mercedes increases Aston Martin shares

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will significantly increase its stake in the struggling British manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda from what is currently 2.6 per cent to a maximum of 20 per cent. In return, the British company is to receive hybrid and electric drive trains from Mercedes.

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Oct 23, 2020 - 09:24 pm

BMW & Daimler sell off parts of mobility services

BMW and Daimler are now selling parts of their mobility-as-a-service businesses. Mobimeo, the German national rail service Deutsche Bahn subsidiary, is taking over parts of the B2B and B2G side of things, while Uber is apparently very interested in taking over the ride-hailing and micromobility-sharing service FreeNow.

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Oct 13, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Mercedes presents offroad concept based on EQC

Mercedes-Benz has presented an off-road electric motor based on its EQC series model with the EQC 4×4² concept. Several modifications to the chassis transformed the electric SUV into an off-road electric car.

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Oct 10, 2020 - 04:42 pm

All-electric Mercedes EQC becomes available in India

Mercedes-Benz India has opened sales for the all-electric SUV, EQC. The branch heralds the introduction as the era of “sustainable luxury”. Affordability is another matter though as the “introductory offer” is much higher than in other markets.

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Oct 6, 2020 - 09:16 pm

Volvo confirms small electric car on Lynk& Co. platform

According to CEO Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo will also use the new SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture) EV platform recently presented by the fellow Geely brand Lynk & Co. The incoming compact model below the XC40 will be the first Volvo based on this platform.

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Oct 6, 2020 - 07:43 pm

Mercedes-Benz plans two more electric SUVs

Mercedes currently offers two battery-electric models with the EQC and EQV. The big breakthrough is to follow in 2021 with the premiere of a new electric architecture for premium electric models starting with the EQS. Daimler now confirmed two more e-SUV models on the new platform.

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Oct 4, 2020 - 05:43 pm

Mercedes-Benz eScooter with Micro Mobility Systems

Mercedes-Benz has turned to the Swiss Micro Mobility Systems to launch a star-branded electric scooter. The design brief included lightweight and longevity, and the Mercedes-Benz eScooter claims a mileage of over 5,000 kilometres. Plus, it folds.

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Sep 24, 2020 - 01:35 pm

Lynk & Co presents electric concept and platform

The Geely subsidiary Lynk & Co has delivered a preview of its first all-electric model with the Zero Concept. The new electric vehicle platform, which will enable ranges of up to 700 kilometers, is also to be offered to other OEMs. Apparently there is already an interested party from Germany.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries

The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 05:21 pm

Daimler plans H2 truck with 1,000 km range

Daimler Trucks has just presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles ranging from urban distribution vehicles right up to international long-distance transport. The presentation event in Berlin focused on fuel cell technology for trucks in the long-distance transport segment.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Plug-in hybrid S-Class coming in 2021

Mercedes has just presented the new generation of the S-Class in Sindelfingen, Germany. The luxury sedan will be launched with a 48-volt hybrid, with the plug-in hybrid with an electric range of up to 100 kilometres to follow in 2021.

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Aug 28, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes

Amazon orders more than 1,800 electric transporters from Mercedes-Benz Vans. The order includes around 600 eVito and more than 1,200 eSprinter delivery vans, with Amazon expecting deliveries to begin this year. This is the largest order for electric vehicles from Mercedes transporter unit to date.

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Aug 5, 2020 - 06:34 pm

CATL and Mercedes-Benz expand partnership

Mercedes-Benz and the Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL have expanded their partnership. The two companies intend to cooperate more closely in research and development, while Mercedes-Benz will be supplied with cells from CATL’s cell factory near Erfurt, currently under construction.

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Jul 28, 2020 - 04:45 pm

Mercedes reveals T-class family van with electric version

Mercedes-Benz has announced the introduction of the T-Class for the first half of 2022. This will be a compact van for private customers, which will be produced in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and will also be available in a purely electric version.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 11:24 am

Mercedes eVito Tourer available starting at 53,990 euros

The Mercedes eVito Tourer electric passenger van is now up for order. In Germany, the new eVito Tourer starts in Germany at a netlist price of 53,990 euros. The Mercedes EQV has been available for order since the end of May can now also be ordered in the extra-long version with a length of 5,370 […]

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Jul 23, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Daimler founds Mercedes Benz Drive Systems

Mercedes-Benz is placing all drive competencies throughout the Group in the new unit Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems within the company. The new unit should act internally as a supplier for drive systems and speed up the transition to e-mobility.

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Jul 21, 2020 - 12:22 pm

Mercedes EQS rumoured to have >700 km range

Daimler CEO Ola Källenius recently revealed some more details about EQS in his speech at the Annual Meeting. The purely electric luxury sedan, based on a fully electric architecture, is to herald “a new era at Mercedes”.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Daimler in talks to sell French Hambach plant

Daimler plans to sell its plant in Hambach, France, where they build the Smart electric vehicles. In 2018, Daimler had announced that the factory would also make a compact model of the electric car brand EQ, presumably the EQB.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 12:07 pm

Mercedes invests in battery production with Farasis

Mercedes-Benz has agreed a strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy and is also taking a financial stake in the Ganzhou-based company. Farasis’ already planned plant in Bitterfeld-Wolfen will then primarily supply the German Mercedes plants.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 03:06 pm

BP Chargemaster chosen as Mercedes partner in UK

The Mercedes Benz electric car charging service in the UK is now hooked up with BP Chargemaster’s Polar network. This gives British customers access to the network on a single subscription. BP Chargemaster will also install private and business charging points for Mercedes customers.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 01:36 pm

Mercedes adds three compact PHEVs to lineup

eAfter Mercedes-Benz started selling the model upgrades for the E-Class, including the plug-in hybrid versions, sales of three more PHEVs are now starting: the CLA 250 e Coupé, the CLA 250 e Shooting Brake and the B 250 e.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 03:12 pm

London & Regensburg home to new electric trucks

Electric trucks are becoming a reality as two real-life trials progress in the UK and Germany. At Infineon’s Regensburg site, a purely electric truck now made it into regular operation after two weeks of successful testing. Daimler has also delivered another Fuso eCanter in London – for a special purpose.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 04:55 pm

Mercedes taking orders for E-Class PHEVs

Mercedes-Benz has started selling the model update of the E-Class as a sedan and as a station wagon. The new lineup also includes plug-in hybrid variants, of which there will be seven in the new E-Class.

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May 27, 2020 - 05:36 pm

Daimler expands battery production starting in Kamenz

Daimler is building its battery production capacity globally. Daimler subsidiary Accumotive has increased its production volume and will soon be able to produce more than 500,000 battery systems per year. The plant is also preparing for future electric EQ models in the compact segment.

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May 26, 2020 - 05:42 pm

Autostack Industrie makes progress on fuel cell stacks

An update was published on the progress of the German ‘AutoStack Industrie’ project launched in 2017. The project will run until the end of 2021, involving five OEMs and various suppliers working together to bring key technologies for the production of stacks for fuel cell vehicles to industrial maturity.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/10/28/mercedes-increases-aston-martin-shares/
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