Tag: Daimler

May 12, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Daimler presents eCascadia for North America

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has now presented the production version of its battery-electric truck model Freightliner eCascadia. Production is set to start later this year at Freightliner’s factory in Portland, Oregon. Freightliner has received around 700 orders for the electric truck so far.

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May 4, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Bitterfeld-Wolfen is cancelling contract with Farasis

The planned battery cell factory of Daimler partner Farasis Energy in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt) is probably not going to happen. According to a German media report, Bitterfeld-Wolfen has terminated the urban development contract with Farasis Energy Europe. The company has confirmed the move but the connection has not been completely cut.

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Apr 7, 2022 - 09:50 pm

Smart presents the #1 electric SUV

The former Daimler compact car subsidiary Smart has completed its reorientation with the presentation of its newest electric vehicle: Alongside the iconic two-seaters, Smart will build the small electric SUV ‘#1’, for which the technical data is now also available following the premiere in Berlin.

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Mar 6, 2022 - 02:17 pm

eActros electric 4×2 & 6×2 trucks launched in the UK

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has now begun sales of the all-electric eActros. UK truck operators are being invited to place the first orders for right-hand drive versions of the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros. The electric truck is now available to order as a 4×2 or 6×2 chassis, with deliveries to UK customers beginning in May.

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Jan 27, 2022 - 03:52 pm

Mercedes buys into solid-state batteries with ProLogium

Mercedes-Benz has invested a high double-digit million euro amount in the solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium and agreed to jointly develop next-generation battery cells with the Taiwanese company. For Mercedes, it is not the first deal in solid-state batteries.

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Jan 11, 2022 - 04:50 pm

Mercedes PHEVs could have faulty charging cable

Mercedes must recall 1,788 plug-in hybrid cars, namely versions of the Mercedes C-Class, the S-Class, the GLC and the EQS electric model. This is because faulty charging cables could lead to electric shock or vehicle fire in the affected cars produced in 2020 and 2021. The German KBA will notify owners individually, and Mercedes will […]

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Jan 10, 2022 - 01:30 pm

Mercedes increases plug-in car sales by almost 70%

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars delivered a total of 227,458 electric cars and plug-in hybrids in 2021, 69.3 per cent more than in the previous year. The majority was taken by plug-in hybrids, including Smart and Mercedes-Benz Vans, as a total of 99,301 BEVs were delivered.

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Jan 10, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Mercedes to build it’s own drives from 2024

Mercedes-Benz wants to significantly increase its vertical integration for the next generation of electric cars. This is to be achieved, among other things, through in-house production of the electric drives from 2024.

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Jan 3, 2022 - 06:07 pm

Mercedes Vision EQXX features higher range thanks to improved efficiency

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new electric concept car at the CES with the Vision EQXX. As with previous CES concepts by the Stuttgart-based company, the Vision EQXX is not a concrete forerunner of a production model but is intended to provide a preview of a range of technologies that aimed to make production vehicles more […]

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Dec 29, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Smart takes the EQ Forfour out of circulation

Smart has taken the EQ Forfour out of its range and now only offers the Smart EQ Fortwo and its convertible version. Production ended in December as a harbinger for the upcoming new start as a joint venture with Geely.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 12:45 pm

BAIC holds 10 per cent of Daimler

Daimler announced that its Chinese partner BAIC has already held a voting share of 9.98 per cent in its own group since 2019. This is about twice as much as previously known. In return, the Stuttgart-based company holds 9.55 and 2.46 per cent in BAIC’s subsidiaries BAIC Motor and BAIC BluePark, respectively.

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Dec 10, 2021 - 02:22 pm

Daimler Trucks completes IPO in Frankfurt

The truck and bus manufacturer Daimler Truck, which was spun off from Daimler’s passenger car division on 1 December, has now started trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. With the IPO, the commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to raise capital for its electrification offensive in the field of battery and fuel cell trucks, among other things.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Mercedes & Stellantis invest in Factorial Energy

Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis have taken a stake in Factorial Energy, a US developer of solid-state battery cells. In addition to their financial participation, both carmakers have also agreed on development cooperations with Factorial Energy. Mercedes wants to launch a small series of batteries by the end of 2026.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Mercedes launches the EQS 350 in Germany

The Mercedes EQS can now also be ordered in Germany as a base model for under 100,000 euros. Following the EQS 450+ and EQS 580 4MATIC variants with the large 108 kWh battery, which have been available to order since August, now comes the EQS 350 with 90 kWh battery, which is available from 97,806.10 […]

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Nov 24, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Ionity gets €700m boost for EU charging

Ionity is receiving a 700-million-euro investment from its current shareholders and new partner Blackrocks Global Renewable Power Platform. The fresh captial will be used to massively expand the HPC network in Europe to around 1,000 locations by 2025.

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Nov 20, 2021 - 03:09 pm

Daimler battery recycling plant to be in Kuppenheim

Daimler has confirmed plans to build a battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany. Although rumours about a planned battery recycling plant were abound before, the German automaker had given no indication of the location for the plant or further details until now.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Mercedes EQB to launch in two AWD variants

Mercedes-Benz has revealed more technical details about its EQB, which was presented in April. In Europe, two all-wheel-drive variants will initially be offered: The EQB 300 4Matic with 168 kW and the EQB 350 4Matic with 215 kW output.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 04:46 pm

Mercedes presents concept electric van ‘Sustaineer’

Mercedes-Benz Vans debuts the ‘Sustaineer’ concept designed to show a tangible future of urban delivery traffic. The all-electric van based on the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter has innovations and technical solutions on board that have been “designed for possible series production”.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 01:00 pm

Daimler to use LFP cells from 2024

Mercedes-Benz will switch to cheaper but less powerful batteries for electric models in the lower price segment in the future in order to counteract increasing costs for some battery metals. This step was specifically announced for two models.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/12/10-ecitaro-electric-buses-bound-for-switzerland/
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