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23.06.2018 - 13:42

Daimler appoints sales wizz Katrin Adt as Smart CEO

Daimler has appointed Katrin Adt to lead the Smart brand into its electric future as she will succeed Annette Winkler this September. Like Winkler, Adt is a Daimler veteran and has held leading positions since 1999. Her challenge will be to reverse the trend of falling sales during the time of transition.

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21.06.2018 - 16:09

Daimler reforms coal plant into EV battery storage unit

Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy has turned a coal power plant into an energy storage facility. It holds close to 2,000 electric car batteries for a combined capacity of near 10 MWh available to the energy market. On top, these batteries may also return to power new smart electric vehicles.

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18.06.2018 - 13:00

Renault-Nissan pull the plug on fuel cell cars

The alliance of Daimler, Ford and Renault-Nissan working on commercialising a fuel cell car has hit a road block as Renault-Nissan pull out. The partners had aimed to develop shared components but now decided to focus on electric cars first.

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14.06.2018 - 16:59

Daimler and Ford end fuel cell JV

The Ford Motor company and Daimler AG are shutting down their joint venture to develop automobile fuel cell technology. Both companies plan to continue development in-house.

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05.06.2018 - 16:12

BVG orders 30 electric buses for Berlin

Following a lengthy tender process, Berlin transport provider BVG has made its decision. The board approved the acquisition of 30 electric buses that are to arrive next year. Details on the manufacturer have not been disclosed but Daimler is a good guess although Solaris may be an option too.

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30.05.2018 - 13:20

Daimler’s Annette Winkler to quit as Smart CEO

Annette Winkler will step down from her post as Smart CEO, handing over responsibility for Daimler’s small car business after eight years. A successor has not been appointed yet but Winkler will only leave on Sept, 30, leaving it to the next generation to complete the brand’s electrification.

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02.05.2018 - 17:29

Daimler to buy its EV batteries from CATL

Daimler is turning to China as it wants Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to supply battery cells for their electric cars. The German carmaker says CATL was the only supplier that agreed to follow human right standards.

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02.05.2018 - 16:07

Hamburg Hochbahn brings “E-Bus Masterplan” under way

Hamburg’s public transport provider Hochbahn is on schedule with its E-Bus Masterplan that will see them procure nothing but all-electric buses from 2020 onwards. The first batch of thirty such EVs will be delivered by Daimler’s EvoBus and Solaris after they won a competitive tender.

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02.05.2018 - 13:07

Daimler exits market for home batteries

With batteries in high demand Daimler decided it won’t sell any batteries to home owners any longer as they deem them to be technologically too advanced (or too precious) for residential use. The stationery storage packs were introduced three years ago via Daimler’s Accumotive.

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23.04.2018 - 16:17

China’s Lishen targets battery market in Europe

Chinese Tianjin Lishen Battery says it is in talks with Volkswagen and Daimler to deliver batteries for their upcoming EV models. While the report is unconfirmed, Lishen is opening its first HQ in Europe close to VW’s hometown Wolfsburg.

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17.04.2018 - 19:14

Hubject & Daimler enable app-less charging

Daimler and Hubject have successfully completed the pilot test phase for their project Plug&Charge with charging station operator Ebee Smart Technologies. The new Smart EQ is also Daimlers first car that already is capable of using the system.

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09.04.2018 - 13:31

Smart is going it all-electric in Europe too

Daimler’s compact car outlet Smart is turning into an all-electric brand in Europe as well, after the same strategy had already been decided upon in the States. On the continent, Mercedes will flick the Smart switch by 2020.

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08.04.2018 - 18:32

Daimler starting electric cup with Smarts

Daimler has announced the Smart EQ ForTwo E-Cup for this year. The race will feature a small series using 16 electric Smart cars in Italy. The races will commence on the 8th and 9th of July with a double race on a street track in Turin.

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08.04.2018 - 16:26

Mercedes to expand EQ family by two new sedans

Mercedes-Benz has announced their intentions to further expand their electric brand EQ, next to the EQC in 2019 and the EQA presented at last years IAA, by another electric luxury sedan called the EQS, which will be designed with C-class sizing.

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04.04.2018 - 19:08

Tesla may be hit hard as China threatens to raise taxes

As the Trump administration intensifies its trade war against China, Beijing plans to hit back with equal measures as it publishes a list of good threatened with higher tariffs. EVs are on that list and this could hit Tesla particularly hard and other U.S. importers too.

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27.03.2018 - 12:13

Tesla Model 3 under close scrutiny

Since Tesla has launched the Model 3, reverse engineering is becoming quite the norm. Automobile manufacturers across the planet have begun taking advantage of the first deliveries and are testing and taking apart the vehicle to gain insight into the famous brand. 

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26.03.2018 - 12:24

Daimler & BYD launch the updated Denza EV

More range and a new face is the promise of the Denza 500 that BYD and Daimler launched through their joint venture Shenzhen DENZA New Energy Automotive today. The all-electric model has been made in and for China exclusively and succeeds their first EV.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/03/26/daimler-byd-launch-the-updated-denza-ev/
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