Tag: Daimler

Apr 15, 2021 - 07:52 pm

Mercedes premieres the EQS

Mercedes has just presented the EQS, its first model based on Daimler’s in-house EVA electric platform. At the market launch, there will be two variants of the luxury electric car built in Sindelfingen, Germany. Daimler has not yet announced prices.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 05:09 pm

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold 59,000 electrified cars in Q1 2021

Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Cars sold around 59,000 electrified cars worldwide in Q1/2021, including more than 16,000 fully electric passenger cars. This corresponded to a share of around ten per cent of total sales; in Europe, the share of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in sales even exceeded 25 per cent.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 01:15 pm

Mercedes-AMG reveals electrification strategy details

Mercedes-AMG has officially announced the details of its electrification strategy with performance hybrids and battery-electric derivatives based on the new Mercedes Electric Vehicle Architecture (EVA) for luxury and luxury cars. AMG’s first electrified road models are set to debut later this year.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Mercedes expands eSprinter production

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced that it will build the next generation of the eSprinter in a total of three plants from 2023, with two of them in Germany. Additionally, the vehicle will then also be based on a new platform.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 04:03 pm

BP buys into Digital Charging Solutions

Alongside the BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG, BP will become the third shareholder in the charging infrastructure provider Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) with a share of 33.3 per cent. DCS will also offer combined charging and refuelling solutions through the partnership with the mineral oil company in the future.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Mercedes leaks photos of the EQS interior

Mercedes-Benz has now published the first details and photos of the interior of its electric luxury sedan EQS. The world premiere of the model will take place on 15 April, but Mercedes is already giving a preview of how the ‘hyperscreen’ will be integrated into the cockpit.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Daimler launches EQS battery production

Shortly before the world premiere on 15 April 2021, Daimler has started battery production for its EV flagship Mercedes EQS. As part of the Untertürkheim site, the Hedelfingen plant section is responsible for battery system production for the EQS, followed by systems for the upcoming EQE model.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 04:18 pm

Métropole Rouen Normandie orders 10 eCitaro

The public transport provider in the metropolitan region of north-western France,  Métropole Rouen Normandie, has ordered ten electric buses from Daimler. The ten eCitaro are to be delivered this summer and the public transport provider will be utilising different battery technologies for the vehicles.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 04:40 pm

Daimler & BMW write-off Free Now scooter brand Hive

BMW and Daimler’s mobility provider Free Now appears to have discontinued its e-scooter brand Hive without much ado at the end of last year. Free Now was to save high investments in hardware and logistics due when operating a scooter fleet.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 03:28 pm

Tier Mobility e-scooters can be booked via FreeNow

The Berlin-based micromobility provider Tier Mobility has entered into a cooperation with the Free Now mobility platform from BMW and Daimler. As part of the cooperation, Tier’s electric scooters (kick-scoters and mopeds) will be gradually integrated into the Free Now app.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Daimler considers earlier stop to combustion engines

Statements made by Daimler board member Markus Schäfer are now giving strength to the rumour Daimler could phase out the internal combustion engine well before the planned date of 2039. Schäfer did not, however, name a new “end date”.

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Mar 7, 2021 - 09:02 pm

Daimler to produce lithium-ion cells near Stuttgart

A dispute over the electric campus at Mercedes seems to have been settled and Daimler has now announced that it will build the ‘Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems Campus’ in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. The main plant is to be focussed on electric vehicles, which included the production of lithium-ion cells.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Mercedes-AMG is building an EV test centre

Mercedes-AMG is building a modern test centre for the development of electrified high-performance drives and electrical components at its headquarters in Affalterbach. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the new ‘Technikum’ took place on Thursday.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Mercedes upgrades Berlin factory to produce EV components

Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million sum in the transformation of its Berlin plant in Marienfelde. While conventional engine and component production is gradually being phased out, Mercedes is planning a centre of excellence for digitalisation and the production of EV components.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 03:04 pm

“Actually, we are the pioneer of solid-state battery”

They are the only manufacturer of solid-state batteries for electric vehicles on an industrial scale – and yet they are hardly in the spotlight: French Bolloré subsidiary Blue Solutions developed and commercialised batteries with solid-state electrolyte years ago. Their most prominent customer is Daimler.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Problems mounting for Daimler battery supplier Farasis

Daimler’s partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy is in danger of collapsing, according to a media report. Since Farasis was firmly planned as a supplier in the manufacturer’s electrification offensive, this could have a sensitive impact on the Stuttgart-based company’s plans.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 10:53 am

Daimler to move-up combustion vehicle phase-out?

Daimler has famously set itself the goal of achieving a CO2-free fleet by 2039. Now, the company is considering an early end to the combustion engine. In an interview, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius already hinted that the interim targets for electric vehicles could be revised upwards.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 01:25 pm

Mercedes EQC to receive two new variants

Mercedes-Benz is sending two new variants of the EQC to dealers in May: a base model configured uniformly throughout Europe at list prices starting at 66,068 euros and a new sports version that will round off the model range upwards in the future at prices starting at 73,208 euros.

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Feb 16, 2021 - 12:58 pm

US launch for Mercedes EQC cancelled for now

After Mercedes-Benz had already postponed the US launch of its EQC by at least one year to 2021, the manufacturer has now apparently decided not to bring the EQC to the United States at all for the time being.

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Feb 11, 2021 - 10:17 am

Mercedes assails EV buyers with ICE comparisons

A few days ago, Mercedes-Benz opened the order books for its EQA compact electric car. The German company is finally getting serious about e-mobility and bringing their electric cars to the masses, one would think. Or are they?

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Feb 10, 2021 - 03:39 pm

Blacklane acquires majority stake in Havn

Berlin-based limousine service Blacklane, in which Daimler is a major shareholder, has acquired a majority stake in Havn. Havn is a London-based chauffeur service founded in 2019 by Jaguar Land Rover, which operates a fleet of the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace in the British capital.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Mercedes EQA now available to order in Europe

Mercedes is opening the order books for its EQA compact electric vehicle, which they unveiled two weeks ago. The first models will arrive at dealers in the spring. So far we know list prices in Germany for the EQA 250 with 140 kW battery.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 11:30 am

CAM study finds Tesla most innovative automaker

The Center of Automotive Management (CAM) has analysed the innovative strength of 32 car manufacturers looking at 291 innovations in the field of electric mobility. Tesla remains by far the top innovator in the technology field but is tracked by VW.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 07:33 pm

Daimler separates businesses – focus on eMobility

The Daimler Group has announced they would split up to spin-off and list Daimler Truck AG on the stock market as an independent company. The passenger car division, which will soon be renamed Mercedes-Benz, wants to focus on electric drives and vehicle software.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/15/mercedes-premieres-the-eqs/
15.04.2021 19:11