Mercedes to offer more PHEVs in compact and e-class cars
Mercedes is now going to introduce the PHEV drive system already brought to the A- and B-Class to the other compact models. The CLA 250 e (as Coupé and Shooting Brake), and the GLA 250 e, should be available for order from spring onwards. In the future, the E-Class will be available in seven PHEV […]Weiterlesen
SK Innovation opens battery factory in China
SK Innovation has opened its battery cell factory in China, the construction of which the South Korean manufacturer started in August 2018. In addition to the China Model 3 with LG Chem cells, a car with cells from SK Innovation has now also landed on the Chinese government’s coveted subsidy list.Weiterlesen
E-Class, World Cycling Alliance, BMW, Mercedes, Mission.
Take a look at the E-Class: Mercedes has released a rendering of its updated E-Class for 2016. Apparently, the volume seller is supposed to be offered as at least three hybrid versions, two of which are plug-ins, developed in cooperation with Tesla.
World Cycling Alliance: The new collective uniting 84 cycling advocates was established at this year’s Velo-City conference in Adelaide, Australia. The World Cycling Alliance (WCA) is open to any NGO and is supposed to put cycling issues on a broader global agenda, whereas before the initiative was led by European ECF alone.
Inner-German competition: Antony Ingram pitched the BMW i3 against the Mercedes’ B-Class ED to see which electric car made in Germany would prove the better sport. As similarities outweigh the differences, though, it all comes down to “consumer’s choice,” Ingram concluded. In other words – it is all a matter of taste.
Mission review: Translogic’s Jonathon Buckley took the Mission RS electric motorcycle on a test ride. Luckily, he was in California and was therefore able to find a charging station after he had run out of power. After having a lot of fun and a little bit of range anxiety, Buckley also interviewed Mark Seeger, CEO of Mission Motorcycles.
autoblog.com (with video)