Jun 1, 2023 - 09:39 am
Mercedes launches the EQT electric transporter
Mercedes-Benz has given the sales release for its electric models EQT and eCitan after the presentation three weeks ago. The EQT will launch in Germany at gross list prices starting at €49,444. The eCitan for commercial customers starts at €36,220 net for the compact model as a panel van.
May 24, 2023 - 12:38 pm
Mercedes to launch electric CLA & GLC in 2024
Mercedes-Benz is preparing the market launch of the all-electric CLA and GLC next year. These two electric cars were among those shown at a North American dealer meeting and will probably no longer be marketed under the EQ label.
May 16, 2023 - 04:39 pm
Mercedes-Benz launches Van Electric Architecture
Mercedes-Benz unveiled its ‘Van Electric Architecture’, or VAN.EA. It will form the basis for all newly developed medium-sized and large vans from 2026. The aim is to increase the share of all-electric vans to 50 per cent by 2030.
May 10, 2023 - 11:03 am
Mercedes reveals prices for the EQT and eCitan
Mercedes-Benz Vans has presented its new all-electric models EQT as a van primarily for private customers and eCitan as a van for the commercial sector. Both will soon be available for order – in the case of the eCitan with some delay.
Apr 17, 2023 - 03:56 pm
Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV produces 484 kW
Mercedes-Maybach has presented its first fully electric production model. The Maybach EQS 680 SUV is based on the technology of the EQS SUV from Mercedes-Benz and combines it “with the exclusivity of Maybach”.
Apr 12, 2023 - 01:46 pm
Mercedes significantly raises electric car sales
Mercedes-Benz was able to increase sales of its electric vehicles in the first quarter. Sales of battery-electric passenger cars almost doubled to 51,600 units (+89 per cent), while van sales rose by 22 per cent.
Mar 21, 2023 - 09:43 am
Mercedes gets ready for new EV platforms
Mercedes is investing heavily to make its production network fit for the new platforms introduced from 2024. According to a German media report, the manufacturer will start converting its plant in Rastatt this summer. It is where Mercedes will build its first model based on the Mercedes-Benz Modular Architecture (MMA).
Feb 28, 2023 - 09:43 am
Mercedes launches EQS SUV in China
Mercedes-Benz is bringing its EQS SUV to China. The EV will be available from 910,500 yuan (about 123,900 euros or 132,000 dollars), making it more expensive there than in Germany or the US, where it is already available.
Feb 28, 2023 - 09:13 am
Smart announces the end of its EQ Fortwo
Smart is closing its order books for the EQ Fortwo from April 2023. According to German media outlet Smart Emotion, production will continue until mid-2024 due to long delivery times. But then, the EQ Fortwo will no longer be built.
Jan 12, 2023 - 01:29 pm
Mercedes may drop the ‘EQ’ label for electric vehicles in 2024
Mercedes-Benz apparently wants to do without the additional label EQ for its electric models from 2024. According to German media, the carmaker is considering bringing out future vehicle generations under their old names like E-Class again, regardless of the type of drive.
Jan 11, 2023 - 10:59 am
Norwegian royalty goes electric
After their country has been the most electric nation on the continent for a few years, the Norwegian Royal Family has added three electric vehicles to its official fleet, including a Mercedes EQS, a BMW i7 and a Mercedes EQV.
Dec 15, 2022 - 04:50 pm
Mercedes & Hydro take aim for sustainable aluminium
Mercedes-Benz is cooperating with the Norwegian aluminium manufacturer Hydro to significantly reduce the CO2 footprint of aluminium in the automotive supply chain. As early as 2023, aluminium with a CO2 footprint reduced by almost 70 per cent is to be used in Mercedes EQ models, among others.
Dec 15, 2022 - 01:46 pm
Mercedes opens the order books for the EQE SUV
The Mercedes EQE SUV can now be ordered throughout Europe. The sales release starts with the AMG EQE 43 4MATIC, which is offered across Europe at prices starting at 124,920 euros. It is still open when deliveries are to begin.
Dec 14, 2022 - 12:04 pm
Mercedes has decided on drive production system
On the way to a purely electric vehicle range by the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz has now made important decisions for drive production. This means that it has been decided in which plants the drive units and battery systems will be assembled.
Dec 7, 2022 - 12:59 pm
Mercedes has opened their first EV showroom in Japan
Mercedes-Benz has opened its first dealership worldwide exclusively for electric cars – in Japan. It was built in Yokohama and offers 1,221 square metres of space for the presentation of up to seven electric cars as well as an area for vehicle handovers and three CHAdeMO chargers.
Nov 25, 2022 - 12:14 pm
Mercedes launches upgrade via subscription
Mercedes-Benz will soon offer customers of its electric models in the USA a power upgrade by subscription. Customers who pay $1,200 annually will receive up to 24 per cent more power and can improve their car’s sprint time by up to one second.
Nov 22, 2022 - 12:39 pm
Mercedes launches endurance tests with the EQG
At the halfway point of the four-year development programme, Mercedes-Benz has begun endurance testing of the electric G-Class with several prototypes. The Stuttgart-based company has also confirmed some details about the production model planned for 2024.
Nov 2, 2022 - 03:43 pm
Mercedes expands EQC recall in China
In February, Beijing Benz, the joint venture of BAIC Motor and Mercedes-Benz, announced a recall for the EQC electric model after dozens of owners complained about engine problems. However, it seems that this recall was insufficient, as it has now been expanded.
Oct 31, 2022 - 02:03 pm
Mercedes considers releasing mid-size sedan in 2024
Mercedes-Benz is reportedly planning a 4.70-metre-long counterpart to the C-Class as the first electric model in the ‘Entry Luxury’ segment. In terms of technology, however, the mid-size sedan will differ from the two current electric sedans EQS and EQE.
Oct 16, 2022 - 08:05 pm
Mercedes EQE SUV debuts – The EV quartet is complete
Mercedes-Benz presents the EQE SUV ahead of the Paris Motor Show, praising it as a “multi-purpose variant” of the EQE business sedan. The fourth model utilising the fully electric EVA II platform will also launch as a sporty AMG car right at the start. We have all the data and information.
Sep 28, 2022 - 12:38 pm
Mercedes to release the electric G Class in 2024
Mercedes-Benz is planning the market launch of the all-electric G-Class in the period from mid to late 2024, as CEO Ola Källenius has now told journalists. In addition, the premiere date for the EQE SUV has been set.
Aug 29, 2022 - 03:54 pm
Mercedes-Benz to offer new EQ models in the USA
In the USA, Mercedes-Benz has announced several new EQ models for the model year 2023. With the addition of the new models, the German carmaker says it is following on from the EQS Sedan with even more all-electric options for US customers.
Aug 26, 2022 - 09:59 am
Mercedes kicks off production of the EQS in the USA
Mercedes-Benz has given the go-ahead for the production of the EQS SUV. The SUV offshoot of the all-electric EQS is now being produced at the US plant in Tuscaloosa for the global markets. The German company had already started sales a few weeks ago.
Aug 25, 2022 - 11:03 am
Mercedes launches sales of the EQE in China
Mercedes-Benz has started selling the EQE in China. Three rear-wheel drive variants are on offer, one of which offers a maximum CLTC range of 752 kilometres and the other two versions a range of 717 kilometres.
Aug 12, 2022 - 02:21 pm
Brabus improves Mercedes EQS aerodynamics
Brabus, the tuning company from Bottrop, Germany, has presented a refinement programme for the Mercedes EQS, which is intended to further improve the aerodynamics and efficiency of the electric sedan. With a cW value of 0.20, the EQS is already one of the most aerodynamic electric cars ex-works.
Aug 9, 2022 - 12:05 pm
Mercedes launches sales of the EQS SUV
Mercedes-Benz has released the SUV offshoot of the all-electric EQS for sale, with prices in Germany starting at €110,658. The EQS SUV can now be ordered in three drive variants, and the first vehicles are expected to reach European customers this December.