Tag: EQ

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Jul 13, 2022 - 12:18 pm

Mercedes rumoured to drop the EQC in 2023

According to German media, Mercedes-Benz plans to stop production of its first electric model EQC in May 2023. This would not only affect production in Bremen, but also in China at Beijing Benz Automotive (BBAC).

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Jul 11, 2022 - 05:14 pm

Mercedes-Benz raises EV sales to 65,400 units

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold 65,400 BEVs and PHEVs in the second quarter (incl. Smart). That is two per cent more than in the same quarter of the previous year. But: Within the electric vehicles, the purely battery-electric cars have made significant gains.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 10:50 am

Mercedes invests €2 billion in EU assembly plants for EVs

Mercedes-Benz has announced billions of euros of investment in its European assembly plants to equip them for the shift to electric cars by the end of the decade. This involves the production of vehicles on the new electric platforms to be introduced from 2025.

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May 18, 2022 - 01:10 pm

Mercedes electric G-Class to use Sila batteries

Mercedes-Benz is adding another cell chemistry to its battery portfolio. This is made possible by a cooperation with Sila Nanotechnologies. The silicon anode chemistry of the Californian company is to be available for the first time as an option for the future electric G-Class.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 01:19 pm

Mercedes EQS to release in three variants

Mercedes has presented the EQS SUV, the first SUV model based on the electric EVA2 platform. There will be three drive variants of the luxury SUV at the market launch – more are likely to follow.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 12:24 pm

Mercedes opens battery assembly plant in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz has opened a battery factory near its US plant. However, the plant will not be manufacturing cells, as only purchased cells will be assembled into ready-to-install batteries for the EQE and EQS SUV models. A US cell manufacturing operation by Mercedes will be done jointly with AESC.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 12:56 pm

Mercedes has started accepting orders for EQE variants

Mercedes-Benz has opened the order books for the first variants of the EQE, which will be in dealerships from the end of April. The electric sedan can be ordered now as the Mercedes-Benz EQE 350+ as well as the Mercedes-AMG EQE 43 4MATIC at prices starting at €70,626.50 and €103,827.50 respectively.

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Feb 7, 2022 - 12:15 pm

Mercedes to release large SUVs end of 2022

The SUV offshoots of the electric models EQS and EQE announced by Mercedes-Benz will be launched at the end of 2022, according to a media report. The article also mentions the first key technical data.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/12/mercedes-considers-dropping-eq-label-for-vehicles-from-2024/
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