Tag: Mercedes Benz

Jul 5, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Daimler in talks to sell French Hambach plant

Daimler plans to sell its plant in Hambach, France, where they build the Smart electric vehicles. In 2018, Daimler had announced that the factory would also make a compact model of the electric car brand EQ, presumably the EQB.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 12:07 pm

Mercedes invests in battery production with Farasis

Mercedes-Benz has agreed a strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy and is also taking a financial stake in the Ganzhou-based company. Farasis’ already planned plant in Bitterfeld-Wolfen will then primarily supply the German Mercedes plants.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 01:12 pm

Mercedes to launch articulated eCitaro G e-bus in 2020

Mercedes-Benz has presented the articulated version of its electric city bus as eCitaro G and says deliveries will begin before the end of this year. The manufacturer also announces the first battery update – for both solo and articulated models.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 03:06 pm

BP Chargemaster chosen as Mercedes partner in UK

The Mercedes Benz electric car charging service in the UK is now hooked up with BP Chargemaster’s Polar network. This gives British customers access to the network on a single subscription. BP Chargemaster will also install private and business charging points for Mercedes customers.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 01:36 pm

Mercedes adds three compact PHEVs to lineup

eAfter Mercedes-Benz started selling the model upgrades for the E-Class, including the plug-in hybrid versions, sales of three more PHEVs are now starting: the CLA 250 e Coupé, the CLA 250 e Shooting Brake and the B 250 e.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 04:55 pm

Mercedes taking orders for E-Class PHEVs

Mercedes-Benz has started selling the model update of the E-Class as a sedan and as a station wagon. The new lineup also includes plug-in hybrid variants, of which there will be seven in the new E-Class.

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May 27, 2020 - 05:36 pm

Daimler expands battery production starting in Kamenz

Daimler is building its battery production capacity globally. Daimler subsidiary Accumotive has increased its production volume and will soon be able to produce more than 500,000 battery systems per year. The plant is also preparing for future electric EQ models in the compact segment.

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May 18, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Mercedes-Benz Bank offering electric car insurance

Together with partner HDI, Mercedes-Benz Bank now offers “comprehensive” insurance cover for hybrid and electric vehicles. The new electric protection module is automatically added to insurance policies for EVs and thus does not incur any additional costs.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Vienna buses to go electric next year

In Austria, Viennese public transport operator Wiener Linien will launch tenders for 62 purely battery-electric buses and ten hydrogen fuel cell buses next year. The first vehicles included in the tender are to be put in passenger service from 2023. By 2027 at the latest, a total of 82 buses should have alternative drive systems.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 07:13 pm

Daimler delivers EVs in Germany and Dublin

The transport company SWEG, headquartered in Lahr in the Black Forest in Germany, will bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX from series production to the road. Daimler announced that two new Fuso eCanter that have gone into mail-delivery operation in Dublin.

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Mar 25, 2020 - 05:05 pm

Mercedes EQV electric van passes winter tests

Mercedes-Benz subjected the EQV to an endurance test in Arjeplog, Sweden. The electric V-Class proved its operational capability under extreme conditions at temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius, icy roads and deep snow.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 02:46 pm

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 […]

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Feb 28, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Mercedes launches A 250 e production

Mercedes-Benz has started production of the plug-in hybrid versions of the A-Class at its compact car plant in Rastatt. However, Mercedes does not specify when the vehicles will be delivered to customers.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 04:07 pm

Alpiq & Mercedes team up on energy storage

The Swiss energy group Alpiq and Mercedes-Benz Energy have concluded a supply agreement for the stationary use of batteries from electric vehicles. The storage unit has a capacity of 1.5 MW and a gross capacity of 1.4 MWh, which is also possible to scale up.

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Feb 10, 2020 - 02:29 pm

Lack of batteries hinders Mercedes & halts I-Pace production

Jaguar is suspending production of its electric SUV I-Pace in Graz, Austria this week due to battery cell supply problems. The British firm gets its batteries from the LG Chem plant in Poland. Mercedes is also suffering from lack of battery cells among other issues.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 12:10 am

Headwind for two e-mobility projects in Berlin

In Berlin, a seemingly unlikely coalition is blocking two electric vehicle projects. The trade union Verdi refuses the purchase of 90 new electric buses by transit operator BVG. On top, the Senate could stop BVG’s and ViaVan’s ridesharing offer BerlKönig as early as April.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/05/daimler-in-talks-to-sell-french-hambach-plant/
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