Tag: Mercedes Benz

May 21, 2022 - 09:26 pm

Mercedes-AMG reveals electrification design study

Mercedes-AMG provides a glimpse of its all-electric future with a design study. The Vision AMG is a four-door electric coupé with the independent AMG.EA platform – currently being developed for the carmaker’s all-electric performance models in Affalterbach, just north-east of Stuttgart.

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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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May 3, 2022 - 02:40 pm

BMW and Mercedes to sell Share Now to Stellantis

BMW and Mercedes-Benz plan on selling their joint car-sharing business Share Now to Stellantis. The three companies have signed an agreement but agreed to leave the deal’s details undisclosed. The transaction is still subject to approval by the antitrust authorities.

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May 2, 2022 - 02:06 pm

Vandoorne wins Formula E race in Monaco

Mercedes driver Stoffel Vandoorne won the Monaco E-Prix, the sixth race of the 2022 Formula E World Championship season, on Saturday to claim his first victory of the season. Mercedes-EQ thus extends its lead in the team championship.

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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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Apr 12, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Mercedes wants to halve their CO2 footprint by 2030

Mercedes-Benz aims to reduce CO2 emissions per passenger car by more than half over the entire life cycle by the end of this decade compared to 2020. The main levers for this are electric cars charged with green electricity, better batteries, recycled materials and the use of renewable energies in production.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens software integration plant in Sindelfingen

Mercedes-Benz has put its so-called Electric Software Hub into operation at the Mercedes Technology Center (MTC) in Sindelfingen. Numerous software, hardware, system integration and testing functions are located there under one roof. The company has invested more than 200 million euros in the centre.

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Apr 7, 2022 - 09:50 pm

Smart presents the #1 electric SUV

The former Daimler compact car subsidiary Smart has completed its reorientation with the presentation of its newest electric vehicle: Alongside the iconic two-seaters, Smart will build the small electric SUV ‘#1’, for which the technical data is now also available following the premiere in Berlin.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 01:58 pm

NHTSA investigates LG ES battery recalls

The US Federal Highway and Vehicle Safety Administration is moving to investigate LG Energy Solution’s faulty battery cells that led to fires in electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to ensure that all defective batteries have been recalled by car manufacturers.

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Apr 4, 2022 - 04:08 pm

New tariff system for Mercedes me Charge

From June 2022, there will be a new tariff system for the approximately 300,000 charging points of the Mercedes me Charge network in Europe. In future, three new charging tariffs will be offered that are tailored to individual driving performance.

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Mar 30, 2022 - 10:35 am

Recall for Mercedes eSprinter & eVito models

Nearly 8,000 eSprinters and eVito from Mercedes-Benz worldwide have to go to the workshop due to a software problem. A fault in the battery management system can lead to loss of drive power. The recall affects 7,996 eSprinter vehicles worldwide and 2,511 eVito vehicles in Germany.

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Mar 27, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Mercedes-backed ProLogium may go public this year

Taiwan’s solid-state battery developer Prologium is looking into an initial public offering this year or next, CEO Vicent Yang said in an interview with Bloomberg. The company in which Mercedes-Benz has invested a double-digit million euro amount has yet to decide whether to list in the US or Europe.

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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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Mar 11, 2022 - 03:58 pm

Mercedes to recycle batteries in in USA & China

Mercedes-Benz has presented its global strategy for recycling electric vehicle battery systems. This initially includes the construction of the company’s own pilot battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim, Germany, and plants in China and the USA.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 02:13 pm

Mercedes EQS faces limited recall in the USA

There is another recall for the Mercedes-Benz EQS – albeit only in the USA and only for 24 units of the electric luxury sedan. Incorrectly screwed ground connections could lead to increased electrical resistance, which in combination with high electrical currents increases the risk of fire.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 04:12 pm

DPD orders another 150 eSprinter

Following the deployment of the first vehicles since 2020 as part of a pilot project, the German logistics service provider DPD has now added a further 150 eSprinter electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its German fleet. The vehicles will be used at the depot locations in Hamburg, Essen and Nuremberg.

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Mar 6, 2022 - 02:17 pm

eActros electric 4×2 & 6×2 trucks launched in the UK

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has now begun sales of the all-electric eActros. UK truck operators are being invited to place the first orders for right-hand drive versions of the battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros. The electric truck is now available to order as a 4×2 or 6×2 chassis, with deliveries to UK customers beginning in May.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 11:24 am

Mercedes presents two AMG versions of the EQE

Following the EQS, Mercedes-AMG is expanding its electric car family with two models based on the smaller EQE. Both the EQE 43 4MATIC and EQE 53 4MATIC+ from AMG rely on an electric all-wheel-drive system with a “performance-oriented” design.

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Feb 10, 2022 - 01:00 pm

Smart settles on EV naming scheme

Smart has presented the nomenclature for its new generation of electric cars. It uses the ‘#’ symbol in combination with a number. In view of the Concept #1 presented at the IAA in 2021, the naming is rather unsurprising.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/24/germanys-electric-bus-market-continues-to-grow-with-the-ecitaro-in-the-lead/
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