Tag: Mercedes Benz

Oct 21, 2021 - 02:19 pm

Daimler opens R&D centre in Beijing

Daimler has put its new ‘R&D Tech Center China’ into operation in Beijing. The research and development centre is to combine development and testing capacities under one roof and is intended to accelerate the localisation of new models, including electric cars.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 03:59 pm

Mercedes begins producing components for the eActros

The German aggregate plants of Mercedes-Benz are starting production of central components for the battery-electric eActros. These include the e-axle and the battery packs, which will be manufactured and assembled at the Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim locations.

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Oct 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm

Smaller battery options for Mercedes eVito & EQV

Mercedes-Benz is now offering smaller batteries for two of its larger people movers. The eVito Tourer and EQV can now both be ordered with a usable battery capacity of 60 kWh, as an alternative to the eVito Tourer and EQV with 90 kWh usable battery capacity.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 11:00 am

If you snooze, you lose

The city of Düsseldorf has cancelled its lease order for a Tesla Model S as an official car for Mayor Dr Stephan Keller because Tesla has postponed the delivery date several times. Instead, the mayor of Düsseldorf has now opted for the all-electric EQS from Mercedes-Benz.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Mercedes buys stake in battery joint venture ACC

Mercedes-Benz acquires a stake in the European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC). The German car manufacturer becomes an equal shareholder together with Stellantis and Total. In the course of this announcement, the car manufacturer also gives further details of its battery strategy.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Hermes orders 168 Mercedes eSprinter in the UK

The British business unit of the parcel service provider Hermes has ordered 168 Mercedes-Benz eSprinters. The electric vans are to go into operation before the end of the year. The order is being handled by the Mercedes dealer Intercounty Truck & Van.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 10:59 am

Daimler is done with plug-in hybrids

Daimler’s focus on battery-electric vehicles also has an impact on plug-in hybrids. The Stuttgart-based carmaker is no longer planning any new developments here. Suppliers such as ZF, however, assess the future of PHEVs differently.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:31 pm

Mercedes presents new EQG concept at IAA

At the IAA Mobility, Mercedes presented a near-production study of an electric G-Class. The Concept EQG is even supposed to surpass the legendary combustion engine model in some areas of off-road capability. For customers with an affinity for luxury, on the other hand, Mercedes is presenting another study in Munich.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Smart reveals electric SUV concept at the IAA

With the Concept #1 at the IAA Mobility in Munich, Smart gives a concrete preview of the first series model of the new all-electric vehicle generation. Instead of a small electric two-seater, there will be an SUV model from Smart in the future.

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Sep 5, 2021 - 09:00 pm

Mercedes launches the first AMG EQS

Mercedes is presenting the AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ at the IAA Mobility in Munich. The AMG version of the electric luxury sedan is in the performance class of a Porsche Taycan Turbo S and aims to score with both dynamics and luxurious ambience.

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Sep 5, 2021 - 08:54 pm

Mercedes presents the EQE ahead of the IAA

Mercedes has presented the EQE in the run-up to the IAA Mobility. The electric counterpart to the E-Class shares both the platform and basic design features with the larger EQS. The EQE is aimed at the lucrative company car market.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 01:26 pm

Norway marks 11,811 new EV registrations in August

In Norway, 11,811 new electric cars were registered in August. The share of electric cars in new passenger car registrations was 71.9 per cent last month. Norway’s most successful model across all drive types in August was the Tesla Model Y with 1,308 new registrations.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 12:18 pm

Mercedes presents first performance PHEV

With the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance, Daimler has presented its first high-performance plug-in hybrid. The vehicle has a system output of 620 kW – the purely electric range, however, is just twelve kilometres.

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Aug 28, 2021 - 12:30 pm

24 new eCitaro on Darmstadt’s roads

The 24 electric buses ordered by the transport company HEAG mobilo about a year ago have now been put into operation in Darmstadt. The battery technology of the 24 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro, eleven solo and 13 articulated buses, is based on second-generation nickel-manganese-cobalt cells (NMC).

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Aug 27, 2021 - 12:22 pm

Mercedes presents electric bus chassis built in Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has presented a locally developed electric bus chassis in Brazil called eO500U. It features a low-floor design and can accommodate bodies up to 13.2 metres long. The chassis is expected to offer a range of 250 km and will be available from 2022.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Mercedes eCitan to release in 2022

Mercedes-Benz has presented the new Citan and its electric offshoot eCitan. The Citan will be the last new Mercedes van with a combustion engine. At the market launch in September, the combustion engines are still alone, because the eCitan will not be launched until the second half of 2022.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 04:01 pm

Volkswagen tops CAM innovation rankings

Volkswagen is the most innovative car company in 2021 – ahead of Daimler and Tesla. This is the result of a new study by the German Center of Automotive Management (CAM), which regularly publishes rankings of the most innovative corporations and premium brands.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 11:41 am

Mercedes confirms Formula E exit

Mercedes has officially confirmed its exit from Formula E after the coming season. The decision had been taken as part of a strategic realignment of resource allocation for the development of electric vehicles.

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Aug 16, 2021 - 10:56 am

Mercedes’ Nyck de Vries is Formula E World Champion

In their second season in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the Mercedes-EQ team have scored two world champion titles. Nyck de Vries took the drivers’ title after the season finale in Berlin, while his Mercedes-EQ team also secured the world championship title for teams. Even so, the future of the Mercedes works team […]

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Aug 10, 2021 - 11:27 am

Mercedes EQS launches for €106,374

Mercedes-Benz is now accepting binding orders for the EQS. The EQS 450+ variant with 245 kW costs at least 106,374.10 euros, the all-wheel-drive model EQS 580 4MATIC is listed at 135,529.10 euros.

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Aug 3, 2021 - 04:28 pm

Mercedes & GROB-WERKE intensify battery cooperation

Mercedes-Benz intensifies its cooperation with its longstanding partner GROB-WERKE GmbH, a German specialist in battery production and automation systems. This includes the assembly of both battery modules and battery packs which are to power Mercedes-EQ vehicles from 2025.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Daimler Truck to realign production strategy

Daimler Truck and the works council have agreed on key points for the future orientation and safeguarding of the aggregate plants. The three locations Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim will specialise in different components of electrified drives.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 12:47 pm

Daimler to present the EQE at the IAA

Daimler is planning eight premieres at the IAA Mobility from 7 to 12 September in Munich, five of which are fully electrically powered models. Among them is the electric E-Class counterpart EQE, but also a European premiere of an already presented electric model.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 11:41 am

Mercedes eEconic undergoing tests, to launch in 2022

Daimler’s first electric refuse truck is currently undergoing intensive testing and is set to enter real-world trials at customers next. As a series vehicle, the e-truck based on the eActros will roll off the lines at Mercedes’ Wörth plant in the second half of 2022.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Mercedes driver de Vries takes the lead in Formula E

After races 12 and 13 of the season in London, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries has taken the lead in the Formula E World Championship. Two 2nd places were enough for the Dutch driver. The races were won by Jake Dennis in the BMW and Alex Lynn in the Mahindra.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Mercedes opens sales for new S-Class PHEV

Mercedes-Benz opens sales of the new S-Class as a plug-in hybrid in time with the schedule set at the debut last year. Clients can now order the S 580 e opting for a short or long wheelbase at list prices starting at 123,736 euros.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 12:59 pm

Mercedes rumoured to present the EQG at the IAA

Mercedes-Benz may show a preview of the EQG, the electric version of the G-Class, at the IAA Mobility in Munich in September. However, the model will not be a new development, but a conversion of the G-Class to battery-electric-drive.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/21/daimler-opens-rd-centre-in-beijing/
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