Tag: Mercedes Benz

Nov 22, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Daimler & Geely join forces for hybrid powertrain R&D

Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Geely are tightening the knots they share as they agree to cooperate in the development and production of hybrid drives. The two automotive groups intend to use synergies in their global research and development networks.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Mercedes fits the EQC with an 11kW charger

Mercedes-Benz has given the EQC a small upgrade for the new model year which might prove interesting for many customers. The electric SUV now has an 11 kW water-cooled onboard charger ex-works that should reduce the AC charging time by several hours.

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Oct 29, 2020 - 04:40 pm

Mercedes to deliver three eCitaro G to Switzerland

Mercedes-Benz is supplying three units of the new all-electric eCitaro G articulated bus to Switzerland. They will be used by the Eurobus transport company to provide a fast connection between two university locations of the ETH in Zurich.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Mercedes increases Aston Martin shares

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will significantly increase its stake in the struggling British manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda from what is currently 2.6 per cent to a maximum of 20 per cent. In return, the British company is to receive hybrid and electric drive trains from Mercedes.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 03:48 pm

e-troFit conversion kits for Mercedes & MAN buses

e-troFit, specialist for the conversion of diesel buses to electric drive, will bring out further series-ready electrification solutions for existing commercial vehicles in the next two years. This will involve retrofitting kits for the “most common models in Europe”.

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Oct 13, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Mercedes presents offroad concept based on EQC

Mercedes-Benz has presented an off-road electric motor based on its EQC series model with the EQC 4×4² concept. Several modifications to the chassis transformed the electric SUV into an off-road electric car.

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Oct 10, 2020 - 04:42 pm

All-electric Mercedes EQC becomes available in India

Mercedes-Benz India has opened sales for the all-electric SUV, EQC. The branch heralds the introduction as the era of “sustainable luxury”. Affordability is another matter though as the “introductory offer” is much higher than in other markets.

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Oct 6, 2020 - 07:43 pm

Mercedes-Benz plans two more electric SUVs

Mercedes currently offers two battery-electric models with the EQC and EQV. The big breakthrough is to follow in 2021 with the premiere of a new electric architecture for premium electric models starting with the EQS. Daimler now confirmed two more e-SUV models on the new platform.

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Oct 4, 2020 - 05:43 pm

Mercedes-Benz eScooter with Micro Mobility Systems

Mercedes-Benz has turned to the Swiss Micro Mobility Systems to launch a star-branded electric scooter. The design brief included lightweight and longevity, and the Mercedes-Benz eScooter claims a mileage of over 5,000 kilometres. Plus, it folds.

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Sep 28, 2020 - 07:07 pm

Mercedes to build 92 eCitaro buses for Rennes, France

The French Rennes Métropole municipal association has commissioned the Daimler subsidiary EvoBus to supply 92 eCitaro buses. The 33 solo and 59 articulated fully electric buses shall go into operation successively between 2022 and 2025 in the Breton capital’s STAR bus network.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries

The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 06:17 pm

HEAG mobilo orders 24 eCitaro buses for Darmstadt

In Germany, the Darmstadt transport company HEAG mobilo has ordered 24 eCitaro electric buses from the Daimler subsidiary EvoBus including eleven solo and 13 articulated buses. The fleet should arrive at the Böllenfalltor depot from the third quarter of 2021 and replace older diesel vehicles.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 05:21 pm

Daimler plans H2 truck with 1,000 km range

Daimler Trucks has just presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles ranging from urban distribution vehicles right up to international long-distance transport. The presentation event in Berlin focused on fuel cell technology for trucks in the long-distance transport segment.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Plug-in hybrid S-Class coming in 2021

Mercedes has just presented the new generation of the S-Class in Sindelfingen, Germany. The luxury sedan will be launched with a 48-volt hybrid, with the plug-in hybrid with an electric range of up to 100 kilometres to follow in 2021.

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Aug 28, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes

Amazon orders more than 1,800 electric transporters from Mercedes-Benz Vans. The order includes around 600 eVito and more than 1,200 eSprinter delivery vans, with Amazon expecting deliveries to begin this year. This is the largest order for electric vehicles from Mercedes transporter unit to date.

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Aug 25, 2020 - 04:16 pm

Designwerk & Daimler Trucks make low-entry e-truck

Designwerk has entered a partnership with Daimler Trucks and has included a low-entry chassis based on the Mercedes Econic in its own product range. The first vehicle of this type is to be delivered in the second quarter of next year.

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Aug 6, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Mercedes eActros e-trucks start next customer tests

Mercedes-Benz has started the second test phase of the eActros “innovation fleet”: Customers will now test the electric truck in everyday use. The first eActros of the second phase will be supplied by the Dutch logistics service provider Simon Loos.

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Aug 5, 2020 - 06:34 pm

CATL and Mercedes-Benz expand partnership

Mercedes-Benz and the Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL have expanded their partnership. The two companies intend to cooperate more closely in research and development, while Mercedes-Benz will be supplied with cells from CATL’s cell factory near Erfurt, currently under construction.

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Jul 30, 2020 - 03:18 pm

UK: Mercedes EQV prices are out and order books open

The new Mercedes-Benz EQV is now available to order in the UK with prices starting from £70,665 for the EQV 300 Sport, £72,895 for EQV 300 Sport Premium and £77,145 for the EQV 300 Sport Premium Plus. The first deliveries should be made this autumn.

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Jul 28, 2020 - 04:45 pm

Mercedes reveals T-class family van with electric version

Mercedes-Benz has announced the introduction of the T-Class for the first half of 2022. This will be a compact van for private customers, which will be produced in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and will also be available in a purely electric version.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 11:24 am

Mercedes eVito Tourer available starting at 53,990 euros

The Mercedes eVito Tourer electric passenger van is now up for order. In Germany, the new eVito Tourer starts in Germany at a netlist price of 53,990 euros. The Mercedes EQV has been available for order since the end of May can now also be ordered in the extra-long version with a length of 5,370 […]

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Jul 23, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Daimler founds Mercedes Benz Drive Systems

Mercedes-Benz is placing all drive competencies throughout the Group in the new unit Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems within the company. The new unit should act internally as a supplier for drive systems and speed up the transition to e-mobility.

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Jul 21, 2020 - 12:22 pm

Mercedes EQS rumoured to have >700 km range

Daimler CEO Ola Källenius recently revealed some more details about EQS in his speech at the Annual Meeting. The purely electric luxury sedan, based on a fully electric architecture, is to herald “a new era at Mercedes”.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/22/daimler-geely-join-forces-for-hybrid-powertrain-development/
22.11.2020 12:48