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11.12.2018 - 15:36

Daimler orders €20BN worth of batteries

Daimler will buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros to ramp up for its electric strategy until 2030. Although the company has made the announcement, it has unfortunately not specified with which companies they have placed their orders. 

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20.11.2018 - 15:58

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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21.10.2018 - 15:19

Meyer-Logistik receives eActros for real world tests

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has handed over another eActros to customers for real world testing: Meyer-Logistik has received the 25 tonne capacity vehicle for operational testing of the transport of temperature sensitive food stuffs from storage locations to multiple super markets in the Hamburger inner city.

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16.10.2018 - 15:38

Mercedes ventures forth into fuel cell electric vehicles

Mercedes is applying its fuel cell technology in real-life for the first time as the GLC F-Cell is on its way to Japan and Germany. Due to the high price of the plug-in hybrid that combines both hydrogen and battery-electric power, only selected clients will get the cars in exchange for a fee. Yet, this […]

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10.10.2018 - 16:10

Mercedes opens order books for new S-Class PHEV

The third generation of the prime plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz is due to at dealerships this month and can be ordered from today. Prices for the S 560 e PHEV start at 96,065 euros and include a new 13,5 kWh battery that allows for 50 km of electric driving.

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07.10.2018 - 17:15

Daimler breaks ground for U.S. battery factory

Mercedes-Benz has broken ground for its new battery plant in Tuscaloosa, USA, which will form part of their global network of production hubs. The carmaker is investing a total of $1BN at the site, which will begin building batteries for the future EQ series.

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27.09.2018 - 18:10

Update on PHEV adaption to WLTP

The new WLTP standard in the EU has automobile manufacturers scrambling to adapt their plug-in hybrid vehicles to the new emissions regulations. Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche have even temporarily halted sales of PHEVs in the EU.

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23.09.2018 - 19:54

BPW applies BMW battery tech to trucks

At the IAA Commercial Vehicles, BPW Bergische Achsen has announced a cooperation with BMW i. In the frame of the cooperation, BPW will be using BMW i battery technology to develop a more powerful axle-motor for electrified trucks.

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10.09.2018 - 17:34

Autonomous 2-in-1 electric van by Daimler (video)

Daimler is looking to get ready for future urban transport – in any form. Their latest concept is double-sided, and not “just” autonomous and electric. The “Vision Urbanetic” can be transformed from minibus to delivery van in less than two minutes.

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08.09.2018 - 15:23

Range confusion at Mercedes

Following the recent presentation of their new EQC in Stockholm, there had been some confusion regarding the range of the vehicle, as it had been presented in the outdated NEDC format.

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04.09.2018 - 19:00

Mercedes EQC premiere in Stockholm

Mercedes Benz has presented their first electric SUV today with the EQC. This puts the Swabian car manufacturer in direct competition with Tesla. The vehicle is not exactly revolutionary in design, however. An overview.

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20.08.2018 - 18:35

Real-world trial with electric transporter Vario

Logistics firm Hellmann and trailer transmission maker BPW Bergische Achsen KG teamed up for a joint trial. BPW retrofitted a Mercedes Vario truck with their electric motor axle called eTransport. Hellmann will now integrate the van into their fleet for six months.

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19.08.2018 - 21:00

Daimler diesel recall including hybrid vehicles

Following their investigation into forged exhaust emissions at Daimler, Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority KBA obliges Daimler to recall 700,000 vehicles. Now these also include hybrid models from Mercedes-Benz – namely the C 300 h and the S 300 h.

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30.07.2018 - 16:00

EQC to celebrate September world premiere in Stockholm

Daimler has announced intentions to present the serial version of the EQC on the fourth of September at this year’s @me convention in Stockholm. This means they will beat their competitor Audi by about two weeks, who postponed the presentation of their e-tron to the 17th.

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25.07.2018 - 17:04

Mercedes expands battery offensive

Mercedes-Benz has announced an expansion of their battery offensive for the near future. In particular, the locations in Singelfingen and Untertürkheim will receive the newest facilities in Mercedes’ global battery production network.

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16.07.2018 - 14:13

Akasol making better batteries for eCitaro by Daimler

Germany’s Akasol has got to work on the next generation of power packs for Daimler’s eCitaro electric bus. The next-gen batteries shall stay the same size but deliver 330 kWh rather than the initial 243 kWh. Series production will begin in 2020.

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10.07.2018 - 14:07

Mercedes-Benz premiers eCitaro electric bus (video)

Finally, Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps of its all-electric bus, the eCitaro. At the world premiere in Germany, the firm said battery-electric vehicles mark only the start of a large family of zero emission buses. Next generations with fuel cells and solid-state batteries are to allow for ranges hitherto unthinkable in the bus business.

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02.07.2018 - 12:09

Mercedes-Benz Vans presents fuel cell Sprinter concept

Mercedes-Benz Vans is enhancing their electric mobility portfolio and present a study in hydrogen transport. The Concept Sprinter F-CELL builds on their bestselling van and adds a fuel cell system as a showcase for new commercial applications, a motorhome for now.

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19.06.2018 - 13:12

Mercedes tests EQC under summer conditions

After the successful completion of winter testing for the EQC, Mercedes-Benz has sent the vehicle to Spain to undergo an extensive stress testing program under intense heat and sun, with temperatures up to 50°C.

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17.05.2018 - 16:24

Mercedes counts on F1 success for Formula E

Mercedes will utilise the engineering power of its Formula 1 team to accelerate their advance in the electric racing series which they will enter next year. Their engine base at British Brixworth will now “expand its scope of attention to include the unique challenges of Formula E”.

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02.05.2018 - 13:07

Daimler exits market for home batteries

With batteries in high demand Daimler decided it won’t sell any batteries to home owners any longer as they deem them to be technologically too advanced (or too precious) for residential use. The stationery storage packs were introduced three years ago via Daimler’s Accumotive.

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24.04.2018 - 12:41

Mercedes-Maybach unveils electric concept in China

Mercedes has presented an all-electric crossover at the Beijing Motor Show. The concept, named the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, combines the “DNA of an SUV with that of a saloon to produce an ultra-modern SUV of three-box design.”

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13.04.2018 - 18:29

Mercedes reveals eSprinter specs

Mercedes has released the technical specifications of their new electric Sprinter, which will be released on the market in 2019. The vehicle will be sold as a delivery van with a raised roof and performs with an 84 kW motor and two battery varieties with 41 or 55 kWh.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/13/mercedes-reveals-esprinter-specs/
13.04.2018 18:29