Tag: Mercedes Benz

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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Jan 27, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Daimler delivers 16 electric buses to Hamburg

Public transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) has now taken delivery of its 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses ordered in April 2019. Another four eCitaro solo buses and 17 eCitaro G articulated buses are to be delivered by the end of the year.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 12:21 pm

Mercedes may be toning down EQC targets

According to a report, Daimler is said to have significantly reduced the sales targets of the Mercedes EQC for 2020 – mainly because of battery scarcity. The company denied this and maintains they are sticking to the original plans.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 04:07 pm

Amazon orders electric delivery vehicles in Munich

Amazon has enlarged its delivery fleet of the Munich-Daglfing distribution centre with several electric delivery vans. Amazon has ordered 40 Work Box and 60 charging stations from StreetScooter, plus ten eVito from Mercedes-Benz.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens new e-truck testing centre

Mercedes-Benz has opened an expanded development and test centre at its truck plant in the German town of Wörth after a year and a half of construction. This is where solutions for connected, autonomous and electric driving for trucks will be developed and tested.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 01:54 pm

Mercedes & Geely joint venture for Smart approved and ready

The China joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Geely around Smart announced at the end of March last year has now been formally established with all relevant final approvals from Chinese authorities. The first electric Smart cars made in China are to be launched on the market in 2022.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 02:52 pm

New details on Mercedes eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter went into series production a few days ago. The German carmaker has revealed more details on its recuperation, usable battery capacity and ecosystem.

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Dec 16, 2019 - 01:39 pm

US market launch of Mercedes EQC delayed till 2021

Mercedes has postponed the US launch of its EQC by at least one year to 2021. The German carmaking giant says that this “strategic decision” is because it “first wants to meet the growing customer demand for the EQC in Europe”. Meanwhile, BAIC wants to double its stake in Daimler.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Mercedes launches electric Sprinter production

Series production of the eSprinter has started at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Düsseldorf. The electric version is manufactured on the same production line as the combustion engine versions of the bestselling van.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:32 pm

Mercedes offers a glimpse of the EQA

As part of the world premiere of the new GLA, Mercedes also provided an outlook on the EQA, the second electric model of the EQ sub-brand after the EQC, planned for next year. Accordingly, the EQA will be visually strongly oriented towards the new GLA.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:17 pm

Daimler to produce electric drives in Untertürkheim

Daimler has decided to produce parts of the electric powertrain (eATS) for the next electric vehicles in the EQ family at their Untertürkheim plant in Germany. This was agreed after long negotiations between the management and the works council at the site.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 02:24 pm

SK Innovation opens battery factory in China

SK Innovation has opened its battery cell factory in China, the construction of which the South Korean manufacturer started in August 2018. In addition to the China Model 3 with LG Chem cells, a car with cells from SK Innovation has now also landed on the Chinese government’s coveted subsidy list.

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Dec 6, 2019 - 06:27 pm

Last chance to be obnoxious before electrification

While the discussion about car emissions is increasingly focusing on noise (and here too the advantages of electric vehicles are becoming clear), Daimler is taking a different approach. Mercedes-AMG has introduced a feature called “Emotion Start” in new fossil-fuelled models that makes AMG cars even louder when the engine starts.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 04:06 pm

Mercedes launches Thai battery assembly

The Mercedes plant in Bangkok has started local production of batteries for Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids. The new battery factory building announced last year sits on a 50,000 square meter site.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Formula E: Two Brits take the honours at the Diriyah E-Prix

The Formula E is back for its sixth season, presenting a whole a new battle between German carmakers as Mercedes and Porsche join Audi and BMW in the all-electric racing series. At the season opener, two British drivers dominated headlines; Sam Bird (Envision Virgin Racing) and Alexander Sims (BMW i Andretti Motorsport) claimed victories at […]

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Nov 21, 2019 - 11:52 am

Mercedes prices the US American EQC

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing information for the EQC in the United States. Arriving in U.S. dealerships in early 2020, the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC will start from $67,900. Sales will begin in early 2020.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:59 pm

Mercedes recalls almost 1,700 EQC globally

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 1,696 EQCs worldwide – 571 of them in their native Germany. This affects models from the production period from February to October 2019. A bolt in the front axle differential could break and block the front wheels of the electric car.

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Oct 30, 2019 - 02:33 pm

Mercedes to deliver 27 eCitaro to Aachen

Mercedes-Benz has received another major order for its eCitaro. The public transport operator Aachener Straßenbahn und Energieversorgungs-AG (ASEAG) ordered up to 27 electric city buses. The first seven eCitaro buses have already been handed over.

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Oct 29, 2019 - 01:49 pm

Daimler’s rumoured electric offensive for Mercedes-AMG

The new head of Daimler, Ola Källenius, plans the comprehensive electrification for the sports car brand AMG. The aim is supposedly not only to double the performance brand subsidiary’s sales but also rely on (partially) electric drives – out of necessity.

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Oct 26, 2019 - 04:07 pm

ViaVan launches fully electric van fleet in Milton Keynes

The ride-sharing provider ViaVan launches its first electric fleet in Great Britain. In the city of Milton Keynes, ViaVan is initially bringing five Mercedes Vito eTourers onto the roads and intends to expand its electric fleet there to 30 EVs by next year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/17/mercedes-benz-to-build-new-e-model-in-bremen/
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