Report: Mercedes-Benz EQE shapes up as Tesla Model S rival for 2022

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Mercedes-Benz has begun producing the first of its EQ line of electric cars in Europe with the EQC 400 SUV. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes EQ

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Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future

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Mercedes-Benz's CEO-apparent Ola Källenius laid out a plan Monday, just after the Norway launch of its EQC electric SUV, that outlines the development of an entire "carbon-neutral" passenger-car fleet. Mercedes-Benz carbon dioxide

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Mercedes-Benz Dusseldorf plant starts of production of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van

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The Mercedes-Benz Dusseldorf plant has started production of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter. Mercedes-Benz has been building its globally successful vans in Dusseldorf since 1962; more than 4.6 Earlier post.)

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Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS rethinks the S-Class as all-electric

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With the debut of the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS show car at Frankfurt Tuesday, the German automaker is pointing to more than just future electric vehicles. Mercedes EQ

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Mercedes invests in pilot program to keep fuel cells alive

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Mercedes-Benz is launching a new trial for fuel-cell cars in Germany, with aims to study real-world use patterns. Mercedes will begin leasing its GLC F-Cell fuel-cell SUVs to fleet customers in Germany for $917 a month, according to a report in Automotive News Europe (Subscription required.) Mercedes-Benz

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Mercedes introduces longer-range EQV electric van

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Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce the second in its new EQ line of electric vehicles, the EQV van, at next month's Frankfurt auto show. Mercedes has not confirmed whether the EQV will be sold in the U.S.,

2019 82

Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV kicks off a new era

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Against the bustling backdrop of the New York auto show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a vehicle that it says celebrates its humble roots—in 1886, when Karl Benz is credited with inventing the first automobile. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 Edition is positioned to show off the extensive range of features offered in this new fully electric model. New York Auto Show Mercedes EQ

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Tesla pricing, Mercedes-Benz EQE, airless tires, fast charging: Today's Car News

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Plans are revealed for a mid-sized Mercedes-Benz electric sedan. Tires General Motors Mercedes-Benz AppleGeneral Motors and Michelin are testing airless tires on a Chevy Bolt EV. Tesla puts real cash pricing up front on its website.

2019 76

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 makes public debut at Paris auto show

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After hosting a private introduction for the car last month in Stockholm, Mercedes-Benz formally introduced its EQC electric crossover to the public at the Paris auto show on Tuesday. The EQC, which is about the same size as the gasoline-powered Mercedes-Benz GLC crossover, albeit with separate styling and a unique interface, will go on sale in. Paris Auto Show Mercedes-Benz

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Mercedes-Benz moves to build battery supply chain in Europe

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Mercedes-Benz lithium-ion batteriesA key obstacle to getting more electric cars on the road at the moment may be building up a big enough supply of batteries to power them. So far, the only automaker with a large enough supply of batteries to produce electric cars in large volumes is Tesla. Volkswagen has also announced a $10 billion investment in electric-car batteries, but those.

2019 72

Mercedes-Benz A250e in the works to join plug-in hybrid lineup

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Mercedes-Benz may expand its lineup of plug-in hybrids with a small A-Class sedan, called the A250e, according to a report from Britain. The A-class is the cheapest sedan Mercedes-Benz sells, starting at $33,495 with delivery. Mercedes-BenzAccording to a report in British auto magazine Autocar, the A250e is expected to use the came a 1.3-liter gas turbo-3 as.

2019 54

Mercedes-Benz and Geely establish smart brand electric vehicle JV

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Mercedes-Benz AG and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) have formally established the global joint venture “smart Automobile Co., billion RMB, the share of Mercedes-Benz AG will be mainly covered by the contribution of the smart brand. The new generation of smart vehicles will be designed by the worldwide Mercedes-Benz Design network and developed by the Geely global engineering network.

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Pfenning Logistics opts for the Mercedes-Benz eActros electric truck

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German logistics service provider Pfenning Logistics will be using a Mercedes-Benz eActros battery-electric 25-tonne truck to supply the Mercedes-Benz Mannheim plant. In October 2018, Mercedes-Benz Trucks handed over an eActros in Mannheim to concrete producer TBS Transportbeton.

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Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys becomes Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH

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As of January 2019, fully owned Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys GmbH will operate under the name of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. —Professor Christian Mohrdieck, Head of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH is founded on deep and long-standing know-how in fuel cell technology. Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH is responsible for system concepts and development, component and software development as well as testing and validation.

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Mercedes-Benz initially offering electric eSprinter as a panel van

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The new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter ( earlier post ) is intended to cover the broadest possible range of use in urban logistics. The eCharging Planner, developed in customer co-creation by Mercedes-Benz Vans together with customers, is to answer precisely these questions in three steps.

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Dutch fleet operator orders 80 Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer vans

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Wensink Automotive, fleet operator Willemsen-de Koning and Mercedes-Benz Vans have signed a contract for the delivery of 80 eVito Tourer vans (electricity consumption combined: 24.2 – 20.2

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Amazon adds 40 Streetscooter and 10 Mercedes-Benz eVito electric vans to Munich fleet

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Amazon has also taken delivery of 10 Mercedes-Benz battery-electric eVito vans at the Munich-Daglfing site. Mercedes-Benz e-Vito van. Amazon has ordered 40 StreetScooter WORK Box electric vans which will be deployed at its distribution center in Munich Daglfing.

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Mercedes EQC electric crossover SUV teased in new videos

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A production prototype of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover SUV has taken a peek from under its veil ahead of its official reveal Sept. Mercedes released two short videos of the car. Mercedes-BenzOne reveals a quick look at the left headlight that shows some of the car's angular grille and announces the date of the car's full debut.

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Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Mercedes?Benz The vehicles belonging to Mercedes-Benz’s compact car family feature transversely mounted engines. For the first time on a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, the combustion engine is started by the electric motor—the compact hybrids do not have a separate 12-volt starter.

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Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant to produce electric powertrains in the future

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In the future, the Mercedes-Benz plant in Untertürkheim will manufacture and assemble parts of electric powertrains (eATS). The assembly of these components into a complete system will also take place at the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant.

2019 95

Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

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Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids aerodynamics Mercedes-Benz Frankfurt Motor Show youtubeWhen it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers.

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Mercedes-Benz shops around for its battery cells—and goes carbon-neutral with them

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Earlier this month at the Frankfurt auto show, Mercedes-Benz announced that it would source battery cells from carbon-neutral production for the first time.

2019 85

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan sets wind-cheating record

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With the 2019 A-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it's raised the aerodynamic bar. Mercedes-Benz claims that the new 2019 A-Class sedan has the lowest aerodynamic drag of any. Fuel Economy Mercedes-Benz A ClassEfficiency comes in many automotive forms: electric powertrains, continuously variable transmissions, smaller-displacement engines. More aerodynamic designs help efficiency, too.

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Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz investing in battery production in Poland. Mercedes-Benz lithium-ion batteriesA new report says Tesla is looking for new battery partners in China. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal combustion models. And our readers weigh in on whether they'd buy an electric Cadillac. All this and more on Green.

New Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van set for European debut

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The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial van launched today, the later generation of the successful delivery vehicle, and an electric version will enter production in 2019. plug-in cars Mercedes-Benz Vito delivery van Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Commercial vehicleIt will debut initially in European markets, and might possibly make its way to North America—maybe. The eSprinter will borrow the electric powertrain from the eVito.

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Tesla Model Y, price cuts on Model S/X, Mercedes in Formula E: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz announced that it will join the Formula E racing series. Mercedes-Benz Formula E ChampionshipAfter announcing the base Model 3 on Thursday, Tesla cut prices on the luxury Model S and Model X. CEO Elon Musk also announced a reveal date for the company's long-awaited Model Y SUV. And Ford has delayed releasing new charge cables for its hybrids following an August recall.

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Mercedes, Porsche to join Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Renault in Formula E racing

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The changing of the guards in motor racing is underway: both Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have announced they will join the FIA Formula E electric-car racing series in 2019. To make that possible, both German teams will end their tenures in respected motorsport; Porsche will end its World Endurance Championship LMP1 program, while Mercedes plans to. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes plug-in cars Formula E Championship

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Plug-in Mercedes in 2012?

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Mercedes-Benz's S-Class sedan will offer a plug-in hybrid version when it hits the showrooms, reportedly in 2012, according to However Mercedes' intention is to roll out plug-in hybrid versions of all its models eventually. Tags: thomas weber plug-in hybrid mercedes-benz The German automaker's R&D chief Thomas Weber says they are not presently considering an all electric version.

2014 Mercedes B-Class: Best Electric-Car Lease Deal Available?

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And right now, bargain shoppers may want to take a close look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. As Mercedes dealers make room for 2015 models. plug-in cars deals lease price Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive The number of available electric-car models may be limited compared to the legions of internal-combustion cars available, but that doesn''t mean it''s not worth hunting around for a good deal.

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$35,000 Tesla Model 3, "Full Self-Driving" returns, BMW-Mercedes car sharing: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz NioTesla announced it will sell the base $35,000 Model 3 this month, and will only sell cars online going forward. At the same time, CEO Elon Musk announced plans for the company's long-awaited Full Self-Driving system. The U.S. Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as permanent EPA Administrator. Daimler teamed up with BMW to develop car- and ride-sharing.

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Smaller electric SUVs coming from Audi, Mercedes-Benz

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German luxury automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan to be in the vanguard in launching new electric SUVs in 2019. the long-awaited Audi e-tron quattro is slated to roll out by June, while the Mercedes-Benz EQC is planned to go on sale in early 2020. For the U.S, Under intense sales pressure from Tesla, the stalwart German brands are not resting

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CES: Mercedes-Benz "Avatar" concept looks ahead to more environmentally responsible batteries

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Now, Mercedes-Benz says it has a graphene-organic cell chemistry battery that could eliminate the need for. Rare-earth metals drive up the cost of electric-car production and take a larger toll on environments when not responsibly or legally mined. It's one of few blemishes on electric-vehicle production since the 1990s that persist to today. Batteries

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Mercedes Pleads for More Handouts for Hydrogen

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While governments scrape together money to roll out a public charging infrastructure for the plug-in cars that are already being delivered to customers, Mercedes is pleading for more money to enable hydrogen fuel cell vehicles they have failed to deliver for a decade. mercedes fcv fuel cell hydrogen

Mercedes-Benz introduces #MoveSafety initiative with two-day hackathon; new app based on Chinese app

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With a two-day hackathon, Mercedes-Benz started the brand’s #MoveSafety initiative which in a first step focusses on creating a contextual application helping users to get where they want to be, as safely as possible. 30 developers from Mercedes-Benz and its hackathon partners—ARAG, Deutsche Telekom, MBition, Daimler TSS, and XU Exponential University—participated in the event. —Sabine Scheunert, Vice President Digital & IT Sales/Marketing Mercedes-Benz Cars.

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Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. EQ also offers comprehensive services with Mercedes me connect, which makes electric mobility convenient and suitable for everyday driving.

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Mercedes-Benz to supply Venturi Racing for Season 6 of Formula E

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Mercedes-Benz announced a technology supply agreement with Venturi Racing in the run-up to the Formula E season 6 opener in late November at Diriyah. In Season 6, Venturi Racing will run two examples of the new Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01, alongside the cars fielded by the works Mercedes team, in order to accelerate the manufacturer’s learning curve in its debut Formula E season.

2019 79

Report: Mercedes planning electric S-Class-sized sedan to compete with Tesla Model S

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That didn't sit well with Mercedes-Benz or Audi, the prior kings of the $80,000-plus luxury sedan world. So far, Mercedes-Benz has stuck. Mercedes-BenzAfter Tesla launched the first luxury electric car with the Model S, it relatively quickly took over the mantle as the best-selling luxury sedan. Both companies have now announced an onslaught of plug-in models.

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Mercedes-Benz OM 654q 4-cylinder diesel complies with Stage 2 RDE, certified to Euro 6d

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The Mercedes-Benz OM 654q four-cylinder diesel from the modern OM 654 engine family already complies with the Stage 2 RDE (Real Driving Emissions) standard which does not come into force until 2020, and is certified to Euro 6d.

2019 116

Mercedes' carbon-neutral future, Volvo's battery suppliers, Honda's EV: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz plans to go all-renewable—globally. Honda names its electric city car, bound for Europe. And Volvo names its battery suppliers. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2019 106

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC challenges I-Pace, E-Tron at $68,895

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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC battery-electric crossover is finally coming to our shores, the automaker announced Wednesday. It will start at $68,895 (including a $995 destination fee) when it arrives here early in 2020.

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Daimler CEO points to future electric Mercedes G-Wagen

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The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen might be seen as the dinosaur of the lineup to those with environmental leanings; but with it now due to go electric, that might not be the case for long. Speaking at Germany's Automobilwoche Kongress, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius revealed that the G is slated for electrification, likely making it one of the 10 electric

2019 56

Lifecycle CO2 balance of Mercedes-Benz EQC as low as 17.1t CO2 with hydropower

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The lifecycle CO 2 balance of the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC is as low as 17.1 environmental check by Mercedes; the results were verified by TÜV Süd. The centerpiece of the Mercedes-Benz EQC is the lithium-ion battery arranged in the vehicle floor.

2019 98

Mercedes-Benz researching “informed trust” of autonomous vehicles

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Mercedes-Benz considers empathy and trust to be central factors for the acceptance of self-driving vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is conducting research into this “informed trust” with the help of the “cooperative car”.

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