Mercedes-Benz acquires electric motor technology company YASA

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Mercedes-Benz has acquired YASA, a pioneer in next-generation electric drive technology. YASA will provide electric motors for Mercedes-Benz’s AMG.EA This acquisition is tremendously exciting because it gives YASA technology the global scale and reach of Mercedes-Benz.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils EQE electric sedan

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Mercedes-Benz unveils EQE electric sedan. Mercedes-Benz unveils the production version of EQE its new E-Class size electric sedan with an impressive 400-mile range. Mercedes-Benz EQE electric sedan. Mercedes teases new electric car Vision EQXX.

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24 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses enter service in Darmstadt

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As a step toward that goal, 24 fully-electric Mercedes-Benz city buses have officially begun operations. HEAG mobilo, a transport operator in Darmstadt, Germany, is planning to replace almost its entire bus fleet with vehicles that are 100% electrically driven in the next four years.

Mercedes-Benz unveils EQS electric luxury sedan

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Mercedes-Benz unveiled the EQS, the first all-electric luxury sedan from Mercedes-EQ. The EQS is the first Mercedes to offer the option of activating completely new vehicle functions via over-the-air updates (OTA) in many functional areas.

Mercedes-Benz announces all-electric strategy from 2025 onward

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Mercedes-Benz is going all-electric starting in 2025, with plans to launch three electric-only architectures that year and install over 200 Gigawatt hours of battery cell capacity across eight factories. Mercedes-Benz unveils the all-electric EQS: 478-mile range, 516 HP, 107.8

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil presents fully electric bus chassis eO500U

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Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has presented the fully electric eO500U bus chassis. The battery charging system of the eO500U is a plug-in system with the same technological standard that Daimler Buses has installed in the fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro city bus.

Mercedes teases new electric car Vision EQXX

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Mercedes teases new electric car Vision EQXX. Mercedes Benz a German automaker has released a new teaser image of the luxury electric car, the Mercedes Vision EQXX. Mercedes electric car Vision EQXX. Join us for more exciting news at our Mercedes-Benz Strategy Update.

Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer now available with a lower capacity battery variant

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For more than a year, the Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer battery-electric van has demonstrated its suitability for daily operations—be that as a hotel shuttle vehicle, a high-capacity taxi or a vehicle for on-demand mobility concepts in public transport.

Mercedes-Benz further expands Car-to-X communication; pothole detection

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Mercedes-Benz is adding additional Car-to-X functions that can detect large potholes. Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in the vicinity are informed, and the events are displayed with icons on the navigation map. Mercedes-Benz developed the new Car-to-X functions completely in-house.

Mercedes brings five new EVs to IAA Mobility

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Mercedes is coming to IAA Mobility with five new EVs: the Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS , the new EQB , the new EQE , the new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ , and the Concept EQG. Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS.

Mercedes-Benz and Siemens launch strategic partnership for sustainable automotive production

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Mercedes-Benz and Siemens will cooperate on advancing digitalization and automation in the automotive industry, supported by the State of Berlin. Mercedes-Benz AG aims to digitize its production processes.

Amazon orders more than 1,800 EVs from Mercedes-Benz Vans

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Mercedes-Benz Vans and Amazon announced the largest order for Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles to date: more than 1,800 battery-electric eVito and eSprinter from Mercedes-Benz Vans will be delivered to Amazon starting this year to be used across Europe.

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All-Electric EQS from Mercedes-Benz now Available to Order

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EQS is the first all-electric luxury saloon from the Mercedes-EQ brand Range of up to 453 miles from 107.8 The post All-Electric EQS from Mercedes-Benz now Available to Order appeared first on EV Obsession.

INEOS Automotive acquires Hambach production site from Mercedes-Benz

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INEOS Automotive has acquired the manufacturing facility at Hambach from Mercedes-Benz and will start to build its Grenadier 4x4 there in late 2021.

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More details on the Mercedes-Benz EQS

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The Mercedes-Benz EQS is the stand-alone, all-electric member of the new S-Class range and will be launched in Europe in August. The EQS offers Plug & Charge via the Mercedes me Charge app.

Mercedes-Benz unveils awesomely plush electric Maybach SUV

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new Mercedes-Maybach EQS concept, which takes the form of an awesomely plush electric SUV. more… The post Mercedes-Benz unveils awesomely plush electric Maybach SUV appeared first on Electrek.

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Mercedes-Benz takes stake in H2 Green Steel; to begin use of green steel in 2025

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Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO 2 free steel into series production. A Mercedes?Benz

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Mercedes-Benz begins production of EQS electric luxury sedan at Factory 56 in Sindelfingen

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Mercedes-Benz has begun production of the EQS electric sedan at Factory 56 in the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan, the long-wheelbase version and the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class are already rolling off the production line at Factory 56.

Basel orders 54 Mercedes-Benz electric e-Citaro buses

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Mercedes-Benz has received a large order for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB). The decision was made following a tender and intensive testing of several vehicles. The Swiss transport company wants to electrify its bus routes fully in just two steps by 2027.

Mercedes-Benz begins production of components for eActros; series production of eActros begins 7 Oct

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The Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants in Germany are starting production of key components for the battery-powered eActros heavy-duty truck. These components will be used for the series production of the eActros, which will begin at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth on 7 October 2021.

Mercedes-Benz to become equal shareholder in Automotive Cells Company (ACC) with Stellantis and TotalEnergies

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Mercedes-Benz is taking an equity stake in European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to scale up development and production of next-generation high-performance battery cells and modules. Mercedes-Benz will invest a mid-three-digit-million euros amount next year.

Mercedes reaffirms electric commitment

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German vehicle maker Mercedes-Benz has reaffirmed its all-electric future by confirming plans to launch three electric-only architectures by 2025. The EV shift is picking up speed – especially in the luxury segment, where Mercedes-Benz belongs. The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX.

Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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Mercedes-Benz is launching the new S 580 e plug-in hybrid, with which the fourth generation of the hybrid drive system is celebrating its premiere in the S-Class. Mercedes has also added the mild hybrid S 580 4MATIC.

Mercedes-Benz intensifies partnership with GROB for next-generation battery production

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To help industrialize production of future generation batteries, Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with its longstanding partner GROB-WERKE GmbH & Co. Production systems from GROB-WERKE are already in use in the battery plants of Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz Vans announces next-generation eSprinter based on newly developed Electric Versatility Platform

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Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed a new Electric Versatility Platform for the large van segment. —Marcus Breitschwerdt, Head of Mercedes-Benz Vans. Mercedes-Benz will continue to push forward its plans to bring electrically powered vans to the market in all segments.

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Premiere of the Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS – 1st of the Fully Electric Maybach series model

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Premiere of the Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS – a look forward at the first fully electric Maybach series model Mercedes-Maybach is expanding its product portfolio with a luxurious all-electric SUV based on the modular architecture for luxury- and executive-class electric vehicles Stuttgart/Munich.

Mercedes-Benz unveils EQE electric sedan with impressive 400-mile range

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Mercedes-Benz unveils the production version EQE, its new E-Class-size electric sedan, with an impressive 400-mile range. more… The post Mercedes-Benz unveils EQE electric sedan with impressive 400-mile range appeared first on Electrek.

Mercedes-Benz to source CO2-free electricity in Germany from solar, wind and hydropower from 2022 onwards

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Mercedes-Benz is expanding its green power portfolio in cooperation with the energy supplier Enovos and the Norwegian energy producer Statkraft. The first Mercedes-Benz locations are already being supplied with this CO 2 -free electricity.

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Mercedes-Benz partners wih SSAB on green steel

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Mercedes-Benz has launched a partnership with the Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB for CO 2 -free steel. By 2039 at the latest, the Mercedes-Benz new passenger car fleet will become CO 2 -neutral along the entire value chain, including the supplier network. In doing so, Mercedes-Benz is deliberately focusing on avoiding and reducing CO 2 emissions instead of compensation. Earlier post.)

Mercedes-Benz starts production of battery systems for the new EQS and expands EV expertise

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Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on 15 April 2021.

Tesla Texas update, Mercedes EQS range, Daimler electric trucks: Today’s Car News

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The Mercedes-Benz EQS has range ratings. Range ratings for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS have been released by the automaker. Mercedes says that the big flagship luxury. Tesla is moving to Texas and working on an electric ATV for the Cybertruck.

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Mercedes-Benz & GROB Launch Battery cooperation

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Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with GROB-WERKE in the field of manufacturing technology, expanding its production capacity and know-how for next-generation batteries. Stuttgart/Mindelheim – Local battery production is a key differentiator for Mercedes-Benz and its electric push.

“Lead in Electric”: Mercedes-Benz at the IAA MOBILITY 2021

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At the IAA MOBILITY in Munich from 7 to 12 September, Mercedes-Benz is showcasing the full breadth of its current and future electric mobility line-up – from compact models to performance luxury saloon to multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs). Premiere for 5 fully electric models Stuttgart/Munich.

Mercedes introducing EQB compact electric SUV in Shanghai

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The new Mercedes-Benz EQB is making its debut at Auto Shanghai 2021 this week. kWh/100 km) it is the second fully electric compact car from Mercedes-EQ. Charging at a Mercedes-Benz Wallbox is considerably faster than at a household socket.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE: Electric sedan sized like Model S arrives spring 2022

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Mercedes-Benz on Sunday revealed its next fully electric luxury car, set to follow the introduction of its 2022 Mercedes EQS flagship and arrive in the U.S. As the EQS is the electric S-Class equivalent, the 2023 Mercedes EQE is the electric E-Class equivalent.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks launches series-production model of eActros electric heavy-duty truck

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks celebrated the world premiere of its battery-electric eActros for heavy-duty short-radius distribution—its first series-produced electric truck. For the eActros, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is using a global platform architecture: the ePowertrain.

Mercedes-Benz supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group

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Mercedes-Benz is supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group. Mercedes-Benz calls this the support phase. This is one of the largest orders for articulated buses in recent years. The vehicles will be delivered by summer of this year.

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 Acquires YASA

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The company will develop ultra high-performance electric motors for Mercedes-Benz’s AMG.EA electric-only platform

Mercedes-AMG, Garrett developing 48V electric exhaust gas turbocharger

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Mercedes-AMG is moving ahead with electrification through innovative developments while also benefiting from motorsport know-how. —Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

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Orders open for Mercedes EQS electric luxury sedan, starting at US$125k; OTA function updates

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Two models of the first all-electric luxury sedan from Mercedes-EQ can now be ordered , with prices starting at €106,374.10 (US$125,000) and €135,529.10 (US$159,000) respectively. New in the Mercedes me Store: OTA functions.

Mercedes-Benz launches EQS orders: €100k+ price, US deliveries in Q4

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Mercedes-Benz announced today that it has started accepting orders for the EQS all-electric sedan, starting at €106,374.10 In development for several years , Mercedes-Benz unveiled the EQS on April 15th, aiming to take a stab at the EV giants who have dominated the industry.

Mercedes-Benz and CATL enhance battery partnership

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Mercedes-Benz and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., The electric luxury sedan Mercedes-Benz EQS will launch next year equipped with CATL cell modules, delivering a WLTP range of more than 700 km (435 miles). Mercedes-Benz and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited) have entered the next stage of their strategic partnership and will create advanced battery technology in support of the high-volume electrification of the Mercedes-Benz model portfolio.

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