Mercedes-Benz AG creates new Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems unit

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Mercedes-Benz AG is grouping all drive system competencies across the group in the new unit “Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems” within the company. Therefore, the company is repositioning itself with an internal unit called "Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems" for drive system expertise.

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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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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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Amazon will buy 1,800 Mercedes electric vans for Europe

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Amazon will buy more than 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for use in Europe, the two companies announced Friday. The order includes 600 medium-size eVito vans and more than 1,200 larger eSprinter vans, Mercedes said. Mercedes has not announced

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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 EQThe company has announced that it plans to build 10 new EQ electric cars by 2022, and other parts of that lineup are beginning to take shape; and officials stated very early on in the EQ project that it planned various versions that would.

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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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Report: Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV isn't coming to the US at all

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With its American launch already delayed, the Mercedes-Benz EQC may not come to the United States at all, reports Autoblog. Following a comprehensive review of market developments, the EQC will not be offered in the United States for now," a Mercedes spokesperson told the website.

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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 EQA small electric crossover: Range rating beats EQC, but not by much

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The Mercedes-Benz EV rollout continues with The EQA small crossover. In keeping with Mercedes' current naming convention, the EQA is an electric equivalent of the gasoline GLA crossover. "EQ" EQ" is the branding Mercedes gives

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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Hyundai battery leasing, Mercedes EV timeline, Bolt EV and Mach-E deals, Today’s Car News

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Mercedes is saying no to an all-electric timeline. Incentives are making both the 2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E the same or less as the 2022 Bolt EV and EUV, respectively. GM has a fix for 2017-2019 Bolt EV models and their hobbled charging.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2021: Saloon and Estate revealed in full

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Say hello to the all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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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Mercedes-Benz offering world-first solid-state batteries in city bus

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After years of discussion and millions of dollars invested by automakers, Mercedes-Benz will put solid-state batteries into a production vehicle. Mercedes announced Friday that its eCitaro and articulated eCitaro G buses are going into production with optional solid-state batteries, alongside.

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Mercedes-Benz confirms two electric SUVs for Alabama production in 2022

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Mercedes-Benz on Monday confirmed plans to build two electric SUVs at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, factory as part of the revised rollout of electric models under its EQ sub-brand.

Bremen orders five Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses with solid-state batteries

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Bremen’s public transport provider Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered five new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses equipped with solid-state batteries.

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Mercedes-Benz will be producing 8 all-electric EQ models in 2022

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In 2022, Mercedes-Benz’ global portfolio will include eight all-electric Mercedes-EQ models. The global Mercedes-Benz production network is ready for the company’s electric product offensive and is integrating its Mercedes-EQ models into series production in its existing plants.

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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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Start of sales for new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer

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With the market launch of the eVito and the eSprinter in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Vans has sent a clear signal of locally emission-free commercial freight transport in urban areas. The new Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer electric powertrain (eATS) drives the front wheels with a peak power of 150 kW.

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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 EQC, Mirai’s “minus emissions,” Bolt EUV and EV tax credit: Today’s Car News

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Mercedes-Benz is reportedly abandoning plans to sell the EQC electric crossover in the U.S. The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV bows, alongside a revamped Bolt EV. And what car can you drive for “minus emissions?” ” This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

Mercedes parent Daimler: No expiration date for gas and diesel sales

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Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler is preparing for an all-electric future, but it doesn't want to "prematurely" phase out gasoline and diesel engines, CEO Ola Källenius said in a recent interview with the Financial Times.

Next-gen Mercedes eSprinter electric vans revealed, arriving to US around 2023

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The next-generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van will be sold in the United States, but it's not expected to arrive for nearly three years. Mercedes doesn't offer the current eSprinter in the U.S.,

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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.

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More than 500,000 Mercedes me Adapters activated

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Since 2016, Mercedes-Benz has been offering its customers the option of equipping as yet unconnected vehicles from older model series dating back to 2002 with the Mercedes me Adapter. Since August this year, customers have had the option of installing the adapter in their Mercedes-Benz cars on their own and without visiting a certified service partner. The app offers Mercedes-Benz owners various functions from four central areas: my vehicle, mobility, statistics and service.

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Mercedes-Benz Bank offering insurance especially for electric vans

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Effective immediately, Mercedes-Benz Bank, together with the insurance partner R+V/KRAVAG, is offering new insurance policies especially for electric vans. Customers can purchase the insurance directly from their Mercedes-Benz dealer. —Benedikt Schell, CEO, Mercedes-Benz Bank.

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Sono solar car, VW ID.4 coasting, Mercedes EQS Hyperscreen: Today’s Car News

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And Mercedes-Benz shows a completely new interface due first in its electric flagship. Mercedes-Benz has revealed a next-generation interface, called MBUX Hyperscreen. Volkswagen says why there isn’t one-pedal driving on the ID.4.

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 EQA 2021: All-new electric crossover revealed

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Say hello to the all-new Mercedes-Benz EQA – the brand’s first all-electric compact crossover

Mercedes EQS flagship will lead brand's electric vehicle rollout for the US

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In a major change of course, the Mercedes-Benz EQS flagship sedan will lead the automaker's electric-vehicle rollout in the United States, Automotive News reported Wednesday—citing Ola Kallenius, the CEO of parent company Daimler.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces the EQA: entry-level to the electric EQ vehicle family

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Mercedes-Benz has introduced the EQA, the new entry-level model to the all-electric world of Mercedes-EQ vehicles. The EQA is the first all-electric member of the compact car vehicle from Mercedes-Benz.

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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Mercedes-Benz Cars tripled global sales of xEVs in 2020; 7.4% of sales

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Mercedes-Benz experienced a sharp increase in xEV deliveries in 2020, with more than 160,000 plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles sold worldwide (+228.8%), including about 87,000 units in the fourth quarter alone. —Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG. At Mercedes-Benz Cars, the xEV share increased from 2% in 2019 to 7.4% Four new Mercedes-EQ models will be presented in 2021: the EQA, EQB, EQE and EQS.

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Mercedes EQA details, electric vanlife, vehicle costs vs. CO2 impact: Today’s Car News

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Mercedes-Benz reveals a lot of details about its upcoming EQA electric crossover—except whether it might be coming to the U.S. Nissan teases a Winter Camper concept that shows how the vanlife might go all-electric.

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. The EQS “points the way to the future of Mercedes-Benz,” the automaker declares, and says that it provides an outlook on “a new dimension in sustainable luxury.” Mercedes EQ

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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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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.) million vehicles have been produced in Dusseldorf to date. Since 2018, production of the newest Sprinter has also taken place there, with more than 200,000 units having already left the assembly line.

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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.

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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-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. An electric exhaust gas turbocharger, which in future will be used for the first time in a series production model, is already in the final stages of development.

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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 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.

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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 Autocar.co.uk. 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.