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-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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Mercedes-Benz Vans introduces 2.0L diesel Cargo Sprinter for US

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Mercedes-Benz Vans is introducing a new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine for the Sprinter Cargo Van. This powertrain produces 161 hp and 266 lb-ft 9360 N·m) of torque and is paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission.

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Nvidia will enable Mercedes over-the-air upgrades, future automated-driving functions

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Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia are partnering to develop a new computing architecture for future cars. Launching in 2024, this will allow Tesla-style over-the-air (OTA) software upgrades and pave the way for autonomous driving, Mercedes said in a press release Tuesday.

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Mercedes-Benz announces strategic partnership and equity stake in Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis

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Mercedes-Benz has entered a far-reaching strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., As a strategic partner, Farasis is a fixed cornerstone in the existing set of Mercedes-Benz battery cell suppliers.

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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-Benz gradually increasing battery production in Kamenz plant

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Local battery production is an important success factor for Mercedes-Benz AG’s electric offensive and the key element to meet the global demand for electrified vehicles flexibly and efficiently. Battery production at Mercedes-Benz subsidiary Accumotive in Kamenz.

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Order-taking begins for Mercedes-Benz EQV electric van

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The new battery-electric-powered van from Mercedes-Benz, the EQV ( earlier post ), can now be ordered. The EQV follows the EQC as the second model in the EQ family from Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz EQV also charges its batteries while driving.

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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.

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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 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.,

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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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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.

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Mercedes-Benz F-Cell SUV axed, hydrogen fuel-cell development halted for cars

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Shortly after announcing a joint effort with Volvo Trucks to develop hydrogen fuel-cell commercial vehicles, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler confirmed that it will end fuel-cell development for passenger cars.

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Mercedes-Benz details how it will ramp up battery production for EVs

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Mercedes-Benz has ambitious plans to produce 50,000 electric cars this year, and now the German automaker has offered more detail on how it plans to supply those cars with batteries.

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Mercedes-Benz pushes plug-in hybrid tech, will have 20 PHEVs by end of 2020

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Mercedes-Benz is betting big on plug-in hybrids. In a press release, Mercedes said plug-in hybrids will be a "key bridging technology" to all-electric cars. Mercedes announced plans for a third-generation.

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Mercedes-Benz upgrades eVito Tourer electric van

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Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its popular Vito mid-size van, including the electric eVito Tourer version ( earlier post ). The Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer comes standard with a water-cooled on-board charger with alternating current with an output of 11 kW.

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Mercedes-Benz has 60+ orders for eCitaro G articulated electric bus; first deliveries this year

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Mercedes-Benz reports that it already has definitive orders for more than 60 fully-electric eCitaro G articulated buses, with first deliveries slated for later this year. With this articulated bus, Mercedes-Benz is consistently continuing the.

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Ford F-150 Hybrid, Mercedes’ upgradable platform, California mandates electric trucks: Today’s Car News

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Mercedes-Benz has a new partner to help make its cars perpetually upgradable machines. The Ford F-150 Hybrid is out, and it doesn’t appear to go for the gold in gas mileage. And California is mandating that commercial trucks go electric. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Electric Mercedes-Benz EQC to start in US from $67,900

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The first fully electric Mercedes-Benz vehicle to launch globally under the new EQ brand, the EQC 400 4MATIC will arrive in US dealerships in early 2020, with prices starting from $67,900. The Driver Assistance Package offers the latest suite of Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems.

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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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Long before Tesla existed, Mercedes-Benz tested solar-charged all-electric sedans

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In 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled an electric version of its 190E sedan, dubbed 190E Elektro. The first modern electric cars went on sale in significant numbers about a decade ago, but automakers were experimenting with increasingly modern electric powertrains for decades leading up to that.

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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 EQA compact electric car arrives later this year in production form

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The next Mercedes-Benz electric car will debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Mercedes released photos of camouflaged EQA prototypes It will be a production version of the Concept EQA compact hatchback, which was first seen in 2017.

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Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA to build software-defined computing architecture for automated driving across future fleet

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Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA plan to enter into a cooperation to create a new in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure. Automated driving functions in future Mercedes-Benz cars will be powered by NVIDIA’s next generation DRIVE platform.

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Mercedes-Benz begins production of two A-class PHEV models at Rastatt plant

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has begun production of the first Mercedes-Benz compact vehicles with plug-in hybrid drive ( earlier post ) at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in southern Germany.

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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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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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Mercedes-Benz Vito: prices and specs announced for evolved van

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Offered in a choice of two van models, three lengths, four engine derivatives, two transmissions and three trims, the evolved Mercedes-Benz Vito offers more efficiency, more security, and more safety for 2020

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Mercedes unfazed by battery-supply issues for EQC, still targeting 50,000 in 2020

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The Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV was originally supposed to be on U.S. Yet based on a report from Reuters, citing sales figures, Mercedes has struggled to sell a fraction of what it intended, even there. streets and highways by now.

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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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Hydro-Québec partnering with Mercedes-Benz on development of solid-state battery technologies

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Canadian battery material specialist Hydro-Québec is partnering with Mercedes-Benz as part of the automaker’s research and development activities on future EV technology. Mastering their chemistry is therefore a focal topic for Mercedes-Benz research and development.

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Mercedes-AMG EQS electric fastback could challenge Tesla Model S Plaid, Porsche Taycan

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For years, Germany’s Mercedes-Benz and BMW have postured about reproducible performance and track times for electric cars.

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Mercedes-Benz teases all-weather potential of EQV electric van

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Ahead of a planned European market launch later this year, Mercedes-Benz decided to show off the cold-weather performance of its EQV electric van. Engineers spent several weeks testing the EQV in Arjeplog, Sweden, a town inside the Arctic Circle that is popular with automakers looking to conduct cold-weather tests. Testing programs like this are

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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.

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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 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, 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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VW electric sports car, Lucid batteries, Mercedes EQA compact EV: Today’s Car News

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And Mercedes teases its EQA electric small car in the snow. The production version of the Mercedes-Benz EQA electric car, the brand’s first compact-car EV effort in years, will arrive by the end of the year. Volkswagen considers building an EV sports car.

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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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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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