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

2019 106

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

2019 86

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 74

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

2019 73

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

2018 76

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.

2019 108

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 77

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 109

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.

2018 59

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.

2019 115

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.

2019 62

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.

2018 56

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.

2019 61

Review: Mercedes-Benz CLS

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Mercedes-Benz excels itself at filling a niche

2019 32

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 102

$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.

2019 62

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

2019 80

Mercedes-Benz Trucks delivers eActros 18t electric truck to Dachser

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered an eActros battery-electric 18-tonne truck to international logistics provider Dachser. The eActros is part of the “innovation fleet” from Mercedes-Benz Trucks for practical testing of the heavy-duty electric truck. The eActros is based on the frame of the Mercedes-Benz Actros. Dachser will test the truck in regular operations in and around Stuttgart.

2019 80

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.

2018 65

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

2017 63

First drive review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover charges ahead, luxury first

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Mercedes-Benz brought us there to experience the EQC—and possibly to normalize it in a sea of EVs that makes California look like a land of late adopters.

2019 94

First Mercedes-Benz EQC rolls off assembly line in Germany

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Now Mercedes-Benz has announced that it produced its first new electric EQC SUV on Monday at its factory in Bremen, Germany. German automakers have all said they will go all-in on electric cars, Yet so far, few have actually arrived, with the Audi E-tron trickling into a few U.S. dealerships last week. The car will go on sale in Europe, but is not

2019 74

Review: Mercedes-AMG A35

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The A35 is the first hot hatch from Mercedes-AMG and its most affordable car to date

2019 41

Mercedes joins forces with BMW to build an electric ecosystem

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To bridge those gaps for buyers of its upcoming EQC and other electric cars to follow, Mercedes-Benz announced last week. Making electric cars accessible to more people requires developing an ecosystem that would help drivers charge, and occasionally get to destinations that might not yet be ideal for an electric car—like a long road trip. Car Sharing

2019 83

Mercedes-Benz adds 48V mild-hybrid V8 GLE 580 to model range

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Mercedes-Benz will further expand the GLE model range with the introduction of the V8-powered Mercedes-Benz GLE 580 4MATIC. The GLE is the first SUV in the Mercedes-Benz line up to introduce the new E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL 48-volt active suspension system.

2019 100

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.

2019 151

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-AMG 2L, turbo four-cylinder pushes out up to 421 hp, 500 Nm

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With an output of up to 310 kW (421 hp), the completely newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-liter M 139 engine is the world’s most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production. With this engine, Mercedes-AMG has even exceeded the previously most powerful M 133 by 30 kW (41 hp).

2019 116

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch edition of its upcoming EQC electric SUV. Nikola Karma Automotive Mercedes EQAfter other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Karma showed off its new lineup in Shanghai. Nikola revealed two new hybrid fuel-cell semitrucks. And a new survey of Northeastern drivers.

2019 45

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”.

2019 95

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.

2018 59

Mercedes-Benz EQS caught in spy shots

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For decades, Mercedes-Benz sold only two passenger cars. Although the Mercedes has not revealed plans for all of them, spy photographers have recently captured a large electric sedan from Mercedes-Benz testing at Mercedes's headquarters in Sindelfingen, Germany. Now, the automaker is promising 10 different electric cars.

2018 52

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.

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.

2015 86

Mercedes-Benz Cars lays foundation for a battery factory at the Untertürkheim site

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At the site of the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant in Germany, the construction of the battery factory at the Brühl sub-plant has begun with the symbolic foundation-laying ceremony. By the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz Cars will produce high-efficiency traction batteries for future Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles of the EQ product and technology brand on 12,000 m 2 in a newly erected and carbon-neutral battery factory at Brühl.

2019 89

Solar primer, Tesla Powerpacks, Mercedes diesel lawsuit, GCR turns 10: Today's Car News

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Mercedes-Benz joins the ranks of automakers whose diesel engines are involved in a class-action lawsuit. Diesels Mercedes-Benz solarA longtime reader and plug-in car owner lays out an effective roadmap for going solar. Tesla and Electrify America reach an agreement to install Tesla stationary battery storage at some EA DC fast-charge stations. And Green Car Reports has seen.

2019 45

Mercedes-Benz GLE revealed

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The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE has been unveiled, ahead of its Paris Motor Show debut at the end of this month

2018 52

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

Public transport company VHH orders 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses; longer-range packs

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The public transport company Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) in Germany has ordered 16 units of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric city bus. The company’s fleet comprises more than 500 buses, by far the majority of which are from Mercedes-Benz.

2019 122

Mercedes-Benz Vito gets OM 654 four-cylinder diesel engine

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Mercedes-Benz is expanding Vito van range with enhancements including new high-torque four-cylinder diesel engines for the Vito Tourer with passenger car approval. The new Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer will also see the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission being used for the first time.

2019 88

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC specs revealed

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Mercedes-Benz released initial specs of its newest electric car, the EQC crossover SUV, Tuesday in Stockholm. The Mercedes-Benz EQC will offer about 200 miles of range when it goes on sale in the U.S. next year. That's comparable to the Jaguar I-Pace's range of 240 miles and the Tesla Model X's range of up to 289 miles. The EQC's 80-kwh

2018 57

Did Mercedes turn its back on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles?

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DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz electric cars to. hydrogen Future Cars Germany Daimler Dieter Zetsche hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell F-CellLarge global automakers customarily pursue research into multiple types of technologies and future powertrains at the same time. Sometimes they pan out, sometimes they don't. German automakers have only really come around to devoting their efforts to plug-in electric cars in the last five or six years.

2017 63

Mercedes breaks ground on US battery factory (Updated)

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Mercedes-Benz broke ground Friday on a new battery factory in the U.S.—right Mercedes exports many of the SUVs it produces in —right next door to its SUV factory in Alabama. The move is an indication that the company plans to build its upcoming all-electric EQC electric SUV in Alabama. The EQC is expected to go on sale in the U.S. as a 2021 model.

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