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Mercedes-Benz Unveils New Electric Vision Van

Mercedes-Benz Vans is presenting a glimpse of the intelligent, interconnected and electric future of light commercial vehicles. The new Mercedes-Benz Vision Van is an all-electric concept with 75 kW motor and range of 80-270 km (50-168 miles) depending on application. Beside being electric, it’s also equipped with two drones on the roof…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 18

Mercedes-Benz Will Have 6 To 9 Pure Electric Vehicles By 2024

Though it’s unclear which vehicles Mercedes-Benz will rollout in the long-range electric category, it has been determined that the automaker will release at least 6 such vehicles by 2024 and possibly up to nine models that all slot into the long-range BEV category. Reuters states: “German trade magazine Automobilwoche earlier…

6 months ago by Eric Loveday 26

Mercedes-Benz To Electrify Next-Generation Sprinter Van

The next generation Sprinter van from Mercedes-Benz will be designed to accommodate a fully electric powertrain and also autonomous driving. As the Detroit Bureau reports: “…vans from Mercedes-Benz will be capable of supporting both battery electric propulsion and autonomous driving features in the future…” “If market demand supports it, the…

6 months ago by Eric Loveday 16

Daimler’s Chief Environmental Talks Future Of Electric Vehicles

Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler’s VP Of Group Research and Sustainability, and Chief Environmental Officer, recently shared her thoughts about electric vehicles in Automotive Engineering interview. According to Kleinschmit, electrification is one major element of the future of mobility, however for today Daimler employs many solutions – more efficient combustion engines, more hybrids to…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 12

Daimler CEO Discusses New “Swarm Organization Method” For Electric Mobility

In an interview with Germany’s Wirtschaftswoche, Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche explained that the automotive group will implement “swarm organization management techniques” to “enable more rapid development in emerging critical areas” including e-mobility, according to a report by Green Car Congress. Green Car Congress explains the “swarm organization method” by…

7 months ago by Eric Loveday 10

Mercedes-Benz Road to Zero Emissions by Bart Herring – Video

Javier Mota (Autos 0-60) recently shared an interesting presentation: Mercedes-Benz Road to Zero Emissions. Bart Herring, who is General Manager – Product Management at Mercedes-Benz USA, states that there is no single solution for the future drivetrains, and that Mercedes isn’t willing to put all eggs into one basket. German manufacturer…

8 months ago by Mark Kane 16