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Mercedes-Benz To Launch 4 Electric Cars By 2020

Just a few days ago, Germany officially approved a huge incentive plan for electric cars. That prompted Mercedes-Benz to announce that it’s moving forward plans to develop four new electric cars. As Autocar reports: “The plans have been orchestrated by Mercedes-Benz’s outgoing R&D boss, Thomas Weber, and call for four…

8 hours ago by Eric Loveday 20

Mercedes S-Class PHEV

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV To Get Wireless Charging

Jochen Strenkert, of Mercedes hybrid powertrains, has announced that the next-gen Mercedes S-Class PHEV will employ wireless charging. Sternkert explained: “We already have a working prototype . . . battery capacity is predicted to double every five years, so the next S-Class plug-in will also have an increased range.” Mercedes…

1 week ago by Steven Loveday 6

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

April 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

It is no secret that plug-in sales in the US have been on the upswing of late.  Heading into April, five consecutive record sales months have been logged – and April continued that trend, making it six in a row, although unlike last month, it was no “sure thing” until all the…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 44

Only 9,648 AA Batteries Are Needed To Power The Mercedes-Benz AA Class.

Mercedes-Benz AA Class Introduced Via SNL – Video

Julia Louis-Dreyfus did a little “tongue-and-cheek” take on electric cars on Saturday Night Live” this weekend with a “commercial” for the all new Mercedes-Benz AA Class. Dreyfus calls the AA Class the “first fully electric luxury sedan powered entirely by AA batteries.” In typical “Saturday Night Live” fashion, there’s more humor than…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 40

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Daimler Shareholders Express Concern Over Automaker’s Lack Of A Tesla Model 3 Competitor

At the German company’s annual meeting, Daimler shareholders voiced concerns about the lack of competitive vehicle offerings. Portfolio manager, Ingo Speich, from Union Investment, said that there is worry that the future of premium German automakers may be at stake. He said the industry is facing “a radical upheaval, driven by attacks from Silicon Valley”. …

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 41