Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz EQ Concept First Test Ride Report

Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, which was first unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (see videos), is scheduled for production at the comapny’s Bremen factory in Germany for 2019. It will be the first of the Mercedes EQ brand family, consisting at least four unique style models: EQ A EQ C EQ…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 19

Mercedes-AMG Project One – What We Know

The Mercedes-AMG Project One debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show as the brand’s ultimate hypercar. Mercedes-Benz didn’t bother to compete in the hypercar wars when the Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 Spyder, and McLaren P1 hit the scene. By waiting to see the best that the competition offered, the German brand…

4 weeks ago by Chris Bruce 5

Mercedes Energy Storage Solutions Power Into UK

Based on the same technology implemented in the company’s hybrids and EVs. For those of you unfamiliar with Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH, it’s in charge (get it?) of selling energy storage systems. These are manufactured in Germany by Accuomotive, a wholly owned Daimler subsidiary. 500 million euros (about $543M) were invested…

1 month ago by Adrian Padeanu 14

April EV Sales In US Rise For 19th Consecutive Month

It was during our September 2015 plug-in sales report we said the following: “Going forward (and as we have been saying since last winter), the extended EV sales drought in the United States should now be behind us.  We look for monthly sales to show strong gains beginning in October…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 62

April 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into this month, and for a year and a half, we have reported monthly sales gains for the US plug-in vehicle market. And indeed, April 2017’s result makes it 19 consecutive months* of sales improvements. With that said, there was some mild headwinds during the month, and while April didn’t show any new…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 60

Daimler Partners With Bosch For Level 4, 5 Autonomous Vehicles

Daimler and Bosch have announced a co-development agreement on fully automated (SAE Level 4) and driverless (SAE Level 5) technology. The German partners intend to develop and launch a production-ready system for driver-less cars on urban public roads by the beginning of the next decade. Whether it will enable Daimler to catch Tesla with…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 1