Mercedes-Benz Cars aims for carbon-neutral fleet
Over the next 20 years, Mercedes-Benz Cars aims to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet and aims to have plug-in hybrids or all-electric vehicles to make up more than 50% of its car sales by 2030.
Electric car registrations surpassed 100,000 units in Europe
The European car market registered its seventh consecutive month of decline in March 2019. Ongoing political and economic uncertainty, including lack of clarity around Brexit, alongside consumer preoccupation with diesel bans in cities, meant that overall demand continued to decline.
Mercedes-Benz lays foundation for battery factory, Untertürkheim site
With the symbolic foundation laying ceremony for the first battery factory, the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant is advancing its transformation into a high-tech location for electric mobility.
Mercedes Benz to supply 56 electric urban buses to Wiesbaden
Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany's Hesse region.
Visit to "SMMTConnected" event London 4 April 2019
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders SMMT is the well-run UK trade association for the automotive industry. Its conference and exhibition involved about 600 people and it was extremely positive and informative.
Electric Vehicle Motor Proliferation Spurs Huge Market
Traction motor sales grow faster than electric vehicle sales because small vehicles such as mobility for the disabled have two motors. IFEVS has put two in microcars for four-wheel drive. In larger cars, two motors is now commonplace for economy, performance, four-wheel drive, vectored steering and attack survival.
BMW and Daimler invest more than €1 billion in joint mobility pr
The BMW Group and Daimler AG are pooling their mobility services to create a new global player providing sustainable urban mobility for customers. The two companies are investing more than €1 billion in total to develop and more closely intermesh their offerings for car-sharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodal transport.
China: Electric Vehicle Program Beyond Cars
The Chinese government shrewdly controls supply and demand for sectors it deems important. As elsewhere it has to cope with people moving to cities.
Bad Strategy Will Kill Some Carmaking Giants Soon
Bad strategy rather than tactics, such as misjudged new models, will kill several major automotive companies. They face a perfect storm of peak car, totally new technology, totally new markets and recession.
Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland
Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the Polish site in Jawor and thus extend the global battery production network of up to nine factories.
Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks
Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road within a decade.
Mercedes Benz 3D printed parts
Mercedes Benz is continually expanding its range of genuine replacement parts from the 3D printer.
Daimler buys battery cells in a total volume of 20 billion euros
The company is investing ten billion euros in the expansion of the Mercedes-Benz Cars electric fleet and another billion euros in the global battery production network within the worldwide production network.
Mercedes-Benz supplies first fully electrical bus, the eCitaro
Mercedes‑Benz delivered the first series production model of an urban bus with a fully-electric drive system to the public transport company Hochbahn AG in Hamburg. It is part of an order for 20 eCitaro buses.
More power for future electric vehicles
This coming November 14-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, leading players in the battery and energy storage industry will compete to capture the audience's attention over what technology is set to dominate in the coming decade.