6 Jul 2020
Electro Optical Systems (EOS) was founded in 1989 in Gräfelfing, Germany. In its over 30 years of existence, it has grown to become one of the leading additive manufacturing companies in the world.
3 Jul 2020
Daimler Truck to Prepare Series Production of Fuel Cells
Investments are being made in new state-of-the-art facilities covering every single process stage of fuel cell production: from membrane coating and stack manufacturing to the production of fuel cell units.
26 Jun 2020
Xpeng Motors is a Chinese start-up designing and manufacturing electric cars that are intelligent and connected.
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
19 Jun 2020
Mercedes-AMG Electric Exhaust Gas Turbocharger
Mercedes-AMG is pressing ahead with electrification through innovative developments and as part of this is also benefiting from motorsport know-how. The latest achievement which is already in the final stages of development is the electric exhaust gas turbocharger, which in future will be used for the first time in a series production model from Affalterbach.
18 Jun 2020
e-troFit: Converting Public Transport to Electricity
e-troFit provide a kit for converting commercial vehicles to electric drivetrains. With emissions targets on the increase, this technology represents a possible solution.
18 Jun 2020
Farasis is a privately held Li-ion battery manufacturer.
1 Jun 2020
Rolls-Royce, Daimler Truck Plan Stationary Fuel Cell Sytems
Daimler Truck AG and Rolls-Royce plc plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO2-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers.
24 Apr 2020
Volvo and Daimler Planning Joint Venture
Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.
2 Mar 2020
Energy Absolute Pcl
Energy Absolute Pcl is an alternative energy company based out of Thailand. It makes and supplies biodiesel and has announced plans for an electric car as well as electric catamarans for its home market.
21 Feb 2020
Daimler Trucks, Torc Robotics Expand Automated Truck Road Testing
Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics, partners in Daimler Trucks' Autonomous Technology Group, will soon expand testing of automated truck technology to new public routes in the US. These public road testing efforts allow the teams to collect data from real-world traffic scenarios beyond what can be learned from computer simulations and closed road courses.
19 Feb 2020
Global Initiative for Electric-Truck Charging Infrastructure
The E-Mobility Group of Daimler Trucks & Buses is now launching a worldwide initiative to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks. The initial focus is on charging stations installed at the depots of truck customers.
18 Feb 2020
BioTech Foods is a Spanish start-up developing technology to create meat products from cultured animal cells, enabling the production of meat without requiring animal slaughter. In January 2020, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with BioTech Foods CEO Iñigo Charola.
17 Feb 2020
Alpiq and Mercedes-Benz Energy to Make Batteries for Industrial Use
Alpiq and Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH have concluded a delivery agreement addressing the stationary use of electric car batteries. To achieve their objective of using resources sustainably and increasing the economic efficiency of electric mobility, Alpiq and Mercedes-Benz Energy are teaming up to make batteries available for industrial use.
6 Feb 2020
Hydro-Québec Partners with Mercedes-Benz on Solid-State Batteries
The battery is not an off-the-shelf product, but an integral part of the vehicle architecture. The intelligence of the battery lies in a highly complex overall system, which defines the characteristics of the vehicle with respect to performance, range and charging times.
22 Jan 2020
Mercedes-Benz eEconic Electric Garbage Truck
Daimler Trucks is taking the next logical step in the electrification of trucks with the battery-electric low-floor truck Mercedes-Benz eEconic. Customer testing of the eEconic for municipal use will begin in 2021.
13 Jan 2020
IBM and Daimler use Quantum Computer to Develop Next-Gen Batteries
Electric vehicles have an Achilles heel: the capacity and speed-of-charging of their batteries. A quantum computing breakthrough by researchers at IBM and Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, could help tackle this challenge.
20 Dec 2019
Electric Vehicles: A Look Back at 2019
Few of the giant car makers have shown urgency in transitioning away from the internal combustion engine. What's more, the automotive market is set to decline once again in 2019 whilst electrifying newcomers made huge gains in front of sleeping incumbents' noses. Although a large fraction of this is orders (not deliveries), if OEMs do not wake up now, they never will.
19 Dec 2019
Heavy Metals Free Battery Design
IBM Research is building on a long history of materials science innovation to unveil a new battery discovery. This new research could help eliminate the need for heavy metals in battery production and transform the long-term sustainability of many elements of our energy infrastructure.
13 Dec 2019
Start of Production of Mercedes-Benz eSprinter
The founder of its own segment - the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter - is taking the next step and will, in the future, also be operating fully electrically too.