Mercedes-Benz is Offering a Performance Upgrade as a Yearly Subscription on its EQ Electric Vehicles
For the new EQ family of Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles, the automaker announced it’s offering a performance upgrade as a yearly rental plan rather than a monthly subscription. It is one of the first plans of its kind in the auto industry. For $1,200 a year, customers can opt to increase the torque and maximum output of their Mercedes-EQ vehicles, including faster 0-60 mph acceleration times.
Eric Walz2022-11-21 12:40 PT
Mercedes-Benz Begins Production of the Highly Anticipated EQS Electric SUV in Alabama
Mercedes-Benz has officially started production of the highly anticipated EQS electric SUV at its assembly plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The EQS SUV is the third electric model in the automaker’s EQ lineup, following the launch of the EQE and EQS sedans. The plant uses state-of-the-art digital, sustainable, efficient and flexible production methods and represents the future of automotive production for Mercedes-Benz.
Eric Walz2022-10-02 10:30 PT
Mercedes-Benz Opens its New EV Battery Factory in Alabama as its Gets Ready to Build EQ Vehicles in the U.S.
Mercedes-Benz plans to start production of EQ electric vehicles in the U.S. in just a few months, so the company built an EV battery factory in Alabama to produce the batteries that will be installed in the vehicles. The new factory officially opened on Tuesday. The battery plant and vehicle assembly factory will make the state of Alabama an export hub for luxury electric vehicles SUVs.
Eric Walz2022-04-21 10:00 PT
Mercedes Benz Shares Product Roadmap for its New Electric EQ Brand, 6 New Battery-powered Models Coming by 2022
On Monday, German automaker Mercedes Benz provided an update of its electrification plans and where each of the new battery-powered models will be built. The EV portfolio will include six new electric Mercedes-EQ models by 2022, which will be built in Germany, the U.S. and China. Production of the new EQA SUV is already underway, the company said.
Eric Walz2021-01-20 10:15 PT
Toyota to Sell Electric Vehicle Technology to Chinese EV Startup Singulato
Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to sell electric car technology to EV startup Singulato Motors, its first deal with a Chinese electric vehicle startup. The deal to license EV technology will allow the startup carmaker to speed up development of a lower-priced, compact electric vehicle for the China market.
FutureCar Staff 2019-05-22 13:29 PT
Mercedes Benz to Strengthen its Partnerships with Chinese Suppliers
German automaker Mercedes Benz is deepening its partnerships with Chinese auto parts suppliers, as the automaker adds more electrified powertrains and connected technology to its luxury lineup, Mercedes-Benz executive Wilko Stark said on Thursday.
FutureCar Staff 2019-03-03 12:50 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT