Rivian, Mercedes-Benz Partner to Produce Electric Commercial Vans
The all-electric startup has partnered with the German luxury marque to start a joint venture that’s centered around manufacturing two electric vans at a new facility in Europe.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-10-17 07:45 PT
LiDAR developer Luminar Technologies Hires Ex Apple, Tesla and Nvidia Execs as it Prepares for Growth
Lidar developer Luminar Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: LAZR) recently added ex Apple, Tesla and Nvidia engineers to round out its leadership team as its looks to expand in the auto industry. Among the new hires are CJ Moore, who served for seven years as director of Tesla’s Autopilot software.
FutureCar Staff 2022-07-02 13:50 PT
The New Mercedes-Benz AMG GT63 S E Plug-in Hybrid is the Most Powerful AMG Model Ever Made
Mercedes-Benz has updated its AMG GT 4-door sedan with the addition of the all-new AMG GT63 S E plug-in hybrid and the results are impressive. This electrified flagship sedan is an impressively powerful AMG model, with a combined power output of 831 horsepower and 1,033 lb-ft of peak torque. This makes the GT63S E the most powerful AMG model that Mercedes has ever produced.
Manish Kharinta2021-10-13 08:00 PT
Upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQB is the Replacement For the Canceled EQC
Since Mercedes decided not to bring the EQC to the United States, the German automaker’s first electric SUV in the country will be the EQB. It recently made its debut in China.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-01 06:00 PT
Porsche is Offering Free OTA Software Updates for Early Taycan Owners
Porsche announced that its has updated all of last year’s electric Taycan models sold around the world with the latest software free of charge, meaning that customers that purchased a Taycan in 2020 can now get all of the same features and updates offered in the newest Taycan models. Porsche says these software updates offer improvements to the Taycan’s driving dynamics, intelligent charging functions, as well as additional functions for the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-29 12:30 PT
Mercedes-Benz Pulls the Plug on Bringing the EQC to America
Instead of entering the electric market with the EQC SUV, Mercedes-Benz is now going to use the 2022 EQS sedan as its first all-electric vehicle to go on sale in the U.S.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-30 08:15 PT
Bosch & Microsoft to Work Together on a Vehicle Software Platform That Supports OTA Updates
German automotive supplier Bosch said on Thursday that it will work with Microsoft on the development of a software platform for vehicles that support over-the-air updates. The partnership is the latest is a series of high-profile partnerships in the auto industry, as automakers turn to established tech companies to jump start the development of vehicle systems that are software based.
FutureCar Staff 2021-03-27 11:30 PT
Mercedes-Benz Unveils eVito Electric Van With Over 200 Miles of Range
While we know Mercedes’ van as the Metris, it’s called the Vito in Europe and the automaker just unveiled an all-new variant with a new electric version called the eVito.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-04-19 11:00 PT
Mercedes-Benz Testing Production Version of EQS in California
Mercedes showcased a camouflaged EQS electric sedan that has been testing in California alongside a concept version.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-09 07:00 PT
Daimler Starts Testing Autonomous Mercedes-Benz S-Class Taxis in California
Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, has started testing self-driving S-Class taxis in California that will be used to gauge consumer interest.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-12 11:30 PT
Mercedes-Benz Becomes Latest Automaker to Join Electric Scooter Frenzy
The German automaker partnered with scooter specialist micro to usher Mercedes into the new era of transportation.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-29 06:00 PT
Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Concept Is a Take on Modern Luxury
The new EQS Concept that was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show joins the “EQ” family of electric cars and showcases the possibility of a modular electric platform.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-21 06:00 PT
Mercedes-Benz’s Experimental Safety Vehicle Is More Than Just Another Autonomous Concept
Mercedes-Benz unveiled an Experimental Safety Vehicle that’s based on the GLE-class that looks into the future of not only autonomous driving, but safety as a whole.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-07-02 06:00 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