German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday that Mercedes Benz parent Daimler has been forced to cut production of the EQC electric SUV by half, from 60,000 units to 30,000 due to the short supply of batteries from its Asian supplier LG Chem.
Eric Walz2020-01-23 13:05 PT
The German luxury automaker announced it is entering into a joint venture with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding) named “smart Automobile Co., Ltd.” which will formally establish smart brand as a global joint venture to develop premium electric vehicles for the Chinese market.
Eric Walz2020-01-13 10:50 PT
Mercedes Benz along with its partner tier-1 automotive supplier Bosch, announced its is launching a pilot project for an app-based ride-hailing service using self-driving vehicles in the city of San Jose, California, which bills itself as the "Capital of Silicon Valley."
Eric Walz2019-12-10 10:55 PT
German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has officially revealed the starting price of its U.S-bound EQC fully-electric SUV. The e-SUV was first unveiled over a year ago and its the first fully-electric model from Mercedes.
Manish Kharinta2019-11-21 18:30 PT
Documents released by the Chinese Ministry of Information & Technology suggest that Mercedes Benz is working on an electrified version of its E-Class sedan under the codename “v295.”
Manish Kharinta2019-06-10 10:54 PT
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 2019-01-25 12:50 PT
Mercedes Benz and Tesla are cutting prices on vehicles in China after Beijing and the Trump administration agreed to a 90 day truce in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. The 40 percent tariff on vehicles imported from the U.S. hit electric automaker Tesla especially hard, as China is one of Tesla’s biggest markets.
Xiaoli Tian2018-12-17 17:20 PT
Mercedes Benz delivered its first fuel cell vehicle to a customer in Germany, becoming the first automaker to deliver an all-electric vehicle that can run on hydrogen or battery power.
Eric Walz2018-11-13 11:47 PT
A select group of riders in San Jose, California, will soon be able to hail a ride in a self-driving Mercedes Benz. The city was chosen as the pilot city for a new autonomous ride-hailing service. San Jose is the third largest city in California.
Eric Walz2018-11-08 11:21 PT
Mercedes Benz has announced that its new GLC F-Cell, the company’s first hydrogen powered vehicle, is available for customers to lease in Europe. Drivers in Germany can now lease the GLC for 799 euros ($917) a month.
FutureCar Staff 2018-10-15 16:34 PT
Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled an odd-looking autonomous concept vehicle called the Vision URBANETIC. The visionary concept is based on a self-driving, battery-powered chassis with an interchangeable body that can be swapped for specific uses.
Eric Walz2018-09-10 18:59 PT
At an event in Stockholm, the German automaker unveiled its EQC, the first fully-electric vehicle from the Mercedes Benz nameplate set to give Tesla some serious competition in the luxury electric segment.
Eric Walz2018-09-04 13:34 PT
Mercedes-Benz has released a video of the EQA concept vehicle, the car that might challenge Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan, as the luxury German automaker gears up to introduce a new lineup of fully-electric models.
Derrick Smith2018-06-11 11:35 PT
German luxury automaker Mercedes Benz is launching a new subscription pilot in two U.S. cities. Starting this week, customers can get access to 30 different Mercedes models in Nashville and Philadelphia.
Derrick Smith2018-06-05 14:22 PT
Mercedes Benz is planning to challenge Tesla in the luxury electric car space occupied by the Model S. The company is developing a battery-powered full-size sedan, challenging Tesla and possibly luring away luxury electric-car buyers.
Derrick Smith2018-04-12 18:43 PT
Mercedes Benz has developed high-resolution digital headlights that can project a snowflake symbol on the road ahead in icy conditions, or project a direction arrow on the roadway, letting a driver know where to turn next while using GPS—without having to take their eyes off the road.
Eric Walz2018-03-06 13:53 PT
What will the next generation of automotive cockpits look like? Mercedes-Benz answered that question at CES 2018 today, unveiling a radical new in-car infotainment system that puts AI to work to revolutionize how drivers and passengers interact with their vehicles.
Eric Walz2018-01-09 14:21 PT
Mercedes-Benz Vans, U.S. drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop have started a pilot project in Zurich to test an efficient van and drone-based system for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods.
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