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Daimler Trucks creates e-mobility unit to accelerate electric shift

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Daimler Trucks has launched a new e-mobility unit to bundle efforts from its five divisions and speed development of battery-powered engines for trucks and buses Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organisation for e-mobility, including a new leadership function. During the Capital Market & Technology Days in the US, Daimler …

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Mercedes-Maybach shows new Vision of EV luxury

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, Auto China 2018

Showcased at AutoChina 2018, the latest Maybach crossover SUV stands for the brand’s idea of “ultimate in luxury” Daimler’s luxury brand, Mercedes-Maybach has revealed its latest EV concept vehicle – a bombastic look at the potential for high-end vehicles dubbed the “Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury.” The crossover aspires to combine the luxury …

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Akasol battery to power Evobus Citaro E-CELL

EvoBus Citaro

Germany’s Akasol supplies lithium-ion battery systems for Daimler subsidiary EvoBus EvoBus’ new electric bus model, the Citaro, will be launched in September 2018, and will be equipped with up to ten of Akasol’s AKASYSTEM OEM battery packs, the manufacturers have announced. “We’re working on this together with Akasol’s experts. Based …

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Daimler to build battery and EV factory in Thailand

Announcement of strategic investment in Thailand: (from left to right) Mr. Andreas Lettner, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing (Thailand) Limited, Mr. Michael Grewe, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, Dr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Industry (Thailand), Mr. Markus Schaefer, Member of the Divisional Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, H.E. Peter Prügel, German Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Veerachai Chaochankij, Managing Director of Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Company Limited.

Mercedes-Benz Cars to invest in battery production facility in Thailand, under a partnership with TAAP   Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars will spend 100 million euros (US$123 million) by 2020 on a lithium-ion battery factory in Thailand to better access the fast-growing Asia region. The German company is partnering with Automotive Assembly …

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Mercedes-Benz reveals all-electric eActros trucks

Mercedes-Benz eActros on the road.

Daimler reveals road-ready eActros electric trucks, featuring power output of 250 kW and two battery packs with a 240 kWh capacity In 2016 Mercedes-Benz Trucks announced the development of a heavy-duty electric truck concept. Less than two years later the resulting model, the eActros, is now ready for its first road service. …

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