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Summer testing begins for the Mercedes-Benz Luxury SUV: the EQC

Mercedes-Benz EQC

The SUV’s development testing takes place in Spain ahead of production starting next year Mercedes-Benz has released pictures of summer testing of the EQC, the automaker’s first serious investment in fully electric electric vehicles. The all-electric SUV has been through an extensive development programme, including various stages of testing, ahead …

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BVG orders electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

An electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro

BVG has ordered 15 electric buses from Mercedes-Benz Germany’s largest bus operator and transport authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has ordered 15 fully electric-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaros to ‘enter the electric era’, just months before the product makes its official international debut. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder said: “We are very pleased …

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Mercedes-Benz prepares US suppliers for the next generation SUVs

Participants of the MBUSI Supplier Forum 2018

Mercedes-Benz will present plug-in hybrid SUVs later this year Purchasing and operation leaders of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz US International (MBUSI) met with representatives from 240 suppliers at the company’s annual Supplier Forum in June. MBUSI has held supplier forums such as this one to orient its suppliers to expectations …

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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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Mercedes-Benz supplies hybrid Econic refuse truck

The new Mercedes-Benz Econic 1838 4x2 refuse collection vehicle being used in Lewisham.

The hybrid Econic model uses an electric, battery-powered tipper and  crusher Embracing electrification in transport also means finding alternative solutions for other vehicle functions. in the case of one Mercedes-Benz Econic 1838 4×2 refuse truck used in London, that includes adding an electric tipper and crusher to the main truck body. Mercedes-Benz …

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