Electric mobility

  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz today laid the symbolic foundation for a new centre of competence for the research and development of future generations of batteries and battery cells at a ceremony on the site of its main plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 4, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is simplifying electric mobility: from June 2022, there will be a new tariff system for the approximately 300,000 charging points in the Mercedes me Charge network in Europe. In future, Mercedes me Charge will offer three new charging tariffs tailored to individual driving performance.
  • Bibb County/Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mar 15, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz opens a new battery plant in Bibb County, Alabama, a few months ahead of the start of production of all-electric Mercedes-EQ vehicles in the United States (U.S.). The world’s most valuable luxury automotive brand is getting ready to go all electric by ramping up production of electric cars on three continents.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz AG has firmly established the principle of sustainability as an integral part of its corporate strategy. In addition to CO2-neutral production and the switch to an all-electric vehicle portfolio, a closed loop of recyclable materials is also crucial to reducing resource consumption.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 11, 2022 - The new Mercedes-Benz Wallbox charges electric cars and plug-in hybrids fast, intelligently and conveniently. This unit is optimized for charging with up to 22 kW . Thanks to the technical setup of the new Mercedes-Benz Wallbox for remote functions , customers can for the first time optionally start and stop charging processes using the Mercedes me App , track the current charging status and display the charging history.
  • Bremen, Feb 7, 2022 - Milestone for CO2 neutral transport logistics: State-of-the-art Automotive Logistics Center (ALC) for Mercedes-Benz in Bremen is opened by Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Group AG for Production & Supply Chain Management, and DB Board Member for Freight Transport Sigrid Nikutta.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 3, 2022 - Range and efficiency are set to define the electric era. Outstanding range will make electric cars suitable for every journey and will speed adoption.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 16, 2021 - Prospective buyers can order the new Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ from the authorized dealers since December 14th, 2021.
    Combined electrical consumption (WLTP*): 23,4–21,1 kWh/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km, electric range WLTP: 529-586 km; * Power consumption and range were determined on the basis of Regulation 2017/1151/EU
  • Berlin, Nov 18, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world’s pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by 2030, where market conditions allow.
  • Stuttgart/Mindelheim , Aug 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is intensifying its cooperation with GROB-WERKE in the field of manufacturing technology, expanding its production capacity and know-how for next-generation batteries.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric luxury EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany, ahead of the sedan’s world premiere on April 15, 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 5, 2021 - Untertürkheim to become a technology competence centre with a campus focusing clearly on electric drive and battery technology, including the production of lithium-ion cells.
  • Berlin, Mar 3, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz is investing a double-digit million amount to transform its Berlin-Marienfelde plant in Germany into a campus for developing, testing and implementing pioneering software applications for its global production network.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 12, 2021 - More and more Mercedes-Benz customers are deciding in favor of an all-electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 14, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is targeting leadership in electric drives and vehicle software. The consistent electrification of the entire product portfolio is a key element of the strategic focus "Ambition 2039" and a prerequisite on the way to CO₂ neutrality.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 12, 2020 - Green power, that is to say electricity from renewable resources, is a significant factor in the life-cycle of an electric car for preventing CO2 emissions. This is because around 50 percent of the CO2 footprint of a battery-electric vehicle are produced during the use, i.e. due to CO2-affected charging sessions.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 13, 2020 - Mercedes-Benz is appealing to a broad customer base with an ever-increasing number of models in its line-up offering plug-in-hybrid technology.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 13, 2020 - Does an electric car or plug-in hybrid suit my everyday life? By analysing their individual driving behaviour, the EQ Ready App helps drivers who are wondering whether it would be practical to switch. Since the launch of the app three years ago, it has been used over 1.6 million times.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 10, 2020 - Episode five of the Meet Mercedes DIGITAL news format gets to the bottom of the preconceptions about plug-in-hybrid technology. Torsten Eder, Chief Engineer Mercedes-Benz Drivetrains, and Christina Currle-Hamel, Head of Mercedes-Benz Product Management Compact Cars, discuss the most common reservations regarding plug-in hybrids, and examine whether there’s really anything to them.
  • Stuttgart/Kamenz, May 26, 2020 - Local battery production is an important success factor for Mercedes-Benz AG’s electric offensive and the key element to flexibly and efficiently meet the global demand for electrified vehicles. The company is therefore focusing on establishing a global battery production network and is investing more than one billion EUR to this end.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 15, 2020 - On the road to purely electric mobility, plug-in hybrids represent what is perhaps the key bridging technology.
    Weighted fuel consumption 2.6-1.1 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 59-29 g/km, weighted power consumption 25.4-14.8 kWh/100 km*
  • Stuttgart, Jan 16, 2020 - With Mercedes me, the product and technology brand EQ offers comprehensive services for the electric mobility of today and tomorrow.
  • Stuttgart / Friedrichshafen, Dec 3, 2019 - Zero emissions, long ranges, short refuelling times and a broad application spectrum from passenger cars and buses, to commercial vehicles: the arguments in favour of the fuel cell speak for themselves and make the technology an integral part of the Mercedes-Benz drive strategy.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 15, 2019 - Since 1 July 2019, it has been mandatory to install a warning sound generator in electric cars. This is due to a new EU Directive. This stipulates that initially in newly certificated hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles - also trucks and buses - the Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) must be installed for the protection of other road users.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 22, 2019 - Shortly before its market launch, the EQC is undergoing final tests in Sweden's snowy landscapes. During these further winter trials in Arjeplog, Sweden, the engineers pay particular attention to the thermal management of the battery and interior, recharging in cold conditions and handling safety, traction and recuperation on ice and snow.
    Combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*, provisional figures
  • Stockholm, Sep 4, 2018 - Today, in the Artipelag art museum, Mercedes-Benz celebrated the world premiere of the new, fully-electric EQC. Dieter Zetsche presented the first Mercedes-Benz model under the product and technology brand EQ to over 600 invited guests.
    (combined power consumption: 22.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*, provisional figures)2; [2] Figures for power consumption and CO2 emissions are provisional and were determined by the German Technical Service corporation. The range figures are also provisional. EC type approval and conformity certification with official figures are not yet available. There may be differences between the stated figures and the official figures.
  • Elverlingsen/Kamenz , Jun 20, 2018 - Daimler AG and its cooperation partners, the 100% subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH, GETEC ENERGIE AG and the technology company The Mobility House AG, have put a further innovative battery storage plant into operation.
  • Stuttgart/Almeria, Jun 18, 2018 - Working where others take their holidays: Spain is the next stage for the Mercedes-Benz EQC on the road to series production maturity. No chance for relaxation, however: part of the heat testing for the overall vehicle takes place on the Iberian peninsula.
  • Stuttgart, May 9, 2018 - 2019 will see the launch of the EQC - the first all-electric Mercedes-Benz model from the new product and technology brand EQ.
  • Berlin, Apr 17, 2018 - Drivers of electric vehicles previously needed to have the right charging card or smartphone app to gain access to public charging stations.
  • Stuttgart/Arjeplog, Mar 1, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz is launching its electric offensive. At the 2017 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, the company presented a milestone on the road to emission-free driving in the shape of the pre-production versions of the GLC F-CELL - the world's first electric vehicle to combine a fuel-cell and a plug-in battery in the powertrain.
  • Stuttgart/Sunnyvale, Nov 10, 2017 - With the world premiere of pre-production models of the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL at this year’s IAA in Frankfurt, Daimler presented its latest generation fuel cell technology: 30 percent smaller, 40 percent more power and with a size that now fits into the engine compartment of Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles.
  • Munich, Nov 3, 2017 - BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche today announced joint venture IONITY that will develop and implement a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe.
  • Stuttgart | Zurich, Oct 25, 2017 - Daimler AG is acquiring a minority interest in energy services company The Mobility House AG (TMH).
  • Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2017 - At the Tokyo International Motor Show from 28 October until 5 November, Mercedes-Benz is providing a glimpse into future mobility with a wide array of Asia premieres.
  • Hannover/Kamenz, Oct 23, 2017 - The cooperation partners Daimler AG with its hundred-percent subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH and enercity (Stadtwerke Hannover AG) have put one of the biggest battery systems in Europe into operation following a construction phase of around one year.
  • Frankfurt, Sep 11, 2017 - On the eve of the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Mercedes-Benz Cars presented two ideas for the mobility of the future that embody the two poles of the product line-up.
  • Stuttgart/Frankfurt, Sep 6, 2017 - Ready for e-mobility? The new EQ Ready app helps motorists decide whether it makes sense for them personally to switch to an electric car or hybrid.
  • Stuttgart / Schruns, Jul 5, 2017 - Two each of the electric smart fortwo coupé, smart fortwo cabrio and forfour will compete in the eighth Silvretta E Rallye on 6 and 7 July. Hence, smart will be represented by its entire family of electric vehicles in this annual alpine challenge.
    Combined power consumption: 12.9/13.0/13.1 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g/km*
  • Stuttgart |Campbell (USA), Mar 2, 2017 - Daimler AG has become the lead investor in American charging solutions provider ChargePoint Inc. latest round of financing and will receive a seat on the company's Board of Directors. ChargePoint is the world's leading provider in electric mobility charging solutions and is the market leader in North America.
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