Mercedes to Build Its Own EV Charging Network
Mercedes-Benz says it will build its own worldwide electric vehicle charging network starting in North America in a bid to compete with EV sales leader Tesla.January 5, 2023
Mercedes Opens Battery Plant for Electric SUVs
Mercedes-Benz Group AG opened a battery factory in Alabama months before the luxury carmaker starts assembling electric SUVs nearby in an effort to challenge Tesla Inc. in the U.S. EV market.
Daimler Moves to Separate Mercedes, Trucks to Counter Tech Shift
Daimler AG is firming up plans for its biggest corporate overhaul in a decade, granting its cars and trucks operations more independence in a bid to become more nimble and better confront the disruptive shift to self-driving electric vehicles.
Mercedes Will Deliver a Bag of Coffee to You by Drone in Zurich
Mercedes-Benz is taking the next step in an ambitious project to use drones for same-day delivery, with a three-week pilot in Zurich that will see mini copters shuttle bags of ground coffee to fixed points in the city.
Mercedes-Benz to Launch Pickup Truck in 2017
FRANKFURT, Germany — Mercedes-Benz will launch a pickup truck in late 2017, becoming the first German premium automaker to enter one of the most lucrative segments in the car industry.
Mercedes 'Mothership' Van Will Transport Robot Workers to Deliver Packages
Starship Technologies, maker of squat six-wheeled robots that deliver packages to businesses and homes, said Sept. 7 it is working with Mercedes to develop a van to transport eight of the robots and release them onto sidewalks to make deliveries.
Mercedes-Benz Vans Breaks Ground on $500 Million Sprinter Plant in South Carolina
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mercedes-Benz Vans broke ground on its $500 million Sprinter plant for the North American market in North Charleston on July 27 as a company executive cited growing demand for Euro-style vans.
Mercedes-Benz Plans First Pickup Truck
Mercedes-Benz plans to enter the pickup segment in coming years, underscoring a push by manufacturers of upscale vehicles to invade territories traditionally dominated by mass-market competitors.
Mercedes-Benz to Unveil Midsize Van
Mercedes-Benz Vans is slated to introduce the Metris midsize van to the U.S. market at The Work Truck Show in March, host organization NTEA announced.January 21, 2015
Mercedes-Benz USA Moving from New Jersey to Atlanta
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz will move its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from New Jersey, rejecting efforts by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to keep the facility in his state.