Rivian Scraps Plan to Make Electric Vans in Europe With Mercedes
Rivian Automotive Inc. is shelving plans to jointly build electric vans in Europe with Mercedes-Benz AG, aborting a deal signed just three months ago to share costs and quickly scale up production.
Mercedes Taps Luminar for Lidar
Mercedes-Benz plans to use laser sensors from Luminar Technologies Inc. in a next-generation vehicle platform to enable semi-autonomous driving features on highways.
Mercedes Beats Tesla to Hands-Free Driving on the Autobahn
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz won regulatory approval to deploy a hands-free driving system in Germany ahead of Tesla Inc., gaining an edge in the race to offer higher levels of automation in one of the world’s most competitive car markets.
Mercedes-Benz Plans $8.2 Billion European Battery Venture
Daimler AG will team up with Stellantis NV and TotalEnergies SE to boost the scale of their European battery venture to more than 7 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in a move to secure supplies for electric Mercedes-Benz cars.
Mercedes Sketches Out All-Electric Scenario by Decade’s End
FRANKFURT, Germany — Daimler AG’s luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz is stepping up its transition to electric cars, doubling the planned share of sales by 2025 and sketching out a market scenario in which new car sales would “in essence” be fully electric by the end of the decade.
Mercedes Unveils Electric Van for Growing Battery-Powered Lineup
Mercedes-Benz is giving a sneak peek of an electric van that is among the models broadening its battery-powered range over the next year.
Mercedes-Benz Heavy-Duty eActros Set for Production in 2021
Mercedes-Benz Trucks announced series production of its heavy-duty battery-electric eActros model intended for distribution applications is scheduled to start in 2021.September 25, 2020
Mercedes-Benz Unveils Upgrades to Vito Vans
Mercedes-Benz, a unit of Daimler AG, announced March 10 extensively upgraded versions of its diesel-powered Vito van available for ordering in Europe now and its battery electric eVito model available for ordering this summer.
Germany’s Mercedes-Benz Plans Assembly Plant in Egypt
BERLIN — German automaker Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars unit says it is developing plans to open an assembly plant in Egypt.January 18, 2019
Daimler Reports Lower 3Q Results Despite Gains in North American Truck Sales
Daimler AG reported lower net income and revenue in the third quarter despite gains at its North American truck business. The company — the world’s largest luxury car manufacturer also is the largest truck maker — had forecast the results in recently released guidance.