Mercedes Benz

2nd April 2021

The CASE for Intuitive Mobility

Daimler predicts that connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) ‘intuitive mobility’ will succeed in turning the automotive industry upside down. It thinks a true revolution is afoot, combining each...

By Graham Jarvis

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29th March 2021

Mercedes EQS Claims leading BEV Aerodynamics

As powertrains as product differentiators fade into the electrified distance, carmakers are stretching their appeal into in-cabin user experience as the chief motivator for consumers. Mercedes-Benz, for example, makes...

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20th January 2021

Mercedes Unveils Its Baby BEV

Mercedes-Benz has released powertrain details of its entry-level BEV, dubbed the Mercedes EQA. The compact crossover is the first in an all-electric Mercedes-EQ family and launches as the EQA...

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7th January 2021

BEV Lobbyist Predicts Doubling of UK Sales

Despite the snail-like progress of BEV sales in the UK, plus the pandemic suppressed domestic automotive market, one lobby group claims BEV sales will boom this year. EV leasing...

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23rd December 2020

Daimler Buddies Up to Boost its Software Capability

Daimler hopes to accelerate its software capabilities by partnering with Indian digital specialist Infosys. The automaker expects the partnership will enable it to deepen focus on software engineering and...

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22nd October 2020

Lessons Drawn from Mercedes-Benz CAV Software Bug Issues

In 2019, Mercedes-Benz revealed that it had patched security issues found in its vehicles. A report reveals that Sky-Go’s researchers had found 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes E-Class car. The...

By Graham Jarvis

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19th August 2020

UK Drivers Could be Hands-Free By Next Year

In what many traditionalists will see as a seismic change, UK drivers could be in charge of vehicles without holding the steering wheel by as soon as next spring....

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22nd June 2020

Weekly Brief: Ford’s Hands-Free Assistance a Litmus Test for Autonomous

Ford has announced its long-anticipated hands-free technology will debut on the 2021 all-electric Mustang Mach-E, which hits dealership floors in late 2020. Unfortunately, Active Drive Assist won’t be released...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Delusional Musk Won’t Stop the Virus-Savvy Innovators

After a month of stalled assembly lines and shuttered factories, the North American automotive industry is coming back to life. Carmakers began to reopen their factories last week as...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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29th January 2020

Mercedes-Benz Extends Electrified Range With Diesel PHEV

Mercedes-Benz has extended its electrified powertrain offering by two PHEV options to its GL class including a diesel enhanced one. Despite the current squeezing of diesel powertrain sales in...

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28th January 2020

Mercedes eVito Price Gives SMEs Electric Mountain to Climb

Small and medium-sized businesses operating delivery vans in urban environments are facing replacing ICE vehicles with BEVs at twice the retail cost. That’s evident from pricing published by Mercedes-Benz...

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9th December 2019

Mercedes-Benz Trials Luxury US Driverless Airport Shuttles

Mercedes-Benz will use autonomously converted versions of its flagship S-Class to trial an airport shuttle service in the US. The pilot program, run with technology supplied by Bosch, will...

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