Mercedes Benz

14th January 2019

Weekly Brief: Voice Assistants Were CES’ Stars, AVs its Punchline

Autonomous vehicles were out in force in Las Vegas last week for the Consumer Electronics Show. Showgoers who opened the Lyft app got a message asking if they wanted...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

2nd January 2019

Luxury Will Carve Out Niche in Future Mobility

When cars drive themselves, anyone and everyone could have access to a robotic chauffeur. This will turn all human drivers into passengers, allowing them to use their commute to...

By Louis Bedigian


31st December 2018

Daimler Launching New Mercedes, EV/AV/CV Plans

Daimler is to premiere two new Mercedes-Benz cars and expound its mobility and autonomous, connected, and electric vehicle plans at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019. The new Mercedes-Benz EQC, which...


16th October 2018

Alliance Claims Platform Can Widen Telematics Adoption

An automotive industry alliance has developed a platform it claims can enable incorporation of telematics systems into vehicles previously unequipped for them. Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a Linux Foundation...


18th September 2018

Nvidia Partnering to Bring Driverless Virtual Testing into Real World

Gaming giant Nvidia has announced a partnership it hopes will resolve discrepancies that arise between real-world and virtual driverless vehicle testing. It has signed an agreement with British drive...


13th September 2018

Volvo Autonomous Electric Truck Boasts Low Noise, Zero Emissions

Volvo, the world's second-biggest truck maker, unveiled a self-driving electric truck that is compatible with existing load carriers/trailers.


10th September 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo’s driverless vision more delusion than dream

If you think city traffic is bad today, imagine what it will be like 30 years from now, writes Andrew Tolve. India is in the midst of the largest...

5th September 2018

At Last Mercedes Enters the EV Bull-Pit

It might be seen as something of a Johnnie-come-lately but Mercedes-Benz, two years after showing its first all-electric concept vehicle at the Paris Motor Show, has unveiled its new...


7th August 2018

Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers

A study has found current adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology is unsafe for consumers. The report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested several premium car manufacturers’ products concluding some were...


9th July 2018

Daimler Will Test Advanced Autonomous Vehicles in Beijing

Daimler is moving its advanced autonomous vehicles onto the streets of Beijing after completing extensive closed-track testing.


3rd July 2018

Mercedes-Benz Vans Unveils eVito & Updates Its eSprinter Vehicle

These two Mercedes-Benz vans have a range of around 100 miles and are tested for extreme weather conditions. A concept model also sports an advanced fuel cell.