Mercedes Benz

1st December 2021

Mercedes-Benz Bets on Solid BEV Future

Mercedes-Benz is placing its BEV chips in the square marked solid-state battery in a bid to keep in the race towards full electric powertrains. It has joined forces with...


24th November 2021

Automakers About to Shake Up the Insurance Industry

Elon Musk recently announced Tesla’s intent to launch a usage-based insurance (UBI) product in Texas. The move came after General Motors and Ford launched their own telematics insurance programs...

By Graham Jarvis


23rd November 2021

Consumer BEV Running Costs Rating Misses Price Tags

A consumer BEV rating standard has been created in the UK claiming to give accurate comparisons between the increasing number of non-ICE powered vehicles in the market. However, the...


4th October 2021

Weekly Brief: BEVs Light Up Luxury and LCV Markets

The most expensive electric vehicle in the world is ready for market. The first customer-grade Lucid Air sedans trundled off the assembly line at Lucid Motors’ manufacturing plant in...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


30th July 2021

Mercedes World BEV debuts at the IAA

Mercedes-Benz plans an electrified assault on the upcoming IAA Mobility show in Munich, including the world debut of several BEV top premium contenders. Leading the charge will be the...


23rd July 2021

Mercedes-Benz Plans Electric Strategy but Leaves ICE Door Open

Mercedes-Benz is the latest mainstream automaker to set out its electrification strategy promising to “go all electric” by the end of the decade. There is, however, one caveat right...

1st June 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Takes Aim at Driverless Tech Dominance

Germany is the first country in the world to legalize fully autonomous vehicles on public roads. The landmark legislation passed both the lower and upper chambers of Germany’s parliament...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


26th April 2021

Fords Worst for Green House Gas in Europe, Study Claims

Ford has been named and shamed as Europe’s highest mass market producer of green houses gases per car sold in the market last year. That’s the claim of a...


16th April 2021

Huge Range and Power Promised by Mercedes BEV Hyper-Cruiser

Enormous range and outrageous power are the headline claims of the new Mercedes-Benz luxury BEV hyper-cruiser the EQS. At launch the range topping EQS 580 4Matic claims a power...


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


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...


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...