Mercedes Benz

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...


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...


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


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....


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


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


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...


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...


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...


28th November 2019

Chery Announces Powertrain Charge With New Engines

Chinese automaker Chery has announced three new ICE-employing powertrains are on its drawing boards while unveiling its latest SUV concept. Its Chery Tiggo 7 was unveiled at the 17th...


16th September 2019

Weekly Brief: EV Leg-Up in Europe But US Gives Gig Working a Kicking

The demand for electric vehicles may be iffy and the environmental benefits may be questionable. However, one thing is certain – the e-mobility revolution is happening, ready or not....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


11th September 2019

Concept Cars Don’t Disguise Lack of Production BEVs at Frankfurt

Mercedes and Hyundai showed off concept cars at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany – but production BEVs from the two were nowhere to be seen. The German...