Mercedes

8th March 2019

Motorsport’s Role in Extending EV Adoption

One of the ways manufacturers are developing their EV and hybrid tech is by taking it racing. Formula 1 and the World Endurance Championship have both been using hybrid...

By Philip Oakley

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9th November 2018

Renault Ups Its BEV Production For LCVs

Renault has announced increased French production of all-electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs) with part of a €1.4Bn ($1.6Bn) investment earmarked for the purpose. At an event this week attended...

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19th September 2018

E-tron SUV Is Audi’s Big Push Into an Electric Future

This week, Audi unveiled the all-electric E-tron, which could be the blueprint for the company's future.

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7th September 2018

BMW’s Voice System Will Let You Give Your Car a Nickname

If you picture a car with a pet name, you’re likely to think of a hand-me-down Volvo or a faithful old Subaru but starting next year, owners of sleek,...

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5th September 2018

Mercedes Pointer to EVs as Mainstream

The market for all-electric luxury vehicles is starting to heat up, with Daimler announcing a battery-powered Mercedes crossover SUV as BMW and Audi prepare their own new models. Daimler...

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1st August 2018

Mercedes A-class infotainment powered by Luxoft

Global IT service provider Luxoft Holding has partnered with automaker giant Daimler AG to develop an advanced software platform for the infotainment system installed in the latest Mercedes A-class...

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19th July 2018

5G Cars Coming in 2020, Joining Wave of Connected Vehicles

As 5G networks start coming online, look for more and more connected cars to have the technology incorporated into them, according to a study from Counterpoint.

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21st June 2018

Daimler Turning Fossil Fuel Relic Into Battery Storage Center

Daimler has announced an ambitious plan to turn a coal-fired power plant into a battery storage and recharging center that can supply additional energy to the power grid.

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15th June 2018

Volvo Invests in Silicon Valley Lidar Specialist Luminar

In the midst of a high-stakes race to develop the most sophisticated sensors for self-driving vehicles, Volvo buys a stake in Lidar startup Luminar.

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12th June 2018

Mercedes Pro Digital Services Debut Alongside Sprinter Van

Mercedes' digital management suite lets fleet managers and drivers share information regarding location and other vital statistics. The service launched alongside the company's new Sprinter van.

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6th June 2018

Volvo Roadside Assistance Uses Real-Time Info

Volvo's roadside assistance upgrade, called Next Generation Roadside Assistance, provides real-time location information to travelers in need.

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24th May 2018

Apple, VW Buckle Up for Autonomous Vehicle Partnership

Apple's autonomous vehicle plans are taking a small step into the real world by teaming up with Volkswagen on self-driving campus shuttles.

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