Mercedes

9th September 2019

Mercedes Diesel PHEV Good for 55 Miles on Electric

Diesels are clearly still in fashion at Mercedes, as the German automaker announces a diesel-powered PHEV which can drive for over 50 miles on electric power alone. The vehicle,...

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26th August 2019

Weekly Brief: US-China Trade War Means Expensive American Cars

The escalating trade war between the United States and China put automakers on edge last week and posed a threat to some key technologies that are fueling the connected...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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19th August 2019

Mercedes Launches Three Baby PHEVs

Mercedes-Benz has announced three compact urban plug-in hybrids to its electrified EQ range. The models sit in the A and B classes of Mercedes’ overall lineup. They all have...

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1st August 2019

US Fleets Warned Lives At Risk From Connected Cars Hack

Fleet managers are being warned of potentially fatal cyber-security risks of 2020 connected car models that could expose an entire fleet to a malicious hack. The warning was published...

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8th July 2019

Weekly Brief: More Mega Partnerships Pump Up Auto Tech

The longer the road one has to travel, the nicer it is to have some company. This is true for human beings and for businesses as well, especially those...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th June 2019

Mercedes Details 2L Four Cylinder AMG Turbo

Mercedes-Benz has developed a new 2.0 liter engine, named M 139,  which it says is the most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production. Torque has increased over the...

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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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