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Mercedes to launch branded EV fast charging network, starting in North America

Mercedes-Benz plans to launch a DC fast charging network across North America, Europe, China and “other key markets.” It will begin this year in the US and Canada, and hopes to have the full network in place before the end of the decade, when the automaker means to go all-electric “wherever market conditions allow.” Recently,… Read more »

New Mercedes eSprinter delivery van demonstrates 300-mile range, will be sold in the US

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to release an improved version of its eSprinter electric delivery van, and—hurrah!—will start selling it in the US. The current-generation eSprinter, which is sold only in Europe, manages a mere 93 miles of range. A pre-production prototype of the new version recently took a road trip from Mercedes HQ in Stuttgart to… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz introduces electric EQE Sedan

The upcoming EQE Sedan is an electric version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It’s based on the Mercedes-EQ electric architecture (EVA2). The 2023 model is scheduled to arrive in US dealerships in the fall, at a starting price of $74,900. All EQE models have an electric drivetrain (eATS) on the rear axle. The 2023 lineup includes… Read more »

Vienna’s Wiener Linien orders 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses

The Wiener Linien transport company, which operates the subway, bus and streetcar networks in Vienna, Austria, has ordered 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses, to be delivered between 2023 and 2025. Wiener Linien plans to convert 9 of its 127 routes to electric operation with the low-floor eCitaro by the end of 2025. The 12-meter solo… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz unveils electric trucks for construction site applications

Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented several battery-electric trucks for construction site applications at this year’s bauma construction industry trade show in Munich. The manufacturer showed a “concept prototype” of the eActros LongHaul, which features an electric power take-off for semi-trailers such as tippers, making it suitable for deliveries to construction sites. Mercedes has already been equipping the… Read more »

Comau to build battery module production line for Stellantis/Mercedes JV in France

Automotive Cells Company (ACC), a joint venture between Stellantis, TotalEnergies/Saft and Mercedes-Benz, has selected Italian automation specialist Comau (which is owned by Stellantis) to design and develop a battery module production line in France. As a first step in the multi-phase project, the joint engineering team will deploy a pilot line at ACC’s plant in… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz and CATL to expand battery supply partnership

Mercedes-Benz and CATL are expanding a partnership which began in 2020 in connection with CATL’s planned battery cell factory in Drebrecen, Hungary. “Mercedes-Benz will be the first partner to receive battery cells from the Hungarian plant with the largest initial order volume,” says Mercedes-Benz. “With CATL we have a technology leader as our partner to… Read more »

Rock Tech Lithium to supply Canadian lithium to Mercedes for processing in Germany

Mercedes-Benz Group AG and the Government of Canada have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore deeper cooperation across all stages of the automotive value chain—from technical development and the extraction of raw materials to production, service life and recycling.   A key focus will be securing sustainable sources of raw materials. Canada, which has… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz Trucks charging park allows customers to test charging solutions

Mercedes-Benz Trucks, along with project partner Netze BW, has opened a charging park for customers in Wörth am Rhein, Germany. At the eTruck Charging Park, electric truck customers can test charging stations and charging concepts from various manufacturers, and work with on-site experts from Mercedes-Benz to develop tailor-made charging solutions. The eTruck Charging Park has… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz Energy to supply second-life EV batteries to Moment Energy

Moment Energy, a Canadian energy-storage startup, has reached a supply agreement for second-life EV batteries with Mercedes-Benz Energy. “We’re excited to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy to ensure that EV batteries are given a second life in stationary energy storage applications,” says co-founder and COO of Moment Energy Sumreen Rattan. Moment Energy’s 60 kWh energy storage… Read more »