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With Tesla, Long-Range Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Could Become Real

11.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Imagine a big ‘ol van (maybe even a camper version) with 300 or 400 miles of range! The current electric Mercedes-Benz eSprinter lacks range, but if Tesla teamed up with Daimler, as hinted at by Elon Musk, that could change. Musk suggested, via Tweet, that the possibility exists to team with Daimler for an electric ...

It’s not just Waymo: Mercedes says it’s launching a self-driving car service

11.09.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Self-driving car companies have been testing their vehicles for years, but now regular riders are starting to catch rides in the robot cars.  Instead of merely watching a vehicle loaded with cameras, sensors, and other equipment drive by, some l... ...

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz S Class sedans are coming to San Jose

Another autonomous ride-hailing test project has popped up in the U.S. This time, Daimler and Bosch, one of the largest automotive tech and hardware suppliers in the world, are partnering to pilot a robotaxi service in San Jose, California. The program will use automated Mercedes-Benz S Class vehicles, the German automaker’s full-sized luxury flagship sedans, the company ...

Mercedes Electric Trucks Show Up At Fastned Station

10.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Electric trucks need to recharge from time to time too. Dutch fast charging company Fastned noticed at one of its stations a surprising visit of new Mercedes-Benz vehicles, that are not yet available – the prototype eActros truck and eSprinter van. The Fastned charging stations can handle all kinds of vehicles, even trucks that normally would not ...

Mercedes-AMG Has No Plans To Build A Project Two

10.03.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There can be only one, um, One. We learned only a few days ago that the epic Mercedes-AMG Project One will be known simply as One when the hypercar eventually goes on sale. Since we first learned about this car last year, the numerical name left a nagging mystery in our minds as to whether this could be the ...

Mercedes-Benz turns to SoundHound for in-vehicle voice assistant

Drivers of new Mercedes-Benz A-Class vehicles will soon be able to talk to their cars. And the cars will respond. Ask the car to turn on the heads-up display or for sports scores. Say you’re hungry and it will suggest restaurants. The new in-vehicle assistant utilizes local and cloud data to provide drivers plenty to ...

Mercedes-Benz’s vision for autonomy is flexible and fugly

Mercedes-Benz shared on Monday its vision for how people and packages will someday move in dense urban environments. It’s called Vision Urbanetic — an all-electric autonomous concept vehicle that can change from a toaster-looking cargo van to a dung beetle-esque (or it is bike helmet) people mover. The Vision Urbanetic joins a growing list of ...

Mercedes-Benz unveils the EQC to kick off $12 billion electric offensive

Mercedes-Benz unveiled Tuesday the EQC, an all-electric crossover that kicks off the German automaker’s plans to invest more than $12 billion to produce a line of battery-powered models under its new EQ brand. The automaker plans to invest another $1.2 billion in global battery production, Daimler AG Chairman and Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche said. The ...