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Dieselgate 2.0: 42,000 Mercedes diesels recalled for “illegal software”

Germany's auto regulator has ordered Daimler to recall 42,000 Mercedes diesels because the company installed illegal software in their engines that gimmicked the engine's thermostat, which would allow the manufacturer to selectively tune its cars' emissions.

Daimler disputes that the software is illegal and has said it will appeal (it says it showed the regulator ...

Court case seeks to clarify that photographers don’t need permission to publish pictures that incidentally capture public works of art

Mercedes has asked a court to verify that a commercial photo of one of its cars driving down a street in Detroit does not violate the copyright of the artists who painted a public mural visible in the background.

The case comes after the mural artists -- Daniel Bombardier, James “Dabls” Lewis, Jeff Soto, and Maxx ...

Mercedes Concept GLB Might Become An EV SUV

04.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The automaker showed the Concept GLB at the Shanghai Auto Show this week, previewing a new compact SUV design based on the front-wheel-drive underpinnings of the new A-Class and CLA four-doors. It will likely arrive next year and rival the likes of the BMW X1 and Volvo XC40, and predominently powered by gasoline and diesel ...

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 Revealed

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Mercedes plans to launch its all-electric EQC with a limited run of highly equipped vehicles. Ahead of its official launch later this year, Mercedes-Benz announced Wednesday at the New York Auto Show the EQC Edition 1886. Like other Mercedes special editions, this EQC is expected to be lavishly appointed and covered in little reminders you’re ...

Mercedes Scores Record Order For eCitaro: Some With Solid-State Batteries

04.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More orders, higher capacity packs Mercedes-Benz finally is ramping-up its electric bus business in Europe. The German manufacturer recently received a record order for 56 eCitaro and related charging infrastructure. The order comes from ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region, which operates 271 buses and would like to electrify one fifth by ...

Construction Of Mercedes Untert├╝rkheim Battery Plant Officially Starts

04.09.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Battery plant investment moves forward Daimler held the symbolic foundation laying ceremony for the battery factory at the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant (at the Brühl sub-plant) in Germany, which is set to produce battery packs for further Mercedes-Benz EQ models. There are not many details about the project, besides that it’s one of total nine announced ...

Mercedes GLB Electric Spied: Is This The Upcoming EQ B?

04.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Rumors say it will do 310 miles between charges. Mercedes has yet to reveal the new GLB, but it looks like a fully electric version is not that far behind judging by these new spy shots. How do we know it’s an EV? Aside from the obvious “electric” sticker on the windshield, the prototype didn’t have ...

Mercedes C-Class PHEV Spied Hiding Charging Port

04.03.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It should be able to go 31 miles on a charge. After lots of chances to see the development of the next-gen Mercedes-Benz C-Class, a new batch of spy shots offers an early look at the German brand testing the upcoming sedan’s plug-in hybrid powertrain. The PHEV variant of the C-Class gains an extra cover on ...

March 2019 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

04.02.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Will March U.S. EV sales pull us out of the slump and set new records? March will mark the 42nd month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. While January showed notable year-over-year growth, deliveries were down as expected. February U.S. electric car sales barely topped last ...

Watch These Fantastic Four-Door Sedans Race In 360-Degrees

04.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla vs Porsche vs Mercedes vs BMW in a straight line. What happens when you line up a Tesla Model S P100D, a Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, a Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door, and a BMW M5 Competition on one end of a smooth stretch of airstrip? Awesomeness happens, that’s what. A battle royale to the fateful finish that determines a ...