BMW and Daimler, two of the biggest German automakers, are partnering and investing $1 billion into an effort to create all-electric on-demand autonomous mobility. expand full story
Daimler Stories Yesterday
Daimler Stories January 22
Mercedes-Benz, through its parent company Daimler, announced today that it will build a new “battery factory” in Poland, but it will not build any battery cells – only battery packs. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 21, 2018
Daimler’s Freightliner aims to be “frontrunners with electric trucks” and offer all-electric options to compete with Tesla Semi.
Now it has delivered its first all-electric Freightliner truck to Penske Truck Leasing Corporation as part of its ‘innovation fleet’. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 11, 2018
Securing battery cell supply is one of the first steps in achieving volume production of electric vehicles and now Daimler is getting onboard.
The German automaker has announced that it is issuing over $20 billion worth of battery cell supply contracts to support its electric vehicle plans. expand full story
Daimler Stories December 4, 2018
Daimler Stories November 19, 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he will reach out to Daimler to propose a collaboration on an electric version of the Sprinter van. expand full story
Daimler Stories November 6, 2018
Daimler Stories October 8, 2018
Mercedes-Benz makes good on its previously announced $1 billion investment to bring electric vehicle manufacturing in the US – starting with breaking ground on a new battery factory in Alabama. expand full story
Daimler Stories September 19, 2018
Daimler has many different heavy-duty electric vehicle efforts, including electric buses, but now the Germany automaker is also investing in U.S. electric bus maker Proterra.
The startup has secured a new massive $155 million round of investment. expand full story
Daimler Stories September 17, 2018
The Mercedes-Benz eActros, one of Daimler’s many electric truck efforts, is now in the hands of customers for the first time.
Hermes took delivery of the first 10 eActros all-electric heavy-duty trucks and it will test them for the next 2 years. expand full story