Daimler Stories July 10

Daimler is investing heavily in going electric with its heavy vehicles. We have been mainly reporting on their trucks, but now the German automaker’s Daimler Bus division is also going electric with the Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro electric bus.

They unveiled the new vehicle today. expand full story

Daimler Stories July 6

The electrification of trucks is happening faster than many predicted and Daimler is at the forefront of it with several recent fleet deliveries.

Now the German company’s FUSO brand is delivering a new fleet of “over ten all-electric light-duty FUSO eCanter trucks to the city administration of the Portuguese capital.” expand full story

Daimler Stories June 28

Daimler is trying to beat Tesla Semi to market with its class 8 electric truck, the eCascadia, which they unveiled just a few weeks ago.

Now the truck maker announced that it is planning to deliver a fleet of those new electric trucks to a leasing partner by the end of the year. expand full story

Daimler Stories June 21

Daimler, through its subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy and with partners, is turning a coal power plant into a large energy storage facility using over a thousand modules from its electric car battery packs. expand full story

Daimler Stories June 7

Daimler, one of the world’s largest truck maker, has been feeling the pressure from Tesla’s electric truck – going as far as saying that they have “passed them by” if the claims Tesla is making about its electric semi truck are true.

Now the German truck manufacturer is answering back with the launch of its own electric truck group along with the unveiling of two more electric trucks, including an electric version of their Cascadia to compete with Tesla Semi. expand full story

Daimler Stories April 24

Automakers are bringing many new electric vehicles at the Auto China 2018 in Beijing this week and Mercedes-Benz contributed by unveiling a luxurious new Mercedes-Maybach all-electric SUV concept: “The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury.” expand full story

Daimler Stories April 9

Daimler made the smart car brand all-electric in North America last year and now CEO Dieter Zetsche says that they plan to make the same transition in Europe, a much bigger market for the brand, by the end of the decade. expand full story

Daimler Stories March 26

Today, Daimler introduced a new all-electric vehicle under its Denza brand in partnership with BYD in China, where foreign automakers have been accelerating their electrification effort. expand full story

Daimler Stories March 20

Daimler is moving ahead with its electric truck programs and it is now expanding its range of first deliveries to customers for the Fuso eCanter electric truck.

This week, the German automaker confirmed the first deliveries in the UK are now happening. expand full story

Daimler Stories March 5

Daimler is getting ready to launch its latest electric vehicle effort under its new Mercedes-Benz ‘EQ’ brand.

We thought that the all-electric ‘EQC’ SUV would be the first vehicle under the new brand, but with the unveiling of the new electric smart cars, the German automaker announced today that these vehicles are now ‘smart EQ’ cars. expand full story

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