Daimler Stories Yesterday

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

After surpassing BMW last month, Tesla (TSLA) is now becoming more valuable than Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, as it becomes one of the most valuable automakers in terms of market capitalization. expand full story

Daimler Stories November 19

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

Daimler, under its Accumotive subsidiary, has its own battery pack Gigafactory in Germany and now it announced that it is doubling its workforce ahead of the launch of the Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV. expand full story

Daimler Stories October 8

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

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

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

Daimler Stories September 10

We have seen some seriously ugly electric vehicle concepts from legacy automakers who sometimes seem to insist that EVs should look weird.

Now, Mercedes-Benz Vans have outdone themselves by unveiling what has to be the ugliest electric vehicle concept to date. expand full story

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

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