Mercedes-Benz Stories September 19

Mercedes-Benz is taking another big step towards achieving its climate goals, as the automaker announced its plans to install a “double-digit” number of wind turbines at its Papenburg test track in Northern Germany.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled its longest-range electric truck yet at IAA this weekend: the eActros LongHaul.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 8

Rivian and Mercedes-Benz announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture to produce an electric van together.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 1

Spoiler alert: A week after announcing the first EQS SUV models began rolling off its US assembly lines, Mercedes-Benz has finally shared what starting price and trims consumers can expect to see. Although this all-electric SUV and its battery components will be built on US soil, its price tag will prevent US customers from qualifying for federal tax credits. Shocking.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 27

Mercedes-Benz has shared new details of the 2023 model year versions of its EQ line of all-electric vehicles. While multiple models sit upon the precipice of debuting in the US, Mercedes has introduced even more variations that should be available to US consumers by year’s end. Check it out.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 25

Mercedes-Benz announced the official launch of EQS SUV production today, the first of its EQ line to be built entirely in the US. With a start of production and Mercedes’ Tuscaloosa assembly plant in Alabama, we expect to hear EQS SUV pricing soon as deliveries remain on track for later this year. With the recent signing of the Inflation Reduction Act, we wonder if the US-built electric SUV will qualify for federal tax credits under the new terms of the bill.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 23

In its latest bold move to lock up raw materials for electric vehicles, Mercedes-Benz is announcing a new deal with Rock Tech Lithium for 10,000 tons of battery-grade lithium annually.

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Mercedes has offered the public the first glimpse of the interior of its upcoming EQE SUV. First glance appears to be on brand for the German automaker’s EQ line of EV sedans and SUVs, and MB is promising this one will deliver some of the most spacious interior in its class when it debuts in October.

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Following last week’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, German legacy automakers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have sealed agreements with the Canadian government to acquire raw materials for EV battery manufacturing at their US facilities. This move could help EVs from both automakers qualify for US tax credits under the revised terms of the recently signed bill.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 8

Luxury German automaker Mercedes-Benz is launching the Mercedes EQ experience, an immersive EV training program to deepen employee knowledge. The program aims to energize, educate, and electrify Mercedes team members around its new EV sub-brand.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 5

Alabama officials are gearing up for one of the biggest transformations in the state’s history. With every automaker in the state planning to release an electric model, Alabama believes it can become the next EV hub.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories July 26

The most accessible and likely most popular Mercedes EV, the EQB, is soon going to be hitting dealerships in the US, joining Europe and Canada. And it might seem a little lot familiar if you’ve experienced the Mercedes GLB ICE vehicle, yet far improved because of the electric powertrain. Mercedes flew us to its proving grounds outside of Stuttgart to find out more…

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Mercedes-Benz Stories June 23

Mercedes-Benz’s ultra-efficient VISION EQXX electric car completed a 750-mile (1,200 km) trip on a single charge between Germany and the UK.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories June 3

Mercedes-Benz has shared detailed pricing and available trim levels for its upcoming EQB SUV ahead of its anticipated delivery to the US in summer of 2022. Beginning at a price of $54,500 for the base model, the EQB will arrive as the most affordable EQ model to date for US customers.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories May 17

Building off its 2019 investment in battery materials company Sila, Mercedes-Benz announced a supply agreement to incorporate the former’s silicon anode chemistry into batteries to offer extended range to the upcoming G-Class which includes an electric G-Wagon.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 19

Following two years of teasing the public, Mercedes-Benz has finally pulled the entire sheet off its EQS SUV. When it arrives at dealers toward the end of this year, the new model will be the first SUV on Mercedes’ EQ line to arrive in the US. There’s lots to unfold here, so let’s dig in.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 13

After promising the journey earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz has successfully taken its VISION EQXX concept EV over 1,000 km (621 miles) in routine traffic on a single charge. The journey began in cold rainy conditions in Sindelfingen, Germany, and successfully crossed the finish line in the town of Cassis on the Côte d’Azur in the south of France with range to spare.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 1

Mercedes-AMG will soon deliver the first performance versions of the all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS and has now shared pricing. With two new curated trims for the US market, the Mercedes-AMG EQS will be the first AMG electric vehicle to arrive on the Mercedes-EQ architecture.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories March 20

During an Innovation and Technology Day held in Los Angeles, Electrek got the opportunity to learn about some of the current and upcoming technologies Mercedes-Benz is developing around its EQ series of EVs. This includes a close-up look at the VISION EQXX concept, a ride along in the upcoming EQE sedan, and experiencing Level-2 and Level-3 autonomous driving.

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During a live demonstration at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, Mercedes-Benz and Bosch offered a glimpse into the future in which our EVs will valet themselves. Using the Intelligent Park Pilot feature in the Mercedes EQS, the companies were able to demonstrate a driver pulling up, exiting the vehicle, and activating the automated valet using an app.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories March 15

Mercedes-Benz delivered multiple press releases this morning, sharing details of its new battery manufacturing facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as well as interior images of its upcoming EQS SUV, one of the German automaker’s EVs that will soon begin production on US soil.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories February 1

Previously, we’ve covered the most expensive consumer electric vehicles on the road in 2022, focused on vehicles you’re more likely to actually see on the road. Much of the feedback in the comments relayed that many of the EVs listed weren’t truly the most expensive. While we’d argue that original list pertains more to the most expensive vehicles to reach series production for consumers, we hear you. Now, you also have a list of the most expensive electric vehicles that exist on planet Earth, regardless if they’re actually available for sale. Enjoy.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories January 5

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new camper version of its EQV electric van to create an all-electric “van life” experience.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories January 3

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has introduced a new prototype that represents the future possibilities in EV range and efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX features an ultra-efficient electric drivetrain, lightweight engineering and is styled with sustainable materials. While the EQXX remains a prototype, its initial specs are staggering, offering a wealth of optimism for future EVs from Mercedes.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories December 1, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a wild new luxurious off-road electric vehicle concept: Project MAYBACH.

The German automaker worked with late American fashion designer Virgil Abloh on the project, which they unveiled in his honor.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories November 30, 2021

Factorial Energy, a US-based solid-state battery developer, has announced not one, but two new investments from automakers Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis. Each looks to jointly develop EV solid-state batteries with Factorial, joining previous investors Hyundai and Kia.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories November 25, 2021

Mercedes-Benz teased its upcoming hyper-efficient electric car with over 1,000 km (620 miles) of range with a new photo.

The automaker plans to use the vehicle to test new technology to improve efficiency in its electric vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz announced the start of sales for its new EQB compact electric SUV today and priced the new vehicle at around $50,000.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 24, 2021

Mercedes-Benz announced today that it will join Stellantis and Total Energies as equal partners in Automotive Cells Company (ACC) to make battery cells for electric cars.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 17, 2021

As is to be expected, the German marques dominated at this year’s Munich motor show, constructing enormous stands not only in the expo centre on the outskirts of town, but in the very heart of Munich’s old town. BMW, Porsche, and Audi all gave strong showings (I particularly enjoyed Audi naming its stand the “hall of progress”), but one brand stood out among all the rest, not just for the size of their elaborate displays, but for the volume of exciting new metal on show: Mercedes.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 6, 2021

Urban mobility automaker smart has shared its vision for a sustainable future with the public at IAA Mobility in Munich by announcing its Concept #1 SUV. The all-electric Concept #1 sits as a “forerunner” for smart’s electrified future and represents many of the design elements and techniques drivers can expect to see on future models.

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Mercedes-Benz is launching today the EQB, an electric SUV with up to seven seats.

It is the German automaker’s answer to the increasingly popular Tesla Model Y.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories September 5, 2021

Mercedes-Benz unveils the production version EQE, its new E-Class-size electric sedan, with an impressive 400-mile range.

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new Mercedes-Maybach EQS concept, which takes the form of an awesomely plush electric SUV.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 18, 2021

Mercedes has announced that they will pull out of Formula E at the end of next season, the 2021-2022 race season.

The announcement comes just after the conclusion of this year’s Formula E season, which saw Mercedes win both the Teams’ and Drivers’ championship (via Nyck de Vries) last weekend.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories August 10, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has launched orders and its configurator for the EQS electric sedan in Europe.

The German automaker’s new flagship electric vehicle starts at €106,374, which is the equivalent of roughly $100,000 USD before taxes.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories July 29, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has announced several new electric vehicle premieres at the upcoming IAA mobility show in Munich.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories July 22, 2021

Mercedes-Benz is teasing its upcoming new super-efficient electric car that the automaker claims will have over 1,000 km (620 miles) of range.

It’s actually a shorter range than previously announced.

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Mercedes-Benz today announced a new electrification plan that sets them up to “go all-electric by the end of the decade.”

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Mercedes-Benz Stories May 10, 2021

Mercedes-Benz today unveiled its EQT concept electric minivan with an interesting design, but the electric version has only a vague timeline to production.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories May 5, 2021

Mercedes-Benz is launching today two new all-wheel-drive versions of the EQA electric crossover, which was one of the most requested updates to the newly unveiled vehicles.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 20, 2021

Mercedes-Benz is teasing the EQT, an electric minivan to be unveiled by American pro skateboarder Tony Hawk next month.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 19, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has today unveiled the EQB: a beautiful new compact electric SUV, and another addition to the fast-electrifying segment of the auto industry.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 16, 2021

Mercedes-Benz announced today the upcoming EQB compact SUV with seven seats, and it will be coming to the US next year.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 15, 2021

After months of drip dropping information and teasers, Mercedes-Benz has now finally fully unveiled the EQS electric sedan, an ultra luxurious electric vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories April 5, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled today the specs of its upcoming EQS electric sedan and confirmed a range of up to 478 miles on a big 108 kWh battery pack.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories March 29, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the interior of its upcoming EQS electric sedan with a massive 55-inch screen at the center of its user experience inside the vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz Stories February 16, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has decided not to launch the EQC all-electric SUV in the US after delaying its launch by over a year.

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