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Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 Unveiled in Geneva

After much hype, the Formula E race car of Mercedes-Benz has been unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The electric race car is called the Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01. The EQ Silver Arrow 01 appeared in a special livery during its launch, which features a jet black paint with the Mercedes logo in front and EQ letterings. However, Mercedes reminds us that the race car only carries a teaser livery, and its final design will be shown before the season six opener of Formula E. The electric Silver Arrow is equipped with a 52 kWh battery pack. The unit produces 340 hp based on the practice and qualifying but… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Hybrid SUV Unveiled

The new generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLE sport utility vehicle range finally gets a mild hybrid setup in the form of the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+. It boasts a high output from its powerplant consisting of a six-cylinder combustion engine and electric motor. Power As an AMG product, expect nothing less when it comes to the power of the SUV. The 3.0-liter inline-six engine of the AMG GLE 53 produces 435 hp and 520 Nm of torque distributed via a nine-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, its EQ Boost starter generator provides an additional output of 16 kW and 250 Nm of torque for a brief moment to ensure its smooth acceleration…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Plans To Put More Than 10 PHEVs On The Road By The End of 2019

Mercedes-Benz plans to revolutionize its entire lineup of cars by offering a range of EQ all-electric cars, EQ power plug-in hybrids, and EQ Boost 48V mild hybrids. This year, the German automaker will finally introduce its first EQC model around summer while its plug-in hybrid portfolio is set to expand to more than 10 models with gasoline and diesel options by the year’s end. Mercedes-Benz plans to electrify its entire product range by 2022, which is three years from now so it makes sense for the German company to start the transition this year. And by the end of 2020, the number of plug-in hybrids will increase to over 20… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Building New Battery Factory In Jawor, Poland

In a bid to extend its network of battery factories to nine countries in three different continents, Mercedes-Benz is building a battery factor in Jawor, Poland, a town just 100 km away from the German border. Markus Schäfer, Member of the Divisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, said that building Mercedes’ global network of battery production until 2022 will enable the carmaker to offer in each segment various electrified alternatives to customers. “We will produce batteries on our own, what we consider a significant success factor in the era of electric mobility. After the production of high-tech engines, we will establish an additional future technology… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz EQC Makes Its Way to the US

The Mercedes-Benz EQC just arrived in the US. The first model under EQ brand of the three-pointed star marque was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The EQC is a strong contender to the dominance of Tesla in the electric vehicle market. It particularly targets the American brand’s Model X. The Mercedes-Benz EQC takes many styling cues from the latest crossovers of its maker. The unit which it bears the most striking resemblance is the GLC Coupe. However, the German luxury brand earlier cleared out that the EQC will get a more distinctive design in the future, and the changes will come on a… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz EQA Spied on the Road

A new Mercedes-Benz hatchback is on the loose. We believe that the car might be the Mercedes-Benz EQA. A new spy video puts focus on an A-Class-like car getting test driven. The vehicle appears unmistakably a Mercedes because of its nose layout, and although hidden by a camouflaged wrap, the front grille suggests that a three-pointed star logo is beneath it. What is unusual about the vehicle though is that it is too quiet. A close look at its rear reveals that it is missing one key crucial element. Yes, the exhaust pipe is nowhere to be seen! Those details could only mean that the unit is an electric vehicle…. Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz GLE PHEV Could Have at Least 62-Mile Range

The Mercedes-Benz GLE is getting a plug-in hybrid version soon. The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is planned to have at least a 62-mile electric range. The information was revealed during the interview of Ola Kallenius, head of Daimler group research and Mercedes-Benz cars development, with Automotive News. He claimed that if they could reach the 62-mile figure, then the GLE will become the first PHEV to achieve such feat in the WLTP cycle. It should be noted that the 2018 GLE 550e plug-in hybrid is only capable of 10 miles electric driving. So the upgrade will definitely be a huge leap for the GLE range. Mercedes said that the GLE PHEV is… Continue Reading »

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