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Mercedes-AMG Plans All-Electric High-Performance Cars

The Mercedes-AMG brand is more popular with its longtime use of powerful petrol engines. However, does it have plans for all-electric performance cars? According to Autocar‘s interview with Ola Kallenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, there is a possibility for AMG to offer such cars in the future. He cleared out though that their focus right now lies in the “power-hybrids” of AMG. He described these as units that use battery power to boost their performance rather than increase their electric range. Kallenius reminded everyone that an all-electric car for AMG is no longer new. He said that they have been… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQ Spied During Winter Testing

The production version of the Mercedes-Benz EQ was recently spotted while it was undergoing winter testing. The sport utility vehicle is a part of its maker’s electric vehicle offensive going to 2022. The Mercedes-Benz EQ appeared fully-clothed in a zebra camouflage so it is still hard to make out all its features. According to Autoblog, which is also the source of the spy shots, the SUV appeared large and it could be three-pointed star marque’s potential challenger to the likes of the Tesla Model X, Audi E-Tron Quattro and the Jaguar I-Pace. The report tells us that the vehicle pictured here is already in its final design. From the looks of… Continue Reading »


Should Mercedes EV Units Produce More Noise?

Automakers are gradually shifting their priorities into electric cars. However, one of the issues being raised by car enthusiasts is their lack of noise. So, should Mercedes EV units have more noise? It should be noted that when the engine regulations changed in Formula One back in 2014, there were complaints about the lack of engine noise coming from the hybrid race cars. As a result Mercedes started devising ways for their cars to produce more sound. A lot of crazy ideas cropped up like putting megaphones in their exhausts and putting artificial sounds into them. Still, the noise was nothing like the natural sound produced by a pure internal… Continue Reading »


Watch the New TV Ad of Mercedes-Benz for Christmas

Christmas is only a week away. To keep up with the festive season, Mercedes-Benz just released its new TV spot titled “Future Traditions: A Christmas film by Mercedes-Benz”. The short film shows how the brand envisions the near future. The ad starts with the things that we usually expect during Christmas. There are the traditional decors highlighted by the Christmas tree, the gifts, the whole family, the unruly pet, games, and the extended relative. It seems like the way we celebrate it in the present. However, the video later reveals through a Christmas card that its setting takes place in 2038. Then, as the lead actor goes out of his… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Invests $1 Billion For Electric Vehicles in the US

Mercedes-Benz continues to push its momentum in tapping into the electric vehicle market in the US. In line with the goal to produce electric variants of all its models going to 2022, the company revealed that it is investing $1 billion in the region. Mercedes made the announcement during the 20th anniversary of its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant. The move is expected to create more than 600 new jobs in the area. That will add to the 3,700 workforce of the brand in the facility. Currently, the plant based in Alabama is focusing on the luxury brand’s SUV production for its global market. It started with the assembly of the M-Class in… Continue Reading »


Quick Comparison of the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A and Tesla Model 3

The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A was just unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The launch of its production version is not clear yet, but Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche pointed out that they are serious in tapping into the electric car market. “The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A proves that we are serious about introducing electric mobility throughout the portfolio,” Zetsche said in a statement according to Business Insider. During the company’s investor day, the Daimler CEO already announced that they are aiming at putting electric versions in all Mercedes models and the smart brand will start focusing on an all-electric lineup. The projected deadline for their goal is 2022. The Mercedes-Benz Concept… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show

After the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ, its maker just unveiled its hatchback version at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Called the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A, the car is the first all-electric vehicle to be included in the EQ range. Design As expected, the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQ A retained all the key styling elements of its older sibling. The hatchback’s body features the Aesthetics A design language of the German automaker, which make use of sweeping angles instead of the usual utilization of creases. There have been a few updates between the earlier concept and the new EQ A. Among them were the more protruding front lip spoiler, revised headlamps and new… Continue Reading »


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