J.D. Power Rates Tesla Electric Vehicles As Lowest Quality Auto Brand In 2020 Study

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 03:11:25 +0000

It’s all over the news: It has finally been proven that Teslas are no good! Well, let’s put it this way: the evidence is circumstantial. This comes as no surprise to me, since I already told you about how customers feel about Tesla based on the largest Danish car owner satisfaction report

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Mercedes-Benz & Nvidia Partner On Autonomous Driving — Numerous Thoughts & Questions

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 03:04:28 +0000

The CEOs of Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia announced today at a press event that they were launching a partnership for a, quoting Ola Källenius, “groundbreaking, software-defined, high-performance computer architecture for driving assistance and autonomous drive.”

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10 Bonus EV Battery Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 11:10:58 +0000

There is much EV battery news out there. Some of it is hard to decipher, some is misleading, and some is just downright cool. Here are 10 recent stories that couldn’t quite catch their own headline here on CleanTechnica but seemed worth highlighting

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Tesla Gets A Mixed Debut In Largest Danish Car Owner Satisfaction Report

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 17:51:56 +0000

The Danish Motorist Association (FDM) has released its newest car owner satisfaction report: The Motor AutoIndex 2020. Tesla is represented for the first time since the first report came out in 2003, with mixed results

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Lithium-Sulfur Batteries To Help Electrify Brazil’s Bus Fleets

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 16:27:23 +0000

Lithium-sulfur batteries are getting more competitive with cobalt driven lithium-ion batteries. The use of lithium-sulfur chemistries can actually bring down costs

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Mercedes-Benz Is Done Chasing The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Dream

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 20:00:38 +0000

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz is killing its hydrogen car development due to high costs of the technology. Daimler has been working on fuel-cell vehicles for almost as long as I have been alive in hopes of creating a zero-emissions vehicle with the perfect amount of range

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Hyundai Taps Canoo For New Purpose-Built Vehicle

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:07:43 +0000

Canoo concept vehiclesHyundai and Canoo announced today the establishment of a joint effort to develop a standardized, scalable electric vehicle platform to underpin future Hyundai and Kia vehicles, but buried in the release was a hint at a completely new market segment for the Korean automaker: purpose-built vehicles

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From Tesla Killers To Unwitting Tesla Ads: The Uphill Battle Of Premium Legacy Brands Has Just Begun

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:00:03 +0000

Mercedes EQCIt was a favorite term of skeptics and detractors for years: the “Tesla killer.” The theory was that, as soon as premium carmakers started producing their own fully electric models, that would be the end for the fragile Californian startup. After all, how could Musk’s company even dream of competing with the century-old, giant automakers’ well-oiled machines

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Trash Truck Is Next Electric Mercedes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:57:25 +0000

all-electric Mercedes-Benz eActrosWe’ve written about electric garbage trucks since 2012. They make a lot of sense for a handful of reasons: clearly defined routes and range needs, low speed (good for range) but benefit from a lot of torque (electric specialty), a lot of space on the bottom in which to pack batteries, regenerative braking will help a lot. It’s nice to see that Daimler is joining our enthusiasm for this topic, and going approximately 1 million steps further than us by bringing an electric trash truck to market

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Mercedes & Geely Launch JV For smart Cars

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 03:13:12 +0000

smart Vision EQ ConceptChinese carmaker Geely has added another brand to its ever-growing portfolio. The company, which currently owns Volvo, Lotus Cars, and Lynk & Co., recently launched a joint venture with Mercedes-Benz’ parent company, Daimler, to co-develop and produce the next generation of autonomous electric city “smart” cars based on the smart Vision EQ concept shown here

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