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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Tesla vs. BMW, Jaguar, Porsche — Worldwide Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 02:17:28 +0000

Comparing Tesla vehicle sales to pickup truck and compact budget car sales is too much of an apples-to-oranges comparison. But comparing Tesla sales to the sales of the world’s top luxury auto brands is getting interesting

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Mercedes EQC, 1st Fully Electric Mercedes, Is Still In Production Hell — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 01:00:06 +0000

Last week, there were some rumors on the internet and on some news services that the Mercedes EQC was a flop. There was no market for it because in its home market of Germany only 55 vehicles were delivered by November

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Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 To Start At $67,900

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 22:15:00 +0000

The Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 is an all-electric compact luxury SUV powered by two motors. The price was recently announced at $67,900, though the $995 destination and delivery charge is not included. The EQC’s EPA-estimated range is 220 miles | 354 kilometers per charge and the WLTP estimate is 259 miles | 417 kilometers

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Zero-Emission G-Class SUV

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 23:37:58 +0000

If you’re a Mercedes fan, you might be intrigued to hear that a zero-emission version of the G-Class, the Geländewagen, will be made. Sascha Pallenberg, the Head of Digital Transformation at Daimler AG, shared about the SUV on Twitter

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Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:26:56 +0000

There’s been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn’t make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn’t get to, for example. I’ll quickly run down 3 news items

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