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Seven OEMs plan to form N.A. charging network to rival Tesla’s

The joint venture is between BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, and Stellantis NV.

U.S. feds announce new EV charging network standards

The new standards will ensure everyone can use the network, no matter what car you drive or which state you charge in.

Job Corps, Mercedes partner to offer EV technician training

The agreement will allow Mercedes-Benz USA to develop the curriculum and train Job Corps instructors to deliver it.

New EV entries cut into Tesla’s EV market share

Tesla is showing the expected signs of shedding market share as more entrants arrive with their own EV contributions.

ChargePoint, Mercedes partner on N.A. DC fast charging hubs

Mercedes and energy provider MN8 will finance and operate the hubs, powered by ChargePoint’s hardware and software.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, Rivian partner on electric vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans and Rivian are initiating a strategic partnership to cooperate on the production of electric vans. The companies say they intend to establish a new joint venture manufacturing company with the purpose of investing in, and operating, a factory in Europe to produce large electric vans for both Mercedes-Benz Vans and Rivian, starting in

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX beats own efficiency record in 621-mile trip

The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX has beaten its own previous efficiency record in real-world driving with a 621-mile journey on a single battery charge. Following its initial record drive from Stuttgart to Cassis in April, the research vehicle achieved a 747-mile road trip from Stuttgart to Silverstone in the UK, the company says. After negotiating an

Sila silicon anode chemistry batteries coming to electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Mercedes-Benz will work with battery materials company Sila to incorporate Sila’s silicon anode chemistry in batteries, which are optionally available for the first time in the upcoming electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The high-silicon anode material will increase the energy density of batteries without compromising safety or other performance parameters, the company says. Compared to today’s commercially

Mercedes-Benz aims to slash CO2 emissions more than 50% by 2030

Mercedes-Benz has announced new measures aimed at cutting CO2 emissions. The company aims to at least halve CO2 emissions per passenger car over the lifecycle by the end of this decade compared to 2020 levels. Key factors in achieving this goal include: electrifying the vehicle fleet, charging with green energy, improving battery technology, an extensive

The Mercedes super fuel-efficient concept EV is super cool

Engineers say natural elements and naturally produced materials inspired the vehicle’s look and performance.

Mercedes reveals super fuel-efficient concept EV, Vision EQXX

The vehicle’s lightweight design, battery innovations and new materials give the car a range of over 620 miles on a single charge.

Juice EV charging wallbox available in exclusive Mercedes-Benz look

The Juice Booster 2 is a portable wallbox charger unit now available to all Mercedes-Benz dealerships and end-user customers.