#DAIMLER

Assembly

Why INEOS Is Smart

The start-up vehicle manufacturer buys a plant from Mercedes in France
#Geely #Daimler #MercedesBenz

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells, Ballard, China and Mahle

Ballard once had as much attention as Tesla. (Well, maybe not quite that much, but. . . .) It may turn out that the fuel cell tech developer was right
#Ford #GeneralMotors #tech

Sales

Real Electric Trucks & Global Sales Stats

Daimler is getting ready for serial production of electric big rigs; LMC sees a somewhat mixed global sales picture
#Daimler

Autonomous Vehicles

Ford, Bosch and Bedrock Collaborate on Automated Parking

Using self-driving technology for something people don’t really care for: Parking
#Ford #Bosch #Daimler

Batteries

EV Semis Rolling Now in Real-World Testing

Daimler Trucks North America has electric big rigs being used by freight companies on the road today
#Nikola #Daimler #Freightliner

Design

The Steering Wheel: How Did We Get Here?

Six key Mercedes steering wheel designs of the past bring us to its all-new design for 2021.
#tech #MercedesBenz #Daimler

Regulations

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts
#tech #AstonMartin #Geely

Diesel

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.
#GeneralMotors #racing #Daimler

Business

Mercedes Creates New “Drive Systems” Unit

Integrated operations for engines, transmissions, electric drives, batteries and related software
#europe #tech #people

Business

Aurora Aims Big with Autonomous Testing in Texas

Startup targets commercial truck applications
#Hyundai #Navistar #Google

Business

Honda Expands Partnership with Chinese Battery Giant

The deal is the latest win for CATL, which claims to be the world’s largest battery supplier.
#BMW #asia #Toyota

Connectivity

iPhones Get Digital Key Functionality

Rollout starts with 2021 BMW 5 Series, other brands and models to follow next year
#BMW #Daimler #Hyundai

Propulsion

Mercedes-AMG Revs Up Performance with Electric Turbos

48-volt system promises to eliminate turbo lag
#tech #Audi #Daimler

Batteries

Tesla Passes Toyota in Market Value

Stock soars past $1,000 per share
#BMW #Chrysler #Daimler

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology
#BAIC #Daimler #Dongfeng

Batteries

EVs Get Boost Under Germany’s New Stimulus Package

Chargers to be installed at every gas station
#sustainability #covid-19 #Audi

Business

Next-Gen S-Class on Track for 2020 Intro

Mercedes says the vehicle will set a new benchmark in artificial intelligence and “needs-based electrification”
#MercedesBenz #Daimler

Electronics

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995
#tech #Daimler #Hyundai

Business

The Girl Behind Germany's 120-Year-Old Luxury Automaker

A few hints, it’s not Gertie and it rhymes with ladies
#Google #racing #europe

Fuel Cells

Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?
#covid-19 #tech #sustainability