Mercedes Technology

Mercedes partners with Chargemaster

Mercedes-Benz UK has formed a partnership with Chargemaster, the largest provider of EV charging infrastructure in the UK, offering customers a convenient home charging alternative for their Mercedes-Benz or smart electric plug in vehicle. With worldwide electric car sales now having hit one million in total, the partnership seems a logical move for the German(…)

Mercedes to debut new efficient gas engines in 2017

Mercedes are promising big things from their new range of gas engines slated to be debuted in 2017. In contrast to petrol and diesel, gas engines should be with us for the foreseeable future, so car makers are working hard to find ways to maximise efficiency as opposed to completely focusing entirely on electric vehicle(…)

New Mercedes-AMG E63 comes complete with drift mode

Once again, AMG, the purveyor of ludicrously potent cars has come up trumps. Pictured above is the brand new Mercedes-AMG E63 S4MATIC+ saloon (wagon version to follow soon), shown off ahead of its official unveiling at the LA Motor Show next month, and it appears that AMG have pushed the envelope further than ever before.(…)

Mercedes release X-Class pickup truck

Last Tuesday, we were given our first glimpse of Mercedes forthcoming X-Class Concept – a vehicle that will apparently be the world’s first “premium” pickup truck. Unveiled at a ceremony in Stockholm, the X-Class is Mercedes first foray into the most competitive, territorial, and lucrative section of the automotive market. “With the Mercedes-Benz pickup, we(…)

Watch out pedestrians! Mercedes autonomous cars put occupants first

When it comes to priorities in terms of safety, Mercedes future autonomous vehicles will know what theirs are. Protect the occupants at all costs in a crash situation, even if that should mean putting the passengers lives above those of any pedestrians involved. This difficult moral question is one that developers of all autonomous cars(…)

New Mercedes-AMG E63 will have four-wheel drive and drift mode

Company chairman, Tobias Moers has confirmed that 2017’s Mercedes-AMG E63 performance car is set to have 4Matic four-wheel drive as standard. To guarantee it continues with the established rear-wheel handling characteristics of its earlier incarnation, a newly developed drift mode will also be included, as well as other features. The new E63 will be debuted(…)

Mercedes joins Formula E

Mercedes, the dominant force currently ruling Formula 1, has taken up the option of joining the rapidly growing electric racing series, Formula E. The German car maker will make its debut in the classification for the start of the 2018-19 season. Mercedes will join twelve other teams competing against each other in the fledgling series,(…)

Mercedes – to stop making diesel engines would be “stupid”

Despite the company’s well publicised electric car development projects, Mercedes has no intentions to stop producing diesel engines, at least for the foreseeable future, says Autocar UK. Despite the recent emissions scandal, which rocked the motoring industry to its foundations, the chairman of Daimler AG, Dieter Zetsche said the diesel engine has a future and(…)

Mercedes reveal concept SUV to rival Tesla

The Paris Motor Show tends to have its fair share of unveilings and this year’s is no different, with Mercedes taking its turn in the spotlight. The German car maker has unveiled its new SUV concept, Generation EQ. The all-electric SUV is modelled on the GLC Crossover. Head of the Mercedes-Benz car division, Dieter Zetsch(…)

2016 Paris Motor Show: Mercedes trolls rest of motoring world

In the run up to the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Mercedes-AMG has shown its mischievous side by cheekily trolling its fans and motoring media alike, by releasing teaser images of a toy. In the photos posted on the company’s Instagram site, the German car maker has partially revealed what initially appears to be the rear(…)