Mercedes-Benz EQC News
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400 SUV is Mercedes’ first long-range fully electric vehicle, its fastest-charging EV, and a quiet and comfortable family vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz EQC, VW ID 3, FCA emissions boost Tesla: Today's Car News
Electric cars are starting to roll out from German automakers. Volkswagen gave a name to its new electric hatchback, and started taking orders. And Mercedes-Benz rolled the first electric EQC SUV off its assembly line in Germany. Details emerged of Fiat Chrysler's deal with Tesla to share emissions...Eric C. Evarts
First Mercedes-Benz EQC rolls off assembly line in Germany
German automakers have all said they will go all-in on electric cars, yet so far, few have actually arrived, with the Audi E-tron trickling into a few U.S. dealerships last week. Now Mercedes-Benz has announced that it produced its first new electric EQC SUV on Monday at its factory in Bremen...Eric C. Evarts
Mercedes-Benz EQC Edition 1886 electric SUV kicks off a new era
Against the bustling backdrop of the New York auto show, Mercedes-Benz introduced a vehicle that it says celebrates its humble roots—in 1886, when Karl Benz is credited with inventing the first automobile. The Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 Edition is positioned to show off the extensive range of...Bengt Halvorson
Mercedes joins forces with BMW to build an electric ecosystem
Making electric cars accessible to more people requires developing an ecosystem that would help drivers charge, and occasionally get to destinations that might not yet be ideal for an electric car—like a long road trip. To bridge those gaps for buyers of its upcoming EQC and other electric...Eric C. Evarts
Smaller electric SUVs coming from Audi, Mercedes-Benz
German luxury automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan to be in the vanguard in launching new electric SUVs in 2019. For the U.S, the long-awaited Audi e-tron quattro is slated to roll out by June, while the Mercedes-Benz EQC is planned to go on sale in early 2020. Under intense sales pressure from...Eric C. Evarts
Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, last week revealed that it will be buying $23 billion in battery cells by 2030. What it didn’t fully reveal—its sources for those cells—says as much, if not more about a point of unease among German automakers. Battery packs—and specifically the cells inside—are the single most expensive component in an electric car, often costing as much as an engine, transmission, fuel, and exhaust systems combined for the gasoline-powered vehicles they replace, much of which is traditionally made by the German automakers directly...
It's a long(er) story? 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC scraps 200-mile range estimate
On Tuesday, Mercedes-Benz revealed initial specs for its EQC mid-size electric SUV, with a quoted range of 200 miles from an 80-kilowatt-hour battery pack. Now, perhaps following criticism that 200 miles won't make its new electric SUV competitive even with older offerings, the company updated its...Eric C. Evarts