Geely, Mercedes-Benz launch $780 million JV for electric cars

Geely automobile holding

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday stated they would each spend 2.7 billion yuan ($388.77 million) in a China-based venture to construct “premium and intelligent electrified” vehicles under the smart brand. The 50:50 venture has gained regulatory approval and will be based in the Chinese coastal city in Ningbo, the Chinese and German […]

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Mercedes Recalls 750,000 Cars Due To Defective Sunroofs

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Spied

Mercedes-Benz is recalling approximately 750,000 cars as the vehicles’ sunroofs could potentially detach and fly off, causing road hazards. The concerning cars consist of the Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class, E-Class, CLK-Class, and the CLS-Class, made between 2001 and 2011. All four vehicles came with an additional sunroof, and the bonding material on those sunroofs can degrade, leading […]

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Mercedes recalls some EQC electric cars because of potentially faulty bolt

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Daimler is recalling some latest Mercedes-Benz EQC electric cars due to a potentially defective bolt in the differential, the company stated on Tuesday. “Daimler AG has found that on certain EQC vehicles the bolt in the front axle differential transmission might not meet durability specifications. Thus, it cannot be ruled out, that the bolt breaks […]

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Mercedes-Benz EQV Electric Minivan Concept Unveiled at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz EQV Electric Minivan Concept at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz unveiled Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show a conceptual electric luxury minivan that it refers as the EQV Concept. The EQV is the second vehicle in Mercedes’s increasing “EQ” passenger electric vehicle (EV) lineup, and is said to be the world’s first purely electric luxury minivan. Its style follows in the electric EQC […]

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Major court decision against Daimler/Mercedes in diesel emissions case

Mercedes Benz Concept, Shanghai Motor Show

Judge Jose L. Linares in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey today denied motions to dismiss filed by defendants Daimler, Mercedes-Benz, and Bosch in In Re Mercedes-Benz Emissions Litigation. The following is a statement from James E. Cecchi of Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C. and Steve W. Berman of […]

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