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M-B's second commercial all-electric model (the first was eVito, while the third will be eCitan) is scheduled for production in 2019.
There will be two battery options - 41 kWh and 55 kWh.
UPS announced that it is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL to develop a state-of-the-art pilot fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles (EVs) to be trialed in London and Paris.
These zero tailpipe emission, lightweight composite vehicles have a battery range of more than 150 miles (240 kilometers), which is significantly higher than other EVs currently in service.
Automakers currently don't spend a lot of money advertising their electric vehicles and Fiat Chrysler is certainly guilty of it.
But one of their ads for the new Dodge Challenger Demon actually turned out to be one of the best ads for electric vehicles that we have seen to date.
The parade of good news for the electric bus industry came to an abrupt halt Sunday with startling revelations from the Los Angeles Times.
Journalist Paige St.
Game-changing advances in batteries are happening so fast that, this week, oil giant BP announced it would invest $20 million in an Israeli company that could allow an electric car to be charged in five minutes.
On Wednesday, German battery maker Sonnen announced $71 million in new investments from Shell Ventures (the oil major's venture capital fund) and others.
The economic consequences for energy, raw materials, and land may not be what you'd expect.
Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is primed for the passing lane.
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Municipal bus fleets across the world are expected to transition to 80% electric by 2040, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance research on global electric vehicle (EV) trends.
Despite the high cost to purchase e-buses and build out their charging infrastructure, BNEF forecasts operational savings by 2019 for many charging configurations, compared to the total cost of ownership of conventional diesel buses.
The Future of American Road Trips is a three-part deep dive examining why vacationers hit the road, where they spend their money, and how travel brands evolve alongside the vehicles that make road trips possible.
Road trips are evolving all around rising in popularity, flooding national parks, attracting international visitors, and turning from a DIY low-budget project into a packaged luxury item.
A slew of well-funded new entrants backed by massive amounts of capital are chasing Tesla's lead in an effort to power the next generation of the electric vehicle industry.
Electric vehicle startups have raised more than $2 billion in the U.
China is the fastest adopter of electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide, is an expected to account for half of global sales over the next seven years.
In 2017, a fifth of all EV sales were in just six Chinese cities, where there are tight restrictions on buying and using new internal combustion engines.
Demand for electric vehicles keeps increasing, and that's reducing the need for oil. Oil demand could drop by 7 million barrels per day by 2040.
A UK-based energy company has unveiled plans to develop 4,500 rapid charge points for electric vehicles across the country in a 1.6bn programme.
Car buyers don't have to live under California's golden sunshine to want electric cars. Yet, in some months, buyers in California purchase more than half of all the electric cars sold in the U.
Using electric vehicles (EVs) as mobile power storage could eliminate the need to build costly stationary grid storage for energy from renewable sources.
That is the key finding of a new study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in California, published this month in Environmental Research Letters.
The Pope drives one. Prince Harry drives one.
Australia might be in the slow lane on electric vehicle uptake, but it is in pole position to capitalise on the new mining boom in lithium and other high value metals and minerals that is being driven by the global shift to EVs.
A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has forecast that demand for copper, high-purity nickel, cobalt and lithium used in the manufacture of EV battery packs is forecast to rise 31 times, 42 times, 19 times and 29 times respectively to 2030, as sales of EVs soar to 30 million by 2030.
This article is part of our special report Europe's e-mobility gamechangers.
Transport is one of the few sectors in the EU where emissions are actually growing.
Car dealerships in Scandinavia and perhaps beyond have something against electric vehicles. That's the conclusion of an investigative study conducted by researchers in Nordic countries, where they visited car dealerships and found agents actively discouraging going electric.
May 21st, 2018 by Steve Hanley
Mercedes Benz has created a new division known as EQ to produce all electric cars. It plans to offer as many as 10 electric car models ranging from ultra compact 'smart' cars (European auto makers love to avoid capital letters when it comes to naming brands and models) to large SUVs and sedans by 2022.