Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Vans division showed off a concept Sprinter that delivers power from a hydrogen fuel cell stack to an electric motor that could achieve an effective range of 500 kilometers (310 miles). Executives showed the vehicle to journalists in Hamburg, Germany, on July 3.
July 5, 2018
Aiming to see if trucks digitally connected on the highway as platoons are ready to roll in the real world, German OEM MAN Truck & Bus has placed a number of units with a customer for months of evaluation in revenue service.
February 21, 2018
Ford and Deutsche Post Group subsidiary StreetScooter GmbH have presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans, the StreetScooter Work XL.
August 23, 2017
Continental, Deutsche Telekom AG, Fraunhofer ESK, and Nokia Networks via demonstrated real-time communication between vehicles via the LTE cell network, a demonstration of the first project arising from the “Innovation Charter for the digital A9 motorway test bed.”
November 9, 2015
Real-world zero-emission motoring set a record recently when a Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell was driven 2,383 kilometers in 24 hours.
August 10, 2015
After more than 1 million kilometers in two years – from May 2013 to June 2015 – the real-world trial of electric cars known as eMERGE has been completed.
August 4, 2015
The 222,222 Sprinter van to roll off the assembly line was recently delivered to Munich-headquartered Dallmayr, a specialist coffee company.
December 26, 2014
Mercedes-Benz has launched its new new version of the Vito mid-size van in Germany. The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight of between 2.8 and 3.2 tons.
July 29, 2014
The transport service of the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) has added 66 especially efficient full-size sedans to its fleet.
June 16, 2014
Daimler and Volvo are anticipated to lead the implementation of V2V communication systems among vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across Europe.
March 11, 2014
Mercedes-Benz recently premiered its new V-Class. The MPV will be available for ordering in Germany beginning in March ahead of the full market launch in late May.
February 4, 2014
Overall, the major automotive markets ended the year on a high note, according to research released by a German automotive trade association.
January 7, 2014
The German vehicle market has been growing constantly by around 1 percent per year. There are approximately 50 million vehicles registered in Germany, and about 10 percent are registered as company cars.
May 8, 2013
China will remain the primary driver of global vehicle production growth over the next four years, according to WardsAuto and AutomotiveCompass.
January 16, 2013