Mercedes G-Class Electric SUV to Debut in 2024

During a media roundtable earlier this week, Mercedes Chairman Ola Källenius said the company plans to unveil its first all-electric version of the premium G-Class SUV sometime in 2024 (via Autoblog). Källenius told the press that he already test-drove a prototype G-Class electric vehicle (EV) last fall at Mercedes’ testing facility in Graz, Austria. He […]

Mercedes Launches EV Production in Alabama with EQS SUV

Mercedes on Thursday officially started manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) in the U.S. at its 6-million-square-foot assembly plant in Vance, Alabama — reports Automotive News. The German luxury automaker announced it is starting production with its first U.S.-made crossover, a battery-powered version of its GLS SUV, known as the EQS. It will be one of two […]

Volkswagen, Mercedes Sign Raw Materials Trade Deals with Canada

Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz are set to sign agreements with Canada to receive raw materials including lithium, nickel and cobalt without strict tariffs and tax regulations, according to sources familiar with the matter (via Bloomberg). U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration passed new rules for raw materials prioritizing local suppliers, thought to be a part of what […]

First Mercedes-AMG Performance EV: 2022 EQS Sedan

Mercedes-AMG, the high-performance subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz, has just unveiled the 2022 AMG EQS (branded as the EQS53 in Europe) — its first all-electric production car. The EQS is designed as a luxury sedan, with an electric motor at each axle for a dual-motor powertrain. The AMG EQS doesn’t look terribly different as compared to the Mercedes-Benz […]