Mercedes-Benz shares new info about ‘EQC’ SUV development program
In a recent press release, German automaker Mercedes-Benz has shared interesting information about the latest developments in the test program for the newest all-electric ‘EQC’ SUV prototypes.
Mercedes-Benz has been leaking some details about its all-electric ‘EQC’ SUV development program over the last few months and automobile industry analysts are closely watching the EV development at Mercedes-Benz. The SUV will be the first vehicle to be offered by the automaker under its new ‘EQ’ sub-brand for electric vehicles (EVs).
The EQC SUV -- which has been in development for nearly 3 years now -- is scheduled to go into production in 2019; and will mark a notably serious EV effort by Mercedes-Benz. The all-electric vehicles which the automaker has produced till now have been compliance cars which were based on its existing gas-powered models.
With the winter tests of the EQC SUV having been completed by Mercedes-Benz in March this year, the automaker has revealed in its recent press release about the all-electric vehicle’s development program that it is working on “more suspension/powertrain tests as well as integrated complete-vehicle high-temperature testing in southern Europe.”
Mercedes-Benz has also said in the press release that it has carried out a totally digital testing of the EQC SUV under its ongoing development program. According to the automaker, digital testing encompasses all the main aspects of vehicle development, including simulation, aerodynamics, validation of production feasibility, crash performance, ride & handling, weight, range, and NVH (noise/vibration/harshness).
The owners of Tesla electric cars in Russia have come together to deploy two electric-vehicle (EV) charging stations in the country, to facilitate the road trip to Moscow for the FIFA World Cup this month.
Canada-based electric vehicle charging station manufacturer FLO is set to mark its foray into the US market, with the launch of its high-quality charging stations.
In an earlier-this-week disclosure, the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has confirmed that California-based tunneling startup The Boring Company -- owned by Elon Musk -- has won the bid for the Chicago-O’Hare high-speed tunnel project.
In accordance with Volkswagen (VW)’s settlement with the EPA and CARB over the infamous diesel-emissions cheating scandal, the German automaker has recently announced that its Electrify America company is launching a ‘Green City’ initiative in Sac
Renowned German automaker Porsche has released the first teaser images of its production version ‘Taycan’ --- the company’s forthcoming all-electric sedan which was previously called Mission E.
In a recent announcement, German automaker Porsche has revealed that an electric car charging mobile app and service -- called the ‘Porsche Charging Service’ -- is being launched by the company for the convenience of its customers.