Mercedes-Benz

Details released for Mercedes-AMG PHEVs

Mercedes released two new plug-in hybrid powertrains for its AMG performance car division. The more powerful drivetrain, which can deliver more than 804 hp, will feature an updated twin-turbocharged 4L V-8 engine coupled with an electric motor; the second drivetrain will feature an updated turbocharged 2L inline-4 engine coupled with an electric motor. In both powertrains, the electric motor will…

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Next gen. AMG C63 to be a hybrid

Last month, Mercedes confirmed the rumors that the next C63 will be a plug-in hybrid. The new C63 will be available for sale by the end of this year or in early 2022. The car’s powertrain will consist of an inline-4 and three motor-generators combining to deliver 550 horsepower. Initial estimates reveal the C63 can do 62mph in 3.5 seconds!Read…

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Mercedes S-Class PHEV’s 62 miles of all-electric range

Mercedes has confirmed the all-electric range of the plug-in hybrid version of its new S-Class model will be 62 miles (100km). This stat puts the new S-Class PHEV from Mercedes near the top of the list for all-electric range from PHEVs. Details are scarce, but Inside EVs has a round-up. Read more.

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Mercedes focuses on PHEVS: 20 models by the end of 2020

Mercedes is putting plug-in hybrids at the center of its lineup, calling the vehicles “key bridging technology” on the way to a more fuel-efficient future. Green Car Reports notes in a new article that Mercedes will expand its PHEV offerings to its compact models, alongside its larger-vehicle PHEV lineup. Though Mercedes will have twenty plug-ins in its lineup by the…

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Mercedes will launch PHEV GLE Coupe

Mercedes will launch a plug-in hybrid version of its GLE Coupe sometime in the next few years, notes Mark Kane at Inside EVs. The automaker debuted two versions of its GLE Coupe at the Frankfurt Motor Show recently, and announced that “preparations are under way for a plug-in hybrid version with a practical, locally emission-free range.” Details are scare, but…

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Mercedes GLB plug-in hybrid in development

Mercedes is developing a plug-in hybrid version of its new GLB Compact CUV. Details on the U.S. version of the vehicle are scarce, but Wards Auto suggests the hybrid will have all-wheel-drive, and will feature “an electrified rear axle” and “well over” 31 miles of electric range. The non-hybrid GLB will be offered in Europe with multiple gasoline and diesel…

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Mercedes to electrify line-up by 2022, launch 10 plug-ins by 2020

Mercedes has announced it will electrify its entire line-up by 2022, with ten more plug-in hybrids to launch by the end of this year. According to a new report from Inside EVs, the luxury automaker will focus on full-electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles, all bearing the EQ Power label. In 2019, the brand will launch ten more plug-in…

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