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Paice, Abell, and Daimler agree to license patented technology

PAICE PRESS RELEASE | MAY 28, 2020 Paice, Abell, and Daimler agree to license patented technology Paice and Daimler have reached an agreement to license patented hybrid technology. Paice was an early leader in electrified vehicles. The company was awarded its first hybrid vehicle patent in 1994, long before most automakers began seriously focusing on ways to improve fuel efficiency…

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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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Mercedes announces new plug-ins, expansion of Tuscaloosa plant

Daimler’s Mercedes has announced it will have additional new plug-in hybrids in production starting later this year. The plug-ins are to be produced at the automaker’s Alabama plant in Tuscaloosa. Car Scoops reports that the hybrid vehicles are likely the plug-in versions of Mercedes next-generation SUVs, potentially the next-gen GLE. The Tuscaloosa plant has seen additional investment by Mercedes in…

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Hybrids lead the alternative-trend in Europe

As the EU works toward a greener continent, hybrids are proving the model of choice for consumers: 2017 saw the highest number of hybrids purchased to date in Europe. Total demand for hybrids increased 52% in 2017, reaching almost half a million cars sold in the region, according to data from Bloomberg. Though hybrids hold only a small portion of…

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Daimler Is Making Its Managers Drive Hybrid, Electric Cars

FORTUNE reports that plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles are becoming the de facto company car for managers at Daimler. The German automaker has established a new policy that requires top managers to drive electrified company cars—as opposed to gas-powered vehicles—to set an example and provide a clear role model. Read more.

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