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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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