BYD and Daimler announce when they plan to roll out their first joint venture, mass produced electric car in Japan.
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive supercar, set to debut in Germany this month, sets a new electric vehicle lap record at Nürburgring.
The electric version of the SLS AMG gullwing supercar is showing in Paris, and will launch in 2013 at €416,500.
Daimler, through its Mercedes-Benz brand, plans to show off at the 2012 Paris Motor Show an electric version of its popular B-Class family car design.
Daimler has green lighted mass production of its smart fortwo electric drive EV, with the car first set for a Germany debut later this summer.
This generation of EVs are either too heavy, too expensive or don’t meet mass-market safety requirements, and a consortium called VisioM wants to change that.
Just 100 days after opening up shop, Daimler says its car2go service in San Diego has more than 6,000 members logging 3,500 trips a week.
Daimler subsidiary Smart is releasing a new concept version of its Fortwo electric car called the Forvision, which features a solar cell roof.
Smart recently announced that they will begin selling their new electric bicycle, the smartbike, in North America and Europe in early 2012.
The 3rd generation smart fortwo electric drive car will be available in spring of 2012, and be able to drive up to 87 miles on a single charge of its battery.