Over the last few years, semi truck drivers and manufacturers have been under a lot of heat from the government. In fact, the Department of Energy has even gone as far as demanding that there must be an improvement in “semi-truck fuel economy by at least 50 percent.” Sounds like a lot, right? 335 more words
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When you think of a Mercedes-Benz, scenes of rugged vehicles hauling heavy loads across rough terrain probably don’t come to mind… yet. That might change with the launch of Daimler’s first Mercedes-Benz pickup truck, which the company is planning to launch by 2020. 248 more words
Daimler Trucks (North America) unveiled Freigtliner’s most freight efficient truck at the Mid-America Truck Show yesterday (25th March 2015) in Louisville, Kentucky.
The demonstrator was tested in Texas on a 312 mile round trip and achieved an average of 12.2mpg at 65mph. 103 more words
Applications are invited for the 2016 Einstein Fellowship for International Applicants to study in Germany. The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation fellowship is for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. 272 more words
futurbility News 12/2015 - Porsche, BYD, Audi, Delphi, Tesla vs. Google, Mercedes-Benz and the "End of Range Anxiety"
Porsche is planning an all-electric model line – Volkswagen’s Head of R&D Ulrich Hackenberg revealed that Porsche will get a pure EV model line. Porsche started early with the electrification of the Panamera, Cayenne and the 918 Spyder. 388 more words