28 Jun '16, 7am

Daimler investing more than 7 billion in green tech in the coming 2 years!

Daimler investing more than 7 billion in green tech in the coming 2 years!

DAIMLER INVESTING >€7B IN GREEN TECH At its TecDay event in Stuttgart, Daimler said it will invest more than €7 billion (US$7.9 billion) in green technologies in the next two years alone. Shortly, smart will be the only automaker worldwide to offer its entire model range both powered by internal combustion engines or operating on battery power. Mercedes-Benz will put the first fuel-cell-powered vehicle with plug-in technology into series production: the GLC F-CELL. In addition, the company is developing a dedicated vehicle architecture for battery-electric motor cars. Following the company’s recent introduction of the new OM 654 diesel family, Daimler will introduce a new family of gasoline engines in 2017, which will again set efficiency standards and will be the first ever to be equipped with a particulate filter (earlier post). The 48-volt on-board power supply will be ...

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