Dr. Thomas Weber talks about plans for electrifying Mercedes-Benz cars, the future of fuel cells, and why all powertrains are important.
Outgoing R&D head Thomas Weber hints at four new Mercedes-Benz EVs that should arrive by 2020, just after Germany announces some nice electric incentives.
BMW, Volkswagen, and Porsche may have changed their senior leadership, but not Mercedes: Daimler has renewed Dieter Zetsche's contract for another couple of years, but is switching out its head of R&D.
We're not sure how to translate "throwdown" in German, but Daimler executive Thomas Weber appears to have the concept down pat. Weber, who heads research and development at Daimler's Mercedes-Benz unit, tells Automotive News Europe that the B-Class Electric Drive will compare favorably to the Danny King
Mercedes-Benz concept BlueZero Plus – Click above for high-res image gallery
Have you ever traveled around with a plug adapter for different wall sockets? The need for a car version of these adapters, albeit in a much larger scale, is what BMW's Klaus Draeger and Daimler's Thomas Weber discussed at the 2008 World Automotive Congress of FISITA, the international association of automotive engineers. Both said that the EV technology, vital if we want to curb CO2 emissions, could be so expensive that single automakers might
Over past two decades motor vehicles have gotten hundreds of new features and amenities and made big advances in safety in performance. Unfortunately all those cool stability controls, big brakes, air bags, rear seat entertainment systems, heated seats and on and on and on, have one thing in common: weight. Every one of those cool features adds ma