Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-Benz EQS News in Malaysia

  • Review: Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic: Close but no cigar

    What’s a flagship product? It’s usually either the leading article from a company or one that placed it on the map to begin with, the foundation of its eminence. In the case of Mercedes-Benz, that’ll be the S-Class. That’s what the automotive sphere knows them for and regardless of if they even begin building rockets to challenge Elon Musk’s SpaceX, the S-Class will continue to be the basis that it will be judged upon. However, now that the age of electrification has descended upon us, Stuttgart


    Jul 14, 2023

  • Mercedes-Benz is first to legally introduce L3 autonomous driving in Tesla's home ground, California

    Mercedes-Benz has received certification from California state authorities for its Drive Pilot system, making it the first car manufacturer authorised to introduce a SAE Level 3 system in a standard-production vehicle for public freeways in California, US. This puts the company ahead of Tesla with its Full Self-Driving (FSD) feature that is still legally classified as a Level 2 system. Drive Pilot will be available as an option for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and EQS models in the US market, with


    Jun 12, 2023

  • For RM 150k more than the EQS 500, what do you get on the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53?

    With Mercedes-Benz pushing forwards towards embracing fully-electric vehicles (EVs), even its performance division is amping itself up. The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ is the first dedicated EV tuned by the masters at Affalterbach but it is not the only one. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has just launched the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ along with the Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4Matic+ at Zepp KL. However, in this article, we’ll just be comparing the two EQS variants offered in Malaysia. Priced from RM

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    Jun 9, 2023

  • 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ launched in Malaysia, from RM 798k, 658 PS/950 Nm

    Alongside the Mercedes-AMG EQE, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has also just recently launched the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ at Zepp KL in association with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Kuala Lumpur. The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4Matic+ is fully imported (CBU) from Germany and is priced from RM 798,888. Comparitively, the regular locally-assembled (CKD) Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic starts from RM 648,888. On the surface, the EQS 53 looks like a normal jellybean but the gentlemen and ladies of Affalterba

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    Jun 8, 2023

  • Mercedes-Benz says battery EVs still superior, not interested in e-fuels

    Despite the policy U-turn by the European Union to exempt carbon-neutral synthetic fuels (also known as e-fuels) from the trade bloc’s 2035 ban on combustion engines, Mercedes-Benz will maintain its course to phase out combustion engines in favour of battery EVs. When asked by German business publication Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung if Mercedes-Benz welcomes the EU’s exemption of combustion engines running on carbon neutral e-fuels from the 2035 ban, CEO Ola Kallenius said “I think technology


    Apr 27, 2023

  • Tengku Zafrul: 15% of TIV for electrified vehicles by 2030, more EV-related incentives to come

    Present at the launch of the locally-assembled (CKD) Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic was Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, who announced that the government aims to provide 10,000 units of EV chargers by 2025 and targets 15 percent of TIV for electrified vehicles (xEV, hybrids included) by 2030. “MITI expects that the domestic automotive industry will continue to be resilient and become a major contributor to the country’s economy by 20


    Feb 16, 2023

  • More power but at RM 50k lower price, CKD 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic is launched in Malaysia - from RM 648,888

    CKD Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic is now assembled in Pekan Priced at RM 648,888, deliveries to start in March 2023 108.4 kWh battery, up to 695 km (WLTP) range, makes 449 PS of power The fully-imported (CBU) from Germany Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ has now been superseded by the locally-assembled (CKD) Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4Matic. Priced from RM 648,888, the CKD model is RM 50k cheaper than the CBU model. Being a higher range variant, the EQS 500 4Matic also makes more power, at 449 PS / 828 Nm, whi


    Feb 15, 2023

  • Report: Future Mercedes-Benz EVs will not be called EQ anymore

    The next-generation electric vehicles (EV) by Mercedes-Benz, set to arrive at the end of 2024, will reportedly drop the EQ brand name, according to the German daily Handelsblatt. Mercedes-Benz currently markets its EVs under the EQ brand, with the EQC being the first model that was announced in 2016. It has since expanded to include EQA, EQB, EQE, EQS, and SUV models of the last two. Also read: Malaysia will CKD a Mercedes-Benz EQ model in 2023 - first EV from Pekan As Mercedes-Benz plans to bec


    Jan 17, 2023

  • 7 new sedans and hatchbacks that are Malaysia-bound in 2023, from the Proton S50 to the BMW i7

    Enough of SUVs and MPVs as sedans and hatchbacks also have their own followers. Come 2023 and there are a number of brand-new sedans and hatchbacks that are Malaysia-bound. As the year goes by, we predict that there are roughly 7 new sedans and hatchbacks that Malaysians can look forward to. 2023 Perodua Axia Kicking this list off is the 2023 Perodua Axia. Codenamed D74A, this new A-segment hatchback will most likely be underpinned by the tried-and-tested DNGA platform, as well as featuring a Du


    Jan 11, 2023

  • Launching in Malaysia soon, CKD Mercedes-Benz EQS has entered production in Pekan

    CKD variant to be a higher range, all-wheel drive EQS 500 4Matic Higher power output – 449 PS vs 333 PS But 107.8 kWh battery is retained, so driving range for more powerful AWD variant will be shorter Barely six months after launching the imported (CBU) Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+, we can now confirm that Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has started local assembly (CKD) of the EQS at its Pekan plant in Pahang. According to the latest production data compiled by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), ther


    Jan 4, 2023

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