Automaker's car division, and trucks and heavy vehicles unit would become legally independent entities under one corporate umbrella.
The SURUS is set to be a utilitarian hauler that looks like a skateboard for shipping containers and is capable of going off road, autonomously.
This comes as the next big win for the world's largest chipmaker in the automobile industry.
Electric cars require four times as much copper to manufacture compared to traditional fossil fuel variants.
Mercedes plans to introduce electric versions of all their cars by 2022.
110-tonne construction vehicle goes through full-electric conversion.
The journey is expected to start and end in San Francisco.
Carmaker suggests flashing lights above the windscreen should be used to communicate with pedestrians.
Tesla originally planned to unveil the big rig sometime around September.
IBTimes UK looks at some of the hottest new cars and wackiest concept vehicles at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The new Supercharger stations have been designed specifically for dense and heavily-populated city areas.
Grid will include 20 I-Pace race cars and follow the 2018/19 Formula E series.
Plug-in cars from BMW, Smart, Mini and Honda - and a 1,000 horsepower Mercedes hypercar - draw the crowds.
Frankfurt debut for hot-hatch inspired electric city car.
€84bn will be spent to electrify Audi, Skoda, Seat, VW, Porsche, Bentley and Bugatti.