• 2014 Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive Live Photos

    Mercedes-Benz doesn't yet offer a front-wheel drive model in the U.S, at least until the new CLA Class lands. In Europe however, it's gone through three generations of A Class and it's now on the second-gen B Class, a spacious family hatchback. The 2013 New York Auto Show sees the debut of an electric version of that vehicle, the B Class Electric Drive. Under the metallic blue skin you'll find a 100 kilowatt (134 horsepower), 228 pound-foot electric motor, powering the front wheels. Mercedes says the instant torque--developed from a standstill, like virtually all electric cars--corresponds to...

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    2010 Paris Motor Show: Green Car Roundup of Production Models

    The fall's first big European auto show, the 2010 Paris Motor Show, officially kicks off on Thursday, which is when all the press conferences happen. But the industry has been leaking out selected images, teasers, and occasionally full details on the concepts and production cars that will appear...

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    Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell: Full Details on Electric Hatchback for Europe

    Joining the electric-vehicle party, Mercedes-Benz has released final details of its first mass-produced all-electric car, which will start coming down the line in October at its plant in Rastatt, Germany. Its formal debut will be at the 2010 Paris Motor Show later this month. Don't get your hopes...

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    Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell Set For 2010 Paris Auto Show Debut

    As reported earlier, Mercedes-Benz will be launching a new all-electric version of its entry-level A-Class model dubbed the A-Class E-Cell. This limited production model is being developed together with Tesla and will reportedly make its world debut next month at the 2010 Paris Auto Show. Daimler...

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    Mercedes-Benz Launches Trial Of Vito E-Cell All-Electric Van

    Electric vehicles are ideal for hopping around town, making frequent stops and carrying heavy loads, so it’s not surprising to see the major automakers roll out all-electric commercial vans in addition to more mainstream models. The latest is Mercedes-Benz, which has unveiled its new Vito E-Cell...

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