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Pope Benedict XVI Gets Charged, Blesses Electric Cars

Pope Benedict XVI Gets Charged, Blesses Electric Cars

He’s the Pontiff to over 1.6 billion people worldwide. But until now, His Holiness The Pope has attended appointments in his fleet of heavily modified and heavily armored Mercedes SUVs. But the Vatican told the press earlier to day that His Holiness was keen to partake of the pleasures of... read more

December 2, 2010 by - 3
 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept, released at 2010 Paris Motor Show

UPDATE: 2010 Paris Motor Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

The 2010 Paris Motor Show is upon us and amongst the supercars and superminis lie a veritable feast of electric vehicles. Whilst we've known about many of the cars due to be... read more September 28, 2010 by 5


 
Mercedes-Benz Reporter plug-in hybrid pickup truck concept, from MBtech

Mercedes-Benz Reporter: Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck Concept

If you're all about saving gasoline--or "displacing petroleum," as energy wonks say--then the place to start may not be passenger cars. It may be commercial vehicles. From... read more September 27, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

Latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive Licensee: Mercedes-Benz ???

Toyota leads the world in hybrid-electric vehicles, having built well over 2 million of them since 1997. That's more than half the hybrids on the planet. Now, with new... read more September 16, 2010 by 1


 
Audi A1 e-tron Concept

Audi A1 E-Tron Pilot Project To Start In Munich, 2011

With BMW slowly revealing further details of their upcoming Megacity EV and teasing us with the 2009 MINI E, and Mercedes-Benz giving us the A-Class E-Cell, it was only a... read more September 15, 2010 by 3


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

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... read more September 15, 2010 by 1


 
2008 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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... read more August 27, 2010 by 1


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

Only One Hybrid Car Pays Back Its Owners; Know Which One?

One of the criticisms of hybrid cars has historically been that there's no payback, especially given the cheap gasoline prices in the U.S. The extra money you spend on a... read more August 9, 2010 by 22


 
2006 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Report: BYD Will Borrow Mercedes-Benz B-Class Platform For New EV

Back in March we first reported that German auto giant Daimler was partnering with Chinese automaker and battery specialist BYD to further develop electric vehicle technology... read more August 6, 2010 by 2


 
Mercedes-Benz Vito E-Cell

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... read more July 27, 2010 by 0


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell at Silvretta E-Rally

Mercedes-Benz Puts Electric Cars To Test at Silvretta E-Rally

At the renowned Silvretta Classic Rally in Montafon, Austria, 24 electric cars drove amongst the vintage cars that typically compete in this mountain race. The rally, cutting... read more July 19, 2010 by 1


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

Yellow Is The New Green As Mercedes Bares All With SLS AMG E-Cell

Remember the bright yellow Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell prototype we wrote about back in June? Equipped with a four-motor, all-wheel-drive system the SLS AMG E-Cell is capable of... read more July 8, 2010 by 0


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell electric vehicle (image via Auto Bild)

Move Over Tesla. There’s a Mercedes Gullwing SLS AMG E-Cell Behind You.

Until now the words electric, car and Mercedes have had an uncomfortable union. While Mercedes' cheapest car, the diminutive Smart ForTwo, has an electric version, its 62.5... read more June 22, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Diesels And Hybrids: Green Goodness, Slow Sales?

Mercedes-Benz offers a clean-diesel Bluetec version of each of its large utility vehicles, the R-Class, GL-Class, and M-Class, along with a Hybrid version of the ML. But even... read more June 16, 2010 by 14


 
Smart ED (electric drive) on the road in the U.K.

Mercedes-Benz Installing EV Charging Bays In Dealerships Across UK

Building hundreds of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its dealerships across the UK is Mercedes-Benz’s (and Smart’s) way of welcoming a new era of motoring... read more June 8, 2010 by 1


 

2011 Mercedes-Benz S350 Bluetec Adds Clean Diesel to S-Class

Continuing to diversify the green powertrain options it offers to buyers, Mercedes-Benz will add a clean-diesel model to its largest sedan line, the S-Class. The new 2011... read more June 3, 2010 by 1


 

 
 

 
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