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Mercedes Pushing Ahead With DiesOtto Sparkless Ignition Technology

Mercedes Pushing Ahead With DiesOtto Sparkless Ignition Technology

When it comes to advanced powertrains, most of the automotive sector has congregated around hybrid and electric technology such as parallel hybrids, range-extended electric vehicles or pure electrics. However, just a few years back, several automakers, such as Volkswagen, General Motors and... read more

October 7, 2010 by - 5
 
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


 
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors

If Musk Ever Leaves Tesla, Daimler Will Help Choose New CEO

What would happen if the charismatic CEO responsible for the 2009 Tesla Roadster -- the most sexy electric sports car to hit the roads of the U.S. this century -- were to... read more June 1, 2010 by 1


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK-CLass

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class: Refined Summer Fun

Summer is quickly approaching us and with the warm and sunny weather all we can think of are convertibles. Of course, any convertible aficionado has probably lusted after the... read more May 31, 2010 by 0


 
2006 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Onslaught Of Mercedes-Benz Compacts Coming In Next Five Years

Governments around the world are bowing to public pressure to reduce the levels of greenhouse gases their respective countries produce, and more often than not, the first... read more May 26, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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