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2011 Smart Electric Drive: Will Fewer Dealers Cut  Electric-Car Access?

2011 Smart Electric Drive: Will Fewer Dealers Cut Electric-Car Access?

Yesterday we heard the news that Mercedes-Benz will take over Smart car distribution in the United States from Penske Automotive Group. The independent dealer network had started distributing the Smart ForTwo in 2008 with a total of 77 dealers nationwide. But with Mercedes-Benz only taking-over... read more

February 15, 2011 by - 5
 
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Six to Four: Mercedes Reintroduces the Four-Cylinder to the C-Class

The times are a changing, at least as far as the relationship between engine size and power output are concerned. We are starting to see V8 coming down to V6 with direct... read more January 18, 2011 by 0


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Sexy Electric Mercedes SLS AMG Due 2013

If the shots we showed you last year of Mercedes-Benz’s electric offering on the now iconic SLS AMG super-car were enough to get your juices flowing, you’ll be... read more January 11, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC 4MATIC

2012 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC 4MATIC Making U.S. Debut In Detroit

Our cousins across the Atlantic got the new diesel-powered S-Class in June of last year, which we reported on back then. Now, on the eve of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show... read more January 9, 2011 by 0


 
diesel and AdBlue fillers in Audi Q7 TDI

Green Advice: You Filled A Diesel Car With Gasoline; Now What?

Unless you're Argonne Laboratories, putting gasoline into a diesel fueled car is a bad problem. Maybe it was brain fade. Perhaps you rented or borrowed an unfamiliar car. Or... read more December 29, 2010 by 3


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK spy shots

2012 Mercedes SLK Spied In Colorado

The 2012 Mercedes Benz SLK has been in the news quite regularly as of late between the spy shots of the Magic Sky Control Roof and the actual press release for the new... read more December 23, 2010 by 0


 
First Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle delivery, Newport Beach, Dec 2010

Electric-Car Deliveries? Mercedes-Benz Says, Hey, Fuel Cells Too!

It's the week of green-car delivery publicity. Nissan delivered its first Leaf in San Francisco Saturday (and three more in San Diego, Portland, and Southern California this... read more December 15, 2010 by 3


 
Pope Benedict XVI (via PacificCoastNews)

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... read more December 2, 2010 by 3


 
Mercedes-Benz S 400 Hybrid

Small, Powerful Engines: Four-Cylinder Mercedes-Benz S-Class

We talk quite a lot about how global regulations aimed at improving fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions will lead to much smaller, more powerful engines. Latest... read more November 10, 2010 by 0


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Magic Sky Control roof

Mercedes-Benz Sheds Some Light On Its ‘Magic Sky Control’ Roof

Many are waiting with baited breath for the unveiling of the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK, the company’s smallest convertible. However, with that event still a couple of... read more October 31, 2010 by 0


 
Mercedes-Benz DiesOtto engine

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... read more October 7, 2010 by 5


 
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


 

 
 

 
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