2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan sets wind-cheating record

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With the 2019 A-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it's raised the aerodynamic bar. Mercedes-Benz claims that the new 2019 A-Class sedan has the lowest aerodynamic drag of any. Fuel Economy Mercedes-Benz A ClassEfficiency comes in many automotive forms: electric powertrains, continuously variable transmissions, smaller-displacement engines. More aerodynamic designs help efficiency, too.

2018 59

Lion Electric launches battery-electric Class 8 urban truck

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Lion) has unveiled its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck this morning. Canada-based Lion Electric Co. The Lion8 will be commercialized this Fall and the first vehicle will be delivered to Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ).

2019 115

2014 Mercedes B-Class: Best Electric-Car Lease Deal Available?

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And right now, bargain shoppers may want to take a close look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. plug-in cars deals lease price Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive The number of available electric-car models may be limited compared to the legions of internal-combustion cars available, but that doesn''t mean it''s not worth hunting around for a good deal. As Mercedes dealers make room for 2015 models.

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New class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications

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A team led by researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany is proposing a new class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications. These compounds constitute a new class of entropy-stabilized materials, with the anion lattice also contributing to the configurational entropy, resulting in an additional structural stabilization gain.

2019 76

Next-generation Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel first in class to deliver 1,000 lb-ft of torque

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turbo diesel engine featuring a first-in-class 1,000 pound-feet (1,356 N·m) of torque. At NAIAS 2019, Cummins Inc. unveiled its next generation 6.7L

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Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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Mercedes-Benz has expanded the powertrain line-up of its new G-Class with an efficient diesel variant. As a result, the G-Class model range now offers buyers a choice between the G 500 (fuel consumption, combined: 12.1-11.5

2018 126

New class of catalysts for energy conversion: complex solid solution (CSS) nanoparticles

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Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung in Düsseldorf report on a new class of electrocatalysts that is theoretically suitable for universal use.

2019 93

Review: Mercedes-Benz B-Class

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Once upon a time, MPVs were the must-have family vehicle

2019 41

Mercedes expands E-Class range with sleek coupe

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Mercedes is to add yet another new model to its E-Class line-up in the form of a sleek coupe. Mercedes-Benz E ClassFollowing the release of Estate and All-Terrain variants.

2016 62

Mazda develops first cold-stamped parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel; to be applied across the lineup starting with Mazda3

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Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel. Parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel.

2019 135

Review: Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Before you even set foot in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you’re confronted with something that is, on the outside, simultaneously classy, sophisticated. Mercedes-Benz E Class Reviews

2016 41

First drive review: Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain

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Mercedes-Benz E Class ReviewsThe Mercedes E350d All-Terrain has one clear mission and that’s to dismount the Audi A6 Allroad from its position as the one and only premium soft-roa.

2016 65

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

2018 65

EV University: Online Conversion Classes

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class revealed

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Aiming to revitalise one of the lesser-known models in the Mercedes line-up, an all-new B-Class has been revealed at Paris Motor Show

2018 45

Mercedes-Benz unveils Gen4 A-Class; bigger, new engines, focus on content and user experience

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In an event in Amsterdam, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new A-Class compact line. The new fourth-generation A-Class vehicles are larger than their predecessors, and feature the MBUX – Mercedes-Benz User Experience with a number of functions that were previously the preserve of the luxury class.

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Shell/AirFlow Starship hyper-fuel efficient Class 8 truck to make cross-country run

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Shell has partnered with the Airflow Truck Company to collaborate on a hyper-aerodynamic, fuel-efficient Class 8 concept truck: Starship. This next-generation concept truck features a custom, aerodynamic design and aims to demonstrate improvements in fuel economy for Class 8 trucks.

2018 119

Hyliion introduces hybrid upfit system for Class 8 trucks

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Hyliion, a developer of electrification systems for Class 8 trucks, introduced the 6X4HE System for long haul trucks. The technology we designed into the trailer product plus a different approach to an APU is now available for Class 8 trucks.

2017 83

Mercedes begins sales of new 6-cylinder GLE diesel; first SUV in its class to meet Euro 6d

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Mercedes-Benz has begun sales of two diesel models of the new GLE SUV which already comply with the coming Euro 6d emissions standard. Delivery of the first vehicles begins in spring of 2019.

2018 136

Mercedes-Benz unveiling facelited C-Class at Geneva with new engines, plug-in hybrid versions

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Alongside the A-Class, the G-Class and the new four-door Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé, Mercedes-Benz will hold the world premiere of the new facelifted C-Class Saloon and Estate models featuring new gasoline and diesel engines, and plug-in hybrid versions. Class. Class.

2018 83

2019 Mercedes A-Class Saloon: what you need to know

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Following the launch of its all-new hatchback, Mercedes has expanded the updated A-Class range further with the addition of the Saloon

2018 66

New Mercedes-Benz A-Class set up for private car sharing

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The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class ( earlier post ) is already set up for private car sharing: Mercedes me allows the new compact car to be shared with friends and family members. Class drivers to share their vehicle with a specified group of users. Class for a fixed period of time.

2018 96

Three Mercedes Plug-In Hybrids On Sale By End Of 2015: S-Class, C-Class, ML-Class

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DON''T MISS: Mercedes-Benz S-Class The first wave of electric cars and plug-in hybrids has been largely centered on smaller vehicles, mostly from mass-market brands (Tesla excepted). Four years later, German luxury makers are entering the fray--and the plug-in cars and utility vehicles they sell will markedly expand the offerings on the market.

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact. With the refresh of its A-Class, Mercedes-Benz has increased the range of available engines. The new-generation A-Class can be ordered in Europe from 3 July 2015.

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Startup Thor Trucks announces its ET-One electric Class 8 tractor prototype

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Los Angeles-based startup Thor Trucks announced its electric Class 8 tractor “semi-prototype” ET-One, with 80,000 pound carrying capacity. Thor currently uses a cylindrical lithium-ion cell format to leverage class-leading energy densities.

2017 96

Allison introduces new AXE Series e-axles for MD, HD trucks; in Peterbilt 579EV Class 8 EV for testing

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The AXE Series electric powertrain will be integrated in Peterbilt’s Model 579EV electric Class 8 truck for evaluation and testing. The complete integration of the AXE Series delivers increased efficiency and best-in-class continuous power through superior internal cooling.

2019 76

Researchers in Belgium develop new class of solid composite electrolytes for Li-ion batteries: Eutectogels

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Researchers at Hasselt University in Belgium are proposing a new class of solid composite electrolytes (SCEs) for Li-ion batteries: deep eutectic solvent (DES)–silica composites. A new class of solvents has emerged recently, that is, the deep eutectic solvents (DES).

Mercedes G-Class: G350d added to range

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After launching the fiery AMG G63 version last year, Mercedes has now revealed the G350d – an ‘entry-level’ diesel version of its latest G-Class, that gets a list price of £94,000

2019 41

Spot the difference: Mercedes A-Class Saloon vs CLA-Class

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Mercedes-Benz’ ability to successfully identify a niche is something we’ve touched on before

2019 32

Mercedes toughens up E-Class range with new All-Terrain

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Mercedes has announced a tough new variant of its E-Class Estate will be on display at the Paris Motor Show. Available in early 2017, the E-Class All-. Mercedes-Benz E Class

2017 41

First drive review: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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Guess where the biggest market in the world for the Mercedes A-Class was in 2017? Nope, not the USA or Germany, but here in the UK and much of that success is down to leasing

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Mercedes S-Class Electric Car Could Follow Plug-In Hybrid

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The next stop could be the Mercedes S-Class luxury sedan, as the company is considering following up a plug-in hybrid So far, Mercedes'' exploration of electric vehicles has been fairly diverse. It started, logically, with the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive.

2014 112

ABS to class first CNG carrier; intra-Indonesia transport

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ABS, a leading provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier, which has been ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN).

Cummins working on two medium- and heavy-duty PHEV projects; Class 6 truck, Class 7 and 8 buses

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million from the DOE, is to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50% over conventional Class 6 vehicles. At the SAE 2016 Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium this week in Knoxville, Gary Parker, Director of Electromobility programs for Cummins, Inc. outlined two of the plug-in hybrid projects in which the engine manufacturer is currently involved.

2016 90

Lightning Systems introduces new Class 6 electric powertrain; first 50 ordered by Zeem for Chevrolet 6500XD

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Lightning Systems, a developer of electric powertrains for commercial fleets, introduced a new all-electric Low Cab Forward model for commercial and government fleets in the Class 6 segment.

2018 78

ACO, FIA introducing new hybrid top class for Le Mans for 2020-2024; hydrogen racers in 2024

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The Automobile Club De L’Ouest (ACO) and Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will introduce a new top class for the FIA World Endurance Championship for 2020-2024. The name of the new class will be chosen by popular vote. A new special class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2024 will introduce hydrogen fuel cell technology. The new top-class prototypes will remain hybrid, with a KERS system in front and 4WD to ensure energy efficiency.

2018 80

Mercedes X-Class Concept revealed: the first executive pick-up truck

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The company revealed the X-Class concept in full, ahead of a production-ready variants hitt. Mercedes-Benz X ClassThat’s right, Mercedes is really building a pick-up truck!

2016 51

Mercedes expands A-Class range with BlueEFFICIENCY models

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It is just a few months since Mercedes-Benz launched the new A-Class (pictured): but it is already expanding the model’s line-up with two new BlueEFFICIENCY versions. Green cars Latest news Mercedes green cars Mercedes A-Class Mercedes BLUEEfficiency Mercedes-Benz

EDI offering Class 3 plug-in hybrid utility truck

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EDI) announced the availability of a Class 3 utility truck based upon its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drivetrain that reduces emissions and fuel use by up to 80%. FHWA Class 2 = 6,001 to 10,000 lbs; Class 3 = 10,001 to 14,000 lbs.). Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

2015 93

Order books open for new Mercedes E-Class Estate

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Order books have opened for the new E-Class Estate, while a new entry-level diesel engine option has been added to the saloon. Mercedes-Benz E Class Editors Picks

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Mercedes-Benz bringing series of 3rd-generation plug-in hybrids to market; EQ Power, gasoline or diesel; C-, E- and S-Class

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Mercedes-Benz is initially using this type of powertrain in the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class. It is combined with the OM 654 four-cylinder diesel engine for the first time in the C-Class. Class plug-in hybrids is a high towing capacity of up to 2100 kg if required.

2018 130

A brief history of… Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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Like so many 21-year olds, the Mercedes A-Class has been through several trials and tribulations to emerge as the very rounded machine it is today

2019 41

Mercedes reveals B-Class electric car

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With the launch of a B-Class hydrogen-driven car already penned for 2014, we’re surprised to learn this morning that Mercedes will also be presenting a battery electric version of the popular compact MPV at the Paris Motor Show this month. Mercedes B-class France Paris Motor Show