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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

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.

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Daimler Trucks NA presents new Class 8 Freightliner Cascadia with fuel efficiency improved up to 8%

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With 412,000 units sold since the launch of the first Cascadia in 2007 the Cascadia is the best-selling Class 8 truck in the NAFTA region. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has presented its new heavy-duty truck flagship: the new Freightliner Cascadia.

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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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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.

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2014 Mercedes B-Class Electric Car On Sale In Summer From $41,450

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Just over a year after its unveiling at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is getting ready for its U.S. The Electric Drive is a version of the B-Class hatchback sold in Europe, and is

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Mercedes adding semi-autonomous Active Lane Change Assist to new E-Class in spring

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Mercedes-Benz will expand the new Driving Assistance package of the future E-Class for the market launch in spring with the semi-autonomous Active Lane Change Assist function. The new E-Class will be launched in Germany in spring 2016.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Car Configurator Now Live

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The 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is one such vehicle Remember when every new electric car that launched was surrounded by a fanfare? Now, it takes something really special to create the same buzz. And that''s not a bad thing--it means enough electric cars are hitting the market that we can accept them as we might any other vehicle.

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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!

Continental Multifunctional Smart Device Terminal debuts in E-Class; NFC, wireless smartphone charging, connectivity

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Continental’s Multifunctional Smart Device Terminal (MFST) is making its YYYY debut in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. To connect the smartphone wirelessly to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the driver simply places the device in the compartment in the center console. In the E-Class, the Multifunctional Smart Device Terminal also offers automatic wireless bluetooth pairing of the phone with support of the external antenna and the head unit in the vehicle.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid: More Details Revealed

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Mercedes-Benz revealed back in May that it would launch a plug-in hybrid version of its all-new C-Class in the fall of 2015. Further details of that car have now emerged, including drivetrain specifics and its efficiency figures in European testing. Mercedes sources have revealed to Autocar that the new car will use a downsized 2.0-liter

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Now In Production

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The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive has entered production at the Mercedes assembly plant in Rastatt, Germany, according to Autocar. Based on the B-Class hatchback sold in Europe, the Electric Drive is expected to go on sale in the U.S. The first U.S.-market market production electric car to wear a three-pointed star is on its way to showrooms.

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Mercedes reveals S-Class plug-in hybrid

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When you think of a Mercedes S-Class, chances are you don’t think it will be fuel efficient. But the latest variant to join the model line-up, the S 500 plug-in hybrid promises fuel economy of near 100mpg.

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.

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Select truck fleets boosted fuel economy 3% in 2015 compared to national Class 8 average

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million over-the-road class 8 trucks. The scope of the study work encompassed Class 8 tractors (daycabs & sleepers) and trailers in regional and long haul applications. Seventeen trucking fleets operating more than 62,000 tractors and 217,000 trailers recorded a 3% increase in fuel economy in 2015, saving an accumulative $501 million on fuel when compared to the 2015 national average fuel spend of 1.7

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Early Mercedes fuel-cell driver's 'sobering assessment' to industry

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Just ask David Wenger, one German proponent and driver of a Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell, the small Mercedes hatchback powered by a hydrogen. Infrastructure hydrogen Germany hydrogen fuel cell alternative fuel vehicles Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell F-CellAs the old saying goes, you can identify the pioneers by the arrows in their backs. Being an early adopter of new technologies can be exciting, but it can also require adaptations to fit into its limitations.

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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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Electric Mercedes B-Class expected Q1 2015

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Mercedes-Benz will begin selling an all-electric version of its B-Class during the first quarter of 2015. The B-Class Electric Drive is expected to be priced around ?32k, 32k, before any grants or incentives are taken into account, according to Autocar. However with the ?5k

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Mercedes-Benz reveals new S-Class hybrid

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German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has made a host of innovations to its new flagship S-Class model: including the introduction of a hybrid car and an array of energy saving features. There will be two hybrid car variants of the new S-Class model: the S400 Hybrid (pictured) and S300 BlueTEC Hybrid.

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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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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Car: 87 Miles Range, 84 MPGe

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The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric car hasn''t quite reached dealerships yet--several are telling customers it could be next week--and its EPA ratings for range and efficiency have been something of a mystery too. Now, courtesy of an alert electric-car fan, we know the ratings for the first battery-electric vehicle sold as a Mercedes.

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Who Buys Used Teslas? Younger, More Middle-Class Buyers, Analysis Says

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It's now pretty clear that used electric cars in the mass market depreciate more rapidly than their gasoline counterparts, even after netting out the effect of financial incentives. Early data shows the 200-mile-plus Tesla Model S, on the other hand, holds its value as a used car much better. But who are the people who are actually buying those. Used Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Young Buyers

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BMW i3 Faces VW e-Golf, Mercedes B-Class Electric Cars In New Reviews

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In contrast, other German automakers have taken a more conservative approach with their electric cars; the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive and 2015 The BMW i3 electric car takes risks, and not just with its plug-in powertrain. A radical design and carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body shell make the i3 unlike most other cars on the road.

Mercedes-Benz unveil their greenest S-Class

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Auto China - Mercedes-Benz present the 2009 S-Class. In the world’s largest S-Class market, Mercedes-Benz is also showcasing its re-designed top model, the S 65 AMG. The new E-Class celebrates its Asian premiere at Auto China. Tags: Mercedes s-class

Hollywood Electric supporting production electric motorcycle class at Pikes Peak

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The 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has several electric car and electric motorcycle entries, and this year marks the first time for a production electric motorcycle class in the PPIHC.

2014 BMW i3 Vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class: Luxury Electric Car Comparison

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Those cars are the 2014 BMW i3 and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. This summer, buyers will have the option of two electric cars that on the surface, offer very similar attributes. Both are from Germany, for a start. Each has a very similar price tag. Each offers four doors and a liftback-style luggage area. And since we''ve driven

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Orange EV taking orders for new Class 8 electric terminal truck

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Orange EV is accepting orders for its all-new T-Series battery-electric terminal truck.

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Did Mercedes turn its back on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles?

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hydrogen Future Cars Germany Daimler Dieter Zetsche hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell F-CellLarge global automakers customarily pursue research into multiple types of technologies and future powertrains at the same time. Sometimes they pan out, sometimes they don't. German automakers have only really come around to devoting their efforts to plug-in electric cars in the last five or six years. DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz electric cars to.

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In On Sale Early 2015, C-Class Hybrid Later

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While Mercedes-Benz and other German luxury automakers (Audi, especially) are betting on diesel powertrains on a larger scale in helping to make their lineups more fuel-efficient, they''re starting to concede that to some luxury shoppers, plug-in hybrids are seen as a ''greener'' solution—especially in tight urban spaces. That''s where the

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive: Teaser Video Emerges From Company

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Like a Hollywood blockbuster, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive is getting its own trailer to build anticipation in advance of the electric car''s on-sale date sometime in the first half of 2014. It''s never too early to start teasing.

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Mercedes reveals natural gas E-Class

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Mercedes’ E-Class range got much greener with the introduction of its diesel hybrid model, the E300 BlueTEC Hybrid last November, but now there is another model in the luxury saloon range that lends the car more eco-credentials.

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.

New B-Class to get Leaf-rivalling all-electric powertrain

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Mercedes-Benz is promising improved fuel efficiency and an all-electric powertrain from the facelifted B-Class when it hits UK roads in November.

Audi revamps 2015 R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans diesel hybrid racer; 4MJ class

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In the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the Le Mans 24 Hours as the season’s pinnacle event, Audi will compete with a thoroughly revised R18 e-tron quattro diesel hybrid racer in the 4-megajoule class.

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Hollywood Electric supporting production electric motorcycle class at Pikes Peak

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The 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has several electric car and electric motorcycle entries, and this year marks the first time for a production electric motorcycle class in the PPIHC.

Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive: Live Photos From NY Show

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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 Mercedes-Benz doesn't yet offer a front-wheel drive model in the U.S,

2014 BMW i3 Vs. Mercedes B-Class: Car And Driver Tests Electric Cars From Germany

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It''s taken awhile, but electric cars are finally getting some serious attention from the mainstream automotive press. Maybe it''s increased consumer interest, or maybe the fact that there are now enough widely-available models to warrant comparisons, but electric cars are starting to show up more in the pages of enthusiast "buff books." In a recent

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class executive pick-up truck on show at Geneva Motor Show

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Having revealed the X-Class concept last year, the executive pick-up will be on show at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Mercedes-Benz are looking to

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Gets Own Version Of PlugShare App

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Recargo announced today that it has developed a version of its PlugShare charging-station locator app for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. This vehicle-specific version of PlugShare will give B-Class The company partnered with Mercedes parent Daimler to develop the app, which will be integrated into the car''s navigation system.

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The top five compact executive saloons

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Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Mercedes-Benz A4 3 Series C Class Top 5 GiuliaOnce upon a time executive saloons were the reserve of their namesake – the executive. However, thanks to ever-more affordable finance deals, compact.

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