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.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

2018 65

New Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback to spawn CLA sedan, EQA electric car

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The small, coupe-like sedan was built on the underpinnings of the smallest Mercedes on the market, the A-Class sold in Europe since the 1990s as a five-door hatchback. Future Cars A-ClassThe Mercedes-Benz CLA compact sedan made a big splash when it first arrived as a 2014 model, complete with a much-discussed Super Bowl ad spot the previous year.

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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.

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Loop Energy fuel cell range-extenders chosen for FAST TRACK project; zero-emission Class 8 drayage trucks

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Canada-based Loop Energy’s heavy-duty fuel cell range extender ( earlier post ) will power two new zero-emission hybrid-electric Class 8 drayage trucks that will operate for a one-year period as part of a FAST TRACK Fuel Cell Truck Project in southern California.

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

Green Cars News

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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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.

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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.

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EV University: Online Conversion Classes

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You can help us decide which classes to offer There's a project in the works, and it's called EV University.

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.

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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.

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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).

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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

Review: Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo

Green Cars News

Think campervan and your mind immediately wanders to something with a VW badge on the nose

2018 41

Mercedes A-Class aero, Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews, and banning glider trucks: Today's Car News

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The newly revealed 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class boasts a slippery shape. The new A-Class, according to Mercedes, features the lowest Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are in. And states band together to ask a court to reconsider the EPA's proposal to roll back regulations for "glider" trucks. All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Mercedes X-Class vs Volkswagen Amarok: premium pick-ups head to head

Green Cars News

When the Mercedes-Benz X-Class came along last year, Mercedes heralded it as the world’s first truly premium pick-up truck

2018 41

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

Green Cars News

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

2018 41

Toyota reveals second iteration of Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck: Project Portal 2.0; 300 miles per fill

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Toyota unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck ( earlier post ) during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars in Northern Michigan.

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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

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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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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!

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Order books open for new Mercedes E-Class Estate

Green Cars News

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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TU/e students win Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Cruiser Class with solar-powered family car

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The student team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has won the Cruiser Class (for practical solar-powered cars) for the third time at this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.

2017 83

Mercedes-Benz introduces its mid-size pickup truck: the X-Class leans on diesel

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new pickup truck—the first from a premium manufacturer—the X-Class. With the X-Class we will open up this segment to new customer groups, just as we redefined the off-road segment with the M-Class more than 20 years ago.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces new E-Class with PHEV version coming

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Mercedes-Benz introduced the 10th generation of its E-Class. With this set-up, the E 350 e achieves the performance of a sports car yet consumes less fuel than a small, compact-class car: some 2.1

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Cummins unveils electric Class 7 tractor; plans for “revolutionary” heavy-duty diesel in 2022

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Cummins also revealed a fully electric class 7 demonstration Urban Hauler Tractor. The electric Class 7 demonstrator is fitted with a 140 kWh battery pack; the weight of the electric powertrain is roughly equal to that of the removed engine, aftertreatment, transmission and fuel tank.

2017 83

Capstone completes track testing of Kenworth microturbine-powered hybrid electric Class 7 truck

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Capstone Turbine Corporation successfully completed track testing of a Kenworth Class 7 hybrid electric work truck using its 65kW microturbine as an on-board range extender.

Orders beginning for Ford F-150 Diesel; best-in-class torque, towing, targeted EPA-est. 30 mpg

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l/100 km) highway rating; a best-in-class 11,400 pounds (5,171 kg) of towing capacity and 2,020 pounds (916 kg) of payload capacity; plus best-in-class diesel 250 hp and 440 lb-ft (597 N·m) of torque.

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

Green Car Reports

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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FedEx Freight adds 100 Class 8 CNG tractors, CNG fueling station in Oklahoma City

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Less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier FedEx Freight has purchased more than 100 Class 8 CNG tractors from Paccar units Kenworth and Peterbilt, and has installed a CNG fueling station to serve the new CNG fleet at its Oklahoma City Service Center.

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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Mercedes-Benz 48V system debuts in new S-Class

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Mercedes-Benz’ new S-Class will enter the market this month with an all-new engine range (diesel and gasoline variants of 6-cylinder in-line engines and a new V8 biturbo gasoline engine) with a series of new technologies for electrification of the powertrain ( earlier post ), including a 48V system (S 450 and S 500 models) and Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) for mild hybrid functionality, an electric booster compressor, and an upgraded plug-in hybrid model.

2017 60

Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 score big on Euro NCAP rating

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Avert your eyes now as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 have recently been put through their. Peugeot Mercedes-Benz 3008 E Class EuroNCAP SafetyDon’t like seeing nice cars smashed to pieces?

2016 41

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 78

Riding Into A Better Future @ South Bay Bike Night

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We need the Benjamin to pay for certified instructors to teach bike safety classes to elementary school kids and to conduct rules of the road and safe biking workshops for adults.

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TM4 and Cummins jointly developing range-extended electric plug-in powertrain for Class 7/8 buses

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TM4 and Cummins are jointly developing a plug-in hybrid powertrain for Class 7/8 transit buses that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50% compared to conventional hybrid buses.

2017 91

Mercedes-Benz lays cornerstone for new Factory 56: digital, flexible and green production; S-Class and EQs

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In 2020, the Factory 56 will begin production of upper- and luxury-class cars and electric vehicles. Mercedes-Benz Cars has laid the cornerstone for the assembly hall of its “Factory 56” in Sindelfingen, the company’s “car plant of the future”. Factory 56 combines three trend-setting features: digitalization, flexibility and green production. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

2018 64

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

Green Car Reports

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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China Lake team devises new class of bio-based high-cetane renewable diesel fuels: dioxolanes

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Researchers at the Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake have synthesized a new class of renewable diesel fuels from a methyl ketone and diols including 2,3-butanediol, 1,2-propanediol, and ethylene glycol. These fuels exhibit comparable net heats of combustion (NHOCs) to conventional biodiesel, while maintaining derived cetane numbers between 82-91. These values are 20–30 units higher than conventional biodiesel and 40–50 units higher than petroleum-derived diesel fuel.

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