My Tesla arrives in Los Angeles!

Revenge of the Electric Car

My brand new silver all-electric Tesla Roadster sportscar (#23) arrived by truck in Los Angeles yesterday. Shrouded in plastic and tucked into the back of a semi with three other Tesla’s, it waited to be rolled onto the streets of Los Angeles. “It’s cheaper then a fully loaded Mercedes&# I remember someone with Chanel shades saying. Final delivery happens at Noon tomorrow in Tesla’s Los Angeles showroom. It’s alive!

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Mercedes to debut two new green cars

Green Cars News

As the Los Angeles Motor Show inches ever closer, more announcements are being made about exciting new vehicles with a distinctly green theme that will debut at the event. Among them are two new vehicles from Mercedes Benz – the diesel-powered E350 BlueTEC and the hydrogen fuel cell powered F-Cell, both of which will be making their North American debuts at the event.

First 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Sold Last Month

Green Car Reports

Last month, 41 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive hatchbacks were delivered to their owners, marking the first month of sales for the first battery-electric vehicle from the German luxury maker. The official first buyer, Kim Price, lives south of Los Angeles in Mission Viego; she''s been a Mercedes driver for 15 years.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept G-Code: Tiny Crossover For LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

To mark the opening of its new R&D center in Beijing, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a concept car with some novel green features. The Mercedes-Benz G-Force is a subcompact crossover smaller than the current GLA-Class. It was designed with Chinese buyers in mind, but will also appear at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. DON''T MISS: 2014

Mercedes unveils electric all-wheel drive Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 show car; CCS charging up to 350 kW

Green Car Congress

At Monterey Car Week, Mercedes unveiled the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. Designed as an electric car, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, which measures almost six metres in length, features all-wheel drive provided by its four compact permanent magnet synchronous electric motors.

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Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Photo Gallery: 2012 LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

At the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Mercedes-Benz unveiled a striking new SUV concept said to be capable of packing a hydrogen fuel cell stack, lithium-ion battery and four in-wheel electric motors. The concept is the Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force, and although it doesn’t herald a new electric SUV from the German automaker, many of its

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Daimler’s moovel and FASTLinkDTLA to pilot new rideshare service in downtown LA with FlexLA

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FlexLA will help Angelenos and visitors travel throughout downtown in Mercedes-Benz Metris passenger vans and GLC hybrid vehicles driven by salaried US military veterans.

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Mercedes-Benz reports on 3.3M km of B-Class Fuel Cell testing, looks ahead to next generation

Green Car Congress

While Hyundai, Toyota and Honda seized much attention over their presentations of fuel cell rollout plans (in the case of Hyundai) and concepts (in the case of Honda and Toyota) at the Los Angeles and Tokyo auto shows, Daimler used EVS27 in Barcelona as a forum to report on its 3.3

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LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

Green Cars News

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public today with a glittering display of green cars taking pride of place. Mercedes-Benz will also debut its all-new S400 Hybrid. Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec. Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hyrbid. Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec.

Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018

Green Car Reports

While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los Angeles auto show.

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Mercedes-Benz fuel cell vehicles drive from LA to Northern California using only public hydrogen stations

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL customers ventured beyond Southern California last week for the first time, while only filling up at existing public hydrogen stations along the route from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Three F-CELL customers were accompanied by a team from Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America based in Long Beach.

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Mercedes-Benz to present G-Class-derived fuel-cell SUV concept

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz will present a fuel-cell powered design study of an off-road SUV, the Ener-G-Force, based on the concept of a future police car developed for the Los Angeles Design Challenge.

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Mercedes-Benz introduces B-Class fuel cell vehicle

Green Cars News

Mercedes-Benz certainly doesn’t subscribe to that theory. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Latest news Mercedes fuel cell vehicles LA Auto Show Los Angeles Auto Show Mercedes Benz B-Class Mercedes Benz B-Class F-CELL Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz fuel cell vehicles Who thought fuel cell technology had lost the green car race to electrification?

Mercedes-Benz eyeing introducing a sedan model hydrogen fuel cell vehicle around MY 2017

Green Car Congress

It [fuel cell technology] would work beautifully in a regular sedan shape—normal Mercedes luxury, but filled with pressurized hydrogen. Several hydrogen fueling stations are now open in Los Angeles and surrounding areas, including Newport Beach. The 2011 F-Cell.

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Daimler Trucks North America delivers its first battery-electric commercial truck to Penske Truck Leasing

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach also contributed to the grant.

North American Debuts for Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTEC, F-Cell at LA Auto show

Green Car Congress

The diesel-powered E350 BlueTEC and hydrogen fuel-cell-powered F-Cell will be making their North American debuts at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. Mercedes-Benz will also introduce its first hybrid SUV, the two-mode ML450 HYBRID, to the West Coast. The new Mercedes-Benz F-Cell ( earlier post ) will make its North American debut at the LA Show.

2009 69

Hertz introduces the Tesla Model S to expanding US Dream Cars lineup

Green Car Congress

With the expansion, Dream Cars consumers in select markets are now able to rent both the Tesla Model S and Tesla Roadster, along with a variety of other high-end performance vehicles, from Ferrari to Lamborghini to Porsche and Mercedes Benz. The Tesla Model S to be available in California at San Francisco and Los Angeles airports is the 85kWh model, capable of 265 miles on one charge. Mercedes-Benz AMG (SLS, C63, E63).

Quanergy Systems to introduce solid-state LiDAR in 2016

Green Car Congress

Quanergy made the announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo. During a ceremony held today at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, Quanergy was recognized as one of the Top 10 Automotive Startups (Top 10) for its disruptive LiDAR-based smart sensing solutions. The company has partnerships with Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai-Kia and Renault-Nissan along with other companies in the automotive industry. Quanergy Systems, Inc.

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Next Generation Concept SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Mercedes-Benz wants to push the envelope a bit and has been showcasing its Ener-G-Force concept SUV, a futuristic-looking vehicle that includes some technologies that it believes will be integrated into vehicles by 2025. Reportedly, SUVs comprise about one-third of Mercedes-Benz’s U.S.

Want To Lease a Fuel-Cell Vehicle? That'll Be $850 A Month, Please

Green Car Reports

Finishing our last few stories from the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, we realized we forgot one piece of consumer news: Mercedes-Benz started taking orders for its 2011 B-Class F-Cell hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle last month, and now it has announced the price.

Mercedes-Benz presents B-Class F-CELL fuel cell vehicle at LA Auto Show; delivery to US leasing customers by end of 2010

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz presented the new B-Class F-CELL, its first (limited) series production fuel-cell powered electric vehicle available in the US ( earlier post ), at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Mercedes-Benz F-CELL Technology. Thomas Weber, member of the Daimler AG Board of Management responsible for Group Research and Head of Development for Mercedes-Benz Cars.

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2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid With 350 HP Rated At 32 MPG Highway

Green Car Reports

There's now actually a raft of low-volume hybrid luxury and sports sedans from such makers as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, and now Infiniti. The 2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid was officially unveiled at last fall's 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show after one of the more Think "hybrid" and what comes to mind? Small or midsize, sometimes odd-driving Toyotas?

LA Auto Show: The Green Car Highlights. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

Another automobile spectacular is under way as the Los Angeles Auto Show will run until November 28 and seems set to leave a lasting impression on the industry. Tags: The Green Piece electric Fiat green car Honda hybrid Hyundai Kia LA Auto Show Mercedes Toyota Once more the spotlight of another major motoring event has fallen on green cars with a host of new and updated models unveiled with a distinctly environmental [.].

Cal State LA hydrogen station becomes first in state certified to sell to the public by the kilogram

Green Car Congress

Audi, Honda, Hyundai, General Motors, Mercedes Benz and Volkswagen have all fueled prototype hydrogen vehicles at the Cal State L.A. David Blekhman, CSULA (2012) “ Sustainable Hydrogen Fueling Station, California State University, Los Angeles ” DOE 2012 AMR Project ID TV014.

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UPS enters agreement with Clean Energy Fuels for renewable natural gas (biomethane) in the US

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UPS fueling stations in Sacramento, Fresno and Los Angeles will utilize Redeem RNG for refueling tractors and delivery vehicles in UPS’ fleet beginning this month. UPS currently operates natural gas tractors on RNG in the UK, through a partnership with Mercedes Benz.

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True Zero’s California hydrogen network hits 2M miles fueled mark; second 1M miles in 60 days

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Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai have also announced plans to begin retailing a fuel cell car in the near future. True Zero has built 16 hydrogen-charging stations in its statewide hydrogen network spanning from San Diego, through Orange County and Los Angeles, to Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Lake Tahoe, including a station on the I-5 corridor at Harris Ranch.

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smart partners with Vectrix on electric scooters with launch in 2014

Green Car Congress

Separately, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, said that when the smart brand introduces the smart electric drive next year in the US, the EV will attain 122 MPGe in the city—less than the Mitsubishi i-MiEV (2012 model EPA-rated at 126 MPGe), but higher than the other battery-electric vehicles currently on the market.

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True Zero fuels 1M hydrogen fuel cell vehicle miles in California

Green Car Congress

The achievement of a million miles comes as a result of automakers, including Toyota, Honda, Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz expanding their fuel-cell-vehicle programs. The True Zero Network of hydrogen-charging stations spans from Lake Tahoe, through the San Francisco area and down into Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Retail hydrogen-station operator True Zero reported that it has powered more than 1,000,000 zero-emission miles by fuel-cell vehicles.

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Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

Hybrid SUV Blog

That is until now, with the Los Angeles Auto Show in full swing and more than 50 hybrid and alternative vehicles on display this week (see the list below), red green Cayenne talk is once again heating up.

2011 LA Auto Show Greenery

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Los Angeles Auto Show will be open for the press on November 16 & 17 and for the public November 18 through 27. Visitors to the show should pay special attention to the showcases of Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, Hyundai, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and Volkswagen.

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What’s up with the BMW MINI E?

Plugs and Cars

In June about 500 cars were placed in consumer and fleet hands in Los Angeles and New York and New Jersey for what BMW calls a " field trial." The BMW Mini E has hit the streets. Barely one year ago, word surfaced that an electric Mini was in the works.

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ARB Chair Mary Nichols, CA officials leading hydrogen fuel cell vehicle rally from LA to Sacramento

Green Car Congress

California Air Resources Board (ARB) Chair Mary Nichols today is leading a rally of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles with Energy Commissioner Janea Scott and Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) Deputy Director Tyson Eckerle on a 400-mile journey from Los Angeles to ARB headquarters in Sacramento in celebration of Earth Day. Fuel cell electric vehicles in the rally include models from Toyota, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz.

China’s SAIC Motor named winner of 10th LA Auto Show Design Challenge; Mobiliant

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These organizations include Hyundai Design and Research Center, Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Center California and Nissan Design America. The Design Challenge is organized by the LA Auto Show and the Design Los Angeles chairs, Joan Gregor and Chuck Pelly of The Design Academy.

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Calif. Energy Commission to award more than $44M for hydrogen refueling and alternative fuel vehicle projects

Green Car Congress

Further promoting this market is the recent establishment of a new federal Energy Department public-private partnership effort called H2USA, which includes Toyota, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and Honda. With the exception of a station in Emeryville (Alameda County), the stations covered by this award agreement are within the South Coast Air Basin, which includes all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 initiates new series of Cadillac luxury crossovers; cylinder deactivation and stop/start

Green Car Congress

The XT5 premieres this month at the Dubai and Los Angeles auto shows and begins production in the US and China in spring 2016. The new XT5 is more than 650 pounds (295 kg) lighter than the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, achieving this with no compromise to body rigidity and crash performance.

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FedEx Express closes in on goal of 20% improvement in vehicle fleet fuel efficiency years ahead of schedule

Green Car Congress

Acceleration of its efforts in fuel conservation through the purchase of vehicles with right-sized engines such as the Sprinter vans manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. The new FedEx all-electric (EV) vehicles are being deployed in the next few months in numerous locations which include California (the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and the Central Valley); suburban Washington, D.C. FedEx Express, a unit of FedEx Corp.,

2012 86

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

With this price I can buy a nice used C200 class Mercedes and still have money to afford Gas……uuuuuugh. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

2009 48

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Daimler/Mercedes Took over Daimler/Chrysler Sprinter PHEV program. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say.

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First drive: Volvo XC90 T8 Drive-E Twin Engine PHEV sets a high bar for full-size luxury SUV plug-ins in US

Green Car Congress

With the 2016 XC90 ( earlier post ) heading to dealerships across the US, Volvo Cars gave media an opportunity to experience the next generation of its full-size luxury SUV—in both its conventional T6 and plug-in hybrid T8 Drive-E Twin Engine forms—in and around Los Angeles.

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Perspective: A View Into the New GM

Green Car Congress

Consumer Reports rates the Buick Enclave higher than vehicles from Toyota, Volvo, Infiniti, Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz in the Luxury- Full Size SUV category. Currently, they have a fleet of 116 vehicles spread throughout the world: Los Angeles, NYC, Washington, Berlin, Shanghai and Seoul.

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