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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Mercedes-Benz EQS caught in spy shots

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For decades, Mercedes-Benz sold only two passenger cars. Although the Mercedes has not revealed plans for all of them, spy photographers have recently captured a large electric sedan from Mercedes-Benz testing at Mercedes's headquarters in Sindelfingen, Germany. Now, the automaker is promising 10 different electric cars.

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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

Report: Mercedes planning electric S-Class-sized sedan to compete with Tesla Model S

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That didn't sit well with Mercedes-Benz or Audi, the prior kings of the $80,000-plus luxury sedan world. So far, Mercedes-Benz has stuck. Mercedes-BenzAfter Tesla launched the first luxury electric car with the Model S, it relatively quickly took over the mantle as the best-selling luxury sedan. Both companies have now announced an onslaught of plug-in models.

2018 67

Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

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Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported Thursday. Registrations of the small Mercedes-Benz Vito vans equipped with 1.6-liter diesel engines, and Porsche Macan and Cayenne SUVs equipped with 3.0-

2018 52

Mercedes-Benz lease deals for any monthly budget

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Nothing says class and elegance quite like a Mercedes-Benz

2018 41

Krakow orders 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid buses

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The Krakow public transport authority, Poland’s second-largest public transport authority, has placed an order for 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid vehicles as well as 56 conventional Citaro buses. The city of Gdansk is also investing in city buses from Mercedes-Benz.

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Hamburger Hochbahn AG orders 20 Mercedes-Benz Citaro electric buses

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Hamburger Hochbahn AG has ordered 20 of the new Mercedes-Benz battery-electric Citaro city buses. The new, fully electrically powered city bus is based on the globally best-selling Mercedes-Benz Citaro. To date Mercedes-Benz has delivered more than 1,000 Citaro buses to Hamburg.

2018 95

Mercedes to show all-electric hatchback concept this fall, countering Audi: report

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Let one maker—BMW, say—introduce a new category of vehicle—sport utility "coupes," say—and soon Mercedes-Benz and Audi will have their own too. Future Cars Mercedes plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV German luxury carmakers often follow each other's product plans in something close to lockstep.

2017 77

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

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DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz electric cars to. 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.

2017 63

Plug-in Mercedes in 2012?

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Mercedes-Benz's S-Class sedan will offer a plug-in hybrid version when it hits the showrooms, reportedly in 2012, according to Autocar.co.uk. However Mercedes' intention is to roll out plug-in hybrid versions of all its models eventually. Tags: thomas weber plug-in hybrid mercedes-benz The German automaker's R&D chief Thomas Weber says they are not presently considering an all electric version.

Mercedes Pleads for More Handouts for Hydrogen

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While governments scrape together money to roll out a public charging infrastructure for the plug-in cars that are already being delivered to customers, Mercedes is pleading for more money to enable hydrogen fuel cell vehicles they have failed to deliver for a decade. mercedes fcv fuel cell hydrogen

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.

2016 63

Daimler teases Mercedes-AMG hybrid supersports showcar

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Daimler teased the upcoming world premiere of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The two‑seater supersports showcar brings fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology to the road.

2017 78

Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid to offer wireless charging

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But Mercedes-Benz may be the first automaker to offer the technology on a production model. The Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will get optional wireless charging as part of an. Plug-In Hybrids Mercedes plug-in cars charging Wireless charging Inductive ChargingSome carmakers have experimented with wireless charging, and certain third-party suppliers offer systems that can be retrofitted to existing vehicles.

2016 59

VW e-Crafter, Mercedes Urban e-truck concept: electric vans for Europe

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Europe Trucks Mercedes-Benz plug-in cars Commercial vehicleTo realize truly significant reductions in carbon emissions, powertrain electrification will have to extend beyond just passenger cars. But electric commercial vehicles have received relatively little attention from established manufacturers. That is seemingly about to change, at least in Europe. DON'T MISS: Road for electric trucks with.

2016 83

Among large luxury sedans, Tesla dominates Mercedes (also Audi, BMW, Lexus)

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Mercedes-Benz Tesla Motors plug-in carsThe Tesla Model S has been on sale for just over four years now, and its global sales seem to be staying steady. They're strong enough, in fact, that Tesla Motors claims the electric car dominates its competitive segment. That's a trend first noticed back in 2013, and a claim that relies on exactly how the competitive segment for the Model S is.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Changes Shape For Better Efficiency

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Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids aerodynamics Mercedes-Benz Frankfurt Motor Show youtubeWhen it comes to improving fuel efficiency, aerodynamic aids can be an important tool for automotive engineers.

2015 83

Mercedes-Benz introduces electric delivery vans, with an app, in Germany

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Mercedes-Benz has made a commitment to offering a full range of electric commercial vehicles from minivans to semi-trucks. Starting with the smallest segment, Mercedes Vehicle fleet managers may be the first to convert wholesale to electric vehicles, because their decisions start and end with cost, and electric miles are cheaper than gas.

2018 63

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

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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

Mercedes electric SUV concept for Paris: what we know so far

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Mercedes-Benz is expected to debut an electric SUV concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this fall. The concept will likely preview one of what could be up to four all-electric models Mercedes plans to launch over the next few years. This lineup of electric cars will help Mercedes compete with Tesla Motors, as well as German rivals that are now. Paris Auto Show Mercedes-Benz plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

2016 63

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

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The 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. Mercedes-Benz E Class Reviews

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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. Operation is simple and secure using the Mercedes me app Car Sharing.

2018 98

Mercedes, Smart, Daimler trucks update electric-car, electrification plans

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Mercedes-Benz has already laid out its plans for a portfolio of electric and electrified vehicles, and now parent company Daimler has announced further strategy refinements for Mercedes-Benz and its other brands. The Smart brand will become all-electric, it said, while its commercial truck operations will continue to add electrified powertrains to. Daimler plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 69

Diesel: Mercedes asks if it's worth the effort, Audi sticks with it for U.S.

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TDI Mercedes-Benz Volkswagen diesel scandalThe ongoing Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to affect the U.S. market for diesel cars in a negative way. Diesels have never been as popular in the U.S. as they are in Europe, and models on offer have typically been limited to VW Group brands and a smattering of other German makers. No VW Group brand is currently selling diesels in the U.S.

2016 77

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA small electric hatchback debuts in Frankfurt

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Following various teaser images, the Mercedes-Benz EQA concept for a compact all-electric hatchback made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The electric Mercedes. It's a preview of what will become a volume production car around 2020, competing against numerous 200-mile hatchbacks of the same size from various German brands. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 76

2018 Mercedes-Benz C350e: plug-in hybrid luxury sedan driven

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It's been two and a half years since we drove the plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan at its San Francisco launch event. Now we've had a chance to spend a weekend with the Mercedes-Benz C350e and get a sense of what it's like to live with in. It took a while for the car to go on sale in the U.S., which it did in January 2017. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2018 67

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

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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2017 Mercedes-Benz E300: gas mileage review

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The Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury sedan is hardly viewed as green, even if it'll soon have a plug-in hybrid version offered in small numbers. But driving the most recent generation provides a nice case study of the improvement in gas mileage over three decades of updates to the core product that helped build Mercedes into the powerhouse it is.

2017 63

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. As Mercedes dealers make room for 2015 models. 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.

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Mercedes-Benz teases EQ A compact electric concept before Frankfurt show

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As German luxury maker Mercedes-Benz intensifies its efforts to launch more electric cars faster than first planned, another concept will break cover this month. The Mercedes EQ A Concept, a compact electric hatchback, will be revealed at the Frankfurt auto show next week.

2017 91

Raucous drop-tops join Mercedes AMG GT line-up

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The Mercedes AMG GT offers a perfect blend of GT car opulence and extreme performance, but with its latest versions, the German company has taken a sa. Mercedes-Benz Home Slider Paris Motor Show Editors Picks AMG GT

2016 64

EU fuel-economy ratings move further from reality; Mercedes tops offender list

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Europe emissions Mercedes-Benz EU Study Fuel EconomyIt's well known by now that the European Union testing protocol for fuel economy is much less rigorous than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. Both protocols are based around laboratory testing rather than real-world evaluation, but EU figures have gained a reputation for being much more optimistic than what drivers can.

2016 67

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power plug-in hydrogen crossover launches at Frankfurt

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It's the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power, launched Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show. DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz GLC to offer world's first plug-in fuel-cell powertrain (Jun 2016) It's a. It's a plug-in hybrid crossover, but it doesn't have an engine.

2017 96

Mercedes-Benz Econic compresses refuse with electric tipper body

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In Lewisham, a district in the southeast of London, a Mercedes-Benz Econic 1838 4x2 with an electric tipper and crusher body has recently been put into service.

2017 78

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

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.

2018 46

Mercedes-Benz gets its own diesel emission cheating questions now

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models of Mercedes-Benz sold with diesel engines have found software, possibly illegal under EPA rules, that helped them pass emission tests. Investigators probing U.S. Such software may be similar to that notoriously used in 580,000 vehicles sold by VW, Audi, and Porsche from 2009 through 2015 in what became the Volkswagen diesel emission. Diesels emissions EPA Daimler Volkswagen diesel scandal

2018 63

Stuttgart authorizes Mercedes-Benz to test autonomous vehicles on public roads

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The Stuttgart government bureau recently authorized Mercedes-Benz to test next-generation autonomous vehicles on public roads. In 2011, Mercedes-Benz obtained approval for the testing of autonomous vehicles on German roads and thus successfully completed the Bertha Benz trip in August 2013.

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