At the Auto Shanghai 2009 show, Mercedes-Benz is reinforcing a market trend in China: the trend towards automobiles that combine status, comfort and safety at the highest level with exemplary efficiency and environmental compatibility. Mercedes-Benz makes “Green Luxury” a reality in all vehicle classes. This is above all demonstrated by the new S 400 HYBRID, which takes center-stage in Shanghai at the world premiere of the 2009 S-Class. Performance fans among potential S-Class customers have the option of the likewise updated S 65 AMG. As a further example of Green Luxury, Mercedes-Benz is exhibiting the Concept BlueZERO, which is equally suitable for battery or fuel cell operation, at the world’s second-largest automobile show.