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Mercedes Electric B-Class Scheduled For Mid-2014 Sale

Daimler recently revealed via Reuters that the series production of its Mercedes electric B-Class is already underway. The parent company of the three-pointed star brand said that the cars will be launched in the US in the middle of 2014. Then, deliveries will commence in Germany at the latter part of the year. The Battery of the New Mercedes Electric B-Class The new five-seater Mercedes electric B-Class is currently produced in Rastatt, Germany. Daimler stated that the vehicle’s fully-charged lithium-ion battery can go for 200 kilometers before it needs to be juiced up again. It should be noted that Tesla Motors is the one supplying the batteries. The Engine of the Upcoming Mercedes… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class to banner new car2go Black service

Have you ever wanted to try Daimler’s car2go point-to-point car-sharing service, but were held back by the fact that your car is a smart fortwo? Don’t look now, but the company is launching a new spinoff service dubbed as ‘car2go Black’, which features Mercedes-Benz B-Class diesel units for members’ traveling convenience. The B-Class will be available as an option for members in Berlin and Hamburg, initially. Each city will get an allocation of 100 units in what is presumably a pilot of a program that will be rolled out across the other car2go locations around the world. Some sources say that other cities in Europe could get car2go Black sometime this… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL Provides Water Supply For Stars During Death Valley Trip

A video was posted recently showing Hollywood stars Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger relying on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL for the water supply in the two days they spent in Death Valley, according to a report from the official website of Mercedes-Benz. The two stars are fans of the F-CELL and have used the vehicle for over two years already. Kruger revealed that they were followers of the fuel cell. It is a vehicle that is easy to use and does not restrict daily mobility requirements. She added that they did not encounter any problems with their water supply in Death Valley as the vehicle only takes three minutes to… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Surpass One Million Unit Level

The launch of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class in 2005 was met with mixed reviews due to its uncharacteristic appearance. However, it proved to be a popular vehicle in some markets, particularly in Germany and China. In fact, sales of the vehicle have surpassed the one-million mark, according to a report on carscoops.com The second generation of the vehicle is already available in the market, and has proved that the MPV-like design is well-accepted among customers of luxury vehicle manufacturer. The vehicle started to become a leader in the MPV segment in the German market. The second-generation B-Class was launched in 2011 and it introduced the latest generation of front-wheel-drive compact cars… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class Reaches the One-million Mark

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class was launched back in 2005, and since then, more than a million units of the German automaker’s pivotal compact MPV have been sold. With that figure reached, it only serves to validate the German automaker’s focus on rounding out its product line with a variety of efficient compact vehicles, while staying true to its heritage as a luxury car manufacturer. Mercedes-Benz Cars board member in charge of marketing & sales Ola Källenius pointed out that the key attributes of the B-Class line, namely the “sporty design, impressive driving dynamics, and incomparable driving comfort,” all serve to make the car appealing to both existing and prospective Mercedes-Benz customers. In… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Exec Confident that B-Class Electric Drive will Rise Above BMW i3

Thomas Weber, the current R&D chief of Daimler, is confident that the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive will rise up against the upcoming BMW i3 which is set to go on sale next year according to a report from Automotive News Europe. In fact, he even added that the soon-to-be released car will beat the other battery-powered cars of today. Longer Range In the interview of Weber, he revealed that the battery-powered B-Class will have around five full-fledged car seats and no restraints on the trunk space. He also bragged that the car will have a driving range of 200-kilometer. He further went to say that the stated 200km range can… Continue Reading »

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Gearing up your B-Class for a long Autumn Journey

Though some people buy their Mercedes B-Class for its excellent safety record, family orientated interior and spacious boot, there is of course another reason to buy one, and that’s to take it on a road trip. Although the back end of summer and beginning of autumn offers relatively little reason to embark on a road trip across Europe, there is of course Okterberfest. And Oktoberfest is one amongst many very good reasons to go on a road trip. After all, if you’re travelling from the likes of London, it’s only 570 miles away. With that in mind however, what precautions or modifications do you have to take before heading off… Continue Reading »

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