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A Closer Look at the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive unveiled at the 2013 New York Auto Show is already prepping for its debut in the United States of America this summer. It will come with a base price of $41,450. Specs of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive The first-ever fully electric-powered car of Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. carries an engine developed by Tesla Motors. It has a battery pack with 28-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery. The final output of the production model’s motor is 132 kW with 251 lb-ft of torque. That’s 75 kW and 23 lb-ft more than what Mercedes quoted during its debut. The power of the car enables it to sprint from zero… Continue Reading »

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Daimler-BYD’s DENZA EV officially unveiled at Auto China 2014

The highly anticipated product of the Daimler-BYD joint venture finally got its world premiere. At the Auto China 2014 event, BYD Daimler New Technology showcased the production model of its pet project, an electric vehicle developed specifically for the Chinese market. BDNT expects the first unit of the DENZA automobile to be available by September 2014. The car is priced at RMB369,000, or around $59,250. Of course, BDNT aims to make the deal more enticing for those on the fence by throwing in considerable subsidies that reach a total of nearly RMB120,000, which is going to be shaved off the price of the vehicle straight away. BDNT, established in 2010,… Continue Reading »

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Steve Cannon Criticizes Tesla

The 2014 New York International Auto Show marked the arrival of the much-awaited Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe. It was certainly another milestone in the Mercedes-AMG brand history. However, the event did not come without a controversy. According to multiple sources, including Forbes, Steve Cannon of Mercedes USA made some rather questionable remarks to Elon Musk’s Tesla. The Mercedes USA chief criticized the electric car maker’s limited network and few service shops. He added that only time will tell if the company will maintain its success in the long run. The topic about Tesla came while Cannon was talking about the plan of his company to introduce more models, including hybrid… Continue Reading »

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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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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Details Leaked Over The Net

Even as the luxury vehicle manufacturer from Germany has set to introduce the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class into the market, it appears that some of the details have started to emerge in the internet, according to a gtspirit.com report. This comes as a major overhaul was given to the W212 generation of the vehicle by the company. The upcoming model of the E-Class is expected to be released as a standard sedan by 2016. A long-wheel base model will also be offered by the company in the market in China in the same year. By 2018, a four-seat coupe model will also be released into the market together with a four-seat… 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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Denza EV Pictures Without Camouflage Revealed

What do you get when the producer of the world’s most luxurious cars and one of the fastest growing low cost manufacturer of automobile crosses? The resulting offspring would be the Denza EV. According to ChinaCarTimes the Denza EV is the result of Daimler and BYD’s plan to create another brand of luxury electric cars that would cater to the Chinese market and to the international market later on. The plan was conceived in May of 2010 but it was not until March 2012 when the brand and concept was aired to the public. Spy shots of the Denza EV in camouflage have been circulating in the Internet over the… Continue Reading »

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