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The Impact of Mercedes Wheel Sets to Emission and Fuel Consumption

Mercedes wheel sets are not just about pimping up your ride by boosting its style. It also improves the stability of your car while on the road. But don’t you know that there are more benefits that can be acquired from a good set of Mercedes wheels? According to a recent post from Mercedes-Benz Passion, Mercedes wheel sets affect fuel consumption and carbon emission too. To illustrate this, the blog has studied the different series of wheel sets for the new Mercedes C-Class which range from 16 inches up to 19 inches. Note that the stated values in fuel consumption are based on a 100-kilometer run. 16-Inch Mercedes Wheel Sets… Continue Reading »

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New S-Class Set to Hit German Mercedes-Benz Dealerships on July 20

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always represented the pinnacle of automotive technology for the German luxury automaker, and now the new models will be hitting German dealerships with the aim of being touted the best car in the world. Starting on July 20, people can check out the new S-Class models to see what’s new. “The S-Class is the technological spearhead not only of Mercedes-Benz but of automotive development per se,” said Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Mercedes-Benz Board of Management member in charge of Sales and Marketing. “And has been for decades.” Three key aspects are focused on in the new S-Class. There’s ‘Intelligent Drive’, ‘Efficient Technology’, and ‘The Essence of Luxury’…. Continue Reading »

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US Sale Of Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec Postponed

The sale of the Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec in the US market has been postponed indefinitely by the German luxury vehicle manufacturer. The SUV was originally scheduled for release in 2014. Mercedes-Benz did not give any reason for the postponement although the successful sales of the ML350 BlueTec may have something to do with it. The technical specifications of the ML250 were not officially revealed by the company. However, it was expected to use a 2.1-liter twin-turbo diesel engine that is currently used on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK250 BlueTec. This will give the Mercedes-Benz ML250 BlueTec an output of 190HP and 369lb-ft of torque. This is definitely lower compared to the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Launches E300 BlueTEC HYBRID

In Stuttgart, Mercedes recently announced its new E300 BlueTEC HYBRID. This diesel hybrid boasts of a fuel consumption of only 4.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. Efficiency without compromise, such is Mercedes’ mantra for its automobiles, and the E300 BlueTEC HYBRID is no exception. In the E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID, Mercedes-Benz has combined the 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine developing 204 hp with a powerful hybrid module. Its 15 kW electric motor, positioned between the internal combustion engine and the 7-speed automatic transmission, assists the diesel engine when the car is accelerating to provide additional boost in power and in alternator mode, is used for the recuperation of braking energy…. Continue Reading »

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Daimler Announces “Detroit” the New Component Brand in North America

The American Trucking Association started the Management Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, TX on October 15. And in that conference, Daimler Truck North America announced the “Detroit” brand. The Detroit brand, from now on, will be inherent in all powertrain- related truck components. The new diesel engines are complying with the EPA 2010 emissions standard in the US. These engines are DD13, DD15 and DD16 and will have performance from 350 to 600HP. Because of the Daimler BlueTec technology, these engines are the world’s most low-emission and fuel efficient ones.   Andreas Renschler, Daimler AG Board of Management member, said, “We will combine all the components of truck powertrains in… Continue Reading »

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365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas Winner is the Mercedes-Benz Atego

The Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid won at the “365 Landmark in the Land of Ideas”. With this award, Hubertus Troska, head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Europe and Latin America said, “”We are very proud one, Selected Location ‘to be the ideas in the country. The Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid is an essential component of our global initiative, Shaping Future Transportation ‘and we are confident to make this truck a significant contribution to sustainable transport solutions. We already have sold from Europe’s first series-hybrid over 100 units. ” The success of the Mercedes Atego was brought about by its sustainable hybrid technology. The BlueTec Hybrid technology makes the Atego 1222 L Euro… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes ACTROS Put on a 10,000KM Test

Mercedes-Benz’ truck, ACTROS, after it has been announced last week that it will be especially for long distance haul, has now been tested for a 10,000KM drive. Now, the official efficiency numbers of the EURO VI engine has been revealed. First off, the EURO V version runs more efficiently at 7.6% less diesel in the 10,000KM test than the current Actros 1844 BlueTec 5. However, the engine knocked the old generation’s consumption by 4.56% and offers lower emissions. Mercedes-Benz said in a press statement, “Three Actros models – an 1844 BlueTec 5 and two new variants in the guise of an Actros 1845 BlueTec 6 and a BlueTec 5 –… Continue Reading »

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