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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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ECO Start Stop tech now on the S 350 BlueTEC

According to latest news from Mercedes-Benz, the S350 BlueTEC will now be equipped with ECO Start Stop technology as a standard feature. Owners will also be delighted to hear that the model line will also be a lot more efficient and emit even less emissions than its predecessor. Underneath the hood lies a 3.0 liter six pot engine that runs on diesel. It is capable of churning out 258 hp and 620 Nm of torque to the rear wheels. What’s really amazing is that it runs 100km on every 6.2 liters of fuel. Now, it’s worth mentioning that without the upgraded fuel system, this engine will be registering a 34.6… Continue Reading »

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BRABUS Releases First Tuned Car that Complies with Euro 6 Emissions Standard

Give it to BRABUS for always reinventing themselves. The German Mercedes-Benz tuner has just released the first tuned car that passes the future Euro 6 emissions standard, which will come into force in September 2014. That just means BRABUS is nearly four years advanced for the kind of eco-friendly vehicle the EU wants. The vehicle in question? The new Mercedes-Benz S 350 BlueTEC bundled with the tuner’s ECO PowerXtra D6S kit. Aside from being clean and green, the BRABUS S 350 also gets additional power and torque thanks to the performance kit. Power is up by 55 horsepower and torque now reaches peaks of 509 lb.-ft. Prospective buyers can also… Continue Reading »

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2012 Merc S350 BlueTec 4MATIC Set for Detroit Auto Show Debut

Mercedes-Benz is slated to debut the all-new 2012 S350 BlueTec 4MATIC at the upcoming 2011 Detroit Auto Show, giving joy to American diesel fans for the new year. The vehicle, touted as an entry-level model for Merc’s S-Class, sports the BlueTec V6 turbo power plant coupled with 4MATIC all-wheel drive functionality. The BlueTec can not only satiate power requirements by fans, but also offers a greener alternative compared to most diesels. The S350 BlueTec 4MATIC is slotted under both the S550 V8 variant and the S400 Hybrid, but with decent figures like 210 horsepower along with 400 lb-ft of torque, it’s not a bad deal at all. Expect more details… Continue Reading »

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Atego Bluetec Recognized for Sustainability

We may be used to Mercedes-Benz’s high-performance sports cars getting all the attention and the awards, but other vehicles from the automaker are also worthy of accolades. The Mercedes-Benz Atego Bluetec hybrid light rigid truck added another feather on the Mercedes cap by winning the German Sustainability Award. The Atego Bluetec relied on strong numbers in terms of fuel economy and reduced CO2 emissions. These are largely thanks to the technology that powers the vehicle. The hybrid powertrain includes a 4.8-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 218 horsepower and a 44kW electric motor powered by lithium-ion batteries. Aside from the hybrid powertrain, the Atego Bluetec also relies on an automatic start-stop… Continue Reading »

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